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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Manager
UK
Rank 565 582 582
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 37 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.087% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.091% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 32
Median daily rate £500 £485 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £593 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £474 £406
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +16.61%
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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 22 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 February 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 +26 27 £500 +3.09% 11
London +15 12 £575 +15.00% 5
Edinburgh +26 9 £444 -
Scotland +22 9 £444 -
North West +18 7 £531 +13.63%
Manchester +14 6 £531 +18.05%
South East +18 3 £450 -7.69% 3
North East - 3 £500 - 1
City of London +10 2 £488 -
Northampton - 1 £550 -
Tamworth - 1 £393 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £393 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £525 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Staffordshire - 1 £393 -
Birmingham - 1 £393 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £450 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 27 (45.76%) Information Security
2 20 (33.90%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (33.90%) CISSP
3 19 (32.20%) Finance
4 17 (28.81%) Project Management
5 14 (23.73%) CISM
6 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (18.64%) Banking
7 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (18.64%) Risk Management
8 9 (15.25%) SIEM
9 8 (13.56%) Data Protection
9 8 (13.56%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 7 (11.86%) CISA
10 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
11 6 (10.17%) Firewall
11 6 (10.17%) COBIT
11 6 (10.17%) Security Management
11 6 (10.17%) Retail
12 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
12 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
13 4 (6.78%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.78%) Security Architecture
13 4 (6.78%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco

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
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Network Security
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) NAS
4 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Law
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) BYOD
6 1 (1.69%) CESG
6 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
6 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Information Security
2 20 (33.90%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (28.81%) Project Management
4 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.64%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.25%) SIEM
7 8 (13.56%) Data Protection
7 8 (13.56%) ITIL
8 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
8 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (10.17%) Security Management
10 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
10 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.78%) Data Security
11 4 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Security Architecture
12 3 (5.08%) IT Audit
12 3 (5.08%) SAP Security
12 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) CISSP
2 14 (23.73%) CISM
3 7 (11.86%) CISA
4 3 (5.08%) CEH
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CRISC
6 1 (1.69%) IISP
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.17%) COBIT
3 4 (6.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.39%) PMO
5 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.69%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.69%) Nessus
2 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) AlgoSec
4 1 (1.69%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.69%) Avaya
4 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
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