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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 70 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 0.065% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1442 1166 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.74% 76.36% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 701 505
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.95 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 1 - - 3
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (37.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 19 (32.20%) CISSP
3 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (28.81%) CISM
5 16 (27.12%) COBIT
5 16 (27.12%) SIEM
6 15 (25.42%) Splunk
6 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.42%) PKI
6 15 (25.42%) Intel Security
7 14 (23.73%) Windows
7 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
7 14 (23.73%) Network Security
7 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
7 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (22.03%) Threat Management
8 13 (22.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (22.03%) Unix
8 13 (22.03%) Symantec
8 13 (22.03%) Information Security
9 11 (18.64%) Banking
9 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
10 9 (15.25%) Public Cloud
10 9 (15.25%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.25%) OWASP
10 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.25%) SQL
11 8 (13.56%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Network Security
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.39%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Local Government
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Consultant
2 15 (25.42%) Security Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Ethical Hacker
3 6 (10.17%) Security Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Security Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Security Management Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Head of IT
6 3 (5.08%) Head of IT Security
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Java EE
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.39%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) PKI
2 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (15.25%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
3 8 (13.56%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (27.12%) SIEM
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (22.03%) Information Security
5 13 (22.03%) Threat Management
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (15.25%) OWASP
7 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
8 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL
9 5 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.47%) Scrum
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.39%) PHP
3 2 (3.39%) Python
3 2 (3.39%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) CISSP
2 17 (28.81%) CISM
3 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) CISA
4 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (27.12%) COBIT
3 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
4 5 (8.47%) COSO
5 3 (5.08%) SLA
6 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) RACF
2 2 (3.39%) Snort
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.39%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) zSecure
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Intel Security
1 15 (25.42%) Splunk
2 13 (22.03%) Symantec
3 6 (10.17%) Qualys
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) Lumension
5 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
5 2 (3.39%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.69%) EMC
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) VMware