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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 607 588 614
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 40 71 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.13% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 21
Median daily rate £469 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £423 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-16.50% -
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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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 -26 39 £469 -6.25% 12
London -23 18 £540 +6.66% 6
West Yorkshire +3 6 £450 -10.89% 2
Yorkshire -2 6 £450 -4.76% 3
City of London +23 5 £645 +24.93% 1
North West +7 4 £400 -20.79% 1
South West +11 3 £488 +6.96%
South East +7 3 £425 +88.88% 1
East of England +4 3 £410 -21.15% 1
Bedfordshire -5 3 £410 -21.90%
Luton - 3 £410 -
Manchester - 3 £400 - 1
Leeds 0 2 £450 -10.89%
North East - 2 - -
East Sussex +5 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £488 +2.63%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £365 -
Marlborough - 1 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 51 (44.35%) Information Security
2 42 (36.52%) Project Management
3 39 (33.91%) Finance
3 39 (33.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 28 (24.35%) CISSP
6 22 (19.13%) Firewall
7 19 (16.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (16.52%) Security Operations
8 18 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (15.65%) CISM
9 17 (14.78%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
11 15 (13.04%) PCI DSS
12 14 (12.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (11.30%) Security Management
13 13 (11.30%) PMI Certification
13 13 (11.30%) ITIL
14 12 (10.43%) Degree
15 11 (9.57%) Data Loss Prevention
15 11 (9.57%) Banking
15 11 (9.57%) CISA
16 10 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
17 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
17 9 (7.83%) Data Protection
17 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
17 9 (7.83%) PMI
17 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
17 9 (7.83%) Cryptography
17 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development

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 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.35%) MS Project
3 3 (2.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) Firewall
2 6 (5.22%) Network Security
3 5 (4.35%) WAN
4 4 (3.48%) LAN
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.74%) Internet
6 2 (1.74%) Intranet
6 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.74%) SSL
6 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.74%) VoIP
6 2 (1.74%) Wireless
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.87%) IPv6
7 1 (0.87%) VLAN
7 1 (0.87%) VPN
7 1 (0.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Law
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
4 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Cryptography
1 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
1 9 (7.83%) PMI
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.87%) BYOD
7 1 (0.87%) CESG
7 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.87%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Solaris
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Information Security
2 42 (36.52%) Project Management
3 35 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 19 (16.52%) Security Operations
4 19 (16.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (14.78%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.30%) ITIL
8 13 (11.30%) Security Management
9 11 (9.57%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.83%) Data Protection
11 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (6.96%) Change Management
12 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.09%) Information Security Management
13 7 (6.09%) ISMS
13 7 (6.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 28 (24.35%) CISSP
2 18 (15.65%) CISM
3 13 (11.30%) PMI Certification
4 12 (10.43%) Degree
5 11 (9.57%) CISA
6 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (6.09%) PMP
7 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.74%) APMP
11 2 (1.74%) CCNA
11 2 (1.74%) CCNP
11 2 (1.74%) CISMP
12 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 14 (12.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.35%) COBIT
5 4 (3.48%) COSO
5 4 (3.48%) ISO27005
5 4 (3.48%) QA
6 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.87%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) RACF
2 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) QRadar
1 2 (1.74%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.87%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.87%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) Cisco
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.74%) Clearswift
3 2 (1.74%) IBM
3 2 (1.74%) VMware
4 1 (0.87%) Avaya
4 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Kaspersky
4 1 (0.87%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.87%) NetApp
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.87%) Tripwire