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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 232 199 239
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 16 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 6
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£500 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £5.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- -86.75%
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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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 14 £500 +14.28%
Hampshire -22 2 £575 +64.28%
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.81%) Information Security
3 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
5 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
5 4 (12.90%) Legal
5 4 (12.90%) Security Management
6 3 (9.68%) CISM
6 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) CISSP
6 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) COBIT
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.45%) CISA
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.23%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) SCADA
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Information Security
1 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Security Management
3 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
3 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.23%) Communications Security
5 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
1 3 (9.68%) CISM
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CISA
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MAPM
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) COBIT
4 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.23%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee
1 1 (3.23%) ArcSight