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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 582 599 602
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 60 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.064% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 18
Median daily rate £478 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £500 £456
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 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 25 June 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 +23 55 £475 -7.31% 19
London +22 21 £525 -2.32% 3
North West -1 12 £463 - 2
City of London +40 8 £525 -38.23% 1
East of England +15 7 £438 -12.40%
South East +9 7 £475 +18.75% 8
Cambridge - 6 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £438 -
Liverpool - 5 £400 -
Merseyside - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire +7 4 £500 - 2
Scotland -12 4 £625 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 2
Glasgow +4 3 £625 -
Manchester -8 3 £500 - 2
South West +3 2 £365 -16.38% 2
Cheshire -2 2 £425 -
Berkshire -5 2 £531 +136.11%
Worthing - 2 £469 -
Somerset - 2 £365 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £469 -
Kent - 2 £463 - 1
Reading -2 1 £600 +166.66%
Runcorn - 1 £425 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £438 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £600 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (41.53%) Information Security
2 41 (34.75%) Finance
3 40 (33.90%) Project Management
4 34 (28.81%) PRINCE2
5 33 (27.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (22.03%) CISSP
7 23 (19.49%) Risk Management
8 22 (18.64%) Firewall
8 22 (18.64%) Security Operations
9 19 (16.10%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (15.25%) CISM
11 15 (12.71%) PMI Certification
11 15 (12.71%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (12.71%) PCI DSS
12 13 (11.02%) CISA
13 12 (10.17%) Active Directory
13 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
13 12 (10.17%) Degree
14 11 (9.32%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (9.32%) ITIL
14 11 (9.32%) Security Management
14 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.32%) Banking
14 11 (9.32%) Cryptography
14 11 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
15 10 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (8.47%) PMI
15 10 (8.47%) Data Protection

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 (4.24%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.08%) MS Project
4 3 (2.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) Firewall
2 5 (4.24%) Network Security
3 4 (3.39%) LAN
3 4 (3.39%) WAN
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) Intranet
4 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.85%) ATM
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.85%) IPv6
5 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.85%) VoIP
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 41 (34.75%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Law
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
4 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.85%) French Language
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Cryptography
2 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.47%) PMI
3 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.24%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.69%) BYOD
8 2 (1.69%) CCTV
8 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.85%) CESG
9 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.85%) PKI
9 1 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.85%) SCADA
9 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) Information Security
2 40 (33.90%) Project Management
3 34 (28.81%) PRINCE2
4 23 (19.49%) Risk Management
5 22 (18.64%) Security Operations
6 19 (16.10%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.71%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.32%) ITIL
8 11 (9.32%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (9.32%) Security Management
9 10 (8.47%) Data Protection
10 8 (6.78%) Change Management
10 8 (6.78%) Information Security Management
10 8 (6.78%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.93%) ISMS
11 7 (5.93%) Matrix Management
11 7 (5.93%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) CISSP
2 18 (15.25%) CISM
3 15 (12.71%) PMI Certification
4 13 (11.02%) CISA
5 12 (10.17%) Degree
6 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.24%) PMP
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.69%) CCNA
11 2 (1.69%) CISMP
11 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.85%) CCNP
12 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.85%) HNC
12 1 (0.85%) ISSEP
12 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.71%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (5.08%) COBIT
5 5 (4.24%) COSO
6 4 (3.39%) ISO27005
7 2 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.69%) QA
8 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.85%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) QRadar
1 2 (1.69%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (3.39%) Cisco
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Citrix
3 1 (0.85%) Clearswift
3 1 (0.85%) Kaspersky
3 1 (0.85%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.85%) NetApp
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.85%) Tripwire
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