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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 77 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 1.39% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.87% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
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
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton - 1 - - 2
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 21 (50.00%) CISSP
3 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 14 (33.33%) Banking
4 14 (33.33%) CISM
5 13 (30.95%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) COBIT
7 10 (23.81%) UNIX
8 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 7 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 6 (14.29%) CRISC
10 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.29%) CISA
10 6 (14.29%) CRAMM
10 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.29%) GIAC
11 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Splunk
12 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
12 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 4 (9.52%) Linux
12 4 (9.52%) Service Management
12 4 (9.52%) McAfee

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Consultant
2 17 (40.48%) Security Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) IT Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Project Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Auditor
9 1 (2.38%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Economics
2 4 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.14%) PMI
3 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
1 7 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (14.29%) CRAMM
2 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) Security Management
5 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C
2 3 (7.14%) Perl
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CISSP
2 14 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (14.29%) CRISC
3 6 (14.29%) CISA
3 6 (14.29%) GIAC
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) PMP
5 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ISEB
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 11 (26.19%) COBIT
4 2 (4.76%) QA
5 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Salt
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Splunk
3 4 (9.52%) McAfee
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Sophos
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Capita
6 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.38%) Nokia
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Nortel
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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