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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Management
England / North West
Rank 109 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 21 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Median daily rate £400 £483 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.09% +27.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £375 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £610 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +9.09% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £51.25 £23.63
% change year-on-year -78.53% +116.93%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2141 3145 2764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1906 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 124 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +41 13 £310 -55.71% 1
Manchester 0 4 - - 3
Merseyside +3 3 £425 -13.26%
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 23 (82.14%) Information Security
2 17 (60.71%) Banking
3 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 14 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 14 (50.00%) Internal Audit
5 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (35.71%) IT Strategy
7 9 (32.14%) GIS
7 9 (32.14%) Financial Institution
8 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
9 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
9 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.86%) Change Management
9 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (17.86%) Release Management
9 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
10 4 (14.29%) PaaS
10 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (14.29%) LAN
10 4 (14.29%) WAN
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (10.71%) Migration
11 3 (10.71%) Clustering

Security Management
Top Related 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) DMZ
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) GIS
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (60.71%) Banking
2 16 (57.14%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.71%) Local Government
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
1 12 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) AWS Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Cloud Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (10.71%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) IT Risk Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) AIX
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Information Security
2 14 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 14 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 10 (35.71%) IT Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
5 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
6 4 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) CRISC
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
1 2 (7.14%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco
1 3 (10.71%) Citrix
1 3 (10.71%) Juniper
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.57%) SAP