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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 549 524 547
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing ISMS 25 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.059% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 5
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £287 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £573 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £352 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
ISMS
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +25 14 £400 -8.57% 7
East Midlands +2 4 £313 +25.00% 1
South East -10 3 £108 - 2
South West -27 3 £370 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
ISMS
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ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (84.44%) Information Security
2 35 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (66.67%) Security Management
4 23 (51.11%) Information Security Management
5 17 (37.78%) Management Information System
5 17 (37.78%) Information Assurance
6 15 (33.33%) CISSP
7 12 (26.67%) ITIL
8 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.78%) Business Continuity
10 8 (17.78%) Finance
10 8 (17.78%) CESG
11 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Law
11 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.56%) BCP
11 7 (15.56%) Firewall
11 7 (15.56%) Cyber Security
11 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.33%) Change Control
12 6 (13.33%) CISM
12 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 5 (11.11%) CISA
13 5 (11.11%) GIAC
13 5 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (11.11%) CEH

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) Intranet
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
5 3 (6.67%) VLAN
5 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.67%) MPLS
5 3 (6.67%) OSPF
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) IPsec
5 3 (6.67%) BGP
5 3 (6.67%) DMVPN
5 3 (6.67%) HSRP
6 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.22%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) EDRMS
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Information Specialist
3 8 (17.78%) Information Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Security Specialist
3 8 (17.78%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Security Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) Information Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Product Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 5 (11.11%) Product Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Information Assurance Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) CESG
3 4 (8.89%) RMADS
4 3 (6.67%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) NHS
5 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.44%) Online Games
5 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Information Security
2 30 (66.67%) Security Management
3 23 (51.11%) Information Security Management
4 17 (37.78%) Information Assurance
5 12 (26.67%) ITIL
6 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 8 (17.78%) Business Continuity
8 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.56%) BCP
8 7 (15.56%) Cyber Security
9 6 (13.33%) Change Control
10 5 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.11%) Data Security
10 5 (11.11%) Data Privacy
11 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (8.89%) Service Management
12 3 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) CISSP
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) CISM
5 5 (11.11%) CISA
5 5 (11.11%) GIAC
5 5 (11.11%) CEH
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CRISC
6 2 (4.44%) ISACA
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) BS25999
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
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