The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 38 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 2.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £450 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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
1272 1712 1457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.38% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 982 815
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Manchester region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Security Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) CISSP
3 14 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (42.31%) COBIT
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
5 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (38.46%) CISMP
5 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (34.62%) WebEx
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (34.62%) ISO27002
6 9 (34.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
9 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
9 3 (11.54%) CISM
9 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (11.54%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Network Security
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (7.69%) Security Management
10 2 (7.69%) SQL

Security Consultant 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:

Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) WebEx
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) DTS
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (3.85%) EFT
2 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Internal Audit
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.85%) BPMN
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) OWASP
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) CISMP
3 3 (11.54%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) SANS
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (42.31%) COBIT
3 9 (34.62%) ISO27002
4 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.85%) QRadar
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) F5
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.85%) IronPort
2 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.85%) Splunk