Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 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.

Security Manager
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 463 497
Rank change year-on-year -33 +34 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 399 455 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 301 289
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £360 £375 £357
90th Percentile £650 £688 £588
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £41.25 £45.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.64% -
UK median hourly rate - £41.25 £45.65
% change year-on-year - -9.64% -

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 89210 92159 99333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59487 60657 64240
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 2625 3000 3817
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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 -32 186 £538 +2.38% 18
South East +24 88 £450 -7.02% 5
North of England +22 61 £450 +11.11% 16
East of England +7 36 £425 -4.23% 6
Yorkshire +27 35 £450 -32.33% 5
North West +13 17 £500 +17.65% 7
Midlands -8 15 £408 -18.50% 5
West Midlands +3 13 £340 -32.00% 5
South West -15 10 £475 -9.52% 6
North East +42 9 £500 +25.00% 4
Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 195 (48.87%) Information Security
2 132 (33.08%) Cybersecurity
3 120 (30.08%) Finance
4 104 (26.07%) Project Management
5 98 (24.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 80 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (19.30%) CISSP
8 58 (14.54%) GDPR
9 55 (13.78%) Security Operations
10 54 (13.53%) Risk Management
10 54 (13.53%) Management Information System
11 53 (13.28%) Data Protection
12 52 (13.03%) CISM
13 49 (12.28%) ITIL
14 48 (12.03%) PCI DSS
15 43 (10.78%) PRINCE2
16 41 (10.28%) Banking
17 37 (9.27%) Security Cleared
18 34 (8.52%) Security Management
19 30 (7.52%) Service Management
19 30 (7.52%) Identity Access Management
20 29 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (6.77%) Firewall
21 27 (6.77%) SIEM
22 25 (6.27%) Information Security Management
23 24 (6.02%) Windows
24 23 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
24 23 (5.76%) Change Management
24 23 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
24 23 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management

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 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) Apache
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.76%) Office 365
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) IaaS
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Akamai
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.77%) Firewall
2 22 (5.51%) Network Security
3 14 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.01%) LAN
5 8 (2.01%) SMS
5 8 (2.01%) WAN
6 7 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.25%) Internet
8 3 (0.75%) Intranet
9 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.50%) IPv6
9 2 (0.50%) SSL
9 2 (0.50%) VPN
10 1 (0.25%) ATM
10 1 (0.25%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) HTTP
10 1 (0.25%) IPv4
10 1 (0.25%) SMTP
10 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.25%) SAP HANA
3 4 (1.00%) GIS
4 2 (0.50%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.25%) Big Data
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 120 (30.08%) Finance
2 41 (10.28%) Banking
3 20 (5.01%) Legal
4 17 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.76%) Retail
6 8 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.75%) Law
7 7 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.25%) HTML
2 1 (0.25%) Kafka
2 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.25%) VML
2 1 (0.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.25%) WebHDFS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.53%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.26%) PMI
6 8 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.25%) FMCG
9 4 (1.00%) CESG
9 4 (1.00%) NHS
9 4 (1.00%) PKI
10 2 (0.50%) CCTV
10 2 (0.50%) SCADA
11 1 (0.25%) Blog
11 1 (0.25%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.25%) New Media
11 1 (0.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.02%) Windows
2 8 (2.01%) Unix
3 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (48.87%) Information Security
2 132 (33.08%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (26.07%) Project Management
4 80 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (13.78%) Security Operations
6 54 (13.53%) Risk Management
7 53 (13.28%) Data Protection
8 49 (12.28%) ITIL
9 43 (10.78%) PRINCE2
10 34 (8.52%) Security Management
11 30 (7.52%) Identity Access Management
11 30 (7.52%) Service Management
12 29 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (6.77%) SIEM
14 25 (6.27%) Information Security Management
15 23 (5.76%) Change Management
15 23 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
15 23 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
16 20 (5.01%) Risk Assessment
17 19 (4.76%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (19.30%) CISSP
2 52 (13.03%) CISM
3 37 (9.27%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.01%) PMI Certification
6 19 (4.76%) PMP
7 18 (4.51%) Degree
8 15 (3.76%) CISA
9 11 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (2.51%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.26%) CISMP
12 6 (1.50%) CEH
12 6 (1.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 5 (1.25%) CCNA
13 5 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (1.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (24.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (14.54%) GDPR
3 48 (12.03%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.76%) COBIT
5 14 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (3.26%) RMADS
7 10 (2.51%) QA
8 7 (1.75%) PMO
9 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (1.25%) ISO 9001
10 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.50%) COSO
12 2 (0.50%) GAMP
12 2 (0.50%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.50%) SLA
13 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) vSphere
3 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.50%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) Nessus
1 7 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.50%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.25%) Oozie
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.25%) SCSM
4 1 (0.25%) vMotion
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.01%) VMware
3 13 (3.26%) Cisco
4 11 (2.76%) SAP
5 7 (1.75%) AlienVault
5 7 (1.75%) Symantec
6 6 (1.50%) ArcSight
6 6 (1.50%) IBM
6 6 (1.50%) McAfee
7 5 (1.25%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.25%) Citrix
8 4 (1.00%) Coverity
8 4 (1.00%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.00%) FireEye
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle
8 4 (1.00%) Qualys
8 4 (1.00%) Synopsys
9 3 (0.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (0.75%) HP
9 3 (0.75%) Remedy