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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 59 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Information Security 32 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 2.52% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.16% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 3
Median daily rate £486 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.29% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -65.55%
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
1406 1580 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.80% 79.52% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 911 704
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 28
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 December 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 December 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 +2 10 £519 - 2
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 46 (82.14%) CISSP
2 26 (46.43%) Firewall
3 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (33.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (32.14%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (32.14%) CISM
6 15 (26.79%) LAN
6 15 (26.79%) WAN
6 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
7 14 (25.00%) Unix
7 14 (25.00%) Windows
7 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (25.00%) Splunk
7 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 13 (23.21%) SANS
8 13 (23.21%) SIEM
8 13 (23.21%) Web Services
8 13 (23.21%) COBIT
9 12 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (21.43%) VoIP
9 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
10 11 (19.64%) Apple
10 11 (19.64%) SSCP
10 11 (19.64%) VPN
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) Jetty
1 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
1 1 (1.79%) nginx
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) Firewall
2 15 (26.79%) LAN
2 15 (26.79%) WAN
3 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.43%) VoIP
4 11 (19.64%) VPN
5 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (12.50%) WebEx
7 4 (7.14%) Network Security
8 3 (5.36%) SAN
8 3 (5.36%) Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) DHCP
9 1 (1.79%) DNS
9 1 (1.79%) FTP
9 1 (1.79%) HTTP
9 1 (1.79%) IPsec
9 1 (1.79%) SCCP
9 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Redis
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Consultant
1 26 (46.43%) Security Consultant
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) IT Consultant
3 13 (23.21%) IT Security Consultant
3 13 (23.21%) Security Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.36%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) ELK Stack
3 3 (5.36%) RESTful
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.29%) PKI
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Unix
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (32.14%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (23.21%) SIEM
5 12 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (19.64%) Patch Management
7 10 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 6 (10.71%) Case Management
9 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
9 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Security Management
11 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (7.14%) Open Source
11 4 (7.14%) Threat Management
12 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (82.14%) CISSP
2 18 (32.14%) CISM
3 13 (23.21%) SANS
4 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) SSCP
5 8 (14.29%) CISMP
6 6 (10.71%) CISA
7 5 (8.93%) CEH
8 3 (5.36%) GCIH
9 2 (3.57%) GSEC
9 2 (3.57%) GSLC
9 2 (3.57%) GSNA
10 1 (1.79%) CRISC
10 1 (1.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
3 13 (23.21%) COBIT
4 8 (14.29%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.79%) GMP
5 1 (1.79%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.79%) SSAE 16
5 1 (1.79%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) QRadar
2 4 (7.14%) Kibana
3 3 (5.36%) logstash
3 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.36%) RSA enVision
4 2 (3.57%) Nessus
4 2 (3.57%) Nexpose
4 2 (3.57%) Nmap
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Splunk
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Apple
4 10 (17.86%) LogRhythm
5 9 (16.07%) IBM
6 7 (12.50%) Cisco
7 6 (10.71%) Intel Security
8 5 (8.93%) Qualys
9 4 (7.14%) Intel
10 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
10 3 (5.36%) NetWitness
10 3 (5.36%) Symantec
11 1 (1.79%) Google
11 1 (1.79%) HP
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle
11 1 (1.79%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago