Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Security Manager was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

IT Security Manager
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 794 754
Rank change year-on-year +10 -40 +27
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 78 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.066% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 41 88
England median daily rate £444 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.05% -2.63% +1.71%
10th Percentile £313 £369 £371
90th Percentile £641 £700 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £456 £475
% change year-on-year -4.11% -3.95% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 25 £575 +6.48% 3
North of England +62 19 £450 - 3
East of England +10 15 £425 +3.66% 4
Yorkshire +32 13 £450 - 1
South East +8 12 £425 -8.11% 1
Midlands +31 6 £325 -27.78% 2
West Midlands +24 6 £325 -27.78% 2
North West +29 5 £425 +6.25% 1
North East +62 1 - - 1
South West -4 1 - -
IT Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 25 (32.05%) Information Security
3 23 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (24.36%) CISSP
5 17 (21.79%) Project Management
5 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (19.23%) Banking
7 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.95%) ITIL
7 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 12 (15.38%) Security Management
8 12 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 10 (12.82%) CISM
10 8 (10.26%) COBIT
10 8 (10.26%) Windows
10 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 8 (10.26%) Information Security Management
11 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (8.97%) PMI Certification
12 6 (7.69%) GDPR
12 6 (7.69%) PMI
12 6 (7.69%) PMP
12 6 (7.69%) Retail
12 6 (7.69%) Supplier Management
12 6 (7.69%) QA
12 6 (7.69%) ISMS
13 5 (6.41%) Change Control
13 5 (6.41%) Project Planning

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (1.28%) IIS
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) SMS
2 2 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) 3G
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.28%) LTE
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) PMI
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.28%) Robotics
6 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Tandem
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Information Security
2 23 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (21.79%) Project Management
4 14 (17.95%) ITIL
4 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 12 (15.38%) Security Management
6 8 (10.26%) Information Security Management
7 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.69%) ISMS
8 6 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.41%) Change Control
9 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.41%) Logistics
9 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.41%) Service Management
10 4 (5.13%) Change Management
10 4 (5.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) CISSP
2 10 (12.82%) CISM
3 7 (8.97%) PMI Certification
4 6 (7.69%) PMP
5 5 (6.41%) CISA
6 4 (5.13%) Degree
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) CEH
8 2 (2.56%) ISEB
9 1 (1.28%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) CCSA
9 1 (1.28%) CCSE
9 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCSE
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.26%) COBIT
3 6 (7.69%) GDPR
3 6 (7.69%) QA
4 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.85%) PMO
6 2 (2.56%) RMADS
7 1 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.28%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.28%) SCSM
2 1 (1.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
3 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.56%) Citrix
3 2 (2.56%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.56%) FireEye
4 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.28%) Juniper
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Qualys
4 1 (1.28%) Sophos
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec
4 1 (1.28%) Trend Micro
4 1 (1.28%) WatchGuard