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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 594 605 617
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 20 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.080% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.084% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £378 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 25 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 10 December 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 -8 18 £456 +7.35% 20
London -4 6 £500 +5.26% 8
South East +7 4 £463 +13.84% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £450 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Nottingham - 4 £450 -
West Midlands -15 2 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +23 1 £700 +16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +21 1 £700 +16.66% 2
Leeds +19 1 £700 +16.66% 2
Berkshire +8 1 £525 - 1
East of England +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
City of London -12 1 £575 +53.33% 3
Brentford - 1 £403 -
Feltham - 1 £498 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £463 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 - 1
Wales - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £325 - 2

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 24 (39.34%) Information Security
2 19 (31.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (26.23%) Finance
4 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (21.31%) Project Management
5 13 (21.31%) CISSP
6 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
8 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.11%) Banking
9 7 (11.48%) CISM
10 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
10 5 (8.20%) SIEM
10 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.20%) Firewall
10 5 (8.20%) Security Management
10 5 (8.20%) ITIL
10 5 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Network Security
11 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
11 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
11 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (6.56%) Cisco
11 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
11 4 (6.56%) Change Management
11 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.56%) Identity Access 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 (1.64%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) Network Security
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) VLAN
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) BYOD
4 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) SCADA
5 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Information Security
2 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (21.31%) Project Management
4 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL
7 5 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Security Management
7 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) SIEM
8 4 (6.56%) Change Management
8 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.56%) Security Operations
9 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) CISSP
2 7 (11.48%) CISM
3 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) CEH
4 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) APMP
5 2 (3.28%) CCNP
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) CISA
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) IISP
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) RMADS
4 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Nessus
2 1 (1.64%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Avaya
4 1 (1.64%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
4 1 (1.64%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) SAP