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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 443 428 466
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 187 220 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 141 121
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £45.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.65 -
% change year-on-year
-9.63% -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Security Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 -8 178 £500 +11.11% 73
London -6 73 £513 +2.50% 34
West Midlands +12 31 £500 +21.21% 6
South East +4 17 £484 +15.58% 6
Yorkshire +26 16 £700 +36.58% 6
West Yorkshire +36 15 £700 +25.84% 6
North West -20 14 £450 +17.80% 12
Leeds +28 12 £700 +25.84% 4
Birmingham - 12 £550 - 2
Coventry - 11 £495 - 2
Tyne and Wear -29 10 £400 -18.36%
North East -30 10 £400 -17.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 10 £400 -18.36%
South West +18 7 £588 +23.68% 7
Lancashire - 7 £450 -
Warwickshire +2 6 £450 +9.09% 1
City of London -2 6 £575 +9.52% 10
Wales - 6 £450 - 1
East Midlands -10 5 £450 -2.70%
South Wales - 5 £450 - 1
Nottingham 0 4 £450 -2.70%
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £450 -2.70%
East of England -5 4 £500 +5.26% 1
Middlesex - 4 £484 -
Cardiff - 4 £450 - 1
Surrey +16 3 £463 -7.50%
Berkshire +3 3 £513 +13.88% 4
Merseyside +1 3 - - 4
Warwick - 3 £425 - 1
Fleetwood - 3 £450 -

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 228 (49.35%) Information Security
2 150 (32.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 147 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 110 (23.81%) Finance
5 100 (21.65%) Project Management
6 91 (19.70%) CISSP
7 85 (18.40%) Risk Management
8 78 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (15.80%) PRINCE2
10 71 (15.37%) CISM
11 61 (13.20%) Security Cleared
12 58 (12.55%) Security Management
13 50 (10.82%) Management Information System
13 50 (10.82%) ITIL
14 48 (10.39%) Firewall
14 48 (10.39%) PCI DSS
15 43 (9.31%) SIEM
16 42 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
17 41 (8.87%) SC Cleared
18 40 (8.66%) ISMS
18 40 (8.66%) Incident Management
19 38 (8.23%) Security Operations
20 37 (8.01%) Data Centre
20 37 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (7.58%) Business Continuity
22 34 (7.36%) Risk Assessment
23 33 (7.14%) Banking
24 31 (6.71%) Service Delivery
24 31 (6.71%) Cisco
25 30 (6.49%) Information Security Management

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 6 (1.30%) Liferay
2 2 (0.43%) IIS
2 2 (0.43%) SAS
3 1 (0.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.38%) MS Project
2 8 (1.73%) MS Office
3 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.39%) Firewall
2 25 (5.41%) Network Security
3 22 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (4.11%) WAN
5 14 (3.03%) LAN
6 12 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (2.38%) Internet
7 11 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.52%) Wireless
9 6 (1.30%) SSL
10 5 (1.08%) VoIP
10 5 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.87%) VPN
11 4 (0.87%) Wireless Security
12 3 (0.65%) PABX
13 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (0.43%) DNS
13 2 (0.43%) MPLS
13 2 (0.43%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.43%) ActiveReports
1 2 (0.43%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.22%) JIRA
1 1 (0.22%) Redmine
General
1 110 (23.81%) Finance
2 33 (7.14%) Banking
3 23 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.90%) Legal
5 17 (3.68%) Retail
6 12 (2.60%) Law
7 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Electronics
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.87%) J2EE
1 4 (0.87%) Velocity
2 3 (0.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (0.65%) Spring
2 3 (0.65%) Struts
3 2 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.82%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.01%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (3.25%) CESG
6 12 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (1.95%) BYOD
8 8 (1.73%) NHS
8 8 (1.73%) PKI
9 7 (1.52%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.87%) PMI
11 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.65%) CMDB
12 3 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.65%) SCADA
13 2 (0.43%) CCTV
13 2 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.81%) Linux
1 13 (2.81%) Windows
2 8 (1.73%) Unix
3 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Solaris
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (49.35%) Information Security
2 147 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (21.65%) Project Management
4 85 (18.40%) Risk Management
5 78 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (15.80%) PRINCE2
7 58 (12.55%) Security Management
8 50 (10.82%) ITIL
9 43 (9.31%) SIEM
10 42 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 40 (8.66%) Incident Management
11 40 (8.66%) ISMS
12 38 (8.23%) Security Operations
13 37 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (7.58%) Business Continuity
15 34 (7.36%) Risk Assessment
16 31 (6.71%) Service Delivery
17 30 (6.49%) Information Security Management
18 27 (5.84%) Kalman Filter
19 25 (5.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (0.87%) C
2 1 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 91 (19.70%) CISSP
2 71 (15.37%) CISM
3 61 (13.20%) Security Cleared
4 41 (8.87%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.98%) Degree
6 20 (4.33%) APMP
7 19 (4.11%) PMP
8 18 (3.90%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.60%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (2.38%) CISA
10 11 (2.38%) CISMP
10 11 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.52%) CCNP
14 6 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (1.08%) CEH
16 4 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (32.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (10.39%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.33%) RMADS
4 15 (3.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (3.03%) ISO27002
5 14 (3.03%) QA
6 9 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.87%) COBIT
8 4 (0.87%) SLA
9 2 (0.43%) GPG13
9 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.22%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.38%) vSphere
3 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.22%) RACF
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (2.38%) Nessus
3 6 (1.30%) SmoothWall
4 2 (0.43%) QRadar
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (6.71%) Cisco
2 17 (3.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.46%) VMware
4 13 (2.81%) CheckPoint
5 11 (2.38%) AlienVault
5 11 (2.38%) IBM
6 10 (2.16%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (1.52%) Avaya
7 7 (1.52%) Clearswift
7 7 (1.52%) SAP
8 6 (1.30%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.08%) Qualys
10 4 (0.87%) F5
10 4 (0.87%) Splunk
11 3 (0.65%) HP
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle
11 3 (0.65%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.43%) Intel
12 2 (0.43%) Juniper
12 2 (0.43%) Symantec
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