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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 611 580 604
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 50 69 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 24
Median daily rate £500 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £409 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -19 50 £500 - 12
London +1 23 £540 +8.00% 6
City of London +49 8 £540 +3.84% 1
West Yorkshire +5 7 £450 -10.89% 1
Yorkshire +2 7 £450 -4.76% 1
North West -3 7 £400 -20.79% 2
South East +4 5 £450 +100.00% 1
South West -5 4 £488 +6.96%
Leeds +5 3 £450 -10.89% 1
Liverpool - 3 £400 -
Merseyside - 3 £400 -
East of England +4 2 £443 -15.71% 1
Manchester -1 2 £363 - 2
Cheshire -1 2 £425 -13.26%
Somerset - 2 £365 -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
Kent +12 1 £450 - 1
East Sussex +5 1 - -
Warrington 0 1 - -
Wiltshire -2 1 £488 +2.63%
Bedfordshire -3 1 £410 -21.90%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £410 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (40.50%) Information Security
2 44 (36.36%) Project Management
3 42 (34.71%) Finance
4 35 (28.93%) PRINCE2
5 34 (28.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (20.66%) CISSP
7 24 (19.83%) Firewall
7 24 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (16.53%) Security Operations
9 19 (15.70%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
10 17 (14.05%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (14.05%) CISM
11 14 (11.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (11.57%) PMI Certification
11 14 (11.57%) Banking
12 13 (10.74%) PCI DSS
13 12 (9.92%) Degree
13 12 (9.92%) Security Management
13 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
13 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
13 12 (9.92%) Data Loss Prevention
14 11 (9.09%) ITIL
14 11 (9.09%) CISA
14 11 (9.09%) Cryptography
14 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.26%) Data Centre

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 (4.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.96%) MS Project
4 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) Firewall
2 6 (4.96%) Network Security
3 4 (3.31%) LAN
3 4 (3.31%) WAN
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.65%) Intranet
4 2 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) ATM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.83%) IPv6
5 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Law
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) PMI
3 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.13%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.65%) CCTV
7 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) BYOD
8 1 (0.83%) CESG
8 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) Information Security
2 44 (36.36%) Project Management
3 35 (28.93%) PRINCE2
4 24 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (16.53%) Security Operations
6 19 (15.70%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (14.05%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
8 12 (9.92%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (9.92%) Security Management
9 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.09%) ITIL
9 11 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (8.26%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.61%) Change Management
11 8 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.61%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (5.79%) Information Security Management
12 7 (5.79%) ISMS
13 6 (4.96%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) CISSP
2 17 (14.05%) CISM
3 14 (11.57%) PMI Certification
4 12 (9.92%) Degree
5 11 (9.09%) CISA
6 7 (5.79%) PMP
6 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.65%) APMP
9 2 (1.65%) CCNA
9 2 (1.65%) CISMP
9 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.83%) HNC
10 1 (0.83%) ISACA
10 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (10.74%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.13%) COBIT
5 4 (3.31%) COSO
5 4 (3.31%) ISO27005
6 3 (2.48%) QA
7 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) RACF
2 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) QRadar
1 2 (1.65%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.83%) Nessus
2 1 (0.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (4.13%) Cisco
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.65%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Citrix
4 1 (0.83%) Clearswift
4 1 (0.83%) Kaspersky
4 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.83%) NetApp
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.83%) Tripwire
4 1 (0.83%) VMware
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