The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 89 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1331 1033 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.47% 92.15% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 526 618
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 69 82
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) COBIT
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) CRAMM
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) GIAC
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) CISA

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRAMM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) GIAC
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley