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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 14 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.89% 1.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £519 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -42.05%
Information Security
Manchester

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
66 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 91.07% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 19
Median daily rate £440 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (90.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 9 (90.00%) Apple
2 9 (90.00%) SSCP
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (90.00%) Patch Management
2 9 (90.00%) SANS
3 8 (80.00%) QRadar
3 8 (80.00%) Splunk
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) IBM
4 7 (70.00%) ELK Stack
4 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (70.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Open Source

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) ELK Stack
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (90.00%) Patch Management
2 9 (90.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) SANS
1 9 (90.00%) SSCP
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) QRadar
2 2 (20.00%) Kibana
2 2 (20.00%) logstash
2 2 (20.00%) RSA enVision
3 1 (10.00%) Nessus
3 1 (10.00%) Nexpose
3 1 (10.00%) Nmap
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Apple
2 8 (80.00%) Splunk
3 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 7 (70.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) VMware