Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 159 180
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 +28
Contract jobs citing Security Management 27 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.86% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 34
North West median daily rate £425 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -31.58% +21.02%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £313
90th Percentile £608 £438 £618
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £31.81
% change year-on-year +222.73% -65.42% -18.96%

Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,026 4,553 6,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.55% 82.69% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,162 2,776 3,912
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 213 215
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +32.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £50.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the North West

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the North West

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the North West over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in the North West

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the North West

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 10 £545 - 3
Manchester -20 7 £325 - 3
Merseyside +20 6 £425 +17.24% 1
Cheshire -21 3 £425 +44.07% 3
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 17 (62.96%) Information Security Management
3 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) CESG
5 9 (33.33%) JSON
5 9 (33.33%) Node.js
5 9 (33.33%) COBOL
5 9 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.93%) PHP
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 7 (25.93%) Network Security
7 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
7 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (25.93%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (25.93%) IISP
8 6 (22.22%) CISSP
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco
9 5 (18.52%) LAN
9 5 (18.52%) VoIP
9 5 (18.52%) WAN
9 5 (18.52%) IIS
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Management

Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) FTP
6 2 (7.41%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) Multicast
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Architect
1 7 (25.93%) Security Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) JSON
1 9 (33.33%) Node.js
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) OAuth
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
2 10 (37.04%) CESG
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 17 (62.96%) Information Security Management
3 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Network Management
5 5 (18.52%) Patch Management
5 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) COBOL
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CESG Certified Professional
1 7 (25.93%) IISP
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) CISMP
4 3 (11.11%) CISA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (7.41%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) GCED
6 1 (3.70%) GCFA
6 1 (3.70%) GCIA
6 1 (3.70%) GCIH
6 1 (3.70%) GREM
6 1 (3.70%) GSEC
6 1 (3.70%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) COBIT
2 3 (11.11%) GDPR
2 3 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (7.41%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (3.70%) IASME
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (7.41%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Ariba
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos