The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 342 361 361
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 58 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 24
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£488 £498 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Security Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20761 21642 20058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 92.73% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14259 15170 13543
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 387 418
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
City of London +23 24 £513 +10.81% 2
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 67 (51.15%) Information Security
2 42 (32.06%) Finance
3 36 (27.48%) CISSP
4 31 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (22.14%) Management Information System
6 28 (21.37%) Risk Management
7 26 (19.85%) Security Management
8 24 (18.32%) CISM
8 24 (18.32%) Project Management
8 24 (18.32%) ITIL
9 23 (17.56%) Firewall
10 19 (14.50%) Degree
11 17 (12.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (12.21%) Banking
12 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
12 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
12 16 (12.21%) Change Management
13 15 (11.45%) CISA
13 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
14 14 (10.69%) Information Security Management
14 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
14 14 (10.69%) Cyber Security
15 13 (9.92%) ISMS
15 13 (9.92%) Wireless
15 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (9.16%) LAN
16 12 (9.16%) Cisco
17 11 (8.40%) WAN
17 11 (8.40%) Information Assurance
18 10 (7.63%) Network Security

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Office
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
1 1 (0.76%) PaaS
1 1 (0.76%) IaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.56%) Firewall
2 17 (12.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (9.92%) Wireless
4 12 (9.16%) LAN
5 11 (8.40%) WAN
6 10 (7.63%) Network Security
7 7 (5.34%) DHCP
7 7 (5.34%) VPN
7 7 (5.34%) DNS
7 7 (5.34%) Internet
8 4 (3.05%) SSL
9 2 (1.53%) LDAP
9 2 (1.53%) DMZ
9 2 (1.53%) Intranet
9 2 (1.53%) SAN
9 2 (1.53%) Extranet
9 2 (1.53%) OSPF
9 2 (1.53%) VLAN
9 2 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.53%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (32.06%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Local Government
3 7 (5.34%) Legal
4 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.53%) Law
6 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) International Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.34%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.05%) NHS
3 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) PMI
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.53%) Economics
5 2 (1.53%) iSeries
5 2 (1.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) RMADS
6 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) Information Security
2 28 (21.37%) Risk Management
3 26 (19.85%) Security Management
4 24 (18.32%) Project Management
4 24 (18.32%) ITIL
5 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
5 16 (12.21%) Change Management
6 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
7 14 (10.69%) Information Security Management
7 14 (10.69%) Cyber Security
8 13 (9.92%) ISMS
8 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.40%) Information Assurance
10 10 (7.63%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (5.34%) Database Security
12 7 (5.34%) SIEM
12 7 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (5.34%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) SQL
2 1 (0.76%) C
2 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (27.48%) CISSP
2 24 (18.32%) CISM
3 19 (14.50%) Degree
4 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.45%) CISA
6 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.82%) CRISC
7 5 (3.82%) GIAC
7 5 (3.82%) PMP
7 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.05%) CEH
9 3 (2.29%) APMP
10 2 (1.53%) CCSP
10 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.53%) CCNA
10 2 (1.53%) GCIH
10 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.76%) ISACA
11 1 (0.76%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.34%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.82%) COBIT
4 4 (3.05%) BS7799
5 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.53%) EMIR
6 1 (0.76%) COSO
6 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.76%) MiFID
6 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) ISA Server
2 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) Cisco
2 10 (7.63%) HP
3 7 (5.34%) Aruba
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) F5
6 3 (2.29%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.29%) Websense
6 3 (2.29%) Juniper
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
6 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.29%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) Compaq
7 2 (1.53%) Dell
7 2 (1.53%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.53%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.53%) Splunk
7 2 (1.53%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.76%) Trustwave