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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 196 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing ISMS 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.028% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.036% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £351 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £439 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +54.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
4506 5553 5448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.65% 76.47% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4098 4053
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 92
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) CESG
3 4 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (44.44%) RMADS
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) LDAP
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
3 2 (22.22%) HSRP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Auditor
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CESG
1 4 (44.44%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (44.44%) RMADS
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft