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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 66 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -
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
1377 1181 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 93.07% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 608 416
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 65 82
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 23 (85.19%) Firewall
1 23 (85.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (81.48%) SSL
2 22 (81.48%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (77.78%) Kaspersky
3 21 (77.78%) Cisco
3 21 (77.78%) CISSP
3 21 (77.78%) CISM
3 21 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 20 (74.07%) Clearswift
4 20 (74.07%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (74.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (74.07%) PKI
5 19 (70.37%) SIEM
6 18 (66.67%) CISMP
7 17 (62.96%) ITIL
8 16 (59.26%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (59.26%) Network Security
9 14 (51.85%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (48.15%) Citrix
10 13 (48.15%) CCENT
11 12 (44.44%) QA
11 12 (44.44%) Migration
11 12 (44.44%) WAN
11 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
12 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
12 11 (40.74%) VMware
13 10 (37.04%) Security Patching
14 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (22.22%) Information Security

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) SSL
3 20 (74.07%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (59.26%) Network Security
5 12 (44.44%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) PKI
2 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Kalman Filter
2 20 (74.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (70.37%) SIEM
4 17 (62.96%) ITIL
5 16 (59.26%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (44.44%) Migration
7 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
8 10 (37.04%) Security Patching
9 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (22.22%) Information Security
11 3 (11.11%) Security Management
12 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
13 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
13 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
13 1 (3.70%) ISMS
13 1 (3.70%) Service Management
13 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
13 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CISSP
1 21 (77.78%) CISM
2 18 (66.67%) CISMP
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (48.15%) CCENT
5 2 (7.41%) CISA
6 1 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (85.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (44.44%) QA
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Kaspersky
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
1 21 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 20 (74.07%) Clearswift
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
4 11 (40.74%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Websense
5 2 (7.41%) Qualys
5 2 (7.41%) SurfControl
5 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.70%) hybris
6 1 (3.70%) IronPort
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle