The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 27 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.93% 2.63% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 3.18% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £489 £448
% change year-on-year -3.06% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

Information Security 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 1115 1476 1148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.70% 82.60% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 889 686
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Manchester

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Manchester

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 33 (61.11%) CISSP
2 16 (29.63%) Risk Management
3 15 (27.78%) CISM
3 15 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (24.07%) Firewall
4 13 (24.07%) Finance
5 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 12 (22.22%) IBM
5 12 (22.22%) VoIP
5 12 (22.22%) Splunk
5 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 11 (20.37%) SANS
6 11 (20.37%) Patch Management
6 11 (20.37%) QRadar
6 11 (20.37%) WAN
6 11 (20.37%) Unix
6 11 (20.37%) Windows
6 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
6 11 (20.37%) VPN
6 11 (20.37%) Apple
6 11 (20.37%) LAN
6 11 (20.37%) SSCP
6 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (20.37%) Security Management
7 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (18.52%) LogRhythm

Information Security
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 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
1 2 (3.70%) Jetty
1 2 (3.70%) Mongrel
1 2 (3.70%) nginx
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) VoIP
3 11 (20.37%) LAN
3 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.37%) VPN
3 11 (20.37%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.41%) Wireless
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security
7 2 (3.70%) DHCP
7 2 (3.70%) DNS
7 2 (3.70%) FTP
7 2 (3.70%) HTTP
7 2 (3.70%) IPsec
7 2 (3.70%) SSL
8 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) GIS
1 4 (7.41%) Redis
2 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Law
4 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Consultant
1 18 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) IT Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) IT Security Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) AWS Architect
6 4 (7.41%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.41%) RESTful
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (9.26%) CESG
5 3 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.70%) Learning Management System
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
1 11 (20.37%) Unix
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Risk Management
2 15 (27.78%) Security Architecture
3 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 11 (20.37%) Patch Management
5 11 (20.37%) Security Management
5 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (16.67%) SIEM
8 8 (14.81%) Internal Audit
9 7 (12.96%) Process Improvement
10 6 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (9.26%) DevOps
11 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (9.26%) Security Monitoring
12 4 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
12 4 (7.41%) SABSA
12 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) CISSP
2 15 (27.78%) CISM
3 11 (20.37%) SANS
3 11 (20.37%) SSCP
4 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) CISA
6 4 (7.41%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (12.96%) COBIT
4 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) QRadar
2 4 (7.41%) Kibana
2 4 (7.41%) logstash
2 4 (7.41%) RSA enVision
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) IBM
1 12 (22.22%) Splunk
2 11 (20.37%) Apple
3 10 (18.52%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.85%) Qualys
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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