The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 472 503 502
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 128 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 48
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£484 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £5.00 -
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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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
London +22 65 £484 +2.97% 14
South East -23 21 £500 +22.32% 3
North West +1 17 £425 +13.33% 10
South West -33 8 £523 +15.46% 2
East of England -13 7 £500 +53.84% 2
West Midlands - 6 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 135 (58.70%) Information Security
2 64 (27.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (25.22%) CISSP
4 57 (24.78%) Finance
5 53 (23.04%) Project Management
6 48 (20.87%) Risk Management
7 42 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (17.39%) Banking
9 37 (16.09%) PRINCE2
9 37 (16.09%) Cyber Security
10 36 (15.65%) CISM
11 35 (15.22%) Security Management
12 33 (14.35%) Management Information System
13 32 (13.91%) ITIL
14 29 (12.61%) Security Cleared
15 26 (11.30%) Project Planning
16 24 (10.43%) PCI DSS
17 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 22 (9.57%) Data Protection
19 21 (9.13%) Matrix Management
19 21 (9.13%) CISA
20 20 (8.70%) Firewall
20 20 (8.70%) SC Cleared
20 20 (8.70%) Investment Banking
21 19 (8.26%) Security Architecture
22 17 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
22 17 (7.39%) Information Security Management
23 16 (6.96%) Windows
24 15 (6.52%) Information Assurance
25 14 (6.09%) UNIX

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.74%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (5.65%) MS Project
1 13 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.70%) Firewall
2 13 (5.65%) Network Security
3 5 (2.17%) WAN
3 5 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.74%) Wireless
4 4 (1.74%) DMZ
4 4 (1.74%) Wireless Security
5 3 (1.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.87%) Intranet
6 2 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) 3G
7 1 (0.43%) MPLS
7 1 (0.43%) BGP
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.43%) QADirector
1 1 (0.43%) WATIR
1 1 (0.43%) Selenium
1 1 (0.43%) Sahi
1 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 57 (24.78%) Finance
2 40 (17.39%) Banking
3 20 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.35%) Legal
6 9 (3.91%) Retail
7 6 (2.61%) Law
8 4 (1.74%) Advertising
9 3 (1.30%) Automotive
9 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.61%) Middleware
2 5 (2.17%) .NET
3 2 (0.87%) J2EE
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (4.35%) CESG
4 6 (2.61%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (2.17%) PMI
5 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.74%) RMADS
6 4 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.30%) Open Source
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
8 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.87%) GIS
8 2 (0.87%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.43%) IVR
9 1 (0.43%) Life Science
9 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.96%) Windows
2 14 (6.09%) UNIX
3 5 (2.17%) Linux
4 4 (1.74%) Android
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.87%) zOS
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (58.70%) Information Security
2 53 (23.04%) Project Management
3 48 (20.87%) Risk Management
4 42 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (16.09%) PRINCE2
5 37 (16.09%) Cyber Security
6 35 (15.22%) Security Management
7 32 (13.91%) ITIL
8 26 (11.30%) Project Planning
9 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 22 (9.57%) Data Protection
11 21 (9.13%) Matrix Management
12 19 (8.26%) Security Architecture
13 17 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (7.39%) Information Security Management
14 15 (6.52%) Information Assurance
15 12 (5.22%) Data Security
15 12 (5.22%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (4.78%) SIEM
16 11 (4.78%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.74%) Perl
1 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.87%) VBA
2 2 (0.87%) Ruby
2 2 (0.87%) Java
3 1 (0.43%) C
3 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (25.22%) CISSP
2 36 (15.65%) CISM
3 29 (12.61%) Security Cleared
4 21 (9.13%) CISA
5 20 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.35%) Degree
7 9 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.48%) PMP
8 8 (3.48%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.04%) CCNP
9 7 (3.04%) CCNA
9 7 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (2.61%) MCSE
10 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.17%) RHCE
11 5 (2.17%) MCSA
11 5 (2.17%) CCIP
11 5 (2.17%) IBM Certification
11 5 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (27.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.35%) QA
3 10 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.17%) COBIT
5 2 (0.87%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.43%) COSO
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Nessus
2 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.35%) Cisco
3 9 (3.91%) IBM
4 6 (2.61%) Oracle
4 6 (2.61%) HP
4 6 (2.61%) Websense
5 5 (2.17%) EMC
5 5 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.17%) Apple
5 5 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.17%) McAfee
6 4 (1.74%) Avaya
6 4 (1.74%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.87%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.87%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.87%) Juniper
7 2 (0.87%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Progress
8 1 (0.43%) Sophos
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