The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Operations Manager
UK
Rank 582 604 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 20 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.044% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.047% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 0
Median daily rate £575 £544 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £587 -
% change year-on-year
+2.21% -
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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Security Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Operations Manager in the job title.

Security Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Security Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +34 20 £575 +5.74% 3
North West +36 14 £600 - 1
Manchester +25 14 £600 - 1
Salford - 4 £670 - 1
East of England +1 3 £550 -
Hertfordshire -1 3 £550 -
London +16 2 £400 -23.80%
South East +17 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 30 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 27 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (54.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (52.38%) Risk Management
5 17 (40.48%) CISSP
6 14 (33.33%) Service Management
6 14 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (28.57%) SIEM
7 12 (28.57%) Firewall
8 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) Information Security
10 9 (21.43%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
11 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity
12 7 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (16.67%) RMADS
12 7 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
13 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
13 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (14.29%) Information Assurance
13 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (14.29%) VMware
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
14 5 (11.90%) Nessus
14 5 (11.90%) CISM
14 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
14 5 (11.90%) Cisco
14 5 (11.90%) LAN

Security Operations 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 27 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (52.38%) Risk Management
4 14 (33.33%) Service Management
4 14 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (28.57%) SIEM
6 10 (23.81%) Information Security
7 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity
7 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 7 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (14.29%) Information Assurance
9 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
12 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
12 3 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
13 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) CISSP
2 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) CCSP
5 1 (2.38%) CISA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) IISP
5 1 (2.38%) ISACA
5 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (16.67%) RMADS
2 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Nessus
1 5 (11.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (11.90%) AlienVault
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec