Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 165 197
Rank change year-on-year -36 +32 +19
Contract jobs citing Security Management 19 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 27
North West median daily rate £425 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -31.58% -
10th Percentile £275 £289 £313
90th Percentile £620 £395 £610
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.39 £13.91 £31.81
% change year-on-year +39.41% -56.29% -27.29%

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 4,973 4,757 6,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 82.09% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 2,923 3,870
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 197 185
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +39.53% -27.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.70 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -4 8 £475 +35.71% 1
Cheshire -19 5 - - 2
Manchester -31 4 £300 - 8
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security Management
2 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) SIEM
4 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (21.05%) Communications Security
5 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (21.05%) CESG
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (21.05%) CISSP
6 3 (15.79%) COBOL
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) CISA
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) JDE CNC Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) JDE Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Operational Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Compliance Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) SIEM
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (21.05%) Communications Security
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (15.79%) ISMS
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) COBOL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (15.79%) CISA
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
2 3 (15.79%) IISP
3 2 (10.53%) CISMP
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
3 2 (10.53%) IASME
4 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos