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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 494 480 470
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 109 72 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 69
Average daily rate £475 £425 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +2 103 £475 +12.42% 20
London +1 64 £475 +1.60% 12
City of London +4 16 £475 -2.56% 1
South East -8 15 £493 +31.33% 2
North West -29 14 £413 -1.19% 2
Berkshire +1 12 £500 +31.14%
Reading -3 11 £500 +31.14%
Manchester -14 6 - - 2
Scotland -8 4 £330 -22.35% 1
Yorkshire -14 4 £365 - 1
Edinburgh -28 4 £330 -22.35% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £365 - 1
West Midlands -4 3 £600 - 2
Leeds - 3 £365 - 1
Milton Keynes -15 2 - -
Cheshire -18 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -20 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Hampshire -6 1 £485 +29.33%
South Wales -13 1 £450 +91.48% 3
Wales -21 1 £450 +91.48% 3
South West - 1 £400 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Telford - 1 £410 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £410 - 1
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 91 (48.66%) Information Security
2 55 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (28.88%) Finance
4 53 (28.34%) CISSP
5 43 (22.99%) Project Management
6 36 (19.25%) Banking
7 32 (17.11%) Risk Management
8 29 (15.51%) ITIL
9 28 (14.97%) PRINCE2
10 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
11 24 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (12.83%) CISM
12 22 (11.76%) Firewall
12 22 (11.76%) Security Management
13 21 (11.23%) CISA
14 19 (10.16%) SC Cleared
14 19 (10.16%) Network Security
15 18 (9.63%) Data Protection
15 18 (9.63%) Management Information System
16 16 (8.56%) Business Continuity
17 14 (7.49%) Identity Management
17 14 (7.49%) PCI DSS
17 14 (7.49%) Risk Analysis
18 13 (6.95%) Windows
19 12 (6.42%) CESG
19 12 (6.42%) Information Assurance
19 12 (6.42%) Security Architecture
19 12 (6.42%) Business Continuity Management
20 10 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
20 10 (5.35%) Service Management

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.07%) Drupal
3 1 (0.53%) Lync
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.67%) MS Project
3 5 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) Firewall
2 19 (10.16%) Network Security
3 5 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.60%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) WAN
5 2 (1.07%) SAN
5 2 (1.07%) LAN
5 2 (1.07%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) SSH
6 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.53%) IKE
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.07%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) QlikView
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
General
1 54 (28.88%) Finance
2 36 (19.25%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Legal
4 8 (4.28%) Retail
4 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.21%) German Language
6 5 (2.67%) Games
7 4 (2.14%) Law
7 4 (2.14%) Marketing
7 4 (2.14%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
1 1 (0.53%) Web Services
1 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.42%) CESG
3 6 (3.21%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.67%) Online Games
5 4 (2.14%) NHS
5 4 (2.14%) Replication
6 3 (1.60%) RMADS
6 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.07%) PMI
7 2 (1.07%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.07%) Kindle
7 2 (1.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.07%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.95%) Windows
2 9 (4.81%) UNIX
2 9 (4.81%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (48.66%) Information Security
2 43 (22.99%) Project Management
3 32 (17.11%) Risk Management
4 29 (15.51%) ITIL
5 28 (14.97%) PRINCE2
6 24 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.76%) Security Management
8 18 (9.63%) Data Protection
9 16 (8.56%) Business Continuity
10 14 (7.49%) Identity Management
10 14 (7.49%) Risk Analysis
11 12 (6.42%) Information Assurance
11 12 (6.42%) Security Architecture
11 12 (6.42%) Business Continuity Management
12 10 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (5.35%) Service Management
12 10 (5.35%) Information Security Management
12 10 (5.35%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (4.81%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (28.34%) CISSP
2 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
3 24 (12.83%) CISM
4 21 (11.23%) CISA
5 19 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (4.81%) Degree
7 6 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.21%) GIAC
8 5 (2.67%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.14%) ISEB
9 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.14%) RHCE
9 4 (2.14%) MCSE
9 4 (2.14%) CCNP
9 4 (2.14%) CCIP
9 4 (2.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.21%) BS25999
4 4 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.60%) COBIT
5 3 (1.60%) QA
6 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.53%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.53%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) UAG
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 7 (3.74%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.53%) SCCM
4 1 (0.53%) SCOM
4 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.67%) Cisco
3 5 (2.67%) IBM
4 4 (2.14%) Websense
4 4 (2.14%) EMC
5 3 (1.60%) HP
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.60%) Apple
5 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.60%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.07%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) F5
7 1 (0.53%) McAfee
Telford, Shropshire
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £420 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 12 days ago