Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 94 125
Rank change year-on-year -28 +31 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 17 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.80% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.83% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £456 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% -10.54% -18.40%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £464 £510
% change year-on-year -8.36% -9.07% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,870 2,164 2,695
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.88% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 1,309 1,493
Edinburgh median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £265
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.31 £12.55 £10.96
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.45
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00% +5.26%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Edinburgh

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in Edinburgh

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) BS7799
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
6 2 (11.76%) GDPR
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) APMP
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Resilience
5 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.88%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (5.88%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) BS7799
2 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) COBIT
3 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
1 1 (5.88%) Ivanti
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Qualys
1 1 (5.88%) ScanSafe
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.88%) Shavlik