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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 80 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.39% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £435 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.12% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £45.09 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +27.00%
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
1754 1535 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 95.22% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 923 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £31.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 18 (36.73%) Information Security
3 16 (32.65%) CISSP
4 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 13 (26.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
6 12 (24.49%) CISM
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco
8 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
8 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (20.41%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (18.37%) Email Filtering
9 9 (18.37%) Web Filtering
9 9 (18.37%) PKI
10 8 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 7 (14.29%) SSL
11 7 (14.29%) GCIH
11 7 (14.29%) CEH
11 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.24%) Threat Analysis
12 6 (12.24%) F5
12 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (8.16%) SIEM
13 4 (8.16%) Lumension
13 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
13 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell

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 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) Network Security
4 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) JSP
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Information Security
2 13 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
3 10 (20.41%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (18.37%) Email Filtering
4 9 (18.37%) Web Filtering
5 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.24%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.16%) SIEM
8 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Security Management
8 3 (6.12%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Coaching
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.04%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (2.04%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.16%) Perl
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.16%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) CISSP
2 12 (24.49%) CISM
3 7 (14.29%) CEH
3 7 (14.29%) GCIH
4 3 (6.12%) CISA
5 2 (4.08%) CISMP
5 2 (4.08%) GSEC
5 2 (4.08%) GSLC
5 2 (4.08%) GSNA
5 2 (4.08%) SANS
6 1 (2.04%) GIAC
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 8 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco
2 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.24%) F5
4 4 (8.16%) Intel Security
4 4 (8.16%) Lumension
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Sophos
6 2 (4.08%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.08%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.04%) hybris
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Qualys
7 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire