Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 104 131
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% - -
Scotland median daily rate £413 £531 £515
% change year-on-year -22.31% +3.16% +32.90%
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 2814 1899 3032
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.35% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1131 1549
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £252
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.07% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.53 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £20.75
% change year-on-year +15.47% -16.53% +18.57%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) COBIT
3 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) Information Governance
6 3 (17.65%) ITSM
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
6 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Legal
7 2 (11.76%) Data Security
7 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) SANS
8 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.88%) GDPR
8 1 (5.88%) Privileged Access Management
8 1 (5.88%) Snow
8 1 (5.88%) ForeScout

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:

General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) Information Governance
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Data Security
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) SANS
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) COBIT
3 5 (29.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.88%) BS7799
4 1 (5.88%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
1 1 (5.88%) ForeScout
1 1 (5.88%) Snow
1 1 (5.88%) Splunk
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec