The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 77 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 27 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 1.39% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.46% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate £350 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £353 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Security Analyst
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
1714 1576 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.64% 95.05% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 824 680
Average daily rate £395 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 64
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 29 April 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Analyst 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
1 13 (35.14%) Security Operations
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
5 7 (18.92%) Information Security
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) SSL
5 7 (18.92%) SIEM
6 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (16.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (13.51%) Lumension
7 5 (13.51%) Intel Security
7 5 (13.51%) CISSP
7 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) PKI
8 4 (10.81%) CISM
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (10.81%) Perl
8 4 (10.81%) Python
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.81%) VMware
8 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (10.81%) PowerShell

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Analyst 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (18.92%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) tcpdump
4 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) SMTP
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (13.51%) PKI
3 3 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Security Operations
2 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
4 7 (18.92%) Information Security
4 7 (18.92%) SIEM
5 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Email Filtering
7 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Web Filtering
8 3 (8.11%) Change Control
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (8.11%) Password Management
8 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) CISSP
3 4 (10.81%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CEH
4 2 (5.41%) CISMP
4 2 (5.41%) GCIH
5 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.51%) Intel Security
3 5 (13.51%) Lumension
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.41%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.41%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos
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