The median contractor rate for a Information Security Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
UK / England
Rank 543 568 553
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 31 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.092% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.096% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 30
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £611 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -11.84% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 18 £459 -3.42% 12
Midlands - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
North West +28 2 £368 -28.29% 3
South East +17 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
East of England -2 1 - - 1
South West -3 1 £413 +3.12%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Information Security Manager
UK

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Information 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 England region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (47.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (32.18%) CISM
4 24 (27.59%) CISSP
5 22 (25.29%) Management Information System
5 22 (25.29%) PCI DSS
6 20 (22.99%) ISMS
6 20 (22.99%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
7 17 (19.54%) Security Management
8 16 (18.39%) ITIL
9 15 (17.24%) Data Protection
10 14 (16.09%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (14.94%) Finance
11 13 (14.94%) Project Management
12 12 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (12.64%) Information Security Management
14 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (10.34%) Retail
16 8 (9.20%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (9.20%) Legal
16 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
17 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
17 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (8.05%) Data Loss Prevention
18 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
18 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
18 6 (6.90%) Supplier Management
18 6 (6.90%) Freedom of Information

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.45%) PABX
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Redmine
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Retail
3 8 (9.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.20%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.45%) CESG
5 3 (3.45%) FMCG
5 3 (3.45%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) PMI
7 1 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (22.99%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (22.99%) ISMS
3 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
3 17 (19.54%) Security Management
4 16 (18.39%) ITIL
5 15 (17.24%) Data Protection
6 14 (16.09%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (14.94%) Project Management
7 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (12.64%) Information Security Management
10 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.05%) Data Loss Prevention
12 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.90%) Data Security
12 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.90%) Supplier Management
12 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) CISM
2 24 (27.59%) CISSP
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) CISA
4 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) CEH
6 3 (3.45%) CISMP
6 3 (3.45%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.30%) CRISC
7 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.15%) APMP
8 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (47.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (25.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.60%) GDPR
3 4 (4.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (4.60%) PMO
4 3 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.45%) SLA
5 2 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (2.30%) GPG13
5 2 (2.30%) RMADS
5 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.15%) COBIT
6 1 (1.15%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Intel
2 6 (6.90%) Intel Security
3 4 (4.60%) CyberArk
4 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.15%) Capita
5 1 (1.15%) Qualys
5 1 (1.15%) Splunk
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago