The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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.

Security Manager
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 355 477
Rank change year-on-year -110 +122  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 124 292 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.60% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.63% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 192 92
Median daily rate £494 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £402 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £491 £450
% change year-on-year -3.81% +9.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in England

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in England

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Manager in England

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 Security Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Manager in England

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 Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 -49 68 £513 -2.33% 16
South East +6 28 £463 -4.14% 11
East of England -15 12 £450 +2.85% 3
Yorkshire +16 6 £513 +7.89% 3
South West -5 4 £413 -23.61% 3
West Midlands +7 3 £425 -9.57% 4
North East +69 2 £375 - 2
North West -12 2 - - 5
Security Manager
UK

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

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

1 134 (51.74%) Information Security
2 80 (30.89%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (30.12%) Project Management
4 57 (22.01%) Finance
5 56 (21.62%) CISSP
6 52 (20.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (18.92%) Risk Management
8 46 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (16.22%) Data Protection
10 39 (15.06%) CISM
11 37 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 34 (13.13%) PCI DSS
13 33 (12.74%) SIEM
14 30 (11.58%) Retail
14 30 (11.58%) Management Information System
15 29 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (10.81%) Security Operations
17 27 (10.42%) GDPR
18 24 (9.27%) Network Security
18 24 (9.27%) ITIL
19 21 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
20 19 (7.34%) CISA
21 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
22 17 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
22 17 (6.56%) Security Management
22 17 (6.56%) Legal
22 17 (6.56%) Microsoft
23 16 (6.18%) Incident Management
23 16 (6.18%) Degree
23 16 (6.18%) Data Privacy

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 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.39%) Liferay
2 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.16%) Office 365
3 2 (0.77%) IaaS
3 2 (0.77%) PaaS
3 2 (0.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.27%) Network Security
2 14 (5.41%) Firewall
3 7 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.54%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.77%) DHCP
5 2 (0.77%) DMZ
5 2 (0.77%) DNS
5 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.77%) Skype
5 2 (0.77%) VoIP
5 2 (0.77%) VPN
5 2 (0.77%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) WAN
6 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.16%) SAP HANA
General
1 57 (22.01%) Finance
2 30 (11.58%) Retail
3 17 (6.56%) Legal
4 13 (5.02%) Banking
5 12 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.16%) Advertising
7 3 (1.16%) Billing
7 3 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.39%) HTML
1 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (5.02%) PMI
5 10 (3.86%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.09%) FMCG
7 7 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.54%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.54%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.16%) BYOD
9 3 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.77%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.39%) Blog
11 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.39%) Fintech
11 1 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.47%) Windows
2 5 (1.93%) Unix
3 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.39%) MVS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (51.74%) Information Security
2 80 (30.89%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (30.12%) Project Management
4 49 (18.92%) Risk Management
5 46 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (16.22%) Data Protection
7 37 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 33 (12.74%) SIEM
9 29 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (10.81%) Security Operations
11 24 (9.27%) ITIL
12 21 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
13 17 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (6.56%) Security Management
14 16 (6.18%) Data Privacy
14 16 (6.18%) Incident Management
15 13 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (5.02%) Security Monitoring
16 12 (4.63%) Data Loss Prevention
16 12 (4.63%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.16%) SQL
2 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (21.62%) CISSP
2 39 (15.06%) CISM
3 19 (7.34%) CISA
4 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.18%) Degree
6 15 (5.79%) PMI Certification
7 12 (4.63%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.70%) PMP
8 7 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (1.93%) CEH
10 5 (1.93%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.16%) APMP
11 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.77%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.77%) OSCP
12 2 (0.77%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (20.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (13.13%) PCI DSS
3 27 (10.42%) GDPR
4 12 (4.63%) PMO
5 10 (3.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.70%) COBIT
6 7 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.93%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (1.16%) QA
8 3 (1.16%) SLA
9 2 (0.77%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Nessus
1 3 (1.16%) QRadar
1 3 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.39%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 17 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.09%) SAP
3 6 (2.32%) Cisco
3 6 (2.32%) Citrix
3 6 (2.32%) Intel
3 6 (2.32%) McAfee
4 5 (1.93%) Blue Coat
4 5 (1.93%) IBM
4 5 (1.93%) VMware
5 3 (1.16%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.16%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.16%) Lancope
5 3 (1.16%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.77%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.77%) HP
6 2 (0.77%) Juniper
6 2 (0.77%) LogRhythm
6 2 (0.77%) Qualys
6 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.77%) Splunk
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