Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Security Manager
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 209 236
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 21 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 43
City of London median daily rate £600 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £418 £363
90th Percentile £810 £613 £625
London median daily rate £500 £525 £483
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.81% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6268 6562 10812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.74% 95.27% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 5301 8265
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 170
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.07 £32.23 £37.01
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the City of London

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 Security Manager in the City of London.

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

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Manager in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 City of London region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Data Security
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) CISSP
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (14.29%) PMI
7 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (14.29%) COBIT
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (9.52%) Dynamic Code Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.52%) IaaS
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) Secure Coding
8 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) DMZ
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless Security
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PMI
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (14.29%) Data Security
6 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) BCP
7 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
1 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) COBIT
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Qualys
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase