The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK / England
Rank 446 407 446
Rank change year-on-year -39 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 137 216 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 141 109
Median daily rate £475 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.25

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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +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 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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 +7 65 £486 +0.25% 21
North West +11 17 £550 +14.58% 4
South East +1 17 £450 -10.00% 7
East of England -8 10 £450 +18.42% 3
West Midlands +6 7 £413 -11.29% 2
East Midlands - 7 £525 -
South West -7 6 £508 +6.84% 3
Midlands +8 3 £500 -
Yorkshire 0 2 £550 -6.30% 2
North East - 2 £550 -
Security Manager
UK

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 174 (54.72%) Information Security
2 118 (37.11%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (28.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (23.58%) Risk Management
5 72 (22.64%) CISSP
6 67 (21.07%) Project Management
7 62 (19.50%) Finance
8 58 (18.24%) CISM
9 50 (15.72%) Management Information System
10 43 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (12.58%) Security Operations
12 38 (11.95%) Security Management
13 37 (11.64%) PCI DSS
14 36 (11.32%) Security Cleared
15 35 (11.01%) Incident Management
16 34 (10.69%) ISMS
17 31 (9.75%) Data Protection
17 31 (9.75%) ITIL
18 30 (9.43%) PRINCE2
18 30 (9.43%) SIEM
19 27 (8.49%) SC Cleared
20 26 (8.18%) Firewall
20 26 (8.18%) Vulnerability Management
21 24 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
21 24 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
22 23 (7.23%) Degree
22 23 (7.23%) Information Security Management
22 23 (7.23%) Risk Assessment
22 23 (7.23%) Business Continuity
23 19 (5.97%) Network Security

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 5 (1.57%) Liferay
2 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.94%) MS Project
3 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) Office 365
2 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.18%) Firewall
2 19 (5.97%) Network Security
3 12 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.26%) DNS
6 3 (0.94%) LAN
6 3 (0.94%) PABX
6 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 2 (0.63%) Internet
7 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.63%) Skype
7 2 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.63%) Wireless
8 1 (0.31%) PBX
8 1 (0.31%) SAN
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.63%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.31%) Big Data
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.63%) Selenium
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Redmine
General
1 62 (19.50%) Finance
2 19 (5.97%) Retail
3 16 (5.03%) Legal
4 15 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.09%) Banking
6 7 (2.20%) Law
7 3 (0.94%) Electronics
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 3 (0.94%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.89%) J2EE
2 5 (1.57%) Velocity
3 4 (1.26%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.26%) Spring
3 4 (1.26%) Struts
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.72%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.46%) BYOD
5 11 (3.46%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (2.20%) CESG
6 7 (2.20%) FMCG
6 7 (2.20%) PMI
7 6 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.57%) NHS
9 4 (1.26%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.26%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.94%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.63%) CMDB
11 2 (0.63%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.40%) Windows
2 9 (2.83%) Unix
3 5 (1.57%) Linux
4 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (54.72%) Information Security
2 118 (37.11%) Cybersecurity
3 75 (23.58%) Risk Management
4 67 (21.07%) Project Management
5 43 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (12.58%) Security Operations
7 38 (11.95%) Security Management
8 35 (11.01%) Incident Management
9 34 (10.69%) ISMS
10 31 (9.75%) Data Protection
10 31 (9.75%) ITIL
11 30 (9.43%) PRINCE2
11 30 (9.43%) SIEM
12 26 (8.18%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (7.23%) Business Continuity
14 23 (7.23%) Information Security Management
14 23 (7.23%) Risk Assessment
15 19 (5.97%) Identity Access Management
15 19 (5.97%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.94%) C
2 1 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (22.64%) CISSP
2 58 (18.24%) CISM
3 36 (11.32%) Security Cleared
4 27 (8.49%) SC Cleared
5 23 (7.23%) Degree
6 15 (4.72%) CISA
7 13 (4.09%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.52%) CEH
8 8 (2.52%) PMP
9 5 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.26%) APMP
10 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.94%) CISMP
11 3 (0.94%) CRISC
11 3 (0.94%) IISP
11 3 (0.94%) SANS
12 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (28.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (11.64%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.46%) RMADS
4 10 (3.14%) GDPR
4 10 (3.14%) PMO
5 9 (2.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (2.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.89%) SLA
9 5 (1.57%) COBIT
10 4 (1.26%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.94%) QA
12 2 (0.63%) GPG13
12 2 (0.63%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.94%) Nessus
2 3 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.63%) QRadar
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.09%) Cisco
3 10 (3.14%) CyberArk
4 9 (2.83%) IBM
4 9 (2.83%) SAP
5 7 (2.20%) Intel Security
6 6 (1.89%) Intel
7 5 (1.57%) VMware
8 4 (1.26%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.26%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.26%) Juniper
8 4 (1.26%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.26%) Splunk
9 3 (0.94%) AlienVault
9 3 (0.94%) Symantec
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix
10 2 (0.63%) F5
10 2 (0.63%) Lancope
10 2 (0.63%) Palo Alto
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