The median contractor rate for a Security Project Manager was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Project Manager
UK
Rank 524 524 550
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Project Manager 75 104 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 49
Median daily rate £470 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +1.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £489 £500
% change year-on-year -12.99% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Project Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 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
England +8 65 £475 -1.04% 4
London +15 33 £525 +10.52%
South East +6 11 £443 -11.50% 2
Scotland +27 9 £435 -
City of London +7 7 £500 -7.62%
East of England -9 5 £450 +18.42%
West Midlands +16 4 £413 +1.22%
Berkshire +14 4 £425 -15.00% 1
Edinburgh +14 4 £449 -
Birmingham - 4 £413 -
Leicester - 4 £488 -
Leicestershire - 4 £488 -
East Midlands - 4 £488 -
North West +13 3 £400 -5.88% 1
South West +2 3 £413 -19.51%
Staffordshire - 3 £413 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 -
Tamworth - 3 £413 -
Glasgow - 3 £426 -
Cheshire +30 2 £388 -8.82%
Reading +19 2 £425 -12.82%
Surrey +15 2 £530 +1.92%
Hampshire +6 2 £408 -17.25% 1
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £530 -
North East - 2 £550 -
Manchester +17 1 £425 - 1
Kent +14 1 £400 -
Bristol +4 1 - -
Swindon +1 1 £413 -13.15%

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 57 (41.61%) Project Management
2 45 (32.85%) Information Security
3 40 (29.20%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (28.47%) Finance
5 31 (22.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (21.17%) PRINCE2
7 16 (11.68%) Risk Management
7 16 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (11.68%) SIEM
8 14 (10.22%) Firewall
8 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
9 13 (9.49%) Banking
9 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
10 12 (8.76%) PCI DSS
10 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.76%) CISSP
10 12 (8.76%) ITIL
11 11 (8.03%) Retail
12 10 (7.30%) PMI Certification
12 10 (7.30%) Cisco
12 10 (7.30%) Network Security
13 9 (6.57%) CyberArk
13 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.57%) Security Management
13 9 (6.57%) Law
14 8 (5.84%) CISM
14 8 (5.84%) Windows
14 8 (5.84%) Degree
14 8 (5.84%) ISMS
15 7 (5.11%) Data Protection

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) MS Project
4 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.73%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) Network Security
3 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.19%) DNS
3 3 (2.19%) VPN
4 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.73%) DHCP
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.73%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 39 (28.47%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Retail
4 9 (6.57%) Law
5 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Billing
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.73%) Velocity
1 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.11%) PMI
3 6 (4.38%) FMCG
3 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.19%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (2.19%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.46%) CMDB
6 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.73%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Linux
2 5 (3.65%) Unix
3 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.73%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.61%) Project Management
2 45 (32.85%) Information Security
3 40 (29.20%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (22.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (21.17%) PRINCE2
6 16 (11.68%) Risk Management
6 16 (11.68%) SIEM
7 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.76%) ITIL
8 9 (6.57%) Security Management
9 8 (5.84%) ISMS
10 7 (5.11%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.11%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (5.11%) Logistics
10 7 (5.11%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (4.38%) Security Operations
12 5 (3.65%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 5 (3.65%) Security Testing
12 5 (3.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) CISSP
2 10 (7.30%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.84%) CISM
3 8 (5.84%) Degree
4 5 (3.65%) PMP
4 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.19%) CISA
6 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) APMP
8 1 (0.73%) CEH
8 1 (0.73%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.73%) GIAC
8 1 (0.73%) OSCP
8 1 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.38%) PMO
4 5 (3.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.92%) GDPR
6 1 (0.73%) COBIT
6 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) QRadar
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.73%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Cisco
3 9 (6.57%) CyberArk
4 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.19%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.19%) F5
5 3 (2.19%) Splunk
6 2 (1.46%) Avaya
6 2 (1.46%) Juniper
6 2 (1.46%) Lancope
6 2 (1.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix
7 1 (0.73%) FireEye
7 1 (0.73%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.73%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.73%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.73%) Symantec
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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