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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
North West / Manchester
Rank 34 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +12
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 58 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.31% 1.41% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 1.66% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 1
Median daily rate £475 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £468
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

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
1108 1502 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.38% 84.81% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 696
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 31
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 22 £450 - 2
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 67 (54.47%) Security Operations
2 55 (44.72%) CISSP
3 46 (37.40%) Security Cleared
4 41 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 34 (27.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 33 (26.83%) Splunk
7 32 (26.02%) Apple
8 31 (25.20%) Windows
9 30 (24.39%) Linux
9 30 (24.39%) SSCP
9 30 (24.39%) QRadar
10 29 (23.58%) Unix
10 29 (23.58%) LAN
10 29 (23.58%) WAN
10 29 (23.58%) Risk Management
11 28 (22.76%) Firewall
11 28 (22.76%) VoIP
11 28 (22.76%) Vulnerability Management
11 28 (22.76%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (22.76%) SANS
12 27 (21.95%) Patch Management
12 27 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 27 (21.95%) TCP/IP
12 27 (21.95%) VPN
12 27 (21.95%) IBM
13 26 (21.14%) Service Management
13 26 (21.14%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (21.14%) LogRhythm
13 26 (21.14%) Process Improvement
14 22 (17.89%) SIEM

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 3 (2.44%) Apache
1 3 (2.44%) IIS
1 3 (2.44%) Jetty
1 3 (2.44%) Mongrel
1 3 (2.44%) nginx
1 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.44%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.58%) LAN
1 29 (23.58%) WAN
2 28 (22.76%) Firewall
2 28 (22.76%) VoIP
3 27 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 27 (21.95%) VPN
4 8 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.50%) Wireless
5 7 (5.69%) Network Security
6 4 (3.25%) Internet
7 3 (2.44%) DHCP
7 3 (2.44%) DNS
7 3 (2.44%) FTP
7 3 (2.44%) HTTP
7 3 (2.44%) IPsec
7 3 (2.44%) SSL
8 2 (1.63%) VLAN
9 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.81%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) Redis
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) OLAP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.44%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Banking
2 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Electronics
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Analyst
2 24 (19.51%) Security Specialist
3 20 (16.26%) Security Analyst
4 18 (14.63%) Security Manager
5 17 (13.82%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 17 (13.82%) Head of Security
6 14 (11.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 14 (11.38%) Head of Operations
6 14 (11.38%) Operational Security Manager
6 14 (11.38%) Operations Manager
6 14 (11.38%) Security Operations Manager
7 13 (10.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 12 (9.76%) SOC Manager
9 9 (7.32%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 9 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (5.69%) SOC Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) SOC Specialist
11 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (9.76%) Web Services
3 11 (8.94%) RESTful
4 3 (2.44%) .NET
4 3 (2.44%) J2EE
4 3 (2.44%) Servlets
4 3 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.81%) Java EE
5 1 (0.81%) JPA
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.64%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.57%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (1.63%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) RIA
5 1 (0.81%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.20%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Linux
3 29 (23.58%) Unix
4 2 (1.63%) VMS
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.47%) Security Operations
2 29 (23.58%) Risk Management
3 28 (22.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (21.95%) Patch Management
4 27 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 26 (21.14%) Network Monitoring
5 26 (21.14%) Process Improvement
5 26 (21.14%) Service Management
6 22 (17.89%) SIEM
7 21 (17.07%) Information Security
8 19 (15.45%) Protective Monitoring
9 18 (14.63%) Case Management
9 18 (14.63%) Security Monitoring
10 17 (13.82%) Open Source
11 11 (8.94%) ITIL
11 11 (8.94%) People Management
11 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) Python
2 7 (5.69%) Java
3 3 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) C#
4 1 (0.81%) R
4 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (44.72%) CISSP
2 46 (37.40%) Security Cleared
3 41 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 30 (24.39%) SSCP
5 28 (22.76%) SANS
6 19 (15.45%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) CISM
7 2 (1.63%) ISEB
7 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.81%) CISA
8 1 (0.81%) CRISC
8 1 (0.81%) GIAC
8 1 (0.81%) PgMP
8 1 (0.81%) PMP
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.44%) Xen
2 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (24.39%) QRadar
2 14 (11.38%) Kibana
3 13 (10.57%) logstash
4 8 (6.50%) RSA enVision
5 3 (2.44%) Nessus
5 3 (2.44%) Nexpose
5 3 (2.44%) Nmap
5 3 (2.44%) Puppet
6 2 (1.63%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.81%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (26.83%) Splunk
2 32 (26.02%) Apple
3 27 (21.95%) IBM
4 26 (21.14%) LogRhythm
5 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.88%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.88%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) Qualys
7 5 (4.07%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.44%) Google
8 3 (2.44%) HP
8 3 (2.44%) Intel
8 3 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.44%) NetWitness
8 3 (2.44%) SAP
9 2 (1.63%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.63%) Citrix
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.63%) Snow
9 2 (1.63%) Teradata
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