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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 73 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 24 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £550 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £535 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
1718 1449 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.60% 95.58% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 781 613
Median daily rate £383 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 64
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 May 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 May 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 34 (51.52%) Information Security
2 29 (43.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 20 (30.30%) Finance
5 19 (28.79%) Security Management
6 17 (25.76%) Information Security Management
7 16 (24.24%) Network Security
7 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
8 15 (22.73%) Risk Management
9 14 (21.21%) SIEM
10 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
10 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (19.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (15.15%) CISSP
13 9 (13.64%) Intel Security
13 9 (13.64%) Firewall
13 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.64%) Splunk
14 8 (12.12%) Security Architecture
14 8 (12.12%) Windows
15 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
15 6 (9.09%) SQL
15 6 (9.09%) Unix
15 6 (9.09%) CISM
15 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (9.09%) Symantec
15 6 (9.09%) OWASP
15 6 (9.09%) PKI

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 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Network Security
2 9 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) DMZ
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.03%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) OAuth
1 3 (4.55%) SAML
1 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.09%) PKI
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.55%) Social Media
6 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.52%) EFT
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Information Security
2 19 (28.79%) Security Management
3 17 (25.76%) Information Security Management
4 15 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 14 (21.21%) SIEM
6 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.12%) Security Architecture
11 6 (9.09%) OWASP
11 6 (9.09%) Threat Management
12 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (4.55%) Migration
12 3 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (4.55%) Security Operations
12 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CISSP
2 6 (9.09%) CISM
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CCIE
4 2 (3.03%) CCSA
5 1 (1.52%) CEH
5 1 (1.52%) CISA
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) GIAC
5 1 (1.52%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 13 (19.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (6.06%) COBIT
5 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.55%) QRadar
3 2 (3.03%) Proventia
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Intel Security
1 9 (13.64%) Splunk
2 6 (9.09%) Symantec
3 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) F5
4 3 (4.55%) Juniper
4 3 (4.55%) Qualys
4 3 (4.55%) Sourcefire
5 2 (3.03%) Actimize
5 2 (3.03%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.03%) hybris
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.52%) IronPort
6 1 (1.52%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto