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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 235 226 207
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 27 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
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£440 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £491 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
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
8835 8451 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 92.02% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 4594 4023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 412 553
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -4.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £493 - 1
Hampshire +3 5 £350 -17.64% 2
Surrey +6 4 £700 -
Middlesex - 3 £430 -
East Sussex -4 2 £575 +130.00% 1
Berkshire -8 2 £425 -7.10% 1
Kent - 2 £339 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 29 (46.77%) Information Security
2 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
4 15 (24.19%) CISSP
5 13 (20.97%) ISMS
6 12 (19.35%) Information Assurance
6 12 (19.35%) Cyber Security
6 12 (19.35%) Security Management
6 12 (19.35%) Project Management
7 11 (17.74%) CISM
7 11 (17.74%) Migration
7 11 (17.74%) RMADS
8 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
10 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (11.29%) SIEM
11 7 (11.29%) Finance
12 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
12 6 (9.68%) Firewall
12 6 (9.68%) Degree
13 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.06%) PKI
13 5 (8.06%) Security Testing
13 5 (8.06%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (8.06%) Legal
13 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
14 4 (6.45%) Windows
14 4 (6.45%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) SSL
3 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.23%) Network Security
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) TACACS
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) RMADS
2 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Economics
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) CMDB
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Information Security
2 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
3 13 (20.97%) ISMS
4 12 (19.35%) Information Assurance
4 12 (19.35%) Project Management
4 12 (19.35%) Cyber Security
4 12 (19.35%) Security Management
5 11 (17.74%) Migration
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 8 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (11.29%) SIEM
9 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
10 5 (8.06%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Security Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
11 4 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) CISSP
2 11 (17.74%) CISM
3 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) PMP
5 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.23%) CISA
7 2 (3.23%) CCNP
7 2 (3.23%) CCNA
7 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) CCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CISMP
8 1 (1.61%) CCIE
8 1 (1.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nessus
2 2 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.61%) Nmap
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) SAP
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Tripwire
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Huawei
4 1 (1.61%) Qualys
4 1 (1.61%) Coverity
4 1 (1.61%) Lumension