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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 85 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.80% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£600 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -57.14%
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
1447 1132 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.82% 93.86% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 604 422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) SurfControl
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) Websense
1 2 (33.33%) SurfControl
1 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 2 (33.33%) Qualys
1 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) Imperva
2 1 (16.67%) IronPort
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle