The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 124 143
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 2 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.98% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 5
Median daily rate - £463 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £483 £450
% change year-on-year -3.10% +7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2771 3574 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.84% 94.80% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 2225 1997
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 194
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the North West

Security Manager
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 Manager in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in the North West

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (57.89%) CISSP
3 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
5 7 (36.84%) Security Operations
5 7 (36.84%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) CISA
8 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) CISM
9 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) COBIT
10 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
10 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
10 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Network Security
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management
10 2 (10.53%) SAP
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) GDPR
11 1 (5.26%) PMO
11 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
11 1 (5.26%) Internal Audit
11 1 (5.26%) IT Audit
11 1 (5.26%) Resource Allocation

Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 7 (36.84%) Security Operations
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.26%) Security Management
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
4 3 (15.79%) CISM
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) COBIT
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.26%) FireEye