The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 12.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.76% 94.87% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 15
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Salford region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
1 19 (90.48%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (85.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (85.71%) SSCP
2 18 (85.71%) CISSP
2 18 (85.71%) Apple
2 18 (85.71%) Unix
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) VoIP
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (85.71%) VPN
2 18 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 18 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 18 (85.71%) SANS
3 17 (80.95%) QRadar
3 17 (80.95%) IBM
3 17 (80.95%) Splunk
4 16 (76.19%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (76.19%) LogRhythm
5 15 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (66.67%) Security Operations
6 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
7 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
8 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
9 8 (38.10%) Open Source
10 7 (33.33%) SIEM
10 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) Jetty
1 3 (14.29%) Mongrel
1 3 (14.29%) nginx
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (85.71%) VoIP
2 18 (85.71%) VPN
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Security Specialist
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
2 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
1 18 (85.71%) Unix
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 18 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 18 (85.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (66.67%) Security Operations
5 8 (38.10%) Open Source
6 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (33.33%) SIEM
7 6 (28.57%) Case Management
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.52%) Privileged Access Management
11 1 (4.76%) Analytics
11 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
11 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) CISSP
1 18 (85.71%) SANS
1 18 (85.71%) SSCP
2 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) QRadar
2 6 (28.57%) RSA enVision
3 5 (23.81%) Kibana
3 5 (23.81%) logstash
4 3 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (4.76%) Nessus
5 1 (4.76%) Nexpose
5 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Apple
2 17 (80.95%) IBM
2 17 (80.95%) Splunk
3 16 (76.19%) LogRhythm
4 3 (14.29%) Google
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) NetWitness
6 1 (4.76%) Qualys
6 1 (4.76%) Snow