The median contractor rate for a Operational Security Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operational Security Manager
UK / England
Rank 574 599 592
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Security Manager 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.033% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.034% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £550 £587 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +17.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £587 £500
% change year-on-year +0.08% +17.40%  
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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
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 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Operational Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Operational Security Manager in England

Operational Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operational Security Manager in England

Operational Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operational Security Manager in England

Operational 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 Operational Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
North West +33 7 £625 -
London +33 3 £400 -28.88% 2
South East +17 1 £450 -25.00% 1
Operational Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Operational 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 Operational Security Manager in the job title.

1 26 (68.42%) Security Operations
2 25 (65.79%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (57.89%) Risk Management
4 20 (52.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (44.74%) CISSP
6 13 (34.21%) Service Management
7 10 (26.32%) SIEM
7 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
8 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) Information Security
8 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (15.79%) RMADS
10 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
10 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (10.53%) Network Security
12 4 (10.53%) VMware
12 4 (10.53%) CISM
12 4 (10.53%) Unix
12 4 (10.53%) Windows
12 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
12 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure

Operational 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Security Operations
2 25 (65.79%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (57.89%) Risk Management
4 13 (34.21%) Service Management
5 10 (26.32%) SIEM
5 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
6 9 (23.68%) Information Security
7 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
7 7 (18.42%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) CISSP
2 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) CISM
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) CISA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) IISP
5 1 (2.63%) ISACA
5 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) RMADS
2 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (7.89%) Nessus
1 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) AlienVault
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec