The table below looks at the statistics for the Operational Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operational Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Security Manager
Rank 599 600 576
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Security Manager 20 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate £525 £425 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £587 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+38.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Operational Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operational Security Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Operational Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 20 £525 +23.52% 4
London - 7 £525 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £587 -
Sheffield - 5 £587 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £587 -
South East +5 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
City of London - 2 £443 -
Croydon - 1 £600 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £525 -
North West - 1 - -

Operational Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operational Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operational Security Manager in their job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Security Operations
2 14 (45.16%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security
3 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (32.26%) CISSP
5 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Splunk
6 8 (25.81%) ArcSight
6 8 (25.81%) QRadar
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (22.58%) SIEM
7 7 (22.58%) CISM
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) CESG
9 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
10 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
10 4 (12.90%) CISMP
10 4 (12.90%) Network Security
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall
10 4 (12.90%) Legal
10 4 (12.90%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (12.90%) Security Patching
10 4 (12.90%) Line Management
11 3 (9.68%) Security Management
11 3 (9.68%) Linux

Operational Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operational Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operational Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (19.35%) CESG
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Security Operations
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security
3 7 (22.58%) SIEM
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Line Management
6 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
6 4 (12.90%) Security Patching
7 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Threat Management
9 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.23%) Coaching
9 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) CISM
4 4 (12.90%) CISMP
5 2 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (6.45%) CISA
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) GCIA
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) COBIT
2 2 (6.45%) GPG13
2 2 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.23%) COSO
3 1 (3.23%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) ArcSight
1 8 (25.81%) Splunk
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
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