The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 45 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 63 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.78% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 55 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
Cybersecurity
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1415 1533 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.88% 79.64% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 884 707
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Manchester region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 29 £450 - 2
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 35 (44.87%) Security Operations
2 32 (41.03%) CISSP
3 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
4 24 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 20 (25.64%) Splunk
5 20 (25.64%) Apple
5 20 (25.64%) Unix
5 20 (25.64%) Windows
6 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (23.08%) Linux
8 16 (20.51%) SSCP
8 16 (20.51%) QRadar
8 16 (20.51%) ELK Stack
9 15 (19.23%) SANS
9 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 15 (19.23%) VPN
9 15 (19.23%) LAN
9 15 (19.23%) VoIP
9 15 (19.23%) WAN
9 15 (19.23%) Firewall
9 15 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (19.23%) Patch Management
10 14 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (17.95%) Process Improvement
10 14 (17.95%) Information Security
11 13 (16.67%) IBM
11 13 (16.67%) SIEM
11 13 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
11 13 (16.67%) LogRhythm
12 12 (15.38%) Service Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Jetty
2 1 (1.28%) Mongrel
2 1 (1.28%) nginx
2 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Firewall
1 15 (19.23%) LAN
1 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 15 (19.23%) VoIP
1 15 (19.23%) VPN
1 15 (19.23%) WAN
2 6 (7.69%) Network Security
3 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 4 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) IPsec
4 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Redis
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) OLAP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) JUnit
2 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Head of Cybersecurity
2 17 (21.79%) Head of Security
3 14 (17.95%) Head of Operations
4 12 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Security Specialist
7 6 (7.69%) Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Security Operations Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) ELK Stack
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) RESTful
4 3 (3.85%) SOAP
5 2 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (1.28%) .NET
6 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.28%) J2EE
6 1 (1.28%) Java EE
6 1 (1.28%) JPA
6 1 (1.28%) OLE
6 1 (1.28%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) Servlets
6 1 (1.28%) Spring
6 1 (1.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Cyber Attack
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 8 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Unix
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Security Operations
2 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (19.23%) Patch Management
3 15 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (17.95%) Information Security
4 14 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (17.95%) Process Improvement
5 13 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 13 (16.67%) SIEM
6 12 (15.38%) Service Management
6 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.10%) People Management
7 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
8 9 (11.54%) Case Management
9 8 (10.26%) Open Source
10 7 (8.97%) Change Management
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL V3
10 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) Python
2 3 (3.85%) Java
2 3 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) C#
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) R
3 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (41.03%) CISSP
2 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 16 (20.51%) SSCP
5 15 (19.23%) SANS
6 11 (14.10%) Degree
7 5 (6.41%) CISM
8 4 (5.13%) ISEB
9 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.28%) CISA
10 1 (1.28%) CRISC
10 1 (1.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) COBIT
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) HDFS
3 1 (1.28%) Snort
3 1 (1.28%) vCloud
3 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) QRadar
2 6 (7.69%) Kibana
2 6 (7.69%) logstash
3 4 (5.13%) RSA enVision
4 3 (3.85%) Nessus
4 3 (3.85%) Nexpose
4 3 (3.85%) Nmap
4 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) Ansible
6 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.28%) FreeIPA
6 1 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Apple
1 20 (25.64%) Splunk
2 13 (16.67%) IBM
2 13 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 6 (7.69%) Qualys
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.85%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) Intel
6 3 (3.85%) NetWitness
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) Symantec
7 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) Teradata
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks