The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Operational Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Security Manager
Rank 640 640 599
Rank change year-on-year
0 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Security Manager 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.011% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £613 £530 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £497 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £614 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £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 1541 2015 2042
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 £10.85 £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 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Operational Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Operational Security Manager in the job title.

Operational Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operational Security Manager within the UK.

Operational Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 -18 3 £613 +15.56% 3
London -1 2 £613 +15.56% 1
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 2

Operational Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Operational 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 Operational Security Manager in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 12 (80.00%) Security Operations
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 7 (46.67%) CISSP
5 6 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (33.33%) CISM
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Line Management
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) CESG
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) Service Management
9 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
9 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (6.67%) Splunk

Operational 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (13.33%) CESG
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 12 (80.00%) Security Operations
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Line Management
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
7 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Security Management
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) GCIA
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) COSO
3 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
1 1 (6.67%) BT
1 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) Tripwire