The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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 Job Titles advertised 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 78 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 6 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1066 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.24% 93.59% 90.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 536 602
Average daily rate £330 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 85 104
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Security Consultant
North West

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the Manchester region.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Security Consultant
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Security Consultant in their job title 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 with IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) GIAC
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (16.67%) CRAMM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) CRISC

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Security Consultant in their job title 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 with IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRAMM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago