Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Security Manager was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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.

IT Security Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 167 193
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £413 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -4.51% +3.16%
10th Percentile £340 £376 £416
90th Percentile £443 £438 £448
England median daily rate £463 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -7.50% +3.09% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,641 4,079 5,134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.71% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,859 2,502 2,909
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £219
90th Percentile £575 £532 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 204 151
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +15.83% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.50 £42.50 £37.25
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.54% +11.40%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in the West Midlands

IT Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Security Manager in the West Midlands

IT Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Security Manager in the West Midlands

IT Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Birmingham -14 4 £425 +3.03% 2
Warwickshire 0 3 £413 -
Staffordshire -3 2 £383 -7.27%
IT Security Manager
England

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) PMI
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley