Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 400 424
Rank change year-on-year -54 +24 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 180 214 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 147 135
London median daily rate £538 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +5.78%
10th Percentile £426 £400 £394
90th Percentile £688 £680 £616
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 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
Central London -14 26 £625 +17.37% 5
West London -3 24 £525 +5.53%
East London - 6 £675 -
South London -48 4 £490 -10.91%
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 100 (55.56%) Information Security
2 72 (40.00%) Finance
2 72 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (30.00%) Project Management
4 43 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (18.89%) GDPR
7 32 (17.78%) Security Operations
8 29 (16.11%) Risk Management
9 28 (15.56%) Management Information System
10 26 (14.44%) CISSP
11 25 (13.89%) Data Protection
12 22 (12.22%) PRINCE2
12 22 (12.22%) Banking
13 20 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
14 17 (9.44%) PCI DSS
14 17 (9.44%) SIEM
14 17 (9.44%) Firewall
15 15 (8.33%) CISM
15 15 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
16 14 (7.78%) VMware
16 14 (7.78%) Windows
16 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
16 14 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (7.22%) ITIL
17 13 (7.22%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (7.22%) Matrix Organization
18 12 (6.67%) Kalman Filter

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.11%) IaaS
3 2 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Akamai
4 1 (0.56%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) Firewall
2 13 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (3.89%) LAN
3 7 (3.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.89%) WAN
4 5 (2.78%) Network Security
5 2 (1.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.11%) Internet
5 2 (1.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.56%) 3G
6 1 (0.56%) LTE
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) Skype
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.22%) GIS
4 2 (1.11%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 72 (40.00%) Finance
2 22 (12.22%) Banking
3 10 (5.56%) Legal
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 6 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Advertising
8 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.56%) HTML
2 1 (0.56%) Kafka
2 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.56%) WebHDFS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.78%) FMCG
6 4 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (2.22%) NHS
6 4 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.67%) PMI
8 2 (1.11%) SCADA
9 1 (0.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) CESG
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Robotics
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.78%) Windows
2 4 (2.22%) Unix
2 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (55.56%) Information Security
2 72 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (30.00%) Project Management
4 43 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (17.78%) Security Operations
6 29 (16.11%) Risk Management
7 25 (13.89%) Data Protection
8 22 (12.22%) PRINCE2
9 20 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (9.44%) SIEM
11 14 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (7.22%) ITIL
12 13 (7.22%) Matrix Organization
12 13 (7.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (6.11%) Asset Management
14 11 (6.11%) Change Management
14 11 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.11%) Project Governance
15 10 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (14.44%) CISSP
2 15 (8.33%) CISM
3 12 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 11 (6.11%) PMP
4 11 (6.11%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.44%) Degree
7 7 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.78%) CISA
9 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.11%) CISMP
10 2 (1.11%) CRISC
10 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.11%) SANS
10 2 (1.11%) SSCP
11 1 (0.56%) CLAS
11 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.56%) IISP
11 1 (0.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (18.89%) GDPR
3 17 (9.44%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.44%) RMADS
5 5 (2.78%) QA
6 4 (2.22%) PMO
7 2 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.11%) GAMP
7 2 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.56%) COBIT
8 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 13 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.89%) vSphere
3 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.11%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Nessus
1 7 (3.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.11%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.11%) SCCM
2 2 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.56%) Oozie
3 1 (0.56%) QRadar
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.56%) SCSM
3 1 (0.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
1 14 (7.78%) VMware
2 8 (4.44%) Cisco
3 7 (3.89%) AlienVault
4 5 (2.78%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.22%) CyberArk
5 4 (2.22%) FireEye
6 3 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (1.67%) Symantec
7 2 (1.11%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.11%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.11%) IBM
7 2 (1.11%) Lumension
7 2 (1.11%) McAfee
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.56%) SAP