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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 565 553 548
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 56 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.091% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.096% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 28
Average daily rate £475 £488 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
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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 -14 23 £425 -19.43% 6
South East -22 8 £475 +5.55% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £475 - 2
South West - 6 £400 -
North West -6 5 £550 +10.00% 4
East of England +8 4 £500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 5
West Midlands - 1 £575 - 3
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Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Information Security
2 49 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (40.18%) CISSP
4 30 (26.79%) Project Management
5 25 (22.32%) CISM
5 25 (22.32%) Risk Management
6 24 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (18.75%) Finance
9 18 (16.07%) Management Information System
10 17 (15.18%) PCI DSS
11 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 16 (14.29%) ITIL
12 14 (12.50%) Business Continuity
13 13 (11.61%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (11.61%) Information Assurance
14 12 (10.71%) Data Protection
14 12 (10.71%) Security Testing
15 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (8.93%) ISMS
16 10 (8.93%) Legal
17 9 (8.04%) Security Management
17 9 (8.04%) Firewall
17 9 (8.04%) Degree
17 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
17 9 (8.04%) Records Management
18 8 (7.14%) CISMP
18 8 (7.14%) Project Planning

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) VPN
3 2 (1.79%) DMZ
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (0.89%) Intranet
4 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) WAN
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Legal
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) French Language
4 3 (2.68%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.68%) Law
4 3 (2.68%) Polish Language
4 3 (2.68%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.68%) CESG
4 3 (2.68%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.68%) FMCG
5 2 (1.79%) BYOD
5 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) Linux
1 1 (0.89%) Unix
1 1 (0.89%) VMS
1 1 (0.89%) Windows
1 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (94.64%) Information Security
2 30 (26.79%) Project Management
3 25 (22.32%) Risk Management
4 24 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.29%) ITIL
7 14 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 13 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (11.61%) Information Assurance
8 13 (11.61%) PRINCE2
8 13 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (10.71%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.71%) Security Testing
10 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (8.93%) ISMS
12 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
12 9 (8.04%) Records Management
12 9 (8.04%) Security Management
13 8 (7.14%) Change Management
13 8 (7.14%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 45 (40.18%) CISSP
2 25 (22.32%) CISM
3 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.04%) Degree
5 8 (7.14%) CISA
5 8 (7.14%) CISMP
6 7 (6.25%) CLAS
6 7 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.68%) PMP
9 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.79%) CITP
9 2 (1.79%) MBCS
10 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.89%) GIAC
10 1 (0.89%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (15.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (3.57%) COBIT
4 4 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.57%) RMADS
5 3 (2.68%) ISO22301
5 3 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.79%) BS25999
7 1 (0.89%) BS7799
7 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco
3 2 (1.79%) Palo Alto
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