The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 585 527 543
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +16
Contract jobs citing ISMS 23 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.14% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 14
Average daily rate £450 £423 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £324 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £493
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38464 36543 34805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.46% 77.80% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25533 23649 21506
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 988 1090
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.50 £52.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISMS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in England

ISMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISMS across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ISMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISMS
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 ISMS within the England region over the 3 months to 9 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
South East -14 11 £450 +7.14% 5
London -11 9 £525 +10.52% 8
East Midlands -5 3 £450 +50.00%
East of England 0 1 - - 1
South West -2 1 - - 1
ISMS
UK

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 77 (83.70%) Information Security
2 58 (63.04%) Security Management
3 57 (61.96%) Information Security Management
4 56 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (52.17%) Management Information System
6 35 (38.04%) Risk Management
7 30 (32.61%) Information Assurance
8 24 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 23 (25.00%) RMADS
10 22 (23.91%) PCI DSS
11 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
11 21 (22.83%) Firewall
11 21 (22.83%) CISSP
12 19 (20.65%) Business Continuity
13 18 (19.57%) VPN
13 18 (19.57%) Incident Management
13 18 (19.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 17 (18.48%) Degree
14 17 (18.48%) Data Protection
15 15 (16.30%) ITIL
16 14 (15.22%) CESG
16 14 (15.22%) Legal
16 14 (15.22%) JSP 440
17 13 (14.13%) Business Continuity Management
17 13 (14.13%) Asset Management
18 11 (11.96%) CESG Certified Professional
18 11 (11.96%) Operations Management
19 10 (10.87%) Analytics
20 9 (9.78%) Risk Assessment
20 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (5.43%) Node.js
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Firewall
2 18 (19.57%) VPN
3 7 (7.61%) IPsec
4 5 (5.43%) Internet
5 3 (3.26%) FTP
5 3 (3.26%) Network Security
5 3 (3.26%) SMTP
5 3 (3.26%) SSH
6 2 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) 3G
7 1 (1.09%) BGP
7 1 (1.09%) Broadband
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.09%) ISDN
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) MPLS
7 1 (1.09%) OSPF
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MySQL
1 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.26%) Redis
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
General
1 14 (15.22%) Legal
2 6 (6.52%) Advertising
3 5 (5.43%) Finance
4 3 (3.26%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Analyst
2 18 (19.57%) Security Analyst
3 16 (17.39%) Security Specialist
4 15 (16.30%) Information Analyst
4 15 (16.30%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Information Security Specialist
5 14 (15.22%) Information Specialist
6 13 (14.13%) Consultant
7 12 (13.04%) Information Manager
8 8 (8.70%) Security Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) Security Manager
9 7 (7.61%) Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Information Risk Manager
10 6 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (6.52%) Risk Manager
10 6 (6.52%) Security Advisor
11 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Memcached
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (52.17%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.22%) CESG
3 7 (7.61%) Cryptography
3 7 (7.61%) Smart Meter
4 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.26%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.17%) PKI
6 2 (2.17%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.09%) BYOD
7 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Debian
1 5 (5.43%) Linux
1 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (5.43%) Unix
2 4 (4.35%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (83.70%) Information Security
2 58 (63.04%) Security Management
3 57 (61.96%) Information Security Management
4 35 (38.04%) Risk Management
5 30 (32.61%) Information Assurance
6 19 (20.65%) Business Continuity
7 18 (19.57%) Incident Management
8 17 (18.48%) Data Protection
9 15 (16.30%) ITIL
10 13 (14.13%) Asset Management
10 13 (14.13%) Business Continuity Management
11 11 (11.96%) Operations Management
12 10 (10.87%) Analytics
13 9 (9.78%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
14 8 (8.70%) Security Architecture
15 7 (7.61%) Line Management
16 6 (6.52%) Change Control
16 6 (6.52%) Ethical Hacking
16 6 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) C
1 5 (5.43%) Go
1 5 (5.43%) PHP
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) CISSP
2 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.48%) Degree
4 11 (11.96%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (7.61%) CLAS
6 5 (5.43%) AWS Certification
6 5 (5.43%) CREST Certified
7 4 (4.35%) CEH
7 4 (4.35%) CISM
7 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) CGEIT
8 2 (2.17%) CISA
8 2 (2.17%) IISP
8 2 (2.17%) ISSEP
9 1 (1.09%) CITP
9 1 (1.09%) CRISC
9 1 (1.09%) ISSMP
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (25.00%) RMADS
3 22 (23.91%) PCI DSS
4 18 (19.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (15.22%) JSP 440
6 7 (7.61%) SLA
7 2 (2.17%) BS7799
7 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (2.17%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (1.09%) COBIT
8 1 (1.09%) ISO27002
8 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) Citrix
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco
3 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Aruba
4 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.09%) BMC
4 1 (1.09%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) Intel
4 1 (1.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.09%) IronPort
4 1 (1.09%) Juniper
4 1 (1.09%) Lotus
4 1 (1.09%) Meraki
4 1 (1.09%) Remedy
4 1 (1.09%) Sourcefire
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