The median contractor rate for an IT Security Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 566 592
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 20 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 16
Median daily rate £488 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £413 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £437
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.95%  
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 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -2 9 £600 +14.28% 2
East of England -1 7 £425 -2.96%
North of England +48 2 £513 +10.81% 2
North East +75 1 - -
South East +20 1 £475 -
Midlands +18 1 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £513 +2.50% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
IT Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 25 (54.35%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (34.78%) CISSP
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) CISM
5 11 (23.91%) Data Protection
6 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
8 8 (17.39%) CISA
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.04%) Firewall
9 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 6 (13.04%) SIEM
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
10 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
10 5 (10.87%) Banking
10 5 (10.87%) Security Operations
11 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
11 4 (8.70%) PMI
11 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
11 4 (8.70%) COBIT

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 (2.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
2 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
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%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) PMI
4 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.35%) FMCG
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) Data Protection
5 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.04%) SIEM
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Security Operations
8 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
9 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (6.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Security Management
10 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) CISSP
2 12 (26.09%) CISM
3 8 (17.39%) CISA
4 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.35%) PMP
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) CEH
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CRISC
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) GIAC
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) COBIT
4 3 (6.52%) PMO
4 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.35%) GDPR
5 2 (4.35%) QA
6 1 (2.17%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) 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
2 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) AlgoSec
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Lancope
3 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase