The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 557 583 550
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 33 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.006% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 3
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£514 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.44% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £385 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

IT Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Manager across the England region.

IT Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
East of England - 16 £520 - 1
London +17 12 £475 +23.37% 1
South East - 4 £575 - 1
IT Security Manager
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IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title.

1 26 (68.42%) Information Security
2 25 (65.79%) Security Management
3 21 (55.26%) CISSP
4 16 (42.11%) CISM
5 15 (39.47%) Information Security Management
6 14 (36.84%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (36.84%) ISMS
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco
8 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
9 10 (26.32%) ITIL
10 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
11 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (21.05%) VPN
11 8 (21.05%) Security Architecture
11 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
12 7 (18.42%) Linux
12 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
12 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
12 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
13 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 6 (15.79%) Degree
13 6 (15.79%) PKI
13 6 (15.79%) Snort
13 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (13.16%) Squid
14 5 (13.16%) ISACA
14 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
14 5 (13.16%) Nokia

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (13.16%) Wireless
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
5 4 (10.53%) Internet
5 4 (10.53%) DDNS
5 4 (10.53%) DSL
5 4 (10.53%) IPsec
5 4 (10.53%) LDAP
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.26%) TACACS
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) PKI
3 5 (13.16%) NHS
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.63%) Informatics
6 1 (2.63%) CESG
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Information Security
2 25 (65.79%) Security Management
3 15 (39.47%) Information Security Management
4 14 (36.84%) ISMS
5 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
6 10 (26.32%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
8 8 (21.05%) Security Architecture
8 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
9 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
10 5 (13.16%) BCP
10 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (10.53%) ITIL V2
11 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (10.53%) Data Security
11 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
12 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) CISSP
2 16 (42.11%) CISM
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) CCSA
4 5 (13.16%) CCSE
4 5 (13.16%) ISACA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.16%) MCSE
5 4 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) CISA
7 2 (5.26%) CCSP
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.79%) Snort
2 5 (13.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.16%) Nokia
4 3 (7.89%) Websense
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) ScanSafe