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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 441 467 518
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 138 96 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 38
Average daily rate
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£484 £470 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £684 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £5.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- -86.75%
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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
47067 45362 49291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.11% 92.86% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29105 27599 28304
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1980 2447
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +55 72 £500 +3.89% 10
South East -22 16 £500 +19.04% 2
South West -32 15 £400 -28.88% 2
North West +5 14 £450 +14.06% 1
East of England -16 8 £463 -
West Midlands - 6 £525 - 1
East Midlands +7 4 £588 -
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
North East - - - -
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 125 (57.08%) Information Security
2 59 (26.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (25.57%) Finance
4 54 (24.66%) Project Management
4 54 (24.66%) CISSP
5 40 (18.26%) Risk Management
6 39 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (15.98%) PRINCE2
7 35 (15.98%) Banking
8 34 (15.53%) Security Management
9 30 (13.70%) ITIL
10 29 (13.24%) CISM
10 29 (13.24%) Cyber Security
11 28 (12.79%) Security Cleared
12 26 (11.87%) Firewall
12 26 (11.87%) Management Information System
13 22 (10.05%) Security Architecture
14 21 (9.59%) Windows
14 21 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 20 (9.13%) Information Assurance
15 20 (9.13%) Project Planning
15 20 (9.13%) CISA
16 18 (8.22%) SC Cleared
16 18 (8.22%) SIEM
17 17 (7.76%) Vulnerability Management
17 17 (7.76%) Data Protection
17 17 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (7.76%) UNIX
18 15 (6.85%) Information Security Management
18 15 (6.85%) CESG

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.39%) MS Project
2 12 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.65%) MS Office
4 6 (2.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.46%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.87%) Firewall
2 9 (4.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (2.74%) Network Security
4 4 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.37%) Wireless
5 3 (1.37%) Wireless Security
5 3 (1.37%) VPN
6 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.91%) LAN
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) DHCP
7 1 (0.46%) DNS
7 1 (0.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.46%) DMZ
7 1 (0.46%) Intranet
7 1 (0.46%) Internet
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
1 2 (0.91%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.46%) QADirector
1 1 (0.46%) WATIR
1 1 (0.46%) Selenium
1 1 (0.46%) Sahi
1 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (25.57%) Finance
2 35 (15.98%) Banking
3 14 (6.39%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.57%) Retail
5 8 (3.65%) Legal
5 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.28%) Advertising
7 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.37%) Automotive
8 2 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.74%) Middleware
2 5 (2.28%) .NET
3 2 (0.91%) J2EE
3 2 (0.91%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.87%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.85%) CESG
3 13 (5.94%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.65%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (2.28%) PMI
6 4 (1.83%) RMADS
7 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.37%) Open Source
8 2 (0.91%) GIS
8 2 (0.91%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.46%) SCADA
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) DataPower
9 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) Windows
2 17 (7.76%) UNIX
3 12 (5.48%) Linux
4 2 (0.91%) zOS
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (57.08%) Information Security
2 54 (24.66%) Project Management
3 40 (18.26%) Risk Management
4 39 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (15.98%) PRINCE2
6 34 (15.53%) Security Management
7 30 (13.70%) ITIL
8 29 (13.24%) Cyber Security
9 22 (10.05%) Security Architecture
10 21 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (9.13%) Information Assurance
11 20 (9.13%) Project Planning
12 18 (8.22%) SIEM
13 17 (7.76%) Data Protection
13 17 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (7.76%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (6.85%) Information Security Management
15 12 (5.48%) Matrix Management
16 11 (5.02%) Security Testing
17 10 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.83%) Perl
1 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.37%) Java
3 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.91%) VBA
3 2 (0.91%) Ruby
4 1 (0.46%) C
4 1 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (24.66%) CISSP
2 29 (13.24%) CISM
3 28 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 20 (9.13%) CISA
5 18 (8.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (3.65%) Degree
8 7 (3.20%) PMP
8 7 (3.20%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.74%) CEH
10 5 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.37%) CCSE
12 2 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.91%) CCNP
12 2 (0.91%) ISEB
12 2 (0.91%) GIAC
13 1 (0.46%) GSEC
13 1 (0.46%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (26.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.85%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.57%) QA
5 6 (2.74%) COBIT
6 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.91%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.46%) BS25999
8 1 (0.46%) COSO
8 1 (0.46%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Nessus
1 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
1 1 (0.46%) SCOM
1 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
1 8 (3.65%) CheckPoint
2 7 (3.20%) Oracle
3 6 (2.74%) Websense
4 5 (2.28%) McAfee
4 5 (2.28%) IBM
5 4 (1.83%) Cisco
6 3 (1.37%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.91%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.91%) SAP
7 2 (0.91%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.46%) F5
8 1 (0.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.46%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.46%) Sophos
8 1 (0.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Progress
8 1 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) Juniper
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