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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 195 205 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing ISMS 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.044% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.057% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£522 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +42.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISMS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ISMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISMS.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) CESG
4 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (40.00%) RMADS
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ISMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (20.00%) HSRP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Auditor
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CESG
1 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (40.00%) RMADS
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft