The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 154 199 -
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -
Contract jobs citing ISMS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.036% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ISMS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2927 4422 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.28% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3441 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £95.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ISMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISMS across the City of London region.

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) GPG13
3 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) IISP
3 2 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) BMC
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) IISP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (25.00%) CRISC
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) GPG13
2 2 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle