The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 580 619 566
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -53
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 76 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.057% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 15 24
Median daily rate £480 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £575 £425
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

IT Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK.

IT Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +25 67 £475 - 10
London -3 25 £525 +10.52% 4
North West +12 19 £500 - 1
Manchester -6 10 £500 -
City of London +37 9 £525 +10.52%
East of England +17 9 £438 -
South East +6 8 £469 -18.47% 3
Scotland -11 8 £625 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £438 -
Cambridge - 8 £438 -
Liverpool - 5 £400 - 1
Merseyside - 5 £400 - 1
Edinburgh +1 4 - -
Glasgow +5 3 £625 -
West Sussex - 3 £463 -
Worthing - 3 £463 -
Cheshire -8 2 £425 -
Berkshire - 2 £531 - 1
Kent - 2 £463 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £500 -
East Midlands +12 1 - - 2
West Midlands -6 1 £432 -4.00%
South West - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -
Somerset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £550 -
Warwickshire - 1 £432 -
Lancashire - 1 £600 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 49 (40.16%) Information Security
2 41 (33.61%) Finance
3 39 (31.97%) Project Management
4 31 (25.41%) PRINCE2
5 30 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (22.13%) CISSP
7 24 (19.67%) Risk Management
7 24 (19.67%) Firewall
8 21 (17.21%) Security Operations
9 18 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (14.75%) CISM
10 17 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.30%) PMI Certification
12 14 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (11.48%) PCI DSS
13 13 (10.66%) Banking
13 13 (10.66%) Security Management
13 13 (10.66%) CISA
14 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
14 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
14 12 (9.84%) Management Information System
14 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (9.02%) Cryptography
15 11 (9.02%) ITIL
15 11 (9.02%) Degree
15 11 (9.02%) Kalman Filter
16 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (8.20%) Data Protection
16 10 (8.20%) PMI

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.92%) MS Project
4 3 (2.46%) MS Office
5 2 (1.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.67%) Firewall
2 4 (3.28%) Network Security
2 4 (3.28%) WAN
3 3 (2.46%) LAN
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) Intranet
4 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.82%) ATM
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.82%) IPv6
5 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.82%) VoIP
5 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) JIRA
1 2 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (33.61%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
4 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.82%) French Language
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Military
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.02%) Cryptography
3 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.20%) PMI
4 9 (7.38%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.46%) BYOD
9 2 (1.64%) CCTV
9 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.64%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.82%) CESG
10 1 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.82%) DataPower
10 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.82%) PKI
10 1 (0.82%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.16%) Information Security
2 39 (31.97%) Project Management
3 31 (25.41%) PRINCE2
4 24 (19.67%) Risk Management
5 21 (17.21%) Security Operations
6 18 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (10.66%) Security Management
10 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.02%) ITIL
11 11 (9.02%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (8.20%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.38%) Information Security Management
14 8 (6.56%) Change Management
14 8 (6.56%) Resource Management
15 7 (5.74%) ISMS
16 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
16 6 (4.92%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) CISSP
2 18 (14.75%) CISM
3 15 (12.30%) PMI Certification
4 13 (10.66%) CISA
5 11 (9.02%) Degree
6 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (4.10%) PMP
9 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.64%) CCNA
11 2 (1.64%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.64%) CISMP
11 2 (1.64%) CRISC
11 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.82%) HNC
12 1 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (4.92%) COBIT
5 5 (4.10%) COSO
6 4 (3.28%) ISO27005
7 3 (2.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.64%) ISO27002
8 2 (1.64%) QA
9 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Nessus
1 1 (0.82%) QRadar
1 1 (0.82%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (3.28%) Cisco
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
2 2 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (0.82%) BMC
3 1 (0.82%) Citrix
3 1 (0.82%) Clearswift
3 1 (0.82%) Kaspersky
3 1 (0.82%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.82%) NetApp
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle
3 1 (0.82%) Remedy
3 1 (0.82%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.82%) Tripwire
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