The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 591 565 545
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 37 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.085% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.090% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 18
Average daily rate £485 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £390 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £419 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 8 February 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 29 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -11 31 £485 +14.11% 19
London +2 15 £500 +17.64% 7
North West - 12 £468 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £485 -
Manchester - 4 £450 -
South East +3 3 £544 +45.00% 2
Scotland -17 3 - - 1
Liverpool - 3 £485 -
Hendon - 3 £485 -
City of London +44 2 - -
Glasgow +4 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £544 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £375 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £544 -
Chorley - 2 £375 - 2
Crawley - 2 £544 -
East of England +4 1 - -
South West +3 1 £410 -0.60% 1
Bristol +1 1 £410 -8.88%
Renfrewshire -6 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £600 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £488 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £600 - 1
Renfrew - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £488 -
Reading - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 32 (38.55%) Information Security
2 21 (25.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (22.89%) Finance
4 18 (21.69%) Project Management
5 17 (20.48%) Risk Management
6 15 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (18.07%) PCI DSS
7 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
8 13 (15.66%) Firewall
8 13 (15.66%) ITIL
9 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
9 12 (14.46%) CISSP
9 12 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (12.05%) Security Management
11 9 (10.84%) Windows
11 9 (10.84%) Banking
11 9 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (9.64%) Change Management
13 7 (8.43%) CISM
13 7 (8.43%) IT Governance
13 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
13 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.43%) OWASP
14 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
14 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
14 6 (7.23%) SIEM
14 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (7.23%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (7.23%) Cisco

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Project
1 2 (2.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.41%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.20%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Firewall
2 6 (7.23%) LAN
3 5 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.02%) WAN
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.61%) Internet
4 3 (3.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) ATM
5 1 (1.20%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
1 2 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Statistics
4 3 (3.61%) BYOD
5 2 (2.41%) CCTV
5 2 (2.41%) CESG
5 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.41%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.41%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.20%) DataPower
6 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) VMS
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Information Security
2 18 (21.69%) Project Management
3 17 (20.48%) Risk Management
4 15 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.66%) ITIL
7 12 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.05%) Security Management
9 9 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (9.64%) Change Management
11 7 (8.43%) IT Governance
11 7 (8.43%) OWASP
12 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
12 6 (7.23%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (7.23%) SIEM
13 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.02%) Information Assurance
13 5 (6.02%) Process Improvement
13 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.61%) VB
2 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) CISSP
2 7 (8.43%) CISM
2 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) CISA
5 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.61%) APMP
6 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.41%) CGEIT
7 2 (2.41%) CRISC
8 1 (1.20%) Degree
8 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.41%) COBIT
4 2 (2.41%) COSO
4 2 (2.41%) ISO27002
4 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Nexpose
1 3 (3.61%) Proventia
1 3 (3.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Cisco
2 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.61%) BMC
3 3 (3.61%) Citrix
3 3 (3.61%) F5
3 3 (3.61%) Intel Security
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Remedy
3 3 (3.61%) ScanSafe
4 2 (2.41%) Symantec
5 1 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Rally
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
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