Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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.

Information Assurance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 138 157
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.035% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.043% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Manchester median daily rate £575 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +58.33% +31.87%
North West median daily rate £590 £610 £350
% change year-on-year -3.28% +74.29% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £67.50 - £82.50

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,570 2,334 3,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.98% 82.56% 84.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,622 1,450 1,909
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 81 64
Manchester median hourly rate £20.88 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.08% +23.81% -14.86%
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.00 £41.05
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -26.51%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Manchester

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Process Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) MBA
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) ForeScout
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (33.33%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) SFIA
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Skype

Information Assurance
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) HBase
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Pentaho
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Process Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Metadata Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Segmentation
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) MBA
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) ForeScout
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) F5