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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 87 96 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 23 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.22% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.24% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
Median daily rate £525 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £435
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
Security Consultant
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
1780 1701 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 95.19% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1014 732
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 61
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 23 (48.94%) Information Security
2 22 (46.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (44.68%) Data Centre
4 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (42.55%) Finance
4 20 (42.55%) CISSP
5 19 (40.43%) Network Security
5 19 (40.43%) PCI DSS
6 15 (31.91%) Splunk
6 15 (31.91%) SIEM
6 15 (31.91%) Intel Security
6 15 (31.91%) CISM
7 14 (29.79%) Windows
7 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (29.79%) Threat Management
8 13 (27.66%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (27.66%) PKI
9 12 (25.53%) Unix
9 12 (25.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.53%) Symantec
10 10 (21.28%) Security Management
10 10 (21.28%) COBIT
11 8 (17.02%) Qualys
12 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.77%) Firewall
14 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
14 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (10.64%) Compliance Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Network Security
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.26%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Data Centre
2 13 (27.66%) PKI
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) EFT
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Information Security
2 22 (46.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (31.91%) SIEM
4 14 (29.79%) Threat Management
4 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (27.66%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (21.28%) Security Management
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Compliance Management
8 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.51%) Information Security Management
9 4 (8.51%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (8.51%) Remediation Plan
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (6.38%) Migration
10 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.38%) Validation
11 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) CISSP
2 15 (31.91%) CISM
3 2 (4.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (40.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (21.28%) COBIT
4 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Intel Security
1 15 (31.91%) Splunk
2 12 (25.53%) Symantec
3 8 (17.02%) Qualys
4 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) F5
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) IronPort
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Actimize
5 2 (4.26%) hybris
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Teradata