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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 589 567 576
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 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 1 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
Scotland - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
England - - - - 4

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP