The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 451 477 479
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 171 124 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 77 58
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £5.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £5.00

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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 +26 165 £500 +11.11% 23
London +19 73 £500 -1.96% 8
East of England +13 28 £500 +8.10% 3
South East -24 24 £430 -4.44% 1
City of London -10 20 £520 +1.96% 4
Bedfordshire +19 14 £520 +10.93% 2
North West -25 13 £475 +11.76% 8
South West -4 11 £388 -3.12%
Essex -2 9 £500 +66.66%
Yorkshire -27 6 £505 +38.35%
Chelmsford - 6 £500 -
West Yorkshire -26 5 £505 +38.35%
Bedford - 5 £515 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £525 -
Surrey -1 4 £700 -
East Midlands -5 4 £493 -16.24%
Hampshire -6 4 £350 -17.64%
Wiltshire - 4 £381 -
Liverpool - 4 £350 -
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Luton +9 3 - -
Bristol +1 3 £448 +11.87%
Hertfordshire -4 3 £400 -40.74%
Cheshire -11 3 £490 +15.29% 1
Leeds -24 3 £505 +38.35%
Warrington - 3 £490 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £430 -
Glasgow +3 2 - - 1
Scotland 0 2 - - 4

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title.

1 164 (53.95%) Information Security
2 91 (29.93%) CISSP
2 91 (29.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 80 (26.32%) Finance
4 76 (25.00%) Project Management
5 66 (21.71%) CISM
6 51 (16.78%) Security Management
7 46 (15.13%) Firewall
8 42 (13.82%) Risk Management
8 42 (13.82%) PRINCE2
9 41 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (13.16%) Cyber Security
11 39 (12.83%) ITIL
12 38 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 35 (11.51%) Security Cleared
14 31 (10.20%) ISMS
15 29 (9.54%) SIEM
16 26 (8.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
18 23 (7.57%) Degree
18 23 (7.57%) Data Protection
18 23 (7.57%) Information Security Management
19 22 (7.24%) Programme Management
19 22 (7.24%) Business Continuity
19 22 (7.24%) Windows
20 20 (6.58%) Cisco
20 20 (6.58%) Incident Management
21 18 (5.92%) Security Testing
21 18 (5.92%) Information Assurance
21 18 (5.92%) Analytical Skills

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.13%) Firewall
2 26 (8.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (5.26%) Wireless
4 15 (4.93%) VPN
5 14 (4.61%) Network Security
6 13 (4.28%) Internet
6 13 (4.28%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.96%) DNS
8 6 (1.97%) DHCP
8 6 (1.97%) Wireless Security
9 5 (1.64%) LAN
9 5 (1.64%) IPsec
9 5 (1.64%) DSL
10 4 (1.32%) DDNS
10 4 (1.32%) WAN
10 4 (1.32%) LDAP
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.99%) SSL
11 3 (0.99%) Intranet
11 3 (0.99%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) Big Data
General
1 80 (26.32%) Finance
2 17 (5.59%) Banking
3 11 (3.62%) Legal
4 6 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.64%) Local Government
6 4 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.97%) .NET
2 5 (1.64%) Web Services
3 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.66%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.59%) PKI
4 16 (5.26%) CESG
5 13 (4.28%) RMADS
6 8 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.97%) PMI
7 6 (1.97%) NHS
7 6 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.64%) FMCG
9 4 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.99%) Economics
11 2 (0.66%) iSeries
11 2 (0.66%) BYOD
11 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.33%) CMDB
12 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.24%) Windows
2 17 (5.59%) UNIX
3 16 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (53.95%) Information Security
2 76 (25.00%) Project Management
3 51 (16.78%) Security Management
4 42 (13.82%) Risk Management
4 42 (13.82%) PRINCE2
5 41 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (13.16%) Cyber Security
7 39 (12.83%) ITIL
8 31 (10.20%) ISMS
9 29 (9.54%) SIEM
10 24 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (7.57%) Data Protection
11 23 (7.57%) Information Security Management
12 22 (7.24%) Business Continuity
12 22 (7.24%) Programme Management
13 20 (6.58%) Incident Management
14 18 (5.92%) Information Assurance
14 18 (5.92%) Security Testing
15 17 (5.59%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.96%) C
1 9 (2.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (29.93%) CISSP
2 66 (21.71%) CISM
3 35 (11.51%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.57%) Degree
5 18 (5.92%) PMP
5 18 (5.92%) PMI Certification
6 17 (5.59%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.93%) CISA
8 14 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.29%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.63%) ISACA
11 7 (2.30%) CISMP
11 7 (2.30%) CCNA
11 7 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (2.30%) CCSA
12 6 (1.97%) ISEB
12 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.97%) MCSE
12 6 (1.97%) CCSP
12 6 (1.97%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (29.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.28%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.97%) COBIT
4 5 (1.64%) BS7799
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.66%) EMIR
5 2 (0.66%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.63%) Snort
3 6 (1.97%) Squid
4 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Nessus
2 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (6.58%) Cisco
2 10 (3.29%) Splunk
3 9 (2.96%) Oracle
3 9 (2.96%) SAP
3 9 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.96%) CheckPoint
4 8 (2.63%) ArcSight
5 7 (2.30%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (2.30%) Nokia
5 7 (2.30%) HP
6 6 (1.97%) Websense
7 5 (1.64%) McAfee
7 5 (1.64%) Citrix
8 4 (1.32%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.99%) FireEye
9 3 (0.99%) LogLogic
9 3 (0.99%) Tripwire
9 3 (0.99%) Sourcefire
9 3 (0.99%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) Juniper
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