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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Manager
Rank 643 629 610
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.017% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Top 5 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 28 June 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 -8 3 - - 3
London -7 2 - - 2
South East -8 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) Security Operations
2 15 (78.95%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) CISSP
3 9 (47.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (47.37%) SIEM
4 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) Splunk
5 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
6 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (21.05%) Line Management
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) QRadar
7 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
8 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (10.53%) CESG
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Security Operations
2 15 (78.95%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) SIEM
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) GCIA
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) COSO
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.26%) Tripwire