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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 470 468 491
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 164 142 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 87 70
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£500 £500 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £690 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £473 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +11.17%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 September 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 September 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 +12 156 £500 +1.62% 32
London +11 76 £523 +4.50% 11
East of England +31 32 £500 +6.66% 4
City of London +10 22 £520 +3.07%
South East -18 22 £450 -10.00% 3
Bedfordshire +20 14 £515 +9.86% 1
North West -35 12 £483 +7.22% 1
Essex +12 10 £500 -
South West -14 6 £423 +5.62% 5
Bedford - 6 £489 - 1
Chelmsford - 6 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £600 - 1
Kent +7 5 £425 -15.00%
Hertfordshire +7 5 £400 -40.74% 3
West Midlands +8 4 £460 -12.38% 5
Hampshire +1 4 £350 -39.13% 1
Scotland - 4 £580 - 2
Glasgow - 4 £580 - 2
Luton +11 3 £300 -36.00%
Cheshire -19 3 £490 +10.85%
Merseyside - 3 £419 -
Surrey - 3 £700 -
Wiltshire - 3 £375 - 1
Warrington - 3 £490 -
Swindon - 3 £375 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £419 -
Warwickshire +5 2 £420 - 1
Bristol -5 2 £525 +7.69%
Leeds -28 2 £505 +12.22%
West Yorkshire -28 2 £505 +12.22%

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 161 (53.67%) Information Security
2 96 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (28.00%) CISSP
4 78 (26.00%) Project Management
5 76 (25.33%) Finance
6 61 (20.33%) CISM
7 54 (18.00%) Firewall
8 53 (17.67%) Security Management
9 44 (14.67%) Risk Management
10 42 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (13.00%) PRINCE2
12 38 (12.67%) Cyber Security
13 34 (11.33%) Security Cleared
14 33 (11.00%) ITIL
14 33 (11.00%) Management Information System
15 31 (10.33%) Penetration Testing
16 30 (10.00%) ISMS
17 25 (8.33%) Data Protection
17 25 (8.33%) SIEM
17 25 (8.33%) Information Security Management
18 24 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
19 23 (7.67%) CESG
20 22 (7.33%) Banking
20 22 (7.33%) Cisco
21 21 (7.00%) Degree
22 20 (6.67%) Security Testing
22 20 (6.67%) Business Continuity
22 20 (6.67%) Windows
23 19 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (6.33%) Programme Management

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.33%) Apache
3 2 (0.67%) IIS
3 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) MoSes
2 2 (0.67%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.33%) PaaS
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.00%) Firewall
2 24 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (6.00%) Network Security
4 17 (5.67%) VPN
5 15 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.00%) Wireless
6 13 (4.33%) Internet
7 9 (3.00%) LAN
7 9 (3.00%) DNS
8 7 (2.33%) WAN
9 6 (2.00%) DHCP
10 5 (1.67%) LDAP
10 5 (1.67%) IPsec
10 5 (1.67%) DSL
11 4 (1.33%) Extranet
11 4 (1.33%) DDNS
11 4 (1.33%) Wireless Security
11 4 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Subversion
1 1 (0.33%) Build Forge
General
1 76 (25.33%) Finance
2 22 (7.33%) Banking
3 14 (4.67%) Legal
4 8 (2.67%) Retail
5 7 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.67%) Local Government
7 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.00%) .NET
2 5 (1.67%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) Middleware
3 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.67%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) Spring
4 1 (0.33%) Ajax
4 1 (0.33%) WCF
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.00%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.67%) CESG
3 19 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.67%) PKI
5 14 (4.67%) RMADS
6 9 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.67%) FMCG
8 5 (1.67%) PMI
8 5 (1.67%) NHS
9 4 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.67%) BYOD
10 2 (0.67%) Economics
10 2 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.67%) iSeries
10 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.33%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.67%) Windows
2 18 (6.00%) Linux
2 18 (6.00%) UNIX
3 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (53.67%) Information Security
2 78 (26.00%) Project Management
3 53 (17.67%) Security Management
4 44 (14.67%) Risk Management
5 42 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (13.00%) PRINCE2
7 38 (12.67%) Cyber Security
8 33 (11.00%) ITIL
9 31 (10.33%) Penetration Testing
10 30 (10.00%) ISMS
11 25 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 25 (8.33%) Information Security Management
11 25 (8.33%) SIEM
12 20 (6.67%) Business Continuity
12 20 (6.67%) Security Testing
13 19 (6.33%) Programme Management
14 16 (5.33%) Incident Management
14 16 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (5.33%) Security Architecture
14 16 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.00%) C
2 8 (2.67%) SQL
3 2 (0.67%) Java
4 1 (0.33%) Perl
4 1 (0.33%) VB
4 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (28.00%) CISSP
2 61 (20.33%) CISM
3 34 (11.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (7.00%) Degree
5 15 (5.00%) PMP
5 15 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 14 (4.67%) CISA
6 14 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.67%) ISACA
9 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.33%) CCSA
10 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.00%) CCNA
10 6 (2.00%) MCSE
10 6 (2.00%) CCSP
10 6 (2.00%) CCSE
11 5 (1.67%) CCNP
11 5 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.33%) COBIT
3 4 (1.33%) SLA
3 4 (1.33%) BS7799
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.67%) EMIR
4 2 (0.67%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.00%) Snort
3 6 (2.00%) Squid
4 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) Nessus
2 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (7.33%) Cisco
2 10 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (3.33%) Splunk
3 9 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.67%) Oracle
5 7 (2.33%) SAP
5 7 (2.33%) McAfee
5 7 (2.33%) ArcSight
5 7 (2.33%) Nokia
6 6 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (2.00%) Citrix
7 5 (1.67%) Websense
7 5 (1.67%) HP
8 3 (1.00%) Juniper
8 3 (1.00%) Symantec
8 3 (1.00%) LogLogic
8 3 (1.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.00%) F5
8 3 (1.00%) FireEye
8 3 (1.00%) Blue Coat
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Swindon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 25 days ago