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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 348 453 472
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 343 175 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 107 103
Median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +106 320 £500 +5.26% 53
London +29 115 £525 +10.52% 23
South East +2 58 £500 - 9
North West +20 43 £500 +16.95% 4
East of England +30 31 £425 -5.55% 1
Manchester +5 23 £475 -13.63%
East Midlands +27 19 £565 +7.61% 4
Berkshire -2 19 £500 - 4
Hertfordshire +21 18 £400 -20.00%
City of London +28 17 £525 +10.52% 3
Yorkshire +21 17 £475 -9.52% 3
West Midlands +3 16 £470 +4.44% 5
Surrey +2 16 £520 +4.00% 3
Leeds +14 15 £488 - 2
West Yorkshire +12 15 £488 - 2
Scotland -5 15 £510 +2.00%
South West -9 14 £545 +21.11% 4
Nottinghamshire - 13 £565 - 1
Nottingham - 13 £565 - 1
Edinburgh +6 11 £510 +2.00%
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £438 +51.03%
Cambridge +6 9 £438 +18.37%
Birmingham +9 7 £525 +16.66% 2
Cheshire -8 7 £425 -15.00% 2
Bromley - 7 £550 - 1
Reading -1 6 £500 -4.76% 1
Wiltshire -2 6 £545 +29.76% 1
South Wales - 6 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £429 -
Wales - 6 £500 - 1

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 264 (48.71%) Information Security
2 162 (29.89%) Project Management
3 138 (25.46%) Finance
4 122 (22.51%) PRINCE2
5 120 (22.14%) CISSP
6 116 (21.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 87 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 87 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
8 74 (13.65%) CISM
9 72 (13.28%) Firewall
10 71 (13.10%) Risk Management
11 69 (12.73%) Security Cleared
12 66 (12.18%) Security Operations
13 59 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (9.23%) SC Cleared
14 50 (9.23%) Security Management
15 49 (9.04%) ITIL
16 48 (8.86%) Management Information System
17 47 (8.67%) Degree
18 46 (8.49%) Banking
18 46 (8.49%) PMI Certification
19 42 (7.75%) Data Centre
20 41 (7.56%) PCI DSS
21 40 (7.38%) SIEM
22 39 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
23 38 (7.01%) Change Management
24 37 (6.83%) Information Security Management
24 37 (6.83%) Data Protection
24 37 (6.83%) Security Operations Centre
25 36 (6.64%) Network Security

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 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.92%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.14%) MS Project
4 9 (1.66%) MS Office
5 2 (0.37%) Windchill
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.37%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.28%) Firewall
2 36 (6.64%) Network Security
3 20 (3.69%) Internet
3 20 (3.69%) WAN
4 12 (2.21%) LAN
5 10 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (1.48%) VoIP
8 7 (1.29%) SSL
8 7 (1.29%) VPN
8 7 (1.29%) Wireless
9 3 (0.55%) BGP
9 3 (0.55%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.55%) MPLS
9 3 (0.55%) OSPF
10 2 (0.37%) HTTP
10 2 (0.37%) Intranet
10 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.92%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.37%) Big Data
3 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.18%) DB2
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) JIRA
2 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 138 (25.46%) Finance
2 46 (8.49%) Banking
3 20 (3.69%) Legal
4 14 (2.58%) Retail
5 13 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.29%) Law
7 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.74%) French Language
9 4 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.55%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Marketing
11 2 (0.37%) Military
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.74%) Middleware
1 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
1 4 (0.74%) XML
2 3 (0.55%) Web Services
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 42 (7.75%) Data Centre
3 37 (6.83%) Security Operations Centre
4 32 (5.90%) PKI
5 30 (5.54%) Cryptography
5 30 (5.54%) PMI
6 28 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.87%) CESG
8 10 (1.85%) FMCG
9 9 (1.66%) BYOD
9 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.74%) CCTV
12 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.74%) iPad
12 4 (0.74%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.03%) Unix
2 9 (1.66%) Windows
3 2 (0.37%) Solaris
3 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
4 1 (0.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (48.71%) Information Security
2 162 (29.89%) Project Management
3 122 (22.51%) PRINCE2
4 87 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (13.10%) Risk Management
6 66 (12.18%) Security Operations
7 59 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (9.23%) Security Management
9 49 (9.04%) ITIL
10 40 (7.38%) SIEM
11 39 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
12 38 (7.01%) Change Management
13 37 (6.83%) Data Protection
13 37 (6.83%) Information Security Management
14 36 (6.64%) Project Planning
15 31 (5.72%) Incident Management
16 30 (5.54%) Information Assurance
17 28 (5.17%) ISMS
18 26 (4.80%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.58%) Java
2 5 (0.92%) Python
3 4 (0.74%) C
3 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.74%) PHP
3 4 (0.74%) Ruby
4 2 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 120 (22.14%) CISSP
2 74 (13.65%) CISM
3 69 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 50 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 47 (8.67%) Degree
6 46 (8.49%) PMI Certification
7 34 (6.27%) CISA
8 28 (5.17%) CISMP
9 21 (3.87%) PMP
9 21 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (3.69%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.32%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (2.21%) CLAS
13 10 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (1.48%) APMP
16 7 (1.29%) CCENT
17 6 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
18 5 (0.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (21.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (7.56%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 17 (3.14%) COBIT
5 12 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.66%) QA
7 5 (0.92%) COSO
7 5 (0.92%) RMADS
8 4 (0.74%) BS25999
8 4 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.74%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.55%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.37%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.37%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.37%) SLA
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.18%) RACF
3 1 (0.18%) Snort
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.03%) QRadar
2 8 (1.48%) SmoothWall
3 4 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.74%) Nagios
3 4 (0.74%) Nessus
3 4 (0.74%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) SCCM
4 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Nmap
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.18%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 35 (6.46%) Cisco
2 16 (2.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.58%) ArcSight
3 14 (2.58%) CheckPoint
3 14 (2.58%) Splunk
4 9 (1.66%) Clearswift
5 8 (1.48%) Citrix
5 8 (1.48%) Kaspersky
5 8 (1.48%) Oracle
5 8 (1.48%) SAP
6 7 (1.29%) HP
7 6 (1.11%) VMware
8 4 (0.74%) IBM
8 4 (0.74%) NetApp
9 3 (0.55%) Juniper
9 3 (0.55%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.37%) F5
10 2 (0.37%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.37%) NCR
10 2 (0.37%) Qualys
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