The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 114 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.19% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.21% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£463 £438 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £453 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +20.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Security Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2377 2370 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.03% 91.19% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1186 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 133
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Manager across the Berkshire region.

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 3 £380 -15.55%
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Security Manager
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Manager in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (40.00%) Information Security
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) CISSP
5 6 (30.00%) CISM
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) PKI
8 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.00%) MAPM
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (15.00%) PMP
8 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (15.00%) CISA
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Banking
9 2 (10.00%) Document Management
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall
9 2 (10.00%) Database Security
9 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
9 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 2 (10.00%) Network Security

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (10.00%) Database Security
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
1 6 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) MAPM
2 3 (15.00%) PMP
2 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.00%) COBIT
4 1 (5.00%) COSO