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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 151 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +18
Contract jobs citing ISMS 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.048% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £531 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £308
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +33.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
3 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) Advertising
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Debian
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) Go
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CISSP
7 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) CISM
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (8.33%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Information Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
2 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Debian
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Go
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISSMP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO27002
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle