The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 67 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 37 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +44.23%
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
1479 1271 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 76.66% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 684 543
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (23.64%) SIEM
4 13 (23.64%) CISSP
5 12 (21.82%) Information Security
5 12 (21.82%) Finance
6 10 (18.18%) CISM
6 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
7 9 (16.36%) Java
7 9 (16.36%) SQL
7 9 (16.36%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (16.36%) COBIT
7 9 (16.36%) OWASP
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.55%) Splunk
8 8 (14.55%) PKI
8 8 (14.55%) Linux
8 8 (14.55%) Intel Security
8 8 (14.55%) Security Operations
9 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
9 7 (12.73%) Windows
9 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
9 7 (12.73%) Banking
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (12.73%) Network Security

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Network Security
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Local Government
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Consultant
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Security Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Ethical Hacker
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Head of IT
7 3 (5.45%) Head of IT Security
7 3 (5.45%) Head of Security
7 3 (5.45%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Java EE
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.64%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
2 8 (14.55%) PKI
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.27%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 3 (5.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) SIEM
4 12 (21.82%) Information Security
5 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.36%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (16.36%) OWASP
7 8 (14.55%) Security Operations
7 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.91%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.91%) Threat Management
10 5 (9.09%) ITIL
10 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) TDD
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Java
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
2 2 (3.64%) Python
2 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) CISSP
2 10 (18.18%) CISM
3 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) CISA
4 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.36%) COBIT
3 7 (12.73%) PCI DSS
4 5 (9.09%) COSO
5 3 (5.45%) SLA
6 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) RACF
2 2 (3.64%) Snort
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) zSecure
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Intel Security
1 8 (14.55%) Splunk
2 6 (10.91%) Symantec
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Lumension
4 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.64%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) Qualys
5 1 (1.82%) VMware