The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
North West / Manchester
Rank 38 75 97
Rank change year-on-year +37 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 55 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.21% 1.73% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 2.07% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 0
Median daily rate £463 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +2.22%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1059 1500 1272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.03% 83.61% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 906 678
Median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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 - 20 £438 - 4
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 58 (51.79%) Security Operations
2 47 (41.96%) CISSP
3 42 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 37 (33.04%) SC Cleared
5 33 (29.46%) Security Operations Centre
6 30 (26.79%) Risk Management
7 27 (24.11%) Service Management
7 27 (24.11%) Windows
8 26 (23.21%) Apple
8 26 (23.21%) Splunk
9 24 (21.43%) SSCP
9 24 (21.43%) Linux
10 23 (20.54%) LAN
10 23 (20.54%) WAN
10 23 (20.54%) Unix
10 23 (20.54%) QRadar
11 22 (19.64%) SANS
11 22 (19.64%) VoIP
11 22 (19.64%) Firewall
12 21 (18.75%) Finance
12 21 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 21 (18.75%) VPN
12 21 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (18.75%) Patch Management
12 21 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
13 20 (17.86%) IBM
14 19 (16.96%) LogRhythm
14 19 (16.96%) Process Improvement
14 19 (16.96%) Network Monitoring

Cybersecurity
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 (1.79%) Apache
1 2 (1.79%) IIS
1 2 (1.79%) Jetty
1 2 (1.79%) Mongrel
1 2 (1.79%) nginx
1 2 (1.79%) SAS
1 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.79%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) LAN
1 23 (20.54%) WAN
2 22 (19.64%) Firewall
2 22 (19.64%) VoIP
3 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 21 (18.75%) VPN
4 6 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.36%) Network Security
5 5 (4.46%) Wireless
6 4 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (1.79%) DHCP
7 2 (1.79%) DNS
7 2 (1.79%) FTP
7 2 (1.79%) HTTP
7 2 (1.79%) IPsec
7 2 (1.79%) SSL
7 2 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.89%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) Redis
2 2 (1.79%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) OLAP
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.79%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Banking
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Analyst
1 21 (18.75%) Security Specialist
2 18 (16.07%) Security Manager
3 17 (15.18%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 17 (15.18%) Head of Security
4 14 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 14 (12.50%) Head of Operations
4 14 (12.50%) Operational Security Manager
4 14 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 14 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 14 (12.50%) Security Operations Manager
5 12 (10.71%) SOC Manager
6 9 (8.04%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.36%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Security Specialist
10 4 (3.57%) Architect
10 4 (3.57%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (8.04%) Web Services
3 8 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (2.68%) Spring
5 2 (1.79%) .NET
5 2 (1.79%) J2EE
5 2 (1.79%) Servlets
6 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.89%) Java EE
6 1 (0.89%) JPA
6 1 (0.89%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.46%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.04%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.89%) RIA
5 1 (0.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) Windows
2 24 (21.43%) Linux
3 23 (20.54%) Unix
4 2 (1.79%) VMS
4 2 (1.79%) zOS
5 1 (0.89%) CentOS
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.79%) Security Operations
2 30 (26.79%) Risk Management
3 27 (24.11%) Service Management
4 21 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 21 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (16.96%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (16.96%) Process Improvement
6 17 (15.18%) SIEM
7 15 (13.39%) Case Management
7 15 (13.39%) Information Security
7 15 (13.39%) Security Monitoring
8 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.61%) Open Source
8 13 (11.61%) Protective Monitoring
8 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.71%) ITIL
10 11 (9.82%) People Management
11 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) Python
2 6 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) SQL
4 1 (0.89%) C#
4 1 (0.89%) R
4 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (41.96%) CISSP
2 42 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 37 (33.04%) SC Cleared
4 24 (21.43%) SSCP
5 22 (19.64%) SANS
6 19 (16.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.79%) CISM
7 2 (1.79%) ISEB
7 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.89%) CISA
8 1 (0.89%) CRISC
8 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) GIAC
8 1 (0.89%) PgMP
8 1 (0.89%) PMP
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.79%) Xen
2 1 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (20.54%) QRadar
2 11 (9.82%) Kibana
3 10 (8.93%) logstash
4 5 (4.46%) RSA enVision
5 3 (2.68%) Nessus
5 3 (2.68%) Nexpose
5 3 (2.68%) Nmap
6 2 (1.79%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.89%) Ansible
7 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.89%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Apple
1 26 (23.21%) Splunk
2 20 (17.86%) IBM
3 19 (16.96%) LogRhythm
4 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.36%) ArcSight
6 5 (4.46%) Qualys
7 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.68%) HP
8 3 (2.68%) Intel
8 3 (2.68%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.68%) NetWitness
8 3 (2.68%) SAP
8 3 (2.68%) VMware
9 2 (1.79%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.79%) Google
9 2 (1.79%) Snow
9 2 (1.79%) Teradata
10 1 (0.89%) Hortonworks
Manchester
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
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