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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 384 428 442
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 292 221 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 146 120
Median daily rate £525 £485 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +48 283 £525 +7.69% 45
London +26 113 £525 +0.96% 17
South East +24 45 £525 +25.37% 4
North West +9 24 £413 -14.50% 7
City of London +46 23 £525 - 2
East Midlands +12 23 £565 +13.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 22 £425 -10.05% 7
West Yorkshire +15 20 £450 -10.89% 6
West Midlands -18 19 £470 -1.05% 1
Manchester +10 18 £406 -26.13% 5
South West +4 18 £540 +24.63% 5
Nottinghamshire +13 17 £573 +16.24% 1
Nottingham +10 17 £573 +16.24%
East of England +11 16 £443 -11.50% 2
Leeds +4 12 £450 -10.89% 5
East Sussex +18 11 £350 -39.13%
Surrey +3 11 £550 -1.12%
Birmingham -2 11 £473 -0.52% 1
Oxfordshire +17 9 £525 +31.25% 1
Bristol +6 9 £500 +11.73% 2
Hove - 9 - -
Bromley - 8 £550 -
Bedfordshire +1 7 £410 -21.90%
Staines - 7 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +27 6 £441 +66.50% 1
Wiltshire -2 6 £545 +24.85% 2
Dunstable - 6 - -
Cambridge +16 5 £475 +79.24% 1
Oxford - 4 £525 - 1
Sussex - 4 - -

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 281 (48.53%) Information Security
2 184 (31.78%) Project Management
3 149 (25.73%) Finance
4 145 (25.04%) PRINCE2
5 133 (22.97%) CISSP
6 132 (22.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 118 (20.38%) Cybersecurity
8 98 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (12.95%) CISM
10 73 (12.61%) Security Cleared
11 71 (12.26%) Risk Management
12 68 (11.74%) Firewall
13 65 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
13 65 (11.23%) Security Operations
14 64 (11.05%) Security Management
15 56 (9.67%) ITIL
16 52 (8.98%) PCI DSS
17 51 (8.81%) SIEM
18 49 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
19 47 (8.12%) Banking
20 46 (7.94%) SC Cleared
21 45 (7.77%) Degree
21 45 (7.77%) PMI Certification
22 43 (7.43%) Management Information System
22 43 (7.43%) Data Centre
22 43 (7.43%) Data Protection
23 42 (7.25%) Project Planning
24 41 (7.08%) Vulnerability Management
25 40 (6.91%) Information Security Management
26 37 (6.39%) Network Security

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 5 (0.86%) MS Project Server
1 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (3.80%) MS Project
2 21 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.07%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.17%) Primavera
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (11.74%) Firewall
2 37 (6.39%) Network Security
3 29 (5.01%) Internet
4 17 (2.94%) WAN
5 15 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (2.25%) Wireless
7 11 (1.90%) LAN
8 9 (1.55%) SSL
8 9 (1.55%) VoIP
9 7 (1.21%) Wireless Security
10 6 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.04%) VPN
10 6 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.52%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.35%) Intranet
13 2 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.86%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.35%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.17%) Big Data
4 1 (0.17%) DB2
4 1 (0.17%) MySQL
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.17%) Power BI
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 149 (25.73%) Finance
2 47 (8.12%) Banking
3 20 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.11%) Legal
5 14 (2.42%) Retail
6 9 (1.55%) Law
6 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.04%) Advertising
8 5 (0.86%) French Language
9 4 (0.69%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.52%) Marketing
10 3 (0.52%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.69%) Middleware
1 4 (0.69%) Regular Expression
1 4 (0.69%) XML
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Basis
2 2 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.17%) CSS
3 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.43%) Data Centre
1 43 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 34 (5.87%) PKI
4 33 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.35%) PMI
6 30 (5.18%) Cryptography
7 27 (4.66%) CESG
8 12 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.90%) FMCG
9 11 (1.90%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.69%) CCTV
12 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.52%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.52%) Physics
13 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.73%) Windows
2 8 (1.38%) Unix
3 7 (1.21%) Linux
4 2 (0.35%) Solaris
4 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (48.53%) Information Security
2 184 (31.78%) Project Management
3 145 (25.04%) PRINCE2
4 118 (20.38%) Cybersecurity
5 98 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (12.26%) Risk Management
7 65 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (11.23%) Security Operations
8 64 (11.05%) Security Management
9 56 (9.67%) ITIL
10 51 (8.81%) SIEM
11 49 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
12 43 (7.43%) Data Protection
13 42 (7.25%) Project Planning
14 41 (7.08%) Vulnerability Management
15 40 (6.91%) Information Security Management
16 35 (6.04%) Change Management
17 32 (5.53%) ISMS
18 31 (5.35%) Incident Management
19 26 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.59%) Java
2 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
2 4 (0.69%) PHP
2 4 (0.69%) Python
2 4 (0.69%) Ruby
3 2 (0.35%) ABAP
3 2 (0.35%) C
4 1 (0.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (22.97%) CISSP
2 75 (12.95%) CISM
3 73 (12.61%) Security Cleared
4 46 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 45 (7.77%) Degree
5 45 (7.77%) PMI Certification
6 33 (5.70%) CISA
7 30 (5.18%) CISMP
8 25 (4.32%) APMP
9 24 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (3.80%) CESG Certified Professional
11 21 (3.63%) PMP
12 17 (2.94%) DV Cleared
13 14 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (2.07%) CLAS
15 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (1.38%) CCNP
16 7 (1.21%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (22.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (8.98%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.59%) QA
5 13 (2.25%) COBIT
6 8 (1.38%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.86%) RMADS
8 4 (0.69%) COSO
8 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.69%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.35%) BS25999
9 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.35%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.35%) SLA
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.35%) RACF
4 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) Snort
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (1.90%) SmoothWall
2 5 (0.86%) QRadar
3 4 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.69%) Nagios
3 4 (0.69%) Puppet
3 4 (0.69%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.35%) Nessus
4 2 (0.35%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.17%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (5.87%) Cisco
2 19 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.25%) CheckPoint
4 12 (2.07%) Clearswift
5 9 (1.55%) Oracle
5 9 (1.55%) VMware
6 8 (1.38%) HP
6 8 (1.38%) Kaspersky
6 8 (1.38%) SAP
7 6 (1.04%) IBM
7 6 (1.04%) Splunk
8 5 (0.86%) ArcSight
8 5 (0.86%) Citrix
8 5 (0.86%) Qualys
9 4 (0.69%) NetApp
10 3 (0.52%) Avaya
10 3 (0.52%) BT
10 3 (0.52%) F5
10 3 (0.52%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.35%) LogRhythm
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