The first table below looks at the demand for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 47 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Contract jobs citing Information Security 39 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.16% 1.93% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 2.63% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 1
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£475 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +86.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 838 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.06% 73.57% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 443 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 33 (49.25%) UNIX
3 30 (44.78%) Windows
4 26 (38.81%) Banking
5 24 (35.82%) Management Information System
5 24 (35.82%) CISSP
6 16 (23.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (22.39%) CISM
7 15 (22.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (20.90%) ITIL
9 12 (17.91%) Linux
9 12 (17.91%) Mainframe
9 12 (17.91%) Economics
10 11 (16.42%) QA
10 11 (16.42%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (14.93%) CRISC
12 9 (13.43%) Perl
13 8 (11.94%) COBIT
13 8 (11.94%) Security Management
13 8 (11.94%) GIAC
13 8 (11.94%) Splunk
14 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
14 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
14 7 (10.45%) McAfee
14 7 (10.45%) PMI
14 7 (10.45%) PMP
14 7 (10.45%) PMI Certification
15 6 (8.96%) C
15 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Project
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) ATM
3 1 (1.49%) SMTP
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.97%) QlikView
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 26 (38.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Consultant
3 15 (22.39%) Project Manager
4 14 (20.90%) Security Consultant
5 12 (17.91%) Risk Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) IT Auditor
6 6 (8.96%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Author
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Author
6 6 (8.96%) Auditor
7 5 (7.46%) IT Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Lead Security Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) IT Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.91%) Economics
2 12 (17.91%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.45%) PMI
4 5 (7.46%) Open Source
4 5 (7.46%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (49.25%) UNIX
2 30 (44.78%) Windows
3 12 (17.91%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (22.39%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (20.90%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Security Management
5 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.96%) CRAMM
6 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.46%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.46%) Security Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (7.46%) Service Continuity Management
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) Perl
2 6 (8.96%) C
3 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) CISSP
2 15 (22.39%) CISM
3 10 (14.93%) CRISC
4 8 (11.94%) GIAC
5 7 (10.45%) PMP
5 7 (10.45%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.97%) CISA
7 2 (2.99%) CEH
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 2 (2.99%) ISEB
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) RHCE
8 1 (1.49%) GPEN
8 1 (1.49%) OSCP
8 1 (1.49%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.42%) QA
3 8 (11.94%) COBIT
4 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
5 5 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.49%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Splunk
2 7 (10.45%) McAfee
3 5 (7.46%) Sophos
4 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.48%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
5 3 (4.48%) IronPort
6 2 (2.99%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) SurfControl
7 1 (1.49%) Imperva
7 1 (1.49%) Wincor Nixdorf
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