Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 137 158
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Manchester median daily rate £588 £495 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.69% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £504 £469 £303
90th Percentile £650 £495 £327
North West median daily rate £650 £610 £315
% change year-on-year +6.56% +93.65% -55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £71.23 - £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 2,625 2,409 2,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.11% 82.87% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,680 1,567 1,852
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 84 62
Manchester median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +20.63% -17.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £33.88 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £27.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year -17.05% +18.19% -23.11%

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

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) CRISC
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) ForeScout