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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 164 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Contract jobs citing ISMS 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.072% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.088% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £432 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £16.00
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
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 12 (100.00%) Security Management
1 12 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (75.00%) SIEM
2 9 (75.00%) CISM
2 9 (75.00%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) CISA
3 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (58.33%) Security Operations
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) GSEC
6 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
6 5 (41.67%) COBIT
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
6 5 (41.67%) IT Audit
7 4 (33.33%) IISP
7 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (33.33%) GPG13
7 4 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared

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 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 12 (100.00%) Security Management
2 9 (75.00%) SIEM
3 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (58.33%) Security Operations
5 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
5 5 (41.67%) IT Audit
5 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (33.33%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISM
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) GSEC
4 4 (33.33%) IISP
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CRISC
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) ISACA
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) COBIT
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (33.33%) GPG13
3 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (33.33%) BMC
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix