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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 77 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.65% 1.25% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 19
Median daily rate £548 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £310 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £695 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
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
1488 1464 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.98% 79.57% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 877 653
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 - 7 £548 - 3
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 39 (50.65%) CISSP
2 29 (37.66%) PCI DSS
3 24 (31.17%) Firewall
3 24 (31.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (29.87%) CISM
4 23 (29.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (27.27%) SIEM
6 21 (27.27%) Security Operations
7 19 (24.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (22.08%) Finance
8 17 (22.08%) PKI
9 16 (20.78%) Splunk
10 13 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (16.88%) Windows
11 12 (15.58%) Unix
11 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 10 (12.99%) Symantec
13 10 (12.99%) WAN
13 10 (12.99%) LAN
13 10 (12.99%) LogRhythm
14 9 (11.69%) SANS
14 9 (11.69%) Email Filtering
14 9 (11.69%) Web Filtering
14 9 (11.69%) IBM
14 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.69%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) Apache
1 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.30%) IIS
1 1 (1.30%) Jetty
1 1 (1.30%) Mongrel
1 1 (1.30%) nginx
1 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) Firewall
2 19 (24.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (12.99%) LAN
3 10 (12.99%) WAN
4 7 (9.09%) Network Security
4 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.09%) VoIP
4 7 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (3.90%) SAN
5 3 (3.90%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) FTP
6 1 (1.30%) HTTP
6 1 (1.30%) IPsec
6 1 (1.30%) LDAP
6 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Redis
2 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) AppScan
3 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Consultant
2 25 (32.47%) Security Consultant
3 23 (29.87%) Analyst
3 23 (29.87%) Security Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Architect
5 10 (12.99%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Information Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) IT Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.49%) SIEM Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) ELK Stack
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) RESTful
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) PKI
2 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.90%) CESG
5 3 (3.90%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Statistics
7 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Unix
3 7 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Vulnerability Management
2 22 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 21 (27.27%) SIEM
4 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (11.69%) Email Filtering
7 9 (11.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (11.69%) Web Filtering
8 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.39%) Security Architecture
8 8 (10.39%) Security Management
9 7 (9.09%) Patch Management
9 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.79%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (7.79%) Threat Management
11 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Python
2 2 (2.60%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) CISSP
2 23 (29.87%) CISM
3 9 (11.69%) CEH
3 9 (11.69%) SANS
4 7 (9.09%) GCIH
4 7 (9.09%) SSCP
5 6 (7.79%) CISA
5 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.60%) CHECK Team Member
6 2 (2.60%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.60%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) GSEC
6 2 (2.60%) GSLC
6 2 (2.60%) GSNA
6 2 (2.60%) OSCP
6 2 (2.60%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (1.30%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.66%) PCI DSS
2 24 (31.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (11.69%) COBIT
4 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.30%) COSO
5 1 (1.30%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.30%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.30%) SSAE 16
5 1 (1.30%) Val IT
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) QRadar
2 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.19%) Kibana
4 3 (3.90%) logstash
4 3 (3.90%) RSA enVision
5 2 (2.60%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Splunk
2 10 (12.99%) LogRhythm
2 10 (12.99%) Symantec
3 9 (11.69%) IBM
4 7 (9.09%) Apple
4 7 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.49%) Qualys
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Intel
8 1 (1.30%) Lumension
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) Teradata
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