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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 480 502 474
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 133 87 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 60 45
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£483 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £365 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £410 £410
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average 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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +18 126 £483 +7.22% 28
London +17 50 £466 -1.84% 8
South East +5 38 £500 +11.11% 8
South West +24 15 £420 +5.00% 1
City of London +3 14 £528 +20.57% 1
Berkshire +2 12 £500 +11.11% 3
North West -23 9 £428 +6.87% 3
Slough - 9 £500 -
Surrey +9 7 £500 +33.33% 1
East Sussex -12 7 £419 +67.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £460 - 2
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Lewes - 5 - - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £420 -
Scotland 0 4 £500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -23 4 - - 3
East of England - 4 £450 - 1
Staines - 4 - -
Cheshire -8 3 £500 +17.64% 1
East Midlands -11 3 £525 +81.03%
Merseyside -12 3 £350 -6.66%
Liverpool -12 3 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -18 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £430 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £455 -
Glasgow -2 2 - - 1
Manchester -4 2 £550 - 2
Reading -6 2 £450 -10.00% 1
Warrington -8 2 £500 -
West Midlands -9 2 £500 +21.95% 2

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 122 (43.88%) Information Security
2 74 (26.62%) CISSP
3 70 (25.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (24.10%) Finance
5 63 (22.66%) CISM
6 61 (21.94%) Project Management
7 55 (19.78%) Risk Management
8 48 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (16.55%) Management Information System
10 42 (15.11%) ITIL
11 39 (14.03%) Security Cleared
12 38 (13.67%) Security Management
13 36 (12.95%) Firewall
14 35 (12.59%) PRINCE2
15 34 (12.23%) Change Management
16 29 (10.43%) Cyber Security
17 26 (9.35%) Data Protection
18 25 (8.99%) PCI DSS
18 25 (8.99%) SC Cleared
18 25 (8.99%) SIEM
19 23 (8.27%) ISMS
20 22 (7.91%) Network Security
20 22 (7.91%) Information Assurance
20 22 (7.91%) Incident Management
21 21 (7.55%) Degree
22 20 (7.19%) Banking
22 20 (7.19%) Wireless
23 18 (6.47%) CISA
24 17 (6.12%) Cisco
24 17 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) Apache
3 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.95%) Firewall
2 22 (7.91%) Network Security
3 20 (7.19%) Wireless
4 14 (5.04%) LAN
4 14 (5.04%) WAN
5 13 (4.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.24%) Internet
6 9 (3.24%) VPN
7 8 (2.88%) DNS
8 7 (2.52%) DHCP
9 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.80%) SSL
10 3 (1.08%) Extranet
10 3 (1.08%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.08%) Intranet
11 2 (0.72%) LDAP
11 2 (0.72%) OSPF
11 2 (0.72%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.72%) VLAN
11 2 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
General
1 67 (24.10%) Finance
2 20 (7.19%) Banking
3 13 (4.68%) Legal
4 8 (2.88%) Local Government
4 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.80%) Retail
7 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) International Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.44%) Web Services
2 3 (1.08%) JSP
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.36%) XML
3 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.36%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.55%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.40%) RMADS
3 14 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (3.24%) CESG
6 7 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.16%) NHS
8 5 (1.80%) Human Factors
9 4 (1.44%) PKI
10 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.08%) Economics
10 3 (1.08%) PMI
10 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.08%) FMCG
11 2 (0.72%) BYOD
11 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.36%) SecurID
12 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.68%) Windows
2 9 (3.24%) UNIX
3 5 (1.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (43.88%) Information Security
2 61 (21.94%) Project Management
3 55 (19.78%) Risk Management
4 48 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (15.11%) ITIL
6 38 (13.67%) Security Management
7 35 (12.59%) PRINCE2
8 34 (12.23%) Change Management
9 29 (10.43%) Cyber Security
10 26 (9.35%) Data Protection
11 25 (8.99%) SIEM
12 23 (8.27%) ISMS
13 22 (7.91%) Information Assurance
13 22 (7.91%) Incident Management
14 17 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (5.40%) Service Delivery
15 15 (5.40%) Programme Management
15 15 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (5.40%) Migration
16 14 (5.04%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.16%) C
2 4 (1.44%) SQL
3 1 (0.36%) VB
3 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (26.62%) CISSP
2 63 (22.66%) CISM
3 39 (14.03%) Security Cleared
4 25 (8.99%) SC Cleared
5 21 (7.55%) Degree
6 18 (6.47%) CISA
7 15 (5.40%) PMP
7 15 (5.40%) PMI Certification
8 10 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.60%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.52%) CRISC
9 7 (2.52%) CISMP
9 7 (2.52%) GIAC
10 5 (1.80%) CCSP
11 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.44%) CEH
11 4 (1.44%) APMP
12 3 (1.08%) GCIH
12 3 (1.08%) CCNP
12 3 (1.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (25.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (8.99%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.16%) COBIT
4 5 (1.80%) BS7799
5 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.08%) QA
6 2 (0.72%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.72%) EMIR
7 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.36%) COSO
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.52%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.36%) Snort
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (1.44%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.08%) Nessus
4 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Nmap
5 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (6.12%) Cisco
2 13 (4.68%) HP
3 12 (4.32%) SAP
4 9 (3.24%) Oracle
4 9 (3.24%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.88%) Juniper
5 8 (2.88%) Websense
5 8 (2.88%) F5
5 8 (2.88%) ArcSight
6 7 (2.52%) Aruba
6 7 (2.52%) LogRhythm
7 6 (2.16%) Cyber-Ark
7 6 (2.16%) Splunk
7 6 (2.16%) Blue Coat
7 6 (2.16%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.80%) IBM
8 5 (1.80%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.44%) Citrix
10 3 (1.08%) Nokia
10 3 (1.08%) Sophos
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