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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 359 475 482
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 308 166 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 94 91
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 +119 292 £500 +5.26% 64
London +70 111 £525 - 17
South East +25 52 £483 +6.04% 21
North West +13 37 £475 +33.80% 4
East of England +18 22 £438 -2.77% 1
City of London +47 20 £525 +16.66% 4
East Midlands +18 19 £565 +13.00% 4
Manchester +3 19 £438 -20.45% 4
West Midlands -4 19 £470 -3.09% 2
Surrey +6 17 £510 +15.90% 4
Yorkshire +8 16 £475 -9.52% 8
West Yorkshire +18 14 £475 - 4
South West -7 14 £540 +22.44% 5
Nottinghamshire +11 13 £565 +14.72% 1
Nottingham +10 13 £565 +14.72% 1
Hertfordshire +28 10 £425 -10.52% 1
Leeds +4 10 £488 - 2
Birmingham +3 9 £475 -
Bromley - 9 £550 -
Cambridgeshire +21 8 £438 +55.04%
Oxfordshire +18 8 £525 +31.25% 2
Berkshire -9 8 £456 -8.75% 8
Cambridge +19 7 £438 +51.03%
East Sussex +16 7 £350 -39.13%
Cheshire -2 6 £425 -15.00%
Wiltshire -14 6 £545 +23.58%
South Wales - 6 £500 -
Cardiff - 6 £500 -
Wales - 6 £500 -
Bristol +10 5 £500 +8.93% 1

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 256 (47.23%) Information Security
2 166 (30.63%) Project Management
3 143 (26.38%) Finance
4 131 (24.17%) PRINCE2
5 117 (21.59%) CISSP
6 114 (21.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 100 (18.45%) Cybersecurity
8 90 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (13.10%) CISM
10 68 (12.55%) Firewall
10 68 (12.55%) Risk Management
11 63 (11.62%) Security Operations
12 62 (11.44%) Security Cleared
13 61 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (9.41%) Security Management
14 51 (9.41%) ITIL
15 50 (9.23%) PCI DSS
16 46 (8.49%) Banking
17 45 (8.30%) PMI Certification
18 44 (8.12%) Penetration Testing
18 44 (8.12%) Degree
18 44 (8.12%) SIEM
19 42 (7.75%) Data Protection
19 42 (7.75%) Management Information System
19 42 (7.75%) Data Centre
20 41 (7.56%) SC Cleared
21 38 (7.01%) Project Planning
22 36 (6.64%) Information Security Management
22 36 (6.64%) Change Management
22 36 (6.64%) Cisco

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 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.92%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.18%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (3.14%) MS Project
3 7 (1.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.18%) Primavera
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (12.55%) Firewall
2 35 (6.46%) Network Security
3 21 (3.87%) Internet
4 19 (3.51%) WAN
5 14 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (2.40%) LAN
7 10 (1.85%) VoIP
8 9 (1.66%) SSL
8 9 (1.66%) Wireless
9 8 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.11%) VPN
10 6 (1.11%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.74%) MPLS
12 3 (0.55%) BGP
12 3 (0.55%) EIGRP
12 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.55%) OSPF
13 2 (0.37%) HTTP
13 2 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.92%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) DB2
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.18%) Power BI
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 143 (26.38%) Finance
2 46 (8.49%) Banking
3 18 (3.32%) Legal
4 17 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.40%) Retail
6 8 (1.48%) Law
7 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.11%) Advertising
9 4 (0.74%) French Language
9 4 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.55%) Marketing
10 3 (0.55%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.74%) Middleware
1 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
1 4 (0.74%) XML
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Basis
2 2 (0.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.75%) Data Centre
1 42 (7.75%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 33 (6.09%) PKI
4 30 (5.54%) PMI
5 29 (5.35%) Cryptography
6 23 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.87%) CESG
8 11 (2.03%) FMCG
8 11 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.74%) BYOD
13 4 (0.74%) CCTV
13 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.55%) Life Science
14 3 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.66%) Unix
1 9 (1.66%) Windows
2 4 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.18%) AIX
3 1 (0.18%) Solaris
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (47.23%) Information Security
2 166 (30.63%) Project Management
3 131 (24.17%) PRINCE2
4 100 (18.45%) Cybersecurity
5 90 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (12.55%) Risk Management
7 63 (11.62%) Security Operations
8 61 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (9.41%) ITIL
9 51 (9.41%) Security Management
10 44 (8.12%) Penetration Testing
10 44 (8.12%) SIEM
11 42 (7.75%) Data Protection
12 38 (7.01%) Project Planning
13 36 (6.64%) Change Management
13 36 (6.64%) Information Security Management
14 33 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
15 31 (5.72%) Incident Management
16 28 (5.17%) ISMS
17 27 (4.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.58%) Java
2 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (0.74%) PHP
2 4 (0.74%) Python
2 4 (0.74%) Ruby
3 3 (0.55%) C
4 2 (0.37%) ABAP
5 1 (0.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (21.59%) CISSP
2 71 (13.10%) CISM
3 62 (11.44%) Security Cleared
4 45 (8.30%) PMI Certification
5 44 (8.12%) Degree
6 41 (7.56%) SC Cleared
7 34 (6.27%) CISA
8 26 (4.80%) CISMP
9 24 (4.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (3.69%) PMP
11 18 (3.32%) CESG Certified Professional
12 16 (2.95%) APMP
13 15 (2.77%) DV Cleared
14 13 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (2.40%) CLAS
14 13 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.48%) CCNP
15 8 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (1.29%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (21.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.77%) COBIT
3 15 (2.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.21%) QA
6 5 (0.92%) COSO
6 5 (0.92%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.74%) ISO27005
7 4 (0.74%) RMADS
8 3 (0.55%) SLA
9 2 (0.37%) BS25999
9 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.37%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.37%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.18%) BS7799
10 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) RACF
4 1 (0.18%) Snort
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.03%) SmoothWall
2 7 (1.29%) QRadar
3 4 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.74%) Nagios
3 4 (0.74%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) SCCM
4 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Nessus
4 2 (0.37%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.18%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 36 (6.64%) Cisco
2 14 (2.58%) CheckPoint
2 14 (2.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.21%) Clearswift
4 10 (1.85%) Splunk
5 9 (1.66%) ArcSight
6 8 (1.48%) Kaspersky
6 8 (1.48%) SAP
6 8 (1.48%) VMware
7 7 (1.29%) HP
7 7 (1.29%) Oracle
8 6 (1.11%) Citrix
9 5 (0.92%) IBM
10 4 (0.74%) NetApp
11 3 (0.55%) Avaya
11 3 (0.55%) F5
11 3 (0.55%) Juniper
11 3 (0.55%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.55%) Riverbed
12 2 (0.37%) LogRhythm
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago