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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 71 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.89% 1.61% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.10% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 26
Median daily rate £500 £310 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.98% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £26.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.56% +19.55%
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
1491 1237 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.64% 76.69% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 521
Median daily rate £408 £377 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% +7.71%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Stockport - 1 £1,000 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (37.93%) Finance
2 31 (35.63%) Firewall
3 30 (34.48%) PCI DSS
4 29 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (27.59%) Risk Management
6 24 (27.59%) CISSP
6 24 (27.59%) Security Operations
7 21 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (20.69%) CISM
9 17 (19.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (19.54%) Active Directory
10 16 (18.39%) Data Loss Prevention
11 15 (17.24%) SIEM
11 15 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (17.24%) PKI
12 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 12 (13.79%) Security Management
12 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
13 11 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (11.49%) Cryptography
14 10 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (10.34%) Information Security Management
15 9 (10.34%) Symantec
15 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
15 9 (10.34%) Email Filtering
15 9 (10.34%) Web Filtering
16 8 (9.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (9.20%) CEH

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 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) MS Office
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.63%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (8.05%) Network Security
4 4 (4.60%) LAN
4 4 (4.60%) WAN
5 3 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.15%) 4G
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) DMZ
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) LTE
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) GIS
1 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) AppScan
1 1 (1.15%) GitLab
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Legal
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Consultant
2 24 (27.59%) Security Consultant
3 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 17 (19.54%) Security Manager
5 12 (13.79%) Architect
5 12 (13.79%) IT Manager
5 12 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
6 11 (12.64%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (12.64%) IT Risk Manager
6 11 (12.64%) Risk Manager
6 11 (12.64%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Ethical Hacker
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (5.75%) IT Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Security Assurance Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) PKI
2 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.49%) Cryptography
4 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.45%) CESG
6 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Unix
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (27.59%) Risk Management
2 24 (27.59%) Security Operations
3 21 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (18.39%) Data Loss Prevention
5 15 (17.24%) SIEM
5 15 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (13.79%) Security Management
6 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.34%) Email Filtering
8 9 (10.34%) Information Security Management
8 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
8 9 (10.34%) Web Filtering
9 7 (8.05%) Security Testing
9 7 (8.05%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.75%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (5.75%) ISMS
11 5 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.30%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Perl
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) CISSP
2 18 (20.69%) CISM
3 8 (9.20%) CEH
4 7 (8.05%) CISA
4 7 (8.05%) GCIH
5 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.30%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (2.30%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.30%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (2.30%) GSEC
7 2 (2.30%) GSLC
7 2 (2.30%) GSNA
7 2 (2.30%) OSCP
7 2 (2.30%) SANS
7 2 (2.30%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.15%) CLAS
8 1 (1.15%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.48%) PCI DSS
2 25 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.90%) COBIT
5 1 (1.15%) COSO
5 1 (1.15%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.15%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.15%) QA
5 1 (1.15%) SSAE 16
5 1 (1.15%) Val IT
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Symantec
2 7 (8.05%) Splunk
3 6 (6.90%) Intel Security
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Qualys
5 3 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.15%) EMC
7 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.15%) Juniper
7 1 (1.15%) Lumension
7 1 (1.15%) NetApp
7 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.15%) Teradata