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 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 Management System (ISMS)
Rank 555 545 570
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing ISMS 66 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 10
Average daily rate £435 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £328 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +12.00%
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 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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 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
(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 -17 28 £460 +10.51% 5
East of England - 18 £425 - 3
London -20 9 £395 -1.25% 5
South West +4 5 £494 - 3
North West -6 5 £488 - 4
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ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 66 (72.53%) Information Security
2 45 (49.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (49.45%) CISSP
3 43 (47.25%) Information Security Management
3 43 (47.25%) Security Management
4 33 (36.26%) Management Information System
5 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
6 24 (26.37%) Risk Management
7 23 (25.27%) Information Assurance
8 22 (24.18%) SC Cleared
9 21 (23.08%) CESG
10 20 (21.98%) CESG Certified Professional
11 19 (20.88%) CISM
12 17 (18.68%) Security Operations
12 17 (18.68%) RMADS
12 17 (18.68%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (16.48%) Cryptography
14 14 (15.38%) Project Management
14 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 14 (15.38%) Windows
14 14 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (15.38%) Patch Management
15 13 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
15 13 (14.29%) PCI DSS
16 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
16 12 (13.19%) IPsec
16 12 (13.19%) Risk Assessment
17 11 (12.09%) Finance
17 11 (12.09%) Firewall
17 11 (12.09%) Unix

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) IPsec
2 11 (12.09%) Firewall
3 9 (9.89%) FTP
3 9 (9.89%) Internet
3 9 (9.89%) SMTP
3 9 (9.89%) SSH
4 5 (5.49%) VPN
5 2 (2.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.10%) 3G
6 1 (1.10%) 4G
6 1 (1.10%) Broadband
6 1 (1.10%) LTE
6 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) AppScan
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Security Manager
2 21 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 21 (23.08%) Security Project Manager
3 18 (19.78%) Analyst
4 17 (18.68%) Security Analyst
5 16 (17.58%) Consultant
6 11 (12.09%) Security Consultant
7 10 (10.99%) Business Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Information Manager
7 10 (10.99%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (9.89%) Security Advisor
9 7 (7.69%) IT Manager
9 7 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
9 7 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
10 6 (6.59%) Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Compliance Manager
10 6 (6.59%) Information Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) Management Information System
2 21 (23.08%) CESG
3 15 (16.48%) Cryptography
4 13 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (9.89%) Client/Server
6 8 (8.79%) PMI
7 4 (4.40%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.20%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (2.20%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.10%) BYOD
10 1 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.10%) PKI
10 1 (1.10%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Unix
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Vista
4 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Information Security
2 43 (47.25%) Information Security Management
2 43 (47.25%) Security Management
3 24 (26.37%) Risk Management
4 23 (25.27%) Information Assurance
5 17 (18.68%) Security Operations
5 17 (18.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (15.38%) Patch Management
6 14 (15.38%) Project Management
7 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
7 12 (13.19%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (9.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (9.89%) OWASP
8 9 (9.89%) Security Architecture
9 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity
9 8 (8.79%) Fuzz Testing
9 8 (8.79%) ITIL
9 8 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (49.45%) CISSP
2 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
3 22 (24.18%) SC Cleared
4 20 (21.98%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (20.88%) CISM
6 10 (10.99%) CISA
6 10 (10.99%) Degree
7 9 (9.89%) CEH
8 8 (8.79%) PMI Certification
9 6 (6.59%) CLAS
9 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
9 6 (6.59%) SANS
9 6 (6.59%) SSCP
10 5 (5.49%) CCSP
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.40%) CCDP
11 4 (4.40%) CCNP
12 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.10%) ISSMP
13 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (49.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (18.68%) RMADS
3 13 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.30%) HMG Infosec
5 3 (3.30%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.20%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.10%) GPG13
7 1 (1.10%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.10%) QA
7 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) Sendmail
3 5 (5.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
1 4 (4.40%) WSUS
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Citrix
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco
4 5 (5.49%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.49%) Qualys
4 5 (5.49%) Splunk
5 1 (1.10%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.10%) Aruba
5 1 (1.10%) BMC
5 1 (1.10%) HP
5 1 (1.10%) Meraki
5 1 (1.10%) Remedy
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
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