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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 473 499 478
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 129 105 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 52
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£455 £475 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
- +8.23%
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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
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 £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +16 114 £450 -5.26% 40
London -5 56 £488 +1.98% 20
South East +11 33 £500 +1.52% 9
City of London +26 23 £521 +9.73% 3
Berkshire -4 12 £500 - 2
Slough - 9 £500 - 1
North West -19 8 £500 +33.33% 1
East of England - 8 £431 -
South West +11 7 £450 +12.50% 4
Surrey +9 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Scotland -7 6 £450 +36.36%
Wales -6 5 - -
Manchester -10 5 £383 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh -1 3 £625 +89.39%
Cheshire -2 3 £500 -
West Midlands -8 3 £425 -29.16% 1
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Staines - 3 - -
Milton Keynes -5 2 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £450 - 1
Reading -11 2 £450 -10.00%
Warrington -13 2 £500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 - 1
Bournemouth - - - -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 125 (48.08%) Information Security
2 70 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (25.77%) CISSP
4 61 (23.46%) Finance
5 57 (21.92%) Risk Management
6 48 (18.46%) Management Information System
6 48 (18.46%) Project Management
6 48 (18.46%) CISM
7 47 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (17.69%) ITIL
9 44 (16.92%) Security Management
9 44 (16.92%) Security Cleared
10 39 (15.00%) PRINCE2
11 35 (13.46%) Firewall
12 32 (12.31%) Change Management
12 32 (12.31%) SC Cleared
13 27 (10.38%) ISMS
14 26 (10.00%) Information Assurance
14 26 (10.00%) PCI DSS
15 24 (9.23%) Data Protection
16 23 (8.85%) Degree
16 23 (8.85%) Cyber Security
17 20 (7.69%) Banking
17 20 (7.69%) Cisco
18 19 (7.31%) Wireless
18 19 (7.31%) Information Security Management
18 19 (7.31%) SIEM
19 18 (6.92%) Network Security
20 17 (6.54%) Incident Management
20 17 (6.54%) Service Delivery

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.46%) Firewall
2 19 (7.31%) Wireless
3 18 (6.92%) Network Security
4 14 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (5.38%) LAN
5 13 (5.00%) WAN
6 9 (3.46%) VPN
7 8 (3.08%) DNS
8 7 (2.69%) DHCP
8 7 (2.69%) Internet
9 5 (1.92%) SSL
10 3 (1.15%) Wireless Security
11 2 (0.77%) OSPF
11 2 (0.77%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.77%) VLAN
11 2 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.77%) SAN
11 2 (0.77%) DMZ
11 2 (0.77%) LDAP
12 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
General
1 61 (23.46%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Legal
4 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.31%) Local Government
6 5 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Law
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.77%) German Language
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) International Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.15%) JSP
2 2 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.38%) RMADS
3 9 (3.46%) CESG
4 7 (2.69%) NHS
4 7 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.92%) Human Factors
6 5 (1.92%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.54%) BYOD
8 3 (1.15%) PKI
8 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.77%) PMI
9 2 (0.77%) Economics
9 2 (0.77%) FMCG
9 2 (0.77%) iSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.00%) Windows
2 6 (2.31%) UNIX
3 2 (0.77%) AIX
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (48.08%) Information Security
2 57 (21.92%) Risk Management
3 48 (18.46%) Project Management
4 47 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (17.69%) ITIL
6 44 (16.92%) Security Management
7 39 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 32 (12.31%) Change Management
9 27 (10.38%) ISMS
10 26 (10.00%) Information Assurance
11 24 (9.23%) Data Protection
12 23 (8.85%) Cyber Security
13 19 (7.31%) SIEM
13 19 (7.31%) Information Security Management
14 17 (6.54%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.54%) Incident Management
15 15 (5.77%) Programme Management
16 14 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (5.00%) Problem Management
17 13 (5.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.92%) SQL
2 4 (1.54%) C
3 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (25.77%) CISSP
2 48 (18.46%) CISM
3 44 (16.92%) Security Cleared
4 32 (12.31%) SC Cleared
5 23 (8.85%) Degree
6 17 (6.54%) CISA
7 14 (5.38%) PMP
7 14 (5.38%) PMI Certification
8 9 (3.46%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.08%) GIAC
10 7 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (2.31%) CISMP
11 6 (2.31%) CRISC
12 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.54%) APMP
14 3 (1.15%) CCNA
15 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.77%) CCNP
15 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.77%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.54%) COBIT
5 3 (1.15%) BS7799
6 2 (0.77%) QA
6 2 (0.77%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.38%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) ISA Server
1 7 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Firmware
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.15%) SCCM
4 2 (0.77%) SCOM
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.77%) Nessus
5 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (7.69%) Cisco
2 11 (4.23%) HP
3 10 (3.85%) Juniper
3 10 (3.85%) F5
4 9 (3.46%) Websense
4 9 (3.46%) CheckPoint
5 8 (3.08%) McAfee
5 8 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.69%) Blue Coat
6 7 (2.69%) Aruba
7 6 (2.31%) ArcSight
7 6 (2.31%) Oracle
8 5 (1.92%) SAP
8 5 (1.92%) IBM
8 5 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (1.92%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.54%) Nokia
9 4 (1.54%) TippingPoint
9 4 (1.54%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.15%) Sophos
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