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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK
Rank 430 432 438
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 162 205 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 126 121
Median daily rate £491 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.25

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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -2 146 £500 +5.26% 42
London -23 57 £488 +2.63% 23
North West +26 26 £575 +27.77% 1
Manchester +14 22 £575 +27.77%
Scotland +27 14 £438 -2.77% 2
East of England +6 14 £450 - 1
Edinburgh +30 13 £438 - 2
South East -10 12 £438 -11.61% 6
West Midlands +10 10 £445 -6.31% 6
Hertfordshire +4 10 £550 +22.22% 1
City of London -7 9 £513 +14.84% 5
Yorkshire +14 8 £500 -6.93%
West Yorkshire +13 8 £500 +14.28%
East Midlands +11 6 £525 +2.43% 1
North East - 6 £500 -
Hampshire +13 5 £390 -18.75%
Leeds +1 4 £500 -
South West -8 4 £570 +34.11% 4
Leicestershire - 4 £488 -
Salford - 4 £670 -
Leicester - 4 £488 -
Cheshire +27 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Midlands +5 3 £500 -
Wiltshire +4 3 £570 +31.79%
Birmingham -3 3 £403 -17.85% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £470 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £500 -
Corsham - 3 £570 -

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 186 (52.54%) Information Security
2 132 (37.29%) Cybersecurity
3 96 (27.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 85 (24.01%) Finance
5 84 (23.73%) Risk Management
6 80 (22.60%) CISSP
7 76 (21.47%) Project Management
8 63 (17.80%) CISM
9 54 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (14.69%) Management Information System
11 44 (12.43%) Security Operations
12 43 (12.15%) Security Management
12 43 (12.15%) ITIL
13 37 (10.45%) Security Cleared
13 37 (10.45%) PRINCE2
14 36 (10.17%) ISMS
15 35 (9.89%) Incident Management
16 33 (9.32%) PCI DSS
17 30 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
18 28 (7.91%) Business Continuity
19 27 (7.63%) Firewall
19 27 (7.63%) SC Cleared
19 27 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
19 27 (7.63%) SIEM
20 26 (7.34%) Data Protection
20 26 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (7.06%) Degree
21 25 (7.06%) Information Security Management
22 23 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
22 23 (6.50%) Banking

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 (1.41%) Liferay
1 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) IIS
2 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Project
3 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) SAP GRC
1 4 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.63%) Firewall
2 22 (6.21%) Network Security
3 11 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.41%) LAN
5 5 (1.41%) WAN
6 4 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.85%) PABX
8 2 (0.56%) DNS
8 2 (0.56%) Internet
8 2 (0.56%) Skype
8 2 (0.56%) VPN
8 2 (0.56%) Wireless
9 1 (0.28%) NAS
9 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.28%) PBX
9 1 (0.28%) SAN
9 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.28%) Big Data
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.56%) Selenium
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Redmine
General
1 85 (24.01%) Finance
2 23 (6.50%) Banking
3 19 (5.37%) Retail
4 17 (4.80%) Legal
5 14 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.11%) Law
7 5 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.85%) Electronics
9 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.69%) J2EE
2 5 (1.41%) Velocity
3 4 (1.13%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.13%) Spring
3 4 (1.13%) Struts
4 2 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.69%) Management Information System
2 30 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.11%) BYOD
6 11 (3.11%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (1.98%) CESG
8 6 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (1.69%) NHS
8 6 (1.69%) PMI
9 4 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.85%) CMDB
10 3 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.85%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.67%) Windows
2 8 (2.26%) Unix
3 5 (1.41%) Linux
4 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (52.54%) Information Security
2 132 (37.29%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (23.73%) Risk Management
4 76 (21.47%) Project Management
5 54 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (12.43%) Security Operations
7 43 (12.15%) ITIL
7 43 (12.15%) Security Management
8 37 (10.45%) PRINCE2
9 36 (10.17%) ISMS
10 35 (9.89%) Incident Management
11 28 (7.91%) Business Continuity
12 27 (7.63%) SIEM
12 27 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 26 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (7.34%) Data Protection
14 25 (7.06%) Information Security Management
15 23 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
16 22 (6.21%) Service Management
17 21 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (22.60%) CISSP
2 63 (17.80%) CISM
3 37 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 27 (7.63%) SC Cleared
5 25 (7.06%) Degree
6 16 (4.52%) PMI Certification
7 15 (4.24%) CISA
8 10 (2.82%) PMP
9 8 (2.26%) CEH
10 6 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.41%) CISMP
11 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.13%) APMP
12 4 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.13%) IISP
13 3 (0.85%) CRISC
14 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (27.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (9.32%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.39%) RMADS
4 9 (2.54%) PMO
5 8 (2.26%) COBIT
5 8 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (2.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.69%) GDPR
6 6 (1.69%) QA
7 5 (1.41%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.41%) SLA
8 3 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.56%) GPG13
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.28%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) Nessus
1 5 (1.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.85%) SCCM
3 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.24%) Cisco
3 11 (3.11%) IBM
4 10 (2.82%) CyberArk
4 10 (2.82%) SAP
5 7 (1.98%) VMware
6 5 (1.41%) AlienVault
6 5 (1.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.41%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.13%) Intel
7 4 (1.13%) Juniper
8 3 (0.85%) Blue Coat
8 3 (0.85%) F5
8 3 (0.85%) Symantec
9 2 (0.56%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.56%) Avaya
9 2 (0.56%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.56%) Splunk
10 1 (0.28%) Lancope
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