Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies 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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 679 677 710
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Project Manager 205 225 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 145 129
UK median daily rate £456 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +8.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £375
90th Percentile £644 £604 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.65

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Security Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Project Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Project Manager within the UK 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
England -3 193 £463 -7.50% 6
UK excluding London +22 100 £425 -10.53% 3
London -43 100 £538 +2.38% 3
South East +2 38 £425 -12.19% 1
North of England +74 24 £375 -11.76% 2
East of England -1 20 £425 -19.05%
Yorkshire +33 19 £375 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +23 7 £325 -29.73%
Midlands +18 7 £325 -30.85%
Scotland -7 6 £388 -11.43%
North West +7 5 £425 -9.09% 1
South West -1 3 - -
Wales +17 2 - -

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Security Project 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 featuring Security Project Manager in the job title.

1 87 (42.44%) Finance
2 82 (40.00%) Project Management
2 82 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (34.63%) Information Security
4 63 (30.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (19.02%) PRINCE2
6 34 (16.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (15.61%) Banking
7 32 (15.61%) GDPR
8 25 (12.20%) Data Protection
9 23 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (8.78%) PMI Certification
11 17 (8.29%) CISSP
12 15 (7.32%) PMP
12 15 (7.32%) PCI DSS
12 15 (7.32%) Project Planning
13 14 (6.83%) Project Governance
13 14 (6.83%) Risk Management
13 14 (6.83%) Security Operations
14 12 (5.85%) Data Centre
14 12 (5.85%) Matrix Organization
14 12 (5.85%) Data Loss Prevention
14 12 (5.85%) Telecoms
14 12 (5.85%) Investment Management
15 11 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (5.37%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.37%) Management Information System
15 11 (5.37%) Identity Access Management
16 10 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
16 10 (4.88%) Change Management

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (0.49%) Apache
1 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.39%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.98%) IaaS
3 2 (0.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Akamai
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloudflare
4 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.90%) Network Security
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) DMARC
3 1 (0.49%) FTP
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
3 1 (0.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) SMTP
3 1 (0.49%) SSH
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) GIS
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 87 (42.44%) Finance
2 32 (15.61%) Banking
3 12 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.88%) Retail
5 8 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.44%) Legal
6 5 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.98%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) Kafka
1 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.49%) WebHDFS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (4.39%) PMI
5 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.95%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.98%) CCTV
7 2 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.98%) PKI
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.49%) Robotics
8 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.95%) Windows
2 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.49%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 82 (40.00%) Project Management
2 71 (34.63%) Information Security
3 63 (30.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (19.02%) PRINCE2
5 25 (12.20%) Data Protection
6 23 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.32%) Project Planning
8 14 (6.83%) Project Governance
8 14 (6.83%) Risk Management
8 14 (6.83%) Security Operations
9 12 (5.85%) Data Loss Prevention
9 12 (5.85%) Investment Management
9 12 (5.85%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (5.37%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (5.37%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.88%) Change Management
11 10 (4.88%) ITIL
12 9 (4.39%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 18 (8.78%) PMI Certification
2 17 (8.29%) CISSP
3 15 (7.32%) PMP
4 10 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.90%) CISM
6 7 (3.41%) Degree
7 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (1.95%) CCNA
9 4 (1.95%) CCSP
9 4 (1.95%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.49%) APMP
11 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.49%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (15.61%) GDPR
3 15 (7.32%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.41%) QA
5 4 (1.95%) PMO
6 1 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.49%) Oozie
1 1 (0.49%) QRadar
1 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.95%) Cisco
3 3 (1.46%) Citrix
3 3 (1.46%) CyberArk
4 2 (0.98%) Blue Coat
4 2 (0.98%) FireEye
4 2 (0.98%) Symantec
4 2 (0.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.49%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.49%) IBM
5 1 (0.49%) Imperva
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle
5 1 (0.49%) Splunk