The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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.

Security Manager
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 224 241
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 17 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 19
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £400 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.70% +8.34%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +11 6 £378 -23.55% 5
Hampshire +11 3 £425 -13.70% 1
Surrey +10 3 £530 +1.92% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £460 -8.00%
Kent +14 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (24.14%) CISSP
4 6 (20.69%) CISM
4 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.24%) Security Management
5 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.79%) ISMS
6 4 (13.79%) SIEM
7 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (10.34%) Logistics
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.34%) Data Security
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.34%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (10.34%) Cyber Defence

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Redmine
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 2 (6.90%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (17.24%) Security Management
3 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
4 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.79%) ISMS
4 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.79%) SIEM
5 3 (10.34%) Data Security
5 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Logistics
5 3 (10.34%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.90%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Contract Management
6 2 (6.90%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CISA
4 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) APMP
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) CISMP
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
4 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
1 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.90%) Lancope
1 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.45%) BMC
2 1 (3.45%) CA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Qualys
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
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