The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 406 446 430
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 252 228 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 159 146
Median daily rate £484 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +46 247 £484 +1.89% 40
London +27 129 £500 - 23
South East +23 32 £475 +11.76% 3
City of London +11 22 £540 +4.60% 6
South West +26 18 £513 +9.04% 3
East of England +2 15 £424 -16.08% 1
Yorkshire +19 13 £438 -6.91% 1
North East -16 13 £400 -18.36% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 13 £400 -20.79% 1
Tyne and Wear -17 13 £400 -20.79% 1
West Yorkshire +17 12 £450 -10.89%
North West +3 10 £400 -15.34% 4
East Midlands -2 8 £565 +50.66% 1
Manchester -8 8 £375 -16.66% 2
Bedfordshire -12 8 £410 -20.38%
West Midlands -17 8 £600 +39.13% 3
Wiltshire +16 7 £500 +18.34%
Berkshire +13 7 £450 +100.00% 1
Leeds +8 7 £450 -10.89%
Surrey +17 6 £588 +32.02% 1
Swindon +12 6 £513 +21.30%
Bristol +5 6 - - 2
Croydon - 6 £495 -
Middlesex +4 5 £473 -
Birmingham -3 5 £600 +26.31% 2
Nottingham - 5 £580 - 1
Feltham - 5 £491 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £580 - 1
East Sussex +7 4 - -
Gloucestershire +7 4 - - 1

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 255 (45.54%) Information Security
2 157 (28.04%) Project Management
2 157 (28.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 138 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
4 134 (23.93%) Finance
4 134 (23.93%) PRINCE2
5 120 (21.43%) CISSP
6 91 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (13.04%) CISM
7 73 (13.04%) Firewall
8 72 (12.86%) Security Cleared
9 69 (12.32%) Risk Management
10 66 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (10.71%) Security Management
11 60 (10.71%) ITIL
12 58 (10.36%) PCI DSS
13 57 (10.18%) SIEM
14 50 (8.93%) Security Operations
15 48 (8.57%) SC Cleared
16 46 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
16 46 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
17 44 (7.86%) Data Protection
17 44 (7.86%) Cisco
18 42 (7.50%) Management Information System
18 42 (7.50%) Network Security
18 42 (7.50%) Data Centre
19 41 (7.32%) Degree
19 41 (7.32%) Project Planning
20 36 (6.43%) Banking
20 36 (6.43%) PMI Certification

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 4 (0.71%) MS Project Server
2 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.36%) IIS
3 2 (0.36%) Liferay
3 2 (0.36%) SAS
4 1 (0.18%) Apache
4 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (3.57%) MS Project
2 10 (1.79%) MS Office
3 8 (1.43%) MS Excel
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (13.04%) Firewall
2 42 (7.50%) Network Security
3 28 (5.00%) Internet
4 27 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (4.64%) WAN
6 16 (2.86%) LAN
7 13 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (2.32%) SSL
7 13 (2.32%) Wireless
8 11 (1.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.25%) VoIP
9 7 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.25%) Wireless Security
10 4 (0.71%) VPN
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.36%) MPLS
11 2 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.36%) ActiveReports
3 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.36%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 134 (23.93%) Finance
2 36 (6.43%) Banking
3 21 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.57%) Retail
5 14 (2.50%) Legal
6 7 (1.25%) Law
6 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.71%) Advertising
7 4 (0.71%) French Language
7 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.71%) Italian Language
7 4 (0.71%) Marketing
8 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.54%) Polish Language
8 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.71%) Regular Expression
1 4 (0.71%) XML
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) JMS
3 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 42 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 29 (5.18%) PKI
4 26 (4.64%) CESG
5 21 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.57%) PMI
7 18 (3.21%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.79%) FMCG
10 9 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.71%) NHS
13 3 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.54%) Physics
13 3 (0.54%) SCADA
14 2 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.36%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.61%) Linux
2 6 (1.07%) Windows
3 4 (0.71%) Unix
4 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (45.54%) Information Security
2 157 (28.04%) Project Management
3 138 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
4 134 (23.93%) PRINCE2
5 91 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (12.32%) Risk Management
7 66 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (10.71%) ITIL
8 60 (10.71%) Security Management
9 57 (10.18%) SIEM
10 50 (8.93%) Security Operations
11 46 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
11 46 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 44 (7.86%) Data Protection
13 41 (7.32%) Project Planning
14 35 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
15 31 (5.54%) Service Delivery
16 30 (5.36%) Change Management
16 30 (5.36%) Information Security Management
17 26 (4.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.96%) Java
2 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (0.71%) PHP
2 4 (0.71%) Python
2 4 (0.71%) Ruby
3 3 (0.54%) C
4 2 (0.36%) ABAP
5 1 (0.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (21.43%) CISSP
2 73 (13.04%) CISM
3 72 (12.86%) Security Cleared
4 48 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 41 (7.32%) Degree
6 36 (6.43%) PMI Certification
7 34 (6.07%) CISMP
8 27 (4.82%) APMP
9 23 (4.11%) CISA
10 22 (3.93%) CESG Certified Professional
10 22 (3.93%) PMP
10 22 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (3.04%) DV Cleared
12 16 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (1.96%) CCNP
15 10 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (1.79%) CLAS
16 8 (1.43%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (28.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (10.36%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.75%) QA
4 15 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (1.96%) RMADS
7 10 (1.79%) COBIT
7 10 (1.79%) ISO27002
8 5 (0.89%) SLA
9 4 (0.71%) COSO
9 4 (0.71%) ISO27005
10 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.36%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.18%) BS25999
12 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.43%) vSphere
3 6 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.18%) RACF
6 1 (0.18%) Snort
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.50%) SmoothWall
2 9 (1.61%) Nessus
2 9 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.89%) QRadar
4 4 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.71%) Nagios
4 4 (0.71%) Puppet
4 4 (0.71%) SCCM
5 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.36%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.18%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (7.86%) Cisco
2 19 (3.39%) CheckPoint
2 19 (3.39%) VMware
3 16 (2.86%) Clearswift
4 15 (2.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.61%) IBM
5 9 (1.61%) Kaspersky
6 8 (1.43%) AlienVault
7 7 (1.25%) Splunk
8 6 (1.07%) HP
8 6 (1.07%) SAP
9 5 (0.89%) Avaya
9 5 (0.89%) Intel Security
9 5 (0.89%) Qualys
10 3 (0.54%) ArcSight
10 3 (0.54%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.54%) F5
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle
10 3 (0.54%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.36%) Sybase
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