The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 474 477 494
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 119 91 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 53
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£450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.75
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 0 115 £450 -9.09% 28
London +25 56 £510 +2.00% 14
South East -16 20 £450 +7.14%
City of London +19 16 £518 -1.42% 7
Berkshire +8 15 £458 +0.54%
South West -28 11 £400 -28.88% 3
North West +7 10 £425 +7.73% 4
Newbury +5 7 £450 +5.88%
East of England -20 7 £456 -3.94% 1
Cheshire - 7 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £365 -
Yorkshire - 7 £365 - 1
East Midlands +1 4 £588 -
Derbyshire - 4 £588 -
Chesterfield - 4 £588 -
Manchester -2 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £463 - 1
Essex +2 2 £300 -
Hampshire -20 2 £425 +21.42%
East Sussex - 2 £250 -
Somerset - 2 £675 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 1 £675 +42.10%
Surrey -8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Chester - 1 - - 1
Taunton - 1 £700 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 120 (55.05%) Information Security
2 60 (27.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (26.15%) Finance
4 53 (24.31%) CISSP
5 41 (18.81%) Project Management
6 35 (16.06%) Security Management
7 34 (15.60%) Banking
8 33 (15.14%) Risk Management
9 32 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (13.76%) ITIL
11 27 (12.39%) PRINCE2
12 26 (11.93%) CISM
12 26 (11.93%) Security Cleared
13 24 (11.01%) Firewall
14 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
15 21 (9.63%) Windows
15 21 (9.63%) SC Cleared
15 21 (9.63%) Cyber Security
16 19 (8.72%) SIEM
17 18 (8.26%) Vulnerability Management
18 17 (7.80%) CESG
18 17 (7.80%) Security Architecture
19 16 (7.34%) Penetration Testing
19 16 (7.34%) Information Security Management
19 16 (7.34%) CISA
20 15 (6.88%) Business Continuity
20 15 (6.88%) UNIX
20 15 (6.88%) Data Protection
20 15 (6.88%) Project Planning
21 14 (6.42%) Degree

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (2.29%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) Drupal
2 1 (0.46%) Lync
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Project
2 11 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.75%) MS Office
3 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.01%) Firewall
2 11 (5.05%) Network Security
3 9 (4.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.83%) VPN
6 3 (1.38%) WAN
6 3 (1.38%) Wireless
6 3 (1.38%) Wireless Security
7 2 (0.92%) LAN
7 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.46%) SSL
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) DMZ
8 1 (0.46%) Intranet
8 1 (0.46%) Internet
8 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
1 2 (0.92%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) QADirector
General
1 57 (26.15%) Finance
2 34 (15.60%) Banking
3 13 (5.96%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.05%) Retail
5 9 (4.13%) Legal
6 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.83%) Advertising
8 3 (1.38%) Law
9 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.92%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) .NET
2 2 (0.92%) J2EE
2 2 (0.92%) Web Services
2 2 (0.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.80%) CESG
3 8 (3.67%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.29%) PMI
6 4 (1.83%) RMADS
7 3 (1.38%) NHS
7 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.38%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.92%) PKI
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.92%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) DataPower
9 1 (0.46%) Open Source
9 1 (0.46%) Kindle
9 1 (0.46%) CCTV
9 1 (0.46%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.63%) Windows
2 15 (6.88%) UNIX
3 14 (6.42%) Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.92%) Solaris
5 2 (0.92%) zOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (55.05%) Information Security
2 41 (18.81%) Project Management
3 35 (16.06%) Security Management
4 33 (15.14%) Risk Management
5 32 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (13.76%) ITIL
7 27 (12.39%) PRINCE2
8 21 (9.63%) Cyber Security
9 19 (8.72%) SIEM
10 18 (8.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (7.80%) Security Architecture
12 16 (7.34%) Information Security Management
12 16 (7.34%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (6.88%) Business Continuity
13 15 (6.88%) Data Protection
13 15 (6.88%) Project Planning
14 14 (6.42%) Risk Analysis
14 14 (6.42%) Information Assurance
15 12 (5.50%) Security Testing
16 11 (5.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.38%) Java
1 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.92%) Perl
2 2 (0.92%) VBA
2 2 (0.92%) Ruby
3 1 (0.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (24.31%) CISSP
2 26 (11.93%) CISM
2 26 (11.93%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.63%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.34%) CISA
5 14 (6.42%) Degree
6 10 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.21%) CEH
8 6 (2.75%) CCNP
8 6 (2.75%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.29%) PMP
9 5 (2.29%) MCSE
9 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.83%) CCIP
10 4 (1.83%) CCNA
10 4 (1.83%) CCDP
10 4 (1.83%) RHCE
10 4 (1.83%) ACSP
10 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (27.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.13%) QA
4 5 (2.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.46%) BS25999
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.46%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.67%) IBM
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle
3 6 (2.75%) CheckPoint
4 5 (2.29%) Websense
4 5 (2.29%) Cisco
5 4 (1.83%) HP
5 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.38%) Apple
6 3 (1.38%) EMC
6 3 (1.38%) McAfee
6 3 (1.38%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.92%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) Progress
8 1 (0.46%) F5
8 1 (0.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.46%) ArcSight
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