The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £338 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -8.57%

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
1282 1819 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.94% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1040 810
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 55 67
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £27.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the Manchester region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) SIEM
2 13 (52.00%) Splunk
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (40.00%) QRadar
4 10 (40.00%) CISSP
4 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (36.00%) LAN
5 9 (36.00%) VoIP
5 9 (36.00%) WAN
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (36.00%) ELK Stack
5 9 (36.00%) Case Management
6 8 (32.00%) SANS
6 8 (32.00%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (32.00%) Patch Management
6 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) Apple
6 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (28.00%) Information Security
7 7 (28.00%) SSCP
7 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Security Operations
8 6 (24.00%) LogRhythm
8 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared

Security Analyst Skill Set
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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 9 (36.00%) VoIP
3 9 (36.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (16.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) eCATT
1 1 (4.00%) LSMW
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) ELK Stack
2 5 (20.00%) RESTful
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) SIEM
2 12 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (36.00%) Case Management
3 9 (36.00%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (32.00%) Patch Management
4 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (28.00%) Information Security
5 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (28.00%) Security Operations
6 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (20.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (12.00%) SAP Security
8 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
9 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) SANS
3 7 (28.00%) SSCP
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CEH
5 2 (8.00%) CISM
6 1 (4.00%) CASP
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) QRadar
2 5 (20.00%) Kibana
2 5 (20.00%) logstash
3 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
4 3 (12.00%) Nessus
4 3 (12.00%) Nexpose
4 3 (12.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Splunk
2 8 (32.00%) Apple
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (16.00%) Intel
4 4 (16.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (16.00%) NetWitness
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Qualys
5 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 2 (8.00%) Concur
7 1 (4.00%) Ariba
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow