The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 88 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.066% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.75 £26.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+102.88% -56.66%
Cyber Security
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
1113 873 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.42% 70.46% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 446 351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix