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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 95 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.86% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £355 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.18 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-50.22% +13.18%
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
1699 1772 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 94.91% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1029 808
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 57
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 £388 -
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 23 (46.00%) Information Security
2 23 (46.00%) CISSP
3 17 (34.00%) Security Operations
4 16 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (32.00%) PCI DSS
5 14 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (28.00%) CISM
6 12 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (22.00%) SIEM
8 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (18.00%) Email Filtering
9 9 (18.00%) Web Filtering
9 9 (18.00%) CEH
9 9 (18.00%) PKI
10 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (16.00%) Python
11 7 (14.00%) LAN
11 7 (14.00%) WAN
11 7 (14.00%) Finance
11 7 (14.00%) GCIH
12 6 (12.00%) F5
12 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (12.00%) LogRhythm
12 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 6 (12.00%) SANS

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 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (14.00%) LAN
3 7 (14.00%) WAN
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security
5 4 (8.00%) VoIP
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.00%) SAN
6 3 (6.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Redis
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) ELK Stack
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 5 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Information Security
2 17 (34.00%) Security Operations
3 14 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (22.00%) SIEM
6 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (18.00%) Email Filtering
7 9 (18.00%) Web Filtering
8 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Threat Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Case Management
9 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (8.00%) Open Source
9 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (6.00%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) CISSP
2 14 (28.00%) CISM
3 9 (18.00%) CEH
4 7 (14.00%) GCIH
5 6 (12.00%) SANS
6 4 (8.00%) SSCP
7 3 (6.00%) CISA
7 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) CISMP
8 2 (4.00%) GSEC
8 2 (4.00%) GSLC
8 2 (4.00%) GSNA
9 1 (2.00%) CASP
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) CCNA
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.00%) CSSLP
9 1 (2.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Kibana
1 4 (8.00%) logstash
1 4 (8.00%) QRadar
2 3 (6.00%) RSA enVision
3 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) F5
1 6 (12.00%) LogRhythm
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Apple
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (8.00%) Lumension
3 4 (8.00%) Splunk
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Sophos
5 2 (4.00%) Trustwave
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Qualys
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow