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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 540 535 499
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing ISMS 39 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.034% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.046% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 21
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£425 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +35 28 £425 -5.55% 2
South East -27 6 £525 +23.52% 2
East of England -9 2 £400 +48.14%
South West -26 2 £500 +25.00%
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
ISMS
UK

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (79.38%) Information Security
2 58 (59.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (51.55%) CISSP
4 39 (40.21%) Security Management
5 33 (34.02%) Management Information System
5 33 (34.02%) Firewall
5 33 (34.02%) Information Assurance
6 32 (32.99%) Information Security Management
7 29 (29.90%) ITIL
7 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
8 28 (28.87%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (25.77%) Risk Management
9 25 (25.77%) SC Cleared
10 24 (24.74%) TCP/IP
11 22 (22.68%) DNS
12 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
13 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
14 17 (17.53%) PKI
14 17 (17.53%) Cyber Security
15 16 (16.49%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (16.49%) Data Protection
15 16 (16.49%) CESG
16 15 (15.46%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (15.46%) Data Protection Act
16 15 (15.46%) Network Security
17 14 (14.43%) Law
17 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
17 14 (14.43%) Windows
18 13 (13.40%) Change Management

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.06%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Office
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) assyst
2 1 (1.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.02%) Firewall
2 24 (24.74%) TCP/IP
3 22 (22.68%) DNS
4 15 (15.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (15.46%) Network Security
5 13 (13.40%) Intranet
6 12 (12.37%) Internet
6 12 (12.37%) VPN
6 12 (12.37%) DHCP
7 10 (10.31%) LDAP
7 10 (10.31%) HTTPS
7 10 (10.31%) MPLS
7 10 (10.31%) OSPF
7 10 (10.31%) BGP
7 10 (10.31%) VLAN
7 10 (10.31%) IPsec
7 10 (10.31%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (10.31%) DMVPN
7 10 (10.31%) HSRP
7 10 (10.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
General
1 14 (14.43%) Law
2 10 (10.31%) Legal
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.28%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) Local Government
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Analyst
1 20 (20.62%) Consultant
1 20 (20.62%) Security Consultant
2 17 (17.53%) Security Manager
3 16 (16.49%) Security Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Information Specialist
4 14 (14.43%) Security Specialist
5 13 (13.40%) Information Security Specialist
6 12 (12.37%) Product Specialist
6 12 (12.37%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Product Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Information Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Information Manager
7 10 (10.31%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (9.28%) Network Support
9 6 (6.19%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Designer
10 5 (5.15%) Security Officer
10 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.02%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.53%) PKI
3 16 (16.49%) CESG
3 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (15.46%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (12.37%) RMADS
6 10 (10.31%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (10.31%) Cryptography
7 9 (9.28%) Smart Meter
8 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.22%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (7.22%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (79.38%) Information Security
2 39 (40.21%) Security Management
3 33 (34.02%) Information Assurance
4 32 (32.99%) Information Security Management
5 29 (29.90%) ITIL
6 28 (28.87%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (25.77%) Risk Management
8 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
9 17 (17.53%) Cyber Security
10 16 (16.49%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (16.49%) Data Protection
11 13 (13.40%) Change Control
11 13 (13.40%) Change Management
12 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (12.37%) Ethical Hacking
13 11 (11.34%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (10.31%) Network Load Balancing
14 10 (10.31%) Business Continuity
14 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
14 10 (10.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Perl
1 2 (2.06%) Ruby
1 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (51.55%) CISSP
2 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
3 25 (25.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.37%) GIAC
4 12 (12.37%) CEH
4 12 (12.37%) MCSE
4 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (11.34%) CISM
6 10 (10.31%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) CISA
8 3 (3.09%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (3.09%) CRISC
9 2 (2.06%) Postgraduate
9 2 (2.06%) CCNA
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) SSCP
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (59.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.37%) PCI DSS
2 12 (12.37%) SLA
3 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.06%) TickIT
4 2 (2.06%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) Cisco
3 10 (10.31%) Juniper
3 10 (10.31%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.06%) Citrix
4 2 (2.06%) Websense
4 2 (2.06%) Apple
4 2 (2.06%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) EMC
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Sophos
5 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
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