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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 531 551 501
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -50
Contract jobs citing ISMS 59 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.025% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.034% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 36
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£425 £450 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £388 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +54.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
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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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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 +30 42 £425 -5.55% 5
South East -13 6 £500 +17.64% 5
West Midlands - 6 £525 -
South West -35 2 £373 -9.14% 3
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £338 -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - -
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ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (80.00%) Information Security
2 56 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (55.00%) CISSP
4 32 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 31 (38.75%) Firewall
6 30 (37.50%) Security Management
7 29 (36.25%) ITIL
7 29 (36.25%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (30.00%) Information Security Management
9 23 (28.75%) TCP/IP
10 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
11 21 (26.25%) DNS
11 21 (26.25%) Management Information System
12 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
13 18 (22.50%) SC Cleared
14 17 (21.25%) PKI
15 16 (20.00%) Windows
15 16 (20.00%) CESG
15 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (18.75%) Cyber Security
16 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
17 14 (17.50%) SLA
17 14 (17.50%) Law
17 14 (17.50%) Incident Management
17 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (17.50%) Data Protection
18 13 (16.25%) Network Security
18 13 (16.25%) Data Protection Act
18 13 (16.25%) Change Control

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) assyst
2 1 (1.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) Firewall
2 23 (28.75%) TCP/IP
3 21 (26.25%) DNS
4 13 (16.25%) Intranet
4 13 (16.25%) Network Security
5 12 (15.00%) Internet
6 11 (13.75%) DHCP
7 10 (12.50%) LDAP
7 10 (12.50%) HTTPS
7 10 (12.50%) VPN
7 10 (12.50%) MPLS
7 10 (12.50%) OSPF
7 10 (12.50%) BGP
7 10 (12.50%) IPsec
7 10 (12.50%) WAN
7 10 (12.50%) VLAN
7 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (12.50%) DMVPN
7 10 (12.50%) HSRP
8 9 (11.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
General
1 14 (17.50%) Law
2 7 (8.75%) Legal
3 6 (7.50%) Finance
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Local Government
5 3 (3.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Consultant
2 17 (21.25%) Security Consultant
3 16 (20.00%) Information Specialist
4 15 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 14 (17.50%) Security Specialist
6 13 (16.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) Information Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) Information Security Specialist
7 12 (15.00%) Product Specialist
7 12 (15.00%) Product Analyst
8 10 (12.50%) Security Manager
9 9 (11.25%) Network Support
10 6 (7.50%) Designer
11 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
11 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
12 4 (5.00%) Information Manager
12 4 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
12 4 (5.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Management Information System
2 17 (21.25%) PKI
3 16 (20.00%) CESG
4 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (16.25%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (15.00%) RMADS
7 10 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (10.00%) Cryptography
8 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (8.75%) Smart Meter
10 5 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (80.00%) Information Security
2 32 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 30 (37.50%) Security Management
4 29 (36.25%) ITIL
4 29 (36.25%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (30.00%) Information Security Management
6 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
7 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (18.75%) Cyber Security
9 14 (17.50%) Incident Management
9 14 (17.50%) Data Protection
10 13 (16.25%) Change Control
11 12 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
12 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (12.50%) High Availability
13 9 (11.25%) WAN Optimisation
13 9 (11.25%) Service Management
13 9 (11.25%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 44 (55.00%) CISSP
2 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.00%) CISM
4 12 (15.00%) GIAC
4 12 (15.00%) CEH
4 12 (15.00%) MCSE
4 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.25%) CISA
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) CRISC
8 2 (2.50%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.50%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.25%) SSCP
9 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.50%) SLA
3 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Cisco
2 10 (12.50%) Juniper
2 10 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (2.50%) Websense
4 2 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Sophos
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