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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 1.82% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.91% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £563 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £498
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -

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
1338 1831 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1049 801
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 71
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 1 - -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 25 (80.65%) Information Security
2 21 (67.74%) CISSP
3 18 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (45.16%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (41.94%) Firewall
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (38.71%) Web Services
6 12 (38.71%) COBIT
7 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco
7 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
8 10 (32.26%) CISMP
9 9 (29.03%) WebEx
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (29.03%) ISO27002
9 9 (29.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) CISM
11 5 (16.13%) Security Architecture
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.90%) Banking
13 3 (9.68%) JIRA
13 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (9.68%) Security Management
13 3 (9.68%) Network Security
13 3 (9.68%) GitHub

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 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) WebEx
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DTS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) EFT
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (29.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (16.13%) Security Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Security Management
7 3 (9.68%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
8 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (6.45%) SIEM
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Validation
9 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) CISSP
2 10 (32.26%) CISMP
3 5 (16.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) SANS
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (38.71%) COBIT
3 9 (29.03%) ISO27002
4 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.23%) QRadar
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.45%) IronPort
3 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Qualys
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec