The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 383 403 407
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 25 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.045% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.049% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-31.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.75
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Information Security Manager
England

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 1 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 1 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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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
City of London +32 7 £510 -9.33% 4
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 45 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) CISSP
3 14 (31.11%) Project Management
4 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (28.89%) Banking
4 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
5 11 (24.44%) CISA
6 10 (22.22%) CISM
6 10 (22.22%) Security Management
6 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 9 (20.00%) ITIL
7 9 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
9 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 6 (13.33%) CESG
10 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
10 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (11.11%) COBIT
11 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
11 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.89%) Windows
12 4 (8.89%) Degree
12 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
12 4 (8.89%) TOGAF

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) CESG
3 5 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.22%) RMADS
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (31.11%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
4 10 (22.22%) Security Management
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.67%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) CISSP
2 11 (24.44%) CISA
3 10 (22.22%) CISM
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) PMP
6 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CEH
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) COBIT
3 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) SAP