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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 77 72 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +213.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £360 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £440 £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £239
% change year-on-year
+21.75% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -17.43%
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
1255 1136 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.93% 94.27% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 582 633
Average daily rate £330 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 92 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.75 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) IKE
4 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) RACF
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) GIAC
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IKE
1 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRAMM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) GPEN
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
4 1 (10.00%) GSEC
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) RHCE
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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