The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 53 86 61
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 52 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.83% 0.83% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.08% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
Information 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
1502 1291 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.76% 76.53% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 696 548
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £16.16 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.95% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Information Security
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 Information Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £288 - 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 51 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (37.70%) Risk Management
3 33 (27.05%) Finance
4 30 (24.59%) PCI DSS
5 29 (23.77%) Management Information System
6 25 (20.49%) Firewall
6 25 (20.49%) CISSP
7 24 (19.67%) Security Management
8 23 (18.85%) Security Operations
9 22 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (17.21%) Information Security Management
10 21 (17.21%) Security Testing
11 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (13.93%) Risk Assessment
12 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
13 16 (13.11%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (13.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.48%) Python
15 14 (11.48%) C
16 13 (10.66%) TDD
17 12 (9.84%) C++
17 12 (9.84%) SQL
17 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
17 12 (9.84%) Bluetooth
17 12 (9.84%) DV Cleared
17 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
17 12 (9.84%) System Testing
17 12 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
18 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint

Information Security
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:

Applications
1 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.82%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.49%) Firewall
2 12 (9.84%) Bluetooth
3 6 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (4.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.82%) 4G
4 1 (0.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.82%) DMZ
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) LTE
4 1 (0.82%) SSL
4 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.82%) GIS
2 1 (0.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.82%) AppScan
2 1 (0.82%) GitLab
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Legal
3 3 (2.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Consultant
2 34 (27.87%) Security Consultant
2 34 (27.87%) Security Manager
3 20 (16.39%) Information Security Manager
4 19 (15.57%) Information Manager
5 18 (14.75%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (11.48%) IT Manager
6 14 (11.48%) IT Security Manager
7 12 (9.84%) Technical Manager
8 11 (9.02%) Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) IT Risk Manager
8 11 (9.02%) Risk Manager
9 8 (6.56%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.74%) IT Security Consultant
11 6 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Ethical Hacker
11 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.20%) Cryptography
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.92%) PKI
5 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.46%) Social Media
7 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) CESG
8 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.10%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (0.82%) AIX
3 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) Risk Management
2 24 (19.67%) Security Management
3 23 (18.85%) Security Operations
4 22 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (17.21%) Information Security Management
5 21 (17.21%) Security Testing
6 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.93%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (13.11%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (10.66%) TDD
10 12 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (9.84%) System Testing
11 11 (9.02%) Computer Forensics
11 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.38%) Records Management
12 9 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.56%) OWASP
13 8 (6.56%) Project Management
13 8 (6.56%) Security Architecture
13 8 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) C
1 14 (11.48%) Python
2 12 (9.84%) C++
2 12 (9.84%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.82%) Java
5 1 (0.82%) Perl
5 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) CISSP
2 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.56%) CISM
5 4 (3.28%) CEH
6 3 (2.46%) CISA
6 3 (2.46%) Degree
6 3 (2.46%) GCIH
7 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) CCNP
8 1 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) CITP
8 1 (0.82%) GIAC
8 1 (0.82%) IISP
8 1 (0.82%) MBCS
8 1 (0.82%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (24.59%) PCI DSS
3 16 (13.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.46%) COBIT
5 2 (1.64%) COSO
5 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.82%) QA
6 1 (0.82%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.82%) Val IT
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.82%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Cisco
2 3 (2.46%) VMware
3 2 (1.64%) hybris
3 2 (1.64%) Intel Security
3 2 (1.64%) NetApp
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) SAP
3 2 (1.64%) Talend
4 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.82%) EMC
4 1 (0.82%) Fortinet
4 1 (0.82%) IBM
4 1 (0.82%) Juniper
4 1 (0.82%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.82%) Lumension
4 1 (0.82%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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