The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 66 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 40 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.18% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.05% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
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
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 27 (56.25%) Information Security
2 22 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (35.42%) Security Management
3 17 (35.42%) PCI DSS
4 16 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 15 (31.25%) Finance
6 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
7 12 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (20.83%) SIEM
9 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.58%) Firewall
10 7 (14.58%) Network Security
11 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 5 (10.42%) Security Operations
12 5 (10.42%) CISSP
12 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.33%) Law
13 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
13 4 (8.33%) SQL
13 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.33%) QRadar
13 4 (8.33%) OWASP
13 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
14 3 (6.25%) Social Media
14 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (6.25%) OAuth
14 3 (6.25%) SaaS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
1 7 (14.58%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) OAuth
1 3 (6.25%) SAML
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) Security Management
3 16 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 10 (20.83%) SIEM
6 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (8.33%) OWASP
8 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.17%) Data Management
10 2 (4.17%) Data Privacy
10 2 (4.17%) Data Security
10 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.08%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) CCIE
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) CCSA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.08%) CISA
3 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (35.42%) PCI DSS
3 12 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) QRadar
2 3 (6.25%) Proventia
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Websense
3 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.17%) F5
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
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