The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 545 536 520
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 35 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.078% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.084% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 16
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£450 £550 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £630 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £505 £418
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +20.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Manager across the England region.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Information Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Information Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager across the England region.

Information Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Information Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 16 £540 -1.81% 9
South East -7 13 £425 -12.37% 1
East of England - 6 £431 -
North West -18 2 £500 +2.56%
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 79 (98.75%) Information Security
2 33 (41.25%) Risk Management
3 30 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 30 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (27.50%) ISMS
5 20 (25.00%) CISSP
6 18 (22.50%) Security Management
6 18 (22.50%) Information Assurance
7 14 (17.50%) RMADS
7 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (16.25%) Finance
8 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
8 13 (16.25%) Project Management
9 12 (15.00%) Change Management
9 12 (15.00%) CISM
9 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
9 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (15.00%) Degree
10 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.50%) Data Security
11 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.25%) CISA
12 9 (11.25%) Migration
13 8 (10.00%) ITIL
14 7 (8.75%) PMP
14 7 (8.75%) PMI Certification
14 7 (8.75%) McAfee
14 7 (8.75%) Firewall
14 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.50%) Internet
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Legal
3 4 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.50%) RMADS
3 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.25%) CESG
4 5 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (5.00%) Human Factors
6 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.50%) FMCG
7 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (1.25%) SCADA
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (98.75%) Information Security
2 33 (41.25%) Risk Management
3 22 (27.50%) ISMS
4 18 (22.50%) Information Assurance
4 18 (22.50%) Security Management
5 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
6 13 (16.25%) Project Management
7 12 (15.00%) Change Management
7 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.50%) Data Security
9 9 (11.25%) Migration
9 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
10 8 (10.00%) ITIL
11 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (7.50%) Cyber Security
13 5 (6.25%) People Management
13 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) CISSP
2 12 (15.00%) CISM
2 12 (15.00%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.25%) CISA
5 7 (8.75%) PMP
5 7 (8.75%) PMI Certification
6 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (5.00%) GIAC
7 4 (5.00%) CRISC
8 1 (1.25%) APMP
8 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.25%) CEH
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) QA
4 1 (1.25%) COSO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
1 2 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) McAfee
2 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.00%) Websense
3 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.75%) Sourcefire
3 3 (3.75%) TippingPoint
3 3 (3.75%) F5
3 3 (3.75%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.75%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (3.75%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.75%) Sophos
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) Juniper
3 3 (3.75%) Nokia
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle