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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK
Rank 424 430 450
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 174 188 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 131 118
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £587 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £469
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £19.25

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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 167 £500 +5.26% 48
London -21 51 £500 +3.62% 20
West Midlands +21 29 £470 +3.29% 6
North West +10 25 £575 +50.52% 9
Yorkshire +22 19 £670 +14.13%
West Yorkshire +30 18 £675 +21.34%
Manchester +13 18 £575 +53.33% 7
Leeds +13 14 £675 +21.34%
South East -1 14 £413 -12.69% 9
East of England +8 12 £525 +10.52% 1
Coventry - 11 £495 -
Hertfordshire +8 10 £550 +13.69% 1
Birmingham +7 8 £475 +4.39% 5
South West +13 7 £588 +37.02% 2
Warwickshire - 6 £470 -
Hampshire +18 5 £390 -17.46% 3
East Midlands +1 4 £450 -10.00% 1
City of London -5 4 £575 +29.94% 5
North East - 4 £500 -
Scotland +27 3 £610 +35.55% 6
Edinburgh +22 3 £610 - 6
Surrey +12 3 £525 +5.00%
Wiltshire +1 3 £625 +44.50% 1
Devon - 3 £575 -
Wales - 3 £438 -
Corsham - 3 £625 -
Salford - 3 £700 -
Plymouth - 3 £575 -
Farnborough - 3 £390 - 1
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £444 -11.25%

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 205 (49.76%) Information Security
2 151 (36.65%) Cybersecurity
3 129 (31.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (24.27%) Finance
5 87 (21.12%) Project Management
6 83 (20.15%) Risk Management
7 81 (19.66%) CISSP
8 75 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (17.72%) CISM
10 58 (14.08%) PRINCE2
11 53 (12.86%) Management Information System
12 52 (12.62%) Security Cleared
13 49 (11.89%) Security Operations
14 48 (11.65%) Firewall
15 47 (11.41%) Security Management
16 44 (10.68%) ITIL
17 40 (9.71%) SIEM
18 38 (9.22%) Incident Management
19 37 (8.98%) PCI DSS
20 36 (8.74%) ISMS
20 36 (8.74%) Risk Assessment
21 33 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (8.01%) Data Centre
22 32 (7.77%) SC Cleared
22 32 (7.77%) Vulnerability Management
22 32 (7.77%) Business Continuity
23 29 (7.04%) Degree
24 28 (6.80%) Banking
25 27 (6.55%) Service Delivery
25 27 (6.55%) Security Operations Centre

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 (1.46%) Liferay
2 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.49%) IIS
3 2 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.70%) MS Office
2 6 (1.46%) MS Project
3 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.97%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.65%) Firewall
2 26 (6.31%) Network Security
3 18 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (4.37%) WAN
4 14 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (3.40%) LAN
5 11 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.97%) Internet
7 4 (0.97%) SSL
7 4 (0.97%) VPN
8 3 (0.73%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.73%) PABX
8 3 (0.73%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.49%) DNS
9 2 (0.49%) Skype
9 2 (0.49%) Wireless
10 1 (0.24%) MPLS
10 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.49%) ActiveReports
1 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.24%) Big Data
2 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.49%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.49%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) Redmine
General
1 100 (24.27%) Finance
2 28 (6.80%) Banking
3 20 (4.85%) Retail
4 17 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.64%) Legal
6 10 (2.43%) Law
7 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
8 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.46%) J2EE
2 5 (1.21%) Velocity
3 4 (0.97%) Hibernate
3 4 (0.97%) Spring
3 4 (0.97%) Struts
4 2 (0.49%) Web Services
5 1 (0.24%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 33 (8.01%) Data Centre
3 27 (6.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.91%) Cyber Defence
5 12 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.18%) CESG
7 8 (1.94%) BYOD
7 8 (1.94%) NHS
8 6 (1.46%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (1.46%) PMI
9 4 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (0.97%) PKI
10 3 (0.73%) CMDB
10 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.49%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.49%) FMCG
11 2 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.91%) Windows
2 9 (2.18%) Unix
3 8 (1.94%) Linux
4 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (49.76%) Information Security
2 151 (36.65%) Cybersecurity
3 87 (21.12%) Project Management
4 83 (20.15%) Risk Management
5 75 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (14.08%) PRINCE2
7 49 (11.89%) Security Operations
8 47 (11.41%) Security Management
9 44 (10.68%) ITIL
10 40 (9.71%) SIEM
11 38 (9.22%) Incident Management
12 36 (8.74%) ISMS
12 36 (8.74%) Risk Assessment
13 33 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (7.77%) Business Continuity
14 32 (7.77%) Vulnerability Management
15 27 (6.55%) Service Delivery
16 26 (6.31%) Information Security Management
17 23 (5.58%) Kalman Filter
18 22 (5.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.21%) C
2 1 (0.24%) Java
2 1 (0.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (19.66%) CISSP
2 73 (17.72%) CISM
3 52 (12.62%) Security Cleared
4 32 (7.77%) SC Cleared
5 29 (7.04%) Degree
6 20 (4.85%) PMI Certification
7 19 (4.61%) PMP
8 13 (3.16%) CISA
9 11 (2.67%) APMP
9 11 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.43%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.46%) CISMP
12 6 (1.46%) ISEB
12 6 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.21%) CEH
13 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.21%) IISP
13 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.97%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (31.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (8.98%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.13%) RMADS
4 12 (2.91%) QA
5 9 (2.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (1.46%) ISO27002
7 6 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.46%) SLA
8 5 (1.21%) COBIT
9 3 (0.73%) GDPR
10 2 (0.49%) GPG13
11 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.67%) vSphere
3 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.24%) RACF
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (2.67%) Nessus
3 3 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.73%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (6.31%) Cisco
2 17 (4.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.64%) VMware
4 13 (3.16%) IBM
5 11 (2.67%) AlienVault
5 11 (2.67%) CheckPoint
5 11 (2.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 11 (2.67%) SAP
6 5 (1.21%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.21%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.97%) Avaya
7 4 (0.97%) Clearswift
7 4 (0.97%) Qualys
7 4 (0.97%) Splunk
8 3 (0.73%) Blue Coat
8 3 (0.73%) F5
8 3 (0.73%) HP
8 3 (0.73%) Juniper
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle
9 2 (0.49%) Intel
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