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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 392 479 466
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 287 168 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 102 103
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +95 266 £488 +2.63% 64
London -2 100 £500 +5.26% 21
South East +5 57 £500 - 10
North West +17 37 £513 +2.50% 8
East of England +28 27 £425 -1.44% 2
Berkshire +8 22 £500 - 4
Hertfordshire +29 19 £400 -20.00% 1
Manchester +8 19 £500 +30.71% 5
Surrey +2 18 £520 +4.00% 2
City of London +25 16 £513 +7.89% 2
Scotland -7 16 £510 +2.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 14 £475 -9.52% 4
West Yorkshire +7 12 £475 - 4
Edinburgh 0 12 £510 +2.00%
West Midlands -2 12 £475 +11.76% 9
Leeds - 11 £488 - 4
South West +7 8 £438 -2.77% 5
Reading -1 8 £494 -5.95%
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £438 +3.05%
Cambridge -1 7 £438 -2.66%
Gloucestershire +7 6 £400 - 1
Middlesex +3 6 £500 -
West Sussex -8 6 £463 -
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £500 +11.11%
Cheshire -5 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £432 - 1
Wales +4 4 £500 -
Midlands - 4 £500 -
South Wales - 4 £500 -
Cardiff - 4 £500 -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 243 (50.94%) Information Security
2 144 (30.19%) Project Management
3 119 (24.95%) Finance
4 112 (23.48%) CISSP
5 108 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 97 (20.34%) PRINCE2
7 81 (16.98%) Risk Management
8 77 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (15.72%) Cybersecurity
10 72 (15.09%) CISM
11 63 (13.21%) Security Operations
12 59 (12.37%) Security Cleared
13 52 (10.90%) Firewall
14 50 (10.48%) Management Information System
15 46 (9.64%) Banking
15 46 (9.64%) ITIL
16 45 (9.43%) SC Cleared
17 42 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (8.81%) Security Management
18 38 (7.97%) PMI Certification
19 37 (7.76%) Risk Assessment
19 37 (7.76%) PCI DSS
20 36 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
21 35 (7.34%) Degree
22 34 (7.13%) Data Centre
22 34 (7.13%) Change Management
23 33 (6.92%) Information Security Management
24 32 (6.71%) CISA
24 32 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
25 31 (6.50%) Cryptography

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.84%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (2.94%) MS Project
4 10 (2.10%) MS Office
5 2 (0.42%) Windchill
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.42%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Primavera
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.90%) Firewall
2 20 (4.19%) Network Security
3 14 (2.94%) WAN
4 12 (2.52%) LAN
5 10 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.68%) VoIP
7 8 (1.68%) VPN
8 5 (1.05%) Internet
8 5 (1.05%) Wireless
9 3 (0.63%) BGP
9 3 (0.63%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.63%) LDAP
9 3 (0.63%) MPLS
9 3 (0.63%) OSPF
10 2 (0.42%) DMZ
10 2 (0.42%) HTTP
10 2 (0.42%) Intranet
10 2 (0.42%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.05%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.63%) DB2
4 2 (0.42%) Big Data
4 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.21%) JMeter
3 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 119 (24.95%) Finance
2 46 (9.64%) Banking
3 21 (4.40%) Legal
4 14 (2.94%) Retail
5 10 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.47%) Law
7 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.84%) French Language
8 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.63%) Polish Language
9 3 (0.63%) Publishing
9 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.84%) Middleware
1 4 (0.84%) Regular Expression
1 4 (0.84%) XML
2 3 (0.63%) Web Services
3 2 (0.42%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.42%) JSP
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.48%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 34 (7.13%) Data Centre
4 32 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (6.50%) Cryptography
6 26 (5.45%) PMI
7 25 (5.24%) PKI
8 10 (2.10%) BYOD
8 10 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.05%) CESG
11 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.05%) FMCG
12 4 (0.84%) CCTV
12 4 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.84%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.31%) Unix
1 11 (2.31%) Windows
2 4 (0.84%) Linux
3 2 (0.42%) Solaris
3 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.21%) AIX
4 1 (0.21%) VMS
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (50.94%) Information Security
2 144 (30.19%) Project Management
3 97 (20.34%) PRINCE2
4 81 (16.98%) Risk Management
5 77 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (15.72%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (13.21%) Security Operations
8 46 (9.64%) ITIL
9 42 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (8.81%) Security Management
10 37 (7.76%) Risk Assessment
11 34 (7.13%) Change Management
12 33 (6.92%) Information Security Management
13 30 (6.29%) SIEM
14 27 (5.66%) Data Protection
14 27 (5.66%) Incident Management
14 27 (5.66%) ISMS
14 27 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
14 27 (5.66%) Project Planning
15 26 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.35%) Java
2 5 (1.05%) C
2 5 (1.05%) Python
3 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.84%) PHP
3 4 (0.84%) Ruby
4 2 (0.42%) ABAP
4 2 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (23.48%) CISSP
2 72 (15.09%) CISM
3 59 (12.37%) Security Cleared
4 45 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 38 (7.97%) PMI Certification
6 35 (7.34%) Degree
7 32 (6.71%) CISA
8 19 (3.98%) CISMP
8 19 (3.98%) DV Cleared
9 17 (3.56%) PMP
10 15 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.47%) CLAS
12 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.05%) SANS
14 4 (0.84%) GCIA
14 4 (0.84%) GIAC
14 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.63%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (7.76%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.14%) COBIT
3 15 (3.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.26%) RMADS
6 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.84%) BS25999
7 4 (0.84%) QA
8 3 (0.63%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.42%) COSO
9 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.42%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.42%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.21%) BS7799
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.21%) SLA
10 1 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) RACF
2 1 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (1.89%) QRadar
2 4 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (0.84%) Nagios
2 4 (0.84%) Nessus
2 4 (0.84%) Puppet
2 4 (0.84%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.42%) Nmap
3 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.21%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (4.19%) Cisco
2 18 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.94%) ArcSight
3 14 (2.94%) Splunk
4 8 (1.68%) Oracle
4 8 (1.68%) SAP
5 7 (1.47%) Citrix
6 6 (1.26%) HP
7 5 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.05%) IBM
8 4 (0.84%) NetApp
8 4 (0.84%) Remedy
9 3 (0.63%) BMC
9 3 (0.63%) Juniper
9 3 (0.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.42%) BT
10 2 (0.42%) NCR
10 2 (0.42%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.42%) Qualys
10 2 (0.42%) Sybase
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