The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 105 123
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 6 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.86% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.93% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Median daily rate £378 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.55% -1.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £389 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Berkshire

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in Berkshire

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +15 2 £425 -12.82% 1
Bracknell -3 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £330 -
Security Manager
South East

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (25.00%) Lancope
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) Lancope
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco