The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £486 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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
Security Manager
England / London
Rank 341 357 332
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 65 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 63
Median daily rate £486 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in London

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in London

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Manager in London

Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Manager in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Manager in London

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London 0 8 £500 +9.28% 10
Harrow - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £395 -
Hammersmith - 1 £530 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 54 (43.55%) Information Security
2 46 (37.10%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (30.65%) Project Management
4 34 (27.42%) Finance
5 24 (19.35%) CISSP
6 23 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (16.94%) CISM
7 21 (16.94%) PRINCE2
8 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
9 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
10 14 (11.29%) SIEM
10 14 (11.29%) Data Protection
10 14 (11.29%) PCI DSS
11 13 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (10.48%) Firewall
12 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
12 12 (9.68%) Incident Management
12 12 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (8.87%) Security Operations
13 11 (8.87%) Network Security
13 11 (8.87%) Legal
14 10 (8.06%) PMI Certification
14 10 (8.06%) Cisco
14 10 (8.06%) ITIL
14 10 (8.06%) Windows
14 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
14 10 (8.06%) CyberArk
15 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) Firewall
2 11 (8.87%) Network Security
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.42%) LAN
4 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.42%) WAN
5 2 (1.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) NAS
6 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.81%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) Skype
6 1 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Legal
3 7 (5.65%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Law
3 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.81%) Velocity
1 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (4.03%) PMI
5 3 (2.42%) Cybercrime
5 3 (2.42%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Unix
3 5 (4.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Information Security
2 46 (37.10%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (30.65%) Project Management
4 23 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (16.94%) PRINCE2
6 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
7 14 (11.29%) Data Protection
7 14 (11.29%) SIEM
8 13 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (9.68%) Incident Management
10 11 (8.87%) Security Operations
11 10 (8.06%) ITIL
12 9 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.45%) Data Loss Prevention
13 8 (6.45%) Programme Management
13 8 (6.45%) Security Management
14 7 (5.65%) Coaching
14 7 (5.65%) ISMS
15 6 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) C
2 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (19.35%) CISSP
2 21 (16.94%) CISM
3 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.06%) PMI Certification
5 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.45%) Degree
7 7 (5.65%) PMP
8 6 (4.84%) CISA
9 4 (3.23%) CEH
9 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.42%) APMP
10 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.61%) CCNP
11 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.81%) CCNA
12 1 (0.81%) CCSP
12 1 (0.81%) CRISC
12 1 (0.81%) ISACA
12 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.29%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (3.23%) GDPR
5 3 (2.42%) PMO
5 3 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.61%) COBIT
7 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) vSphere
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Nessus
1 3 (2.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.61%) QRadar
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Cisco
2 10 (8.06%) CyberArk
3 6 (4.84%) Intel
3 6 (4.84%) Intel Security
4 4 (3.23%) SAP
4 4 (3.23%) VMware
5 3 (2.42%) AlienVault
5 3 (2.42%) Splunk
6 2 (1.61%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.61%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.61%) Juniper
6 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) F5
7 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Sourcefire