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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 447 473 476
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 128 90 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 44
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £360 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £460
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
46002 44397 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.72% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29583 27602 24612
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £240
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 1748 1803 1983
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
London +9 47 £483 -3.50% 19
South East -5 28 £450 - 6
East of England +15 20 £450 +12.50% 4
South West +6 14 £389 -2.81% 1
North West -15 7 £353 -17.05% 5
East Midlands -10 4 £493 +12.18%
Yorkshire -26 4 - - 3
West Midlands +1 2 £485 +18.29% 3
North East - 2 £475 -
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 121 (47.64%) Information Security
2 71 (27.95%) CISSP
3 61 (24.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (23.62%) Finance
5 54 (21.26%) CISM
6 51 (20.08%) Project Management
7 47 (18.50%) Firewall
7 47 (18.50%) Security Management
8 46 (18.11%) Risk Management
9 42 (16.54%) Management Information System
10 38 (14.96%) PRINCE2
11 37 (14.57%) ITIL
12 36 (14.17%) Cyber Security
13 32 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (11.81%) SIEM
15 28 (11.02%) Security Cleared
16 25 (9.84%) ISMS
16 25 (9.84%) Cisco
17 24 (9.45%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (9.06%) Degree
18 23 (9.06%) Wireless
19 22 (8.66%) Data Protection
20 20 (7.87%) Business Continuity
20 20 (7.87%) Information Assurance
21 19 (7.48%) Penetration Testing
21 19 (7.48%) Network Security
21 19 (7.48%) Incident Management
21 19 (7.48%) CISA
22 18 (7.09%) VPN
22 18 (7.09%) Windows

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 10 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.18%) Apache
3 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.50%) Firewall
2 24 (9.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (9.06%) Wireless
4 19 (7.48%) Network Security
5 18 (7.09%) VPN
6 14 (5.51%) DNS
6 14 (5.51%) Internet
7 11 (4.33%) DHCP
7 11 (4.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.94%) LAN
9 9 (3.54%) WAN
10 6 (2.36%) LDAP
10 6 (2.36%) Wireless Security
11 5 (1.97%) IPsec
11 5 (1.97%) DSL
11 5 (1.97%) SSL
12 4 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.57%) DDNS
13 3 (1.18%) Intranet
13 3 (1.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.39%) Big Data
General
1 60 (23.62%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Banking
3 13 (5.12%) Legal
4 7 (2.76%) Local Government
5 5 (1.97%) Retail
5 5 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.79%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) International Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.36%) Web Services
2 5 (1.97%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) JSP
3 2 (0.79%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.39%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.54%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.91%) PKI
2 15 (5.91%) RMADS
3 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.33%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.76%) NHS
7 6 (2.36%) CESG
8 4 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.18%) Economics
9 3 (1.18%) PMI
10 2 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.79%) FMCG
10 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.39%) CMDB
11 1 (0.39%) Informatics
11 1 (0.39%) SecurID
11 1 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.09%) Windows
2 14 (5.51%) UNIX
3 13 (5.12%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.64%) Information Security
2 51 (20.08%) Project Management
3 47 (18.50%) Security Management
4 46 (18.11%) Risk Management
5 38 (14.96%) PRINCE2
6 37 (14.57%) ITIL
7 36 (14.17%) Cyber Security
8 32 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (11.81%) SIEM
10 25 (9.84%) ISMS
11 22 (8.66%) Data Protection
12 20 (7.87%) Information Assurance
12 20 (7.87%) Business Continuity
13 19 (7.48%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (7.48%) Incident Management
14 17 (6.69%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.69%) Change Management
15 16 (6.30%) Security Testing
15 16 (6.30%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (5.91%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.33%) SQL
2 7 (2.76%) C
3 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (27.95%) CISSP
2 54 (21.26%) CISM
3 28 (11.02%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.06%) Degree
5 19 (7.48%) CISA
6 14 (5.51%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.12%) PMP
7 13 (5.12%) PMI Certification
8 10 (3.94%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (2.76%) CCSA
10 7 (2.76%) CCNA
11 6 (2.36%) ISEB
11 6 (2.36%) CCSP
11 6 (2.36%) ISACA
11 6 (2.36%) CCSE
12 5 (1.97%) CRISC
12 5 (1.97%) MCSE
12 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (24.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (5.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.36%) COBIT
4 5 (1.97%) BS7799
5 4 (1.57%) QA
6 2 (0.79%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.79%) EMIR
7 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.39%) COSO
7 1 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.15%) Snort
3 7 (2.76%) ISA Server
4 6 (2.36%) Squid
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) Nessus
2 4 (1.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Nmap
5 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (9.84%) Cisco
2 12 (4.72%) HP
3 10 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.94%) SAP
3 10 (3.94%) CheckPoint
3 10 (3.94%) Splunk
4 9 (3.54%) Oracle
5 8 (3.15%) Websense
5 8 (3.15%) ArcSight
6 7 (2.76%) Aruba
6 7 (2.76%) Cyber-Ark
6 7 (2.76%) Nokia
6 7 (2.76%) LogRhythm
7 6 (2.36%) Sourcefire
8 5 (1.97%) McAfee
8 5 (1.97%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) Juniper
10 3 (1.18%) Citrix
10 3 (1.18%) Sophos
10 3 (1.18%) Blue Coat
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