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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Manchester
Rank 65 43 79
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +36
Contract jobs citing Information Security 27 66 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 3.37% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 4.08% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 4
Median daily rate £456 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £505 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

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
1158 1617 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.89% 82.50% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 946 651
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -3 3 £475 - 1
Bolton - 1 £575 -
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (72.22%) CISSP
2 22 (40.74%) Firewall
3 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (31.48%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (27.78%) Web Services
6 14 (25.93%) COBIT
7 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
7 13 (24.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (22.22%) CISM
8 12 (22.22%) LAN
8 12 (22.22%) VoIP
8 12 (22.22%) WAN
8 12 (22.22%) Unix
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
8 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 12 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (22.22%) Splunk
9 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) VPN
9 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.37%) Apple
9 11 (20.37%) SSCP
9 11 (20.37%) Linux
9 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (20.37%) Patch Management
9 11 (20.37%) QRadar
9 11 (20.37%) SANS

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 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) Jetty
1 1 (1.85%) Mongrel
1 1 (1.85%) nginx
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) LAN
2 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) VoIP
2 12 (22.22%) WAN
3 11 (20.37%) VPN
4 9 (16.67%) WebEx
5 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) IPsec
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) SCCP
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Redis
2 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Consultant
1 25 (46.30%) Security Consultant
2 15 (27.78%) IT Consultant
2 15 (27.78%) IT Security Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Web Services
2 9 (16.67%) ELK Stack
3 3 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (9.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.56%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (24.07%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (20.37%) Patch Management
4 11 (20.37%) Security Operations
4 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 8 (14.81%) SIEM
8 7 (12.96%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (11.11%) Case Management
9 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.41%) Open Source
10 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
10 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) CISSP
2 12 (22.22%) CISM
3 11 (20.37%) SANS
3 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) SSCP
4 10 (18.52%) CISMP
5 3 (5.56%) CISA
6 2 (3.70%) CEH
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.93%) COBIT
3 9 (16.67%) ISO27002
4 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.85%) GDPR
5 1 (1.85%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) QRadar
2 4 (7.41%) Kibana
3 3 (5.56%) logstash
3 3 (5.56%) RSA enVision
4 2 (3.70%) Nessus
4 2 (3.70%) Nexpose
4 2 (3.70%) Nmap
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Splunk
2 11 (20.37%) Apple
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 9 (16.67%) IBM
4 8 (14.81%) LogRhythm
5 4 (7.41%) Intel
5 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 3 (5.56%) NetWitness
6 3 (5.56%) Qualys
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
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