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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 471 498 533
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 141 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 63 50
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£484 £470 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £5.00 -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 +42 137 £484 +4.64% 34
London +50 69 £500 +3.89% 17
North West +15 23 £425 +7.73% 4
City of London +42 20 £505 -8.27% 9
South East -7 14 £500 +24.22% 4
South West -44 14 £408 -27.55% 2
Manchester -1 11 £425 +13.33% 1
Cheshire - 8 £442 - 1
Berkshire +6 7 £500 +17.64% 1
East of England -16 7 £500 +53.84% 3
West Midlands - 6 £525 -
Hampshire -15 4 £538 +53.57% 2
Somerset - 4 £650 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £475 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
Taunton - 3 £560 -
Luton - 3 £475 -
Leeds - 2 £450 - 2
East Midlands +3 1 £588 -
Surrey -9 1 £400 +3.22%
Kent - 1 £500 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £588 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £388 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £315 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £388 -
Chesterfield - 1 £588 -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 126 (53.85%) Information Security
2 64 (27.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (26.07%) CISSP
4 56 (23.93%) Finance
5 52 (22.22%) Project Management
6 43 (18.38%) Risk Management
7 39 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (15.81%) ITIL
9 36 (15.38%) Banking
10 35 (14.96%) CISM
11 33 (14.10%) Security Management
11 33 (14.10%) PRINCE2
12 32 (13.68%) Security Cleared
13 31 (13.25%) Cyber Security
14 27 (11.54%) Management Information System
15 23 (9.83%) Firewall
16 22 (9.40%) CISA
16 22 (9.40%) SC Cleared
16 22 (9.40%) Security Architecture
17 21 (8.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 21 (8.97%) Information Assurance
17 21 (8.97%) Project Planning
18 20 (8.55%) Windows
19 19 (8.12%) Data Protection
20 17 (7.26%) PCI DSS
20 17 (7.26%) Penetration Testing
21 16 (6.84%) CESG
21 16 (6.84%) MS Project
22 15 (6.41%) Microsoft
23 14 (5.98%) UNIX

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.14%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (6.84%) MS Project
2 12 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.42%) MS Office
4 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.83%) Firewall
2 12 (5.13%) Network Security
3 6 (2.56%) WAN
4 5 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.14%) DMZ
5 3 (1.28%) Wireless Security
5 3 (1.28%) VPN
5 3 (1.28%) LAN
5 3 (1.28%) Wireless
6 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) 4G
7 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.28%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.43%) Sahi
1 1 (0.43%) QADirector
1 1 (0.43%) WATIR
1 1 (0.43%) Selenium
1 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 56 (23.93%) Finance
2 36 (15.38%) Banking
3 14 (5.98%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.27%) Retail
5 8 (3.42%) Legal
6 5 (2.14%) Advertising
7 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.28%) Automotive
7 3 (1.28%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.56%) Middleware
2 5 (2.14%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) J2EE
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.84%) CESG
3 14 (5.98%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.42%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.14%) RMADS
5 5 (2.14%) PMI
6 3 (1.28%) Open Source
6 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) GIS
7 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.43%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) CCTV
8 1 (0.43%) DataPower
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.55%) Windows
2 14 (5.98%) UNIX
3 6 (2.56%) Linux
4 4 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (0.85%) zOS
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (53.85%) Information Security
2 52 (22.22%) Project Management
3 43 (18.38%) Risk Management
4 39 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (15.81%) ITIL
6 33 (14.10%) Security Management
6 33 (14.10%) PRINCE2
7 31 (13.25%) Cyber Security
8 22 (9.40%) Security Architecture
9 21 (8.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 21 (8.97%) Information Assurance
9 21 (8.97%) Project Planning
10 19 (8.12%) Data Protection
11 17 (7.26%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (5.56%) Matrix Management
12 13 (5.56%) Information Security Management
12 13 (5.56%) SIEM
13 12 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (5.13%) Security Testing
14 11 (4.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.71%) Perl
1 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.28%) Java
3 2 (0.85%) VBA
3 2 (0.85%) Ruby
3 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (26.07%) CISSP
2 35 (14.96%) CISM
3 32 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 22 (9.40%) CISA
4 22 (9.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.70%) Degree
6 10 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.99%) CEH
7 7 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (2.99%) CCNP
7 7 (2.99%) CCNA
7 7 (2.99%) PMP
7 7 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.56%) MCSE
9 5 (2.14%) ACSP
9 5 (2.14%) MCITP
9 5 (2.14%) MCDST
9 5 (2.14%) MCTS
9 5 (2.14%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (27.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.26%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (4.70%) QA
5 6 (2.56%) COBIT
6 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.43%) COSO
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Nessus
2 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.27%) Cisco
2 10 (4.27%) IBM
3 7 (2.99%) Oracle
4 6 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 6 (2.56%) HP
5 5 (2.14%) EMC
5 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.14%) Apple
5 5 (2.14%) McAfee
6 4 (1.71%) Websense
6 4 (1.71%) Avaya
6 4 (1.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.85%) Juniper
7 2 (0.85%) SAP
7 2 (0.85%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.85%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.43%) Splunk
8 1 (0.43%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.43%) F5
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