The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 584 540 579
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +39
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.009% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £445 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 3 £450 +5.88% 1
London -25 2 £500 +17.64% 1
City of London -13 1 £500 +11.11%
South West - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Bath - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Telford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Websense
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) CRISC
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Local Government
5 1 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SCCP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Security Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Websense