Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Security Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

IT Security Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 236 260
Rank change year-on-year -13 +24 +35
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
City of London median daily rate £575 £750 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +51.90% +3.95%
10th Percentile £503 £520 £441
90th Percentile £675 £844 £613
Central London median daily rate £575 £750 £500
% change year-on-year -23.33% +50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6765 6392 8566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.45% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 5073 6726
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 78 124
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.16% -4.79% +4.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £29.40 £48.12 £39.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -4.64% +5.88%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in the City of London

IT Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Security Manager in the City of London

IT Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Security Manager in the City of London

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT 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 City of London region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (25.00%) FireEye
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Robotics
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) CISM

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
1 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (25.00%) FireEye
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase