The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 387 412 415
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 22 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.048% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.051% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 1
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£600 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.75
Information Security Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Manager across the London region.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Information Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Information Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager across the London region.

Information Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Information Security Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
City of London +34 6 £555 -1.33% 2
Harrow - - - -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) CISSP
4 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (29.27%) Banking
5 12 (29.27%) Project Management
6 11 (26.83%) CISA
6 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
6 11 (26.83%) Security Management
7 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (21.95%) CISM
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
9 8 (19.51%) Business Continuity
10 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
10 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
11 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
11 6 (14.63%) Information Assurance
12 5 (12.20%) COBIT
12 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (12.20%) CESG
12 5 (12.20%) Information Security Management
12 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
13 4 (9.76%) Windows
13 4 (9.76%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
13 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
13 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
13 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity Management

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) CESG
3 4 (9.76%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) RMADS
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
3 11 (26.83%) Security Management
4 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
6 8 (19.51%) Business Continuity
7 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
7 6 (14.63%) Information Assurance
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (12.20%) Information Security Management
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
9 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity Management
10 3 (7.32%) Data Privacy
10 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) CISSP
2 11 (26.83%) CISA
3 9 (21.95%) CISM
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) PMP
5 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) CEH
6 1 (2.44%) GIAC
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.20%) COBIT
3 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) SAP