The table below looks at the statistics for Data 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 Data Security over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 89 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£525 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- +54.16%
Data 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
993 890 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.27% 74.17% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 468 506
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 53
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Manchester region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Data 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 Data Security.

1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Data 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 Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell