Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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.

Information Security Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 81 92
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 -
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £413 £376 £513
90th Percentile £438 £503 £578
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £525
% change year-on-year +3.03% -21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,457 1,140 1,327
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.96% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 756 865
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £215 £233 £210
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 43
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.61 £10.25 £10.55
90th Percentile £42.50 £30.00 £41.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -10.98%

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Information Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in Birmingham

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Manager in Birmingham

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Information Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) CISMP
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) FMCG
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISMP
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley