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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 376 449 440
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 266 151 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 95 102
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 100 £500 +5.26% 21
South East -2 57 £500 - 9
North West +22 37 £513 +2.50% 8
East of England +21 27 £425 -1.44% 2
Yorkshire +13 14 £475 -9.52% 4
West Midlands +3 12 £475 +11.76% 9
South West +9 8 £438 -2.77% 5
Midlands - 4 £500 -
East Midlands +7 3 £450 - 5
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 233 (52.60%) Information Security
2 140 (31.60%) Project Management
3 109 (24.60%) Finance
4 106 (23.93%) CISSP
5 102 (23.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 90 (20.32%) PRINCE2
7 76 (17.16%) Risk Management
8 73 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
10 69 (15.58%) CISM
11 61 (13.77%) Security Operations
12 56 (12.64%) Security Cleared
13 52 (11.74%) Firewall
14 50 (11.29%) Management Information System
15 44 (9.93%) ITIL
16 42 (9.48%) Security Management
16 42 (9.48%) SC Cleared
17 37 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (8.35%) Banking
18 36 (8.13%) PMI Certification
18 36 (8.13%) Security Operations Centre
19 35 (7.90%) PCI DSS
19 35 (7.90%) Degree
20 33 (7.45%) Risk Assessment
20 33 (7.45%) Information Security Management
21 31 (7.00%) Cryptography
21 31 (7.00%) Change Management
21 31 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (6.77%) CISA
23 28 (6.32%) SIEM

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.93%) MS Project
4 10 (2.26%) MS Office
5 2 (0.45%) Windchill
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.13%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.74%) Firewall
2 20 (4.51%) Network Security
3 14 (3.16%) WAN
4 12 (2.71%) LAN
5 10 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.03%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.81%) VoIP
7 8 (1.81%) VPN
8 5 (1.13%) Internet
8 5 (1.13%) Wireless
9 3 (0.68%) BGP
9 3 (0.68%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.68%) MPLS
9 3 (0.68%) OSPF
10 2 (0.45%) DMZ
10 2 (0.45%) HTTP
10 2 (0.45%) Intranet
10 2 (0.45%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.13%) SAP HANA
2 3 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.45%) Big Data
3 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.45%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.23%) DB2
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.23%) JMeter
3 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 109 (24.60%) Finance
2 37 (8.35%) Banking
3 21 (4.74%) Legal
4 10 (2.26%) Retail
5 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.90%) French Language
7 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.68%) Law
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.68%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.45%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.90%) Middleware
2 3 (0.68%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.68%) Web Services
2 3 (0.68%) XML
3 2 (0.45%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 31 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.00%) Cryptography
4 26 (5.87%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.64%) PMI
6 22 (4.97%) PKI
7 10 (2.26%) BYOD
7 10 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.81%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.13%) CESG
10 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.13%) FMCG
11 4 (0.90%) CCTV
11 4 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.90%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.03%) Unix
1 9 (2.03%) Windows
2 4 (0.90%) Linux
3 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.23%) AIX
4 1 (0.23%) Solaris
4 1 (0.23%) VMS
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (52.60%) Information Security
2 140 (31.60%) Project Management
3 90 (20.32%) PRINCE2
4 76 (17.16%) Risk Management
5 73 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (13.77%) Security Operations
8 44 (9.93%) ITIL
9 42 (9.48%) Security Management
10 37 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (7.45%) Information Security Management
11 33 (7.45%) Risk Assessment
12 31 (7.00%) Change Management
13 28 (6.32%) SIEM
14 27 (6.09%) ISMS
15 26 (5.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 25 (5.64%) Data Protection
16 25 (5.64%) Incident Management
16 25 (5.64%) Information Assurance
16 25 (5.64%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.93%) Java
2 5 (1.13%) C
3 4 (0.90%) Python
4 3 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.68%) PHP
4 3 (0.68%) Ruby
5 2 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 106 (23.93%) CISSP
2 69 (15.58%) CISM
3 56 (12.64%) Security Cleared
4 42 (9.48%) SC Cleared
5 36 (8.13%) PMI Certification
6 35 (7.90%) Degree
7 30 (6.77%) CISA
8 19 (4.29%) CISMP
8 19 (4.29%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.61%) PMP
10 13 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.58%) CLAS
12 6 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.13%) SANS
14 4 (0.90%) GCIA
14 4 (0.90%) GIAC
14 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.68%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (23.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (7.90%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.39%) COBIT
3 15 (3.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.35%) RMADS
6 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.90%) BS25999
8 3 (0.68%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.68%) QA
9 2 (0.45%) COSO
9 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.45%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.45%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.23%) BS7799
10 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.23%) SLA
10 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (2.03%) QRadar
2 4 (0.90%) Nessus
3 3 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.68%) Nagios
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.45%) Nmap
4 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.23%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (4.51%) Cisco
2 17 (3.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.16%) ArcSight
4 13 (2.93%) Splunk
5 8 (1.81%) Oracle
5 8 (1.81%) SAP
6 7 (1.58%) Citrix
7 6 (1.35%) HP
8 5 (1.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.90%) NetApp
9 4 (0.90%) Remedy
10 3 (0.68%) BMC
10 3 (0.68%) IBM
10 3 (0.68%) Juniper
10 3 (0.68%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.45%) BT
11 2 (0.45%) NCR
11 2 (0.45%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.45%) Qualys
11 2 (0.45%) Sybase
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