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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 90 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 22 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 0.21% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.22% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £600 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - -
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
1730 1782 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.94% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1029 801
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 1 £595 -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 24 (50.00%) CISSP
3 23 (47.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (45.83%) Data Centre
5 20 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (39.58%) Finance
7 18 (37.50%) CISM
7 18 (37.50%) Network Security
7 18 (37.50%) PCI DSS
8 15 (31.25%) Splunk
9 14 (29.17%) SIEM
9 14 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (29.17%) Intel Security
9 14 (29.17%) Windows
10 13 (27.08%) Threat Management
11 12 (25.00%) PKI
11 12 (25.00%) COBIT
11 12 (25.00%) Unix
12 11 (22.92%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
12 11 (22.92%) Symantec
12 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (16.67%) Qualys
13 8 (16.67%) Firewall
13 8 (16.67%) Security Management
14 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
16 5 (10.42%) JIRA
16 5 (10.42%) 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 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Network Security
2 8 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.00%) PKI
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) EFT
5 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 23 (47.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (29.17%) SIEM
3 14 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (27.08%) Threat Management
5 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (16.67%) Security Management
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Compliance Management
8 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
10 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) Security Operations
10 3 (6.25%) Validation
11 2 (4.17%) Change Management
11 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
1 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) CISSP
2 18 (37.50%) CISM
3 2 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.08%) SANS
4 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 12 (25.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.17%) QA
4 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Splunk
2 14 (29.17%) Intel Security
3 11 (22.92%) Symantec
4 8 (16.67%) Qualys
5 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) IronPort
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Actimize
7 2 (4.17%) hybris
7 2 (4.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.08%) Teradata