The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 99 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.061% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.064% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £700 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £68.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +70.00%
Security Specialist
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
1740 1572 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.87% 95.22% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 821 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 65 62
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Specialist across the Manchester region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Specialist
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 Specialist within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 £288 -
Security Specialist
North West

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Security Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (28.57%) zSecure
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) RACF
2 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Security Specialist 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (28.57%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Intel Security