The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 76 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£525 £350 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +174.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £350 £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -17.43%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1178 1059 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 93.55% 90.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 527 609
Average daily rate £336 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 105
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Analyst
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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 28 July 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) SurfControl
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (28.57%) CISSP
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
6 3 (21.43%) Kaspersky
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) Splunk
7 2 (14.29%) CRISC
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) RACF
7 2 (14.29%) McAfee
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) IKE
7 2 (14.29%) Kerberos

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) IKE
2 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRAMM
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) GIAC
3 2 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (7.14%) GPEN
4 1 (7.14%) OSCP
4 1 (7.14%) GSEC
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) RHCE
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) RACF
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
1 5 (35.71%) SurfControl
2 3 (21.43%) Kaspersky
2 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix