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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 106 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Security 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.30% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.39% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +28.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.28%
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
1481 1279 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.64% 76.54% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 689 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £250
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 28 41
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -6.57%
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 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) SAML

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft