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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 409 441 430
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 267 225 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 155 127
Median daily rate £495 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £458
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +2.73%
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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +33 259 £500 +2.56% 61
London +25 121 £525 +0.96% 29
South East +30 41 £525 +23.52% 14
City of London +26 23 £540 +3.34% 5
North West +16 17 £388 -18.42% 1
Yorkshire +9 17 £425 -10.05% 6
West Yorkshire +19 16 £438 -13.36% 4
East of England -7 15 £424 -15.25% 2
North East -13 15 £400 -3.03%
Tyne and Wear - 14 £400 -
South West +10 13 £513 +17.41% 7
Manchester -3 13 £375 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £400 -
West Midlands -26 12 £470 -1.05% 1
East Sussex +20 11 £350 -39.13% 3
Surrey +11 11 £550 -1.12% 2
Hove - 9 - -
Leeds +8 8 £450 -10.89% 2
Oxfordshire +3 8 £525 - 2
East Midlands -3 7 £580 +16.00% 1
Bedfordshire -5 7 £410 -20.38% 1
Staines - 7 £475 -
Bristol +2 6 £400 -23.80%
Birmingham -7 6 £470 -1.05% 1
Berkshire +5 5 £410 +82.22% 4
Wiltshire +2 5 £525 +19.65% 3
Nottingham -1 5 £580 +17.76%
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £580 +17.76%
Croydon - 5 £495 -
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £438 +65.09%

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 297 (48.37%) Information Security
2 180 (29.32%) Project Management
3 161 (26.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 155 (25.24%) Finance
5 151 (24.59%) PRINCE2
6 134 (21.82%) CISSP
7 127 (20.68%) Cybersecurity
8 101 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (14.98%) CISM
10 86 (14.01%) Firewall
11 83 (13.52%) Security Cleared
12 76 (12.38%) Risk Management
13 74 (12.05%) Security Management
14 68 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (10.42%) PCI DSS
15 64 (10.42%) Security Operations
16 62 (10.10%) ITIL
17 55 (8.96%) SIEM
18 53 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
19 52 (8.47%) SC Cleared
20 50 (8.14%) Vulnerability Management
21 49 (7.98%) Data Protection
22 48 (7.82%) Banking
23 47 (7.65%) Management Information System
23 47 (7.65%) Data Centre
24 46 (7.49%) Project Planning
24 46 (7.49%) Degree
25 45 (7.33%) Cisco
26 44 (7.17%) Information Security Management
27 43 (7.00%) 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 5 (0.81%) MS Project Server
1 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.16%) Apache
2 1 (0.16%) IIS
2 1 (0.16%) Liferay
2 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (3.26%) MS Project
2 19 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.95%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.16%) Primavera
2 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (14.01%) Firewall
2 43 (7.00%) Network Security
3 29 (4.72%) Internet
4 25 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (4.07%) WAN
5 15 (2.44%) LAN
6 13 (2.12%) SSL
6 13 (2.12%) Wireless
7 12 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.63%) VoIP
10 7 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.14%) Wireless Security
11 5 (0.81%) VPN
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.33%) MPLS
12 2 (0.33%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.33%) ActiveReports
3 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.33%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.16%) Big Data
4 1 (0.16%) DB2
4 1 (0.16%) MySQL
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 155 (25.24%) Finance
2 48 (7.82%) Banking
3 21 (3.42%) Retail
4 19 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.44%) Legal
6 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.47%) Law
8 6 (0.98%) Advertising
9 5 (0.81%) French Language
10 4 (0.65%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.65%) Marketing
11 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.65%) Middleware
1 4 (0.65%) Regular Expression
1 4 (0.65%) XML
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.16%) CSS
3 1 (0.16%) JMS
3 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.65%) Data Centre
1 47 (7.65%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.03%) PKI
3 33 (5.37%) Security Operations Centre
4 30 (4.89%) Cryptography
5 29 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.72%) PMI
6 27 (4.40%) CESG
7 17 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.79%) FMCG
9 9 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.49%) CCTV
11 3 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.49%) NHS
11 3 (0.49%) Physics
11 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.47%) Linux
2 8 (1.30%) Windows
3 6 (0.98%) Unix
4 2 (0.33%) Solaris
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (48.37%) Information Security
2 180 (29.32%) Project Management
3 151 (24.59%) PRINCE2
4 127 (20.68%) Cybersecurity
5 101 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (12.38%) Risk Management
7 74 (12.05%) Security Management
8 68 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (10.42%) Security Operations
10 62 (10.10%) ITIL
11 55 (8.96%) SIEM
12 53 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
13 50 (8.14%) Vulnerability Management
14 49 (7.98%) Data Protection
15 46 (7.49%) Project Planning
16 44 (7.17%) Information Security Management
17 37 (6.03%) Kalman Filter
18 36 (5.86%) ISMS
19 34 (5.54%) Change Management
20 28 (4.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.44%) Java
2 4 (0.65%) C
2 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
2 4 (0.65%) PHP
2 4 (0.65%) Python
2 4 (0.65%) Ruby
3 2 (0.33%) ABAP
4 1 (0.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (21.82%) CISSP
2 92 (14.98%) CISM
3 83 (13.52%) Security Cleared
4 52 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 46 (7.49%) Degree
6 42 (6.84%) PMI Certification
7 33 (5.37%) CISA
8 31 (5.05%) CISMP
9 27 (4.40%) APMP
10 25 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 22 (3.58%) CESG Certified Professional
12 20 (3.26%) DV Cleared
13 19 (3.09%) PMP
14 17 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 16 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.79%) CCNP
17 10 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
17 10 (1.63%) CLAS
18 8 (1.30%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (26.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (10.42%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.93%) QA
3 18 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (2.28%) COBIT
6 10 (1.63%) RMADS
7 9 (1.47%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.65%) COSO
8 4 (0.65%) ISO27005
8 4 (0.65%) SLA
9 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.33%) BS25999
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.33%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.16%) BS7799
11 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.98%) vSphere
4 5 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.33%) RACF
6 1 (0.16%) Snort
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.28%) SmoothWall
2 7 (1.14%) Nessus
2 7 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.81%) QRadar
4 4 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.65%) Nagios
4 4 (0.65%) Puppet
4 4 (0.65%) SCCM
5 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.33%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (7.33%) Cisco
2 19 (3.09%) CheckPoint
3 17 (2.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.77%) VMware
4 16 (2.61%) Clearswift
5 9 (1.47%) HP
5 9 (1.47%) Kaspersky
6 7 (1.14%) Oracle
6 7 (1.14%) SAP
6 7 (1.14%) Splunk
7 6 (0.98%) AlienVault
7 6 (0.98%) IBM
8 5 (0.81%) Avaya
8 5 (0.81%) Intel Security
8 5 (0.81%) Qualys
9 4 (0.65%) ArcSight
10 3 (0.49%) Citrix
10 3 (0.49%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.49%) F5
10 3 (0.49%) NetApp
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