The median contractor rate for a IT Security Manager was £463 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
IT Security Manager
UK / England
Rank 548 565 560
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 26 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.098% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.10% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 24
Median daily rate £463 £485 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +8.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.62%  
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%  

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in England

IT Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Security Manager in England

IT Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Security Manager in England

IT 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 IT Security Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Security Manager in England

IT 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 IT 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 +21 8 £438 -11.16% 3
North West +15 7 £531 +9.53% 2
South East +25 3 £450 -2.70% 5
West Midlands +15 3 £413 -4.51%
East of England -4 2 £485 +9.29%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £525 -
IT Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT 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 IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 28 (60.87%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (36.96%) CISSP
4 13 (28.26%) Project Management
5 12 (26.09%) CISM
6 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
8 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (17.39%) SIEM
10 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.22%) CISA
11 6 (13.04%) Firewall
11 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
11 6 (13.04%) ITIL
11 6 (13.04%) Network Security
11 6 (13.04%) Banking
11 6 (13.04%) Retail
11 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
12 5 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
13 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
13 4 (8.70%) COBIT
13 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.70%) PMO
14 3 (6.52%) Service Design
14 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) FMCG
3 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.35%) PMI
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) BYOD
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (28.26%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) SIEM
6 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.52%) Logistics
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Security Management
9 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) CISSP
2 12 (26.09%) CISM
3 7 (15.22%) CISA
4 3 (6.52%) CEH
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CRISC
6 1 (2.17%) GIAC
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) COBIT
3 4 (8.70%) PMO
4 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.17%) GDPR
6 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.17%) ISO27002
6 1 (2.17%) ISO27005
6 1 (2.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) AlgoSec
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - £40k-£50k pa pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago