The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 12 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 11
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1639 2422 2629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 93.91% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1291 1467
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 59
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Security Manager in the job title.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 11 £444 - 2
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Security Manager
UK

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) COBIT
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Law
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
6 1 (7.14%) CMDB

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISM
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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