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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Manager
UK
Rank 566 583 577
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 29 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.070% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.074% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 24
Median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +5 25 £500 +3.09% 16
London +2 9 £575 +15.00% 6
North West +13 4 £575 +18.55% 3
Manchester +17 3 £575 - 3
South East +14 3 £525 +23.52% 3
East Midlands +7 3 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands - 3 £393 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £610 - 2
Scotland - 3 £610 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £444 -
North East - 2 £500 -
Nottingham - 2 £444 -
West Yorkshire +17 1 £700 +16.66%
Yorkshire +15 1 £700 +16.66%
Berkshire +5 1 £525 - 1
Leeds +3 1 £700 +16.66%
Northampton -14 1 £550 +37.50%
Northamptonshire -15 1 £550 +37.50%
Tamworth - 1 £393 -
Brentford - 1 £403 -
City of London - 1 £575 - 1
Kent - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Staffordshire - 1 £393 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £393 - 2
Wales - 1 £450 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 29 (49.15%) Information Security
2 21 (35.59%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (32.20%) Finance
4 18 (30.51%) Project Management
5 16 (27.12%) CISSP
6 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (20.34%) Banking
9 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
10 9 (15.25%) CISM
10 9 (15.25%) SIEM
11 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.17%) CISA
11 6 (10.17%) Firewall
11 6 (10.17%) ITIL
11 6 (10.17%) Network Security
12 5 (8.47%) Security Management
12 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
12 5 (8.47%) Security Operations
12 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
12 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
13 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
14 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
14 3 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
14 3 (5.08%) Programme Management

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 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Firewall
1 6 (10.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.39%) Skype
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) NAS
3 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) VoIP
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.39%) PMI
5 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.69%) BYOD
6 1 (1.69%) CESG
6 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Information Security
2 21 (35.59%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (30.51%) Project Management
4 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.25%) SIEM
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.47%) Security Management
8 5 (8.47%) Security Operations
8 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.08%) Change Management
10 3 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.08%) SAP Security
10 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) CISSP
2 9 (15.25%) CISM
3 6 (10.17%) CISA
4 3 (5.08%) CEH
5 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.39%) PMP
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) IISP
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.69%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.69%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
2 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.69%) Nessus
2 1 (1.69%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Cisco
1 3 (5.08%) SAP
1 3 (5.08%) VMware
2 2 (3.39%) Avaya
3 1 (1.69%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix
3 1 (1.69%) Clearswift
3 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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