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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.65% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £413 £338 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

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
1274 1688 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.31% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 973 806
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.11 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 4 £413 - 1
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (51.43%) Splunk
3 17 (48.57%) Firewall
4 15 (42.86%) SIEM
5 14 (40.00%) QRadar
5 14 (40.00%) Case Management
6 13 (37.14%) Security Operations
6 13 (37.14%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (37.14%) LAN
6 13 (37.14%) WAN
6 13 (37.14%) CISSP
7 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
7 12 (34.29%) VoIP
7 12 (34.29%) Unix
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (34.29%) SANS
8 11 (31.43%) Patch Management
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) VPN
8 11 (31.43%) Apple
8 11 (31.43%) SSCP
8 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (28.57%) Information Security
9 10 (28.57%) IBM
9 10 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
9 10 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
9 10 (28.57%) LogRhythm
10 9 (25.71%) Kibana

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 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) LAN
2 13 (37.14%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (34.29%) VoIP
4 11 (31.43%) VPN
5 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (17.14%) Wireless
6 5 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.86%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) eCATT
1 1 (2.86%) LSMW
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (20.00%) RESTful
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
1 12 (34.29%) Unix
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (42.86%) SIEM
3 14 (40.00%) Case Management
4 13 (37.14%) Security Operations
5 12 (34.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (31.43%) Patch Management
6 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (28.57%) Information Security
7 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
7 10 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (22.86%) Open Source
9 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (17.14%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (11.43%) Analytics
11 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics
12 3 (8.57%) Change Control
12 3 (8.57%) SAP Security
12 3 (8.57%) Server Hardening
13 2 (5.71%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CISSP
2 12 (34.29%) SANS
3 11 (31.43%) SSCP
4 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) QRadar
2 9 (25.71%) Kibana
3 8 (22.86%) logstash
4 6 (17.14%) RSA enVision
5 3 (8.57%) Nessus
5 3 (8.57%) Nexpose
5 3 (8.57%) Nmap
6 1 (2.86%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Splunk
2 11 (31.43%) Apple
3 10 (28.57%) IBM
3 10 (28.57%) LogRhythm
4 4 (11.43%) ArcSight
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Intel
4 4 (11.43%) Intel Security
4 4 (11.43%) NetWitness
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Qualys
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) Concur
7 1 (2.86%) Ariba
7 1 (2.86%) Lancope
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Snow
7 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire