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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 537 537 535
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 43 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.093% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.099% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 17
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £385 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £500 £428
% change year-on-year
-17.20% +16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Information Security Manager
UK

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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 24 £475 -3.06% 6
North West -12 6 £375 - 2
South East -3 4 £463 -9.75% 5
South West +4 3 £400 -36.00% 1
East Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -8 2 - - 2
East of England -3 1 £493 +6.48% 1
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Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 99 (98.02%) Information Security
2 46 (45.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (35.64%) CISSP
4 31 (30.69%) Risk Management
5 30 (29.70%) Project Management
6 23 (22.77%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (21.78%) Management Information System
8 20 (19.80%) CISM
9 18 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (16.83%) Finance
10 17 (16.83%) Firewall
10 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
11 16 (15.84%) ITIL
11 16 (15.84%) PRINCE2
12 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (12.87%) Data Protection
14 12 (11.88%) CISA
14 12 (11.88%) Security Testing
15 9 (8.91%) Security Management
15 9 (8.91%) LAN
15 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
15 9 (8.91%) Information Assurance
15 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (8.91%) Records Management
16 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (7.92%) Change Management
16 8 (7.92%) Legal
17 7 (6.93%) Degree
17 7 (6.93%) Business Continuity
17 7 (6.93%) Banking

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (0.99%) IIS
1 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) Firewall
2 9 (8.91%) LAN
3 7 (6.93%) WAN
4 4 (3.96%) Internet
4 4 (3.96%) Network Security
4 4 (3.96%) VPN
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.97%) DMZ
5 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.98%) VoIP
7 1 (0.99%) Extranet
7 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Legal
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.98%) BYOD
4 2 (1.98%) CESG
4 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
4 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) FMCG
5 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
3 2 (1.98%) VMS
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (98.02%) Information Security
2 31 (30.69%) Risk Management
3 30 (29.70%) Project Management
4 23 (22.77%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.84%) ITIL
6 16 (15.84%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (12.87%) Data Protection
9 12 (11.88%) Security Testing
10 9 (8.91%) Information Assurance
10 9 (8.91%) Records Management
10 9 (8.91%) Security Management
10 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (7.92%) Change Management
12 7 (6.93%) Business Continuity
12 7 (6.93%) Data Security
12 7 (6.93%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (6.93%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (5.94%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.97%) VB
2 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) CISSP
2 20 (19.80%) CISM
3 12 (11.88%) CISA
4 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.93%) Degree
6 6 (5.94%) CLAS
7 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.96%) PMP
7 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.97%) CRISC
8 3 (2.97%) GIAC
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.98%) CITP
9 2 (1.98%) MBCS
10 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (45.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.94%) COBIT
4 5 (4.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.96%) ISO22301
5 4 (3.96%) RMADS
6 3 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.99%) BS25999
7 1 (0.99%) COSO
7 1 (0.99%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Snort
3 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Nexpose
1 3 (2.97%) Proventia
1 3 (2.97%) QRadar
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Cisco
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) McAfee
3 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.97%) Citrix
3 3 (2.97%) F5
3 3 (2.97%) ScanSafe
4 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto