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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 472 513 505
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 123 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 36
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£450 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £387 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £600 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £453 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +20.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 113 £456 -3.94% 37
London +47 70 £448 -14.14% 13
City of London +20 24 £470 -2.08% 4
South East -11 24 £475 +5.55% 9
Berkshire +10 13 £463 +5.71% 3
Scotland +3 7 £425 -15.84% 2
East of England -15 5 £500 +66.66% 1
Edinburgh -7 4 £430 -14.85% 2
Hampshire -19 4 £400 - 3
Surrey - 4 £500 -
Reading +18 3 £380 -15.55% 1
North West -7 3 £438 -27.08% 4
West Midlands -14 3 £475 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 2 £481 -
Yorkshire -8 2 £420 - 3
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £513 +34.86% 1
Bedfordshire -16 2 £500 - 1
South West -24 2 £438 -3.31% 4
Coventry - 2 £525 -
Bristol - 2 £438 - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Cheshire +10 1 - -
Middlesex -1 1 £572 +12.98%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £600 +100.00%
Essex - 1 £275 -
Lancashire - 1 £375 - 1
Manchester - 1 £500 - 3
Cambridge - 1 £600 -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £425 -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 159 (60.23%) Information Security
2 76 (28.79%) CISSP
3 70 (26.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (25.00%) Finance
5 64 (24.24%) Risk Management
6 63 (23.86%) Project Management
7 53 (20.08%) Management Information System
8 51 (19.32%) Security Cleared
9 50 (18.94%) PRINCE2
10 47 (17.80%) Banking
10 47 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (16.67%) CISM
12 42 (15.91%) ITIL
13 41 (15.53%) Security Management
14 35 (13.26%) SC Cleared
14 35 (13.26%) Cyber Security
15 33 (12.50%) PCI DSS
16 28 (10.61%) Data Protection
17 27 (10.23%) Firewall
18 26 (9.85%) Information Security Management
18 26 (9.85%) Project Planning
19 25 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 23 (8.71%) Change Management
21 22 (8.33%) Degree
21 22 (8.33%) Matrix Management
21 22 (8.33%) Information Assurance
22 21 (7.95%) Investment Banking
23 20 (7.58%) CISA
23 20 (7.58%) Network Security
24 19 (7.20%) ISMS

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.30%) MS Project
2 12 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.65%) MS Office
4 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.52%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.23%) Firewall
2 20 (7.58%) Network Security
3 16 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (3.79%) WAN
5 8 (3.03%) Wireless
6 7 (2.65%) LAN
7 6 (2.27%) DMZ
8 4 (1.52%) SSL
9 3 (1.14%) VPN
9 3 (1.14%) Internet
9 3 (1.14%) Wireless Security
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.76%) OSPF
10 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.76%) Intranet
10 2 (0.76%) VLAN
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.76%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.38%) LDAP
11 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) WATIR
1 1 (0.38%) Selenium
1 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.38%) Sahi
General
1 66 (25.00%) Finance
2 47 (17.80%) Banking
3 21 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.17%) Retail
5 11 (4.17%) Legal
6 8 (3.03%) Law
7 3 (1.14%) Advertising
7 3 (1.14%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.27%) Middleware
2 5 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.76%) JSP
3 2 (0.76%) J2EE
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.08%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.55%) CESG
3 11 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.89%) PKI
8 4 (1.52%) RMADS
8 4 (1.52%) PMI
8 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.14%) Human Factors
9 3 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.14%) Open Source
9 3 (1.14%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.76%) SCADA
10 2 (0.76%) iSeries
10 2 (0.76%) NHS
11 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.68%) Windows
2 13 (4.92%) UNIX
3 4 (1.52%) Android
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.76%) zOS
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (60.23%) Information Security
2 64 (24.24%) Risk Management
3 63 (23.86%) Project Management
4 50 (18.94%) PRINCE2
5 47 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (15.91%) ITIL
7 41 (15.53%) Security Management
8 35 (13.26%) Cyber Security
9 28 (10.61%) Data Protection
10 26 (9.85%) Information Security Management
10 26 (9.85%) Project Planning
11 25 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 23 (8.71%) Change Management
13 22 (8.33%) Matrix Management
13 22 (8.33%) Information Assurance
14 19 (7.20%) ISMS
15 16 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (5.68%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (5.68%) Data Security
17 13 (4.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (0.76%) Perl
1 2 (0.76%) SQL
2 1 (0.38%) VBA
2 1 (0.38%) Java
2 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (28.79%) CISSP
2 51 (19.32%) Security Cleared
3 44 (16.67%) CISM
4 35 (13.26%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.33%) Degree
6 20 (7.58%) CISA
7 11 (4.17%) PMP
7 11 (4.17%) PMI Certification
8 9 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.65%) MCSE
10 7 (2.65%) CCNA
11 6 (2.27%) MCITP
12 5 (1.89%) ACSA
12 5 (1.89%) CEH
12 5 (1.89%) GIAC
12 5 (1.89%) MCDST
12 5 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (26.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.03%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.76%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.38%) BS7799
5 1 (0.38%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) SCCM
1 2 (0.76%) SCOM
1 2 (0.76%) Nessus
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.82%) Cisco
3 9 (3.41%) IBM
3 9 (3.41%) McAfee
4 8 (3.03%) F5
4 8 (3.03%) Juniper
4 8 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (3.03%) Oracle
5 7 (2.65%) HP
5 7 (2.65%) Websense
6 5 (1.89%) EMC
6 5 (1.89%) Apple
7 4 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.52%) Avaya
7 4 (1.52%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.14%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (1.14%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.14%) ArcSight
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