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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Manager
Rank 594 641 646
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 20 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.015% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £430 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -2.70%
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 2016.

Security Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 12 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 10 December 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
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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 +30 20 £500 +11.11% 10
London +14 9 £539 +26.76% 2
West Midlands - 8 £433 -
Coventry - 6 £415 -
Croydon - 3 £551 -
South East +15 2 £463 - 2
Surrey +21 1 £463 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 -

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 19 (65.52%) Security Operations
2 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) SIEM
5 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (37.93%) RMADS
5 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
5 11 (37.93%) Information Security
6 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
7 9 (31.03%) Service Management
7 9 (31.03%) LAN
7 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (31.03%) Nessus
7 9 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (31.03%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (31.03%) vSphere
7 9 (31.03%) AlienVault
7 9 (31.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (27.59%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
9 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Centre

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Security Operations
2 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (41.38%) SIEM
4 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (37.93%) Information Security
5 9 (31.03%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
5 9 (31.03%) Service Management
6 8 (27.59%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
8 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
8 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
8 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
8 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 3 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
11 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CISSP
4 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
5 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CISA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
1 11 (37.93%) RMADS
2 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Nessus
1 9 (31.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) AlienVault
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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