The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 95 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £9.50
Security Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1494 1096 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.95% 77.24% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 675 460
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region.

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing.

1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) Risk Management
2 14 (60.87%) Risk Assessment
2 14 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (39.13%) CISSP
4 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (30.43%) Records Management
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Time Management
7 5 (21.74%) Information Assurance
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.04%) Selenium
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Retail
10 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) Linux
10 2 (8.70%) .NET
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) BDD

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Information Manager
1 12 (52.17%) Information Security Manager
1 12 (52.17%) Security Manager
2 10 (43.48%) Technical Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) Risk Assessment
2 14 (60.87%) Risk Management
3 7 (30.43%) Records Management
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 5 (21.74%) Information Assurance
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP
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