Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Security Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 122 132
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 34 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.16% 0.96% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.02% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 10
Manchester median daily rate £465 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £480 £475 £355
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% -28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £60.76 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2787 3349 3593
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.42% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 2140 2076
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.88% -20.00% +25.00%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
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 Security Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +14 17 £458 +14.38%
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Security Monitoring
2 22 (64.71%) Threat Intelligence
3 21 (61.76%) Security Operations
3 21 (61.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (52.94%) SIEM
5 16 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (38.24%) Information Security
7 12 (35.29%) Firewall
7 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (26.47%) CISSP
9 7 (20.59%) McAfee
10 6 (17.65%) Apple
10 6 (17.65%) Unix
10 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) LAN
10 6 (17.65%) VoIP
10 6 (17.65%) WAN
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
10 6 (17.65%) Threat Analysis
10 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (17.65%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (17.65%) Splunk
10 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) QRadar
10 6 (17.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 6 (17.65%) Case Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
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 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) LAN
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) VoIP
2 6 (17.65%) VPN
2 6 (17.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Redis
General
1 4 (11.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Cyber Attack
1 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Security Monitoring
2 22 (64.71%) Threat Intelligence
3 21 (61.76%) Security Operations
3 21 (61.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (52.94%) SIEM
5 16 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (38.24%) Information Security
7 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (17.65%) Case Management
8 6 (17.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
8 6 (17.65%) Threat Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (11.76%) Analytics
10 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
11 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
11 3 (8.82%) Trend Analysis
12 2 (5.88%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CISSP
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) SANS
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) SSCP
4 1 (2.94%) CCFP
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) QRadar
2 4 (11.76%) Nessus
2 4 (11.76%) Nexpose
2 4 (11.76%) Nmap
3 3 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.88%) Kibana
4 2 (5.88%) logstash
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) McAfee
2 6 (17.65%) Apple
2 6 (17.65%) Splunk
3 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 4 (11.76%) Intel
3 4 (11.76%) Qualys
4 3 (8.82%) FireEye
4 3 (8.82%) IronPort
4 3 (8.82%) Lumension
4 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.82%) Snow
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
4 3 (8.82%) Trustwave
5 2 (5.88%) AlienVault
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.88%) NetWitness
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint