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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 54 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 47 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.64% 1.21% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.59% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 19
Median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £448 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.77% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.40 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -46.27%
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
1441 1133 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.05% 75.89% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 680 497
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.31 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.95 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 4
Stockport - 1 £1,000 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (32.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (31.68%) PCI DSS
3 31 (30.69%) Finance
4 29 (28.71%) Risk Management
4 29 (28.71%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (27.72%) Firewall
6 25 (24.75%) Security Operations
7 23 (22.77%) CISSP
8 19 (18.81%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
10 17 (16.83%) Security Management
11 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
11 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
12 15 (14.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (12.87%) CISM
14 13 (12.87%) Information Security Management
14 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (12.87%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (11.88%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (11.88%) SIEM
16 11 (10.89%) PKI
16 11 (10.89%) Security Architecture
16 11 (10.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 10 (9.90%) Cryptography
17 10 (9.90%) MS PowerPoint
18 9 (8.91%) Security Testing
18 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
18 9 (8.91%) SQL
19 8 (7.92%) Symantec

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 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.99%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.72%) Firewall
2 15 (14.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (5.94%) Network Security
4 4 (3.96%) Bluetooth
4 4 (3.96%) LAN
4 4 (3.96%) WAN
5 3 (2.97%) SAN
6 1 (0.99%) 4G
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.99%) DMZ
6 1 (0.99%) DNS
6 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.99%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.99%) LTE
6 1 (0.99%) SSL
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) GIS
1 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) AppScan
1 1 (0.99%) GitLab
1 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.99%) MSI
1 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
2 6 (5.94%) Legal
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Consultant
2 28 (27.72%) Security Consultant
3 19 (18.81%) Security Manager
4 17 (16.83%) Analyst
5 16 (15.84%) Security Analyst
6 14 (13.86%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (13.86%) IT Manager
6 14 (13.86%) IT Security Manager
7 11 (10.89%) IT Risk Manager
7 11 (10.89%) Risk Manager
8 10 (9.90%) Architect
9 9 (8.91%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Ethical Hacker
10 6 (5.94%) Information Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) IT Consultant
10 6 (5.94%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (5.94%) Security Assurance Manager
11 5 (4.95%) CISSP Consultant
11 5 (4.95%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.89%) PKI
3 10 (9.90%) Cryptography
4 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.95%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.97%) CESG
6 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.97%) Social Media
7 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Penetration Testing
1 29 (28.71%) Risk Management
2 25 (24.75%) Security Operations
3 19 (18.81%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (16.83%) Security Management
5 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.87%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (12.87%) Information Security Management
7 12 (11.88%) SIEM
7 12 (11.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (10.89%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.91%) Security Testing
10 8 (7.92%) OWASP
11 7 (6.93%) Email Filtering
11 7 (6.93%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (6.93%) Web Filtering
12 6 (5.94%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.95%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) C
2 6 (5.94%) Python
3 4 (3.96%) C++
4 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) Java
5 1 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) CISSP
2 13 (12.87%) CISM
3 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) CEH
5 6 (5.94%) CISA
6 5 (4.95%) GCIH
7 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.97%) Degree
9 2 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.98%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (1.98%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.98%) Cyber Scheme
9 2 (1.98%) GSEC
9 2 (1.98%) GSLC
9 2 (1.98%) GSNA
9 2 (1.98%) OSCP
9 2 (1.98%) SANS
9 2 (1.98%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (0.99%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (31.68%) PCI DSS
3 11 (10.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (5.94%) COBIT
5 2 (1.98%) COSO
6 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.99%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.99%) QA
6 1 (0.99%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.99%) Val IT
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Symantec
3 6 (5.94%) Splunk
4 5 (4.95%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) Qualys
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.98%) NetApp
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.99%) hybris
7 1 (0.99%) Juniper
7 1 (0.99%) Lumension
7 1 (0.99%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) Talend
7 1 (0.99%) Teradata
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