The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 234 210 236
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 24 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.21% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
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£493 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Berkshire +3 14 £463 +2.77% 2
Surrey - 4 £500 -
Middlesex -1 2 £572 +12.98%
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £513 +34.86%
Hampshire -22 2 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (32.50%) CISM
3 13 (32.50%) CISSP
4 12 (30.00%) Project Management
5 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) PKI
9 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (12.50%) CISA
9 5 (12.50%) Banking
9 5 (12.50%) UNIX
9 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 5 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (12.50%) PMP
9 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Change Control
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) Degree
10 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Network Security
11 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.00%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) UNIX
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (10.00%) Change Control
7 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Security Management
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.00%) Dependency Management
9 2 (5.00%) Document Management
9 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.00%) Database Security
9 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CISSP
1 13 (32.50%) CISM
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) PMP
3 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (12.50%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) MAPM
5 3 (7.50%) CRISC
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) GIAC
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.50%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Juniper
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle