The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 567 474 550
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +76
Contract jobs citing ISMS 23 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.067% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.092% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 14
Average daily rate £400 £420 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £276 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £454 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
-8.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ISMS
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 9 £513 +13.88% 5
South East -22 5 £500 +18.34% 6
North West -14 4 £351 +23.67% 2
West Midlands - 2 £360 - 1
East of England - 1 £265 - 1
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
ISMS
UK

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (90.91%) Information Security
2 34 (77.27%) Security Management
3 29 (65.91%) Information Security Management
4 27 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (59.09%) Management Information System
6 15 (34.09%) CISSP
7 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
8 13 (29.55%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) CISM
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
11 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (18.18%) CISA
12 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
12 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
13 6 (13.64%) RMADS
13 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 6 (13.64%) CESG
13 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (11.36%) SAP
14 5 (11.36%) BCP
15 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
15 4 (9.09%) Windows
15 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 4 (9.09%) Service Management
15 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
16 3 (6.82%) Project Management

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) 2G
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) 3G
1 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) EDRMS
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Security Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Information Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Information Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Data Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) RMADS
2 6 (13.64%) CESG
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Online Games
3 2 (4.55%) Derivative
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Information Security
2 34 (77.27%) Security Management
3 29 (65.91%) Information Security Management
4 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
5 13 (29.55%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
7 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
8 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.36%) BCP
11 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.09%) Service Management
11 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.82%) Project Management
12 3 (6.82%) Data Security
12 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) CISSP
2 10 (22.73%) CISM
3 8 (18.18%) CISA
4 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CGEIT
5 3 (6.82%) ISSEP
5 3 (6.82%) CRISC
6 2 (4.55%) ISACA
6 2 (4.55%) CISMP
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ISEB
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) BS7799
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (2.27%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
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