Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 6 months to 17 November 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)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.43% 8.62% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 9.43% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Salford median daily rate £480 £498 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% - -
Manchester median daily rate £480 £544 £382
% change year-on-year -11.72% +42.34% -21.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 - -

Information Security 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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 115 106 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 89.15% 91.38% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 49
Salford median daily rate £425 £406 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +12.85% +4.73%
10th Percentile £286 £220 £200
90th Percentile £579 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £19.25 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +17.36% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £15.73 £13.57
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.78 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +26.67%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Salford

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Salford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 7 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (85.71%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) Trustwave
5 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) NetWitness
5 1 (14.29%) QRadar
5 1 (14.29%) SANS
5 1 (14.29%) SSCP
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
5 1 (14.29%) Nessus
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Nmap
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Unix

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Case Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) SANS
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
1 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) Lumension
2 1 (14.29%) NetWitness
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Snow
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Trustwave