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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 95 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% 0.079% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £415 -
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -30.66%
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
1206 917 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.89% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 475 333
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.63 £24.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.64 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS