Period
to 22 January 2018

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

Security Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 208 208
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 34 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 20
City of London median daily rate £575 £545 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +5.06% +10.37%
10th Percentile £456 £435 £371
90th Percentile £775 £811 £751
Central London median daily rate £575 £540 £513
% change year-on-year +6.48% +5.37% +9.04%
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 6,665 5,842 6,743
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.52% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,297 4,638 5,316
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +2.97%
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% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 100
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.52% -12.78% +17.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.81 £11.95
90th Percentile £31.00 £53.05 £41.30
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018, 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 21 (61.76%) Project Management
2 19 (55.88%) Finance
3 18 (52.94%) Information Security
4 15 (44.12%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (41.18%) Banking
6 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
9 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (20.59%) CISSP
10 6 (17.65%) CyberArk
10 6 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (14.71%) PMP
11 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
12 4 (11.76%) Change Management
12 4 (11.76%) GDPR
12 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
13 3 (8.82%) Splunk
13 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
13 3 (8.82%) SailPoint
13 3 (8.82%) Ivanti
13 3 (8.82%) SCCM
13 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
13 3 (8.82%) COBIT
13 3 (8.82%) Snow
13 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
13 3 (8.82%) SANS
13 3 (8.82%) CISM
13 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification

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 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Robotics
2 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Project Management
2 18 (52.94%) Information Security
3 15 (44.12%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) Biometrics
10 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
10 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
11 2 (5.88%) ITIL
11 2 (5.88%) SDLC
11 2 (5.88%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) CISSP
2 5 (14.71%) PMP
3 3 (8.82%) CISM
3 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (8.82%) SANS
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) GDPR
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (2.94%) GAMP
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) CyberArk
2 3 (8.82%) ForeScout
2 3 (8.82%) Ivanti
2 3 (8.82%) Snow
2 3 (8.82%) Splunk
2 3 (8.82%) Symantec
3 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.88%) FireEye
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Darktrace
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com