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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 351 401 377
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 69 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 19
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£500 £481 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £320 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £600 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
City of London +42 20 £505 -8.27% 9
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Security Manager
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 70 (63.06%) Information Security
2 34 (30.63%) CISSP
3 33 (29.73%) Finance
4 29 (26.13%) Project Management
5 28 (25.23%) Banking
6 24 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (18.02%) Risk Management
8 20 (18.02%) PRINCE2
8 20 (18.02%) Cyber Security
9 18 (16.22%) CISM
10 16 (14.41%) ITIL
11 15 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (13.51%) Security Architecture
12 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking
12 14 (12.61%) Project Planning
12 14 (12.61%) CISA
13 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (11.71%) Data Protection
14 12 (10.81%) Information Assurance
14 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (10.81%) Windows
14 12 (10.81%) Firewall
14 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
15 10 (9.01%) Security Management
15 10 (9.01%) SIEM
15 10 (9.01%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (8.11%) Security Testing
16 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (8.11%) CESG

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.41%) MS Project
3 5 (4.50%) MS Office
4 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Firewall
2 5 (4.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) VPN
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) LDAP
5 1 (0.90%) DHCP
5 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Sahi
1 1 (0.90%) WATIR
1 1 (0.90%) Selenium
1 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (29.73%) Finance
2 28 (25.23%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Advertising
6 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) .NET
1 1 (0.90%) J2EE
1 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.01%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (8.11%) CESG
4 5 (4.50%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) PMI
6 2 (1.80%) RMADS
7 1 (0.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.90%) CCTV
7 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) UNIX
3 6 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.06%) Information Security
2 29 (26.13%) Project Management
3 21 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.02%) Risk Management
4 20 (18.02%) PRINCE2
4 20 (18.02%) Cyber Security
5 16 (14.41%) ITIL
6 15 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (13.51%) Security Architecture
7 14 (12.61%) Project Planning
8 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (11.71%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.81%) Information Assurance
10 10 (9.01%) Security Management
10 10 (9.01%) SIEM
11 9 (8.11%) Security Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Matrix Management
13 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
14 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
14 6 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.80%) Java
1 2 (1.80%) Perl
1 2 (1.80%) Ruby
1 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (30.63%) CISSP
2 18 (16.22%) CISM
3 14 (12.61%) CISA
4 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (4.50%) CEH
7 4 (3.60%) PMP
7 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.60%) Degree
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.80%) CCNP
9 2 (1.80%) CCSE
9 2 (1.80%) GIAC
9 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.90%) GPEN
10 1 (0.90%) OSCP
10 1 (0.90%) OSCE
10 1 (0.90%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.50%) QA
4 4 (3.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle
2 4 (3.60%) Websense
2 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
2 4 (3.60%) IBM
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (1.80%) McAfee
4 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
5 1 (0.90%) Sophos
5 1 (0.90%) Juniper
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
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