Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 194 188
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Security Management 34 22 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.44% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 39
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -24.44% +49.01%
10th Percentile £345 £363 £363
90th Percentile £650 £578 £700
England median daily rate £485 £475 £439
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.26% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.41 £36.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -55.05% -30.48% +38.16%

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 4,418 5,042 6,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.28% 84.31% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,852 3,261 4,124
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £567
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 169 285
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £26.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.36% -17.71% +68.83%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £51.50 £51.80
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.38% +17.50%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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
Cheshire +2 14 £463 +12.12%
Manchester +17 11 £600 +26.32% 5
Lancashire - 4 £475 -
Merseyside +11 3 £475 +22.58% 1
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 30 (88.24%) Information Security
2 21 (61.76%) Information Security Management
3 18 (52.94%) Management Information System
4 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (44.12%) Data Protection
5 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (38.24%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 13 (38.24%) CISSP
7 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (35.29%) Open Source
7 12 (35.29%) Digital Forensics
7 12 (35.29%) CESG
7 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
7 12 (35.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 12 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
8 11 (32.35%) Security Operations
8 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
10 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (26.47%) Java
10 9 (26.47%) COBOL
10 9 (26.47%) Python
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (26.47%) Banking
10 9 (26.47%) JSON
10 9 (26.47%) Node.js

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 4 (11.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.94%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (23.53%) FTP
3 8 (23.53%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
1 6 (17.65%) GIS
1 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Consultant
1 12 (35.29%) Security Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Security Operations Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) JSON
1 9 (26.47%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) OAuth
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (35.29%) CESG
4 6 (17.65%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) AIX
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Information Security
2 21 (61.76%) Information Security Management
3 15 (44.12%) Data Protection
4 13 (38.24%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (35.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 12 (35.29%) Digital Forensics
5 12 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
5 12 (35.29%) Open Source
5 12 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
5 12 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
5 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (32.35%) Security Operations
7 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (23.53%) Internal Audit
9 8 (23.53%) Security Architecture
9 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) COBOL
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CISSP
2 7 (20.59%) GCED
2 7 (20.59%) GCFA
2 7 (20.59%) GCIA
2 7 (20.59%) GCIH
2 7 (20.59%) GIAC
2 7 (20.59%) GREM
2 7 (20.59%) GSEC
3 4 (11.76%) CISM
4 3 (8.82%) CISA
4 3 (8.82%) IISP
5 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (5.88%) CISMP
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) CESG Infosec
2 8 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
3 3 (8.82%) GDPR
4 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Ariba
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix
1 1 (2.94%) Juniper
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) SAP