Period
to 12 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 300 295
Rank change year-on-year +104 -5 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 18 72 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 51
Median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £372 £382 £425
90th Percentile £634 £645 £638
England median daily rate £538 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 5,616 14,411 16,203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,275 8,579 9,572
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
10th Percentile £215 £256 £261
90th Percentile £606 £600 £581
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 642 696
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.28 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate £22.67 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +13.36% +6.95% +0.08%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Manager in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Manager in the South East.

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 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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
Thames Valley +76 7 £572 +1.69% 2
Buckinghamshire +43 6 £572 -4.67% 1
Kent +39 4 £625 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +58 3 £375 -1.96%
Surrey +53 3 £575 +12.20%
Berkshire +61 1 - - 1
East Sussex +29 1 - -
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (27.78%) GDPR
3 5 (27.78%) NIST
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) PPP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) ISMS
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) APMP
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) IISP
5 1 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) GDPR
2 5 (27.78%) NIST
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
3 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk