Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 316 323
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 88 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 52
South East median daily rate £450 £484 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.02% +13.88% -7.10%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £300
90th Percentile £589 £575 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £41.25 -
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 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 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley +7 44 £450 -14.29% 2
Berkshire +23 27 £513 +11.41% 2
Hampshire +22 16 £385 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -14 15 £425 -22.73%
Surrey -13 13 £525 -2.33% 2
Middlesex +6 5 £528 +9.09%
West Sussex -5 4 £450 -10.00%
Kent -11 4 £500 -9.09%
East Sussex -6 3 £650 +85.71% 2
Oxfordshire -4 2 £485 -7.62%
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 26 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (27.27%) Information Security
3 23 (26.14%) Project Management
4 20 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (20.45%) ITIL
6 17 (19.32%) Service Management
7 16 (18.18%) CISSP
7 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 15 (17.05%) Finance
8 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.77%) CISM
10 12 (13.64%) PCI DSS
10 12 (13.64%) Security Operations
11 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 11 (12.50%) Network Security
11 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 10 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
13 9 (10.23%) SIEM
13 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
14 8 (9.09%) SAP
14 8 (9.09%) SAP GRC
14 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
14 8 (9.09%) SAP Security
15 7 (7.95%) CISMP
15 7 (7.95%) Supplier Management
15 7 (7.95%) Windows
15 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management
15 7 (7.95%) Security 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:

Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.14%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Network Security
2 5 (5.68%) Firewall
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) IPv6
4 2 (2.27%) SMS
5 1 (1.14%) ATM
5 1 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.14%) IPsec
5 1 (1.14%) IPv4
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.14%) VoIP
5 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SAP HANA
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) CCTV
5 1 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Information Security
2 23 (26.14%) Project Management
3 20 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (20.45%) ITIL
5 17 (19.32%) Service Management
6 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.64%) Security Operations
8 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
9 9 (10.23%) SIEM
10 8 (9.09%) SAP Security
10 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management
11 7 (7.95%) Security Management
11 7 (7.95%) Supplier Management
12 6 (6.82%) Change Management
12 6 (6.82%) ISMS
12 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
12 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) CISSP
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.77%) CISM
3 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) CISMP
5 4 (4.55%) CCNA
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.14%) CISA
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.14%) PMP
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.68%) GDPR
4 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
4 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.27%) ISO 22301
5 2 (2.27%) SLA
6 1 (1.14%) COBIT
6 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) SAP
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco
2 4 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (3.41%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.41%) Qualys
3 3 (3.41%) Remedy
4 2 (2.27%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (1.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.14%) Symantec