The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Project Manager
Rank 537 527 487
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Security Project Manager 42 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.074% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.080% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 26
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £353 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Security Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Security Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Project Manager within the UK.

Security Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Project Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 32 £509 +13.05% 1
London -1 17 £509 +7.10% 1
City of London +16 10 £475 -9.56% 1
South East -26 8 £511 +13.55%
Berkshire -13 4 £380 -15.55%
Reading -9 3 £380 -15.55%
Woking - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Security Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Project Manager in their job title.

1 43 (52.44%) Project Management
2 35 (42.68%) Information Security
3 29 (35.37%) PRINCE2
4 26 (31.71%) Finance
5 23 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (21.95%) CISSP
7 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 16 (19.51%) Banking
8 14 (17.07%) Matrix Management
8 14 (17.07%) Risk Management
8 14 (17.07%) CISM
9 13 (15.85%) Change Management
9 13 (15.85%) Project Planning
10 12 (14.63%) PMP
10 12 (14.63%) PMI Certification
11 11 (13.41%) Cyber Security
12 10 (12.20%) Programme Management
12 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.76%) Investment Banking
13 8 (9.76%) Firewall
13 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
14 7 (8.54%) Data Security
14 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
14 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
15 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (7.32%) CISA
15 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 6 (7.32%) GIAC
16 5 (6.10%) Telecoms

Security Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Project
1 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) Network Security
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (1.22%) 3G
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) 4G
4 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) German Language
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) International Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Human Factors
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) IVR
5 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.22%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) Project Management
2 35 (42.68%) Information Security
3 29 (35.37%) PRINCE2
4 23 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.07%) Matrix Management
5 14 (17.07%) Risk Management
6 13 (15.85%) Change Management
6 13 (15.85%) Project Planning
7 11 (13.41%) Cyber Security
8 10 (12.20%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.54%) Data Security
9 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.10%) SIEM
12 4 (4.88%) Security Management
13 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.66%) Change Control
13 3 (3.66%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) CISSP
2 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) CISM
4 12 (14.63%) PMP
4 12 (14.63%) PMI Certification
5 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.32%) CISA
6 6 (7.32%) GIAC
7 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.66%) MAPM
7 3 (3.66%) APMP
8 2 (2.44%) Degree
8 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.22%) GCIA
9 1 (1.22%) VCP4
9 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
1 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (3.66%) Juniper
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco
1 3 (3.66%) ArcSight
2 2 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (2.44%) LogRhythm
2 2 (2.44%) TippingPoint
2 2 (2.44%) F5
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) McAfee
2 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec
3 1 (1.22%) Nokia
3 1 (1.22%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) HP
3 1 (1.22%) Dell
3 1 (1.22%) SAP
3 1 (1.22%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat