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 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 365 396 377
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 34 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.079% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.085% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 3
Average daily rate
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£436 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £478 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £627 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21087 22357 19760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.08% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15176 15388 13235
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 386 539
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.51 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 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
City of London +5 7 £470 -6.00% 2
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 49 (98.00%) Information Security
2 21 (42.00%) Management Information System
3 17 (34.00%) CISSP
4 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 16 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (28.00%) Security Management
6 11 (22.00%) Information Security Management
7 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (18.00%) Change Management
9 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.00%) ISMS
9 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.00%) Project Management
10 7 (14.00%) CISA
10 7 (14.00%) Banking
10 7 (14.00%) Degree
10 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) ITIL
11 6 (12.00%) Law
11 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
11 6 (12.00%) Cyber Security
12 5 (10.00%) Finance
13 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.00%) CISM
13 4 (8.00%) Data Security
13 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (8.00%) Retail

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (4.00%) MS Project
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Law
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.00%) CESG
4 2 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Information Security
2 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (28.00%) Security Management
4 11 (22.00%) Information Security Management
5 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (18.00%) Change Management
7 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) ISMS
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 6 (12.00%) ITIL
9 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
9 6 (12.00%) Cyber Security
10 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (8.00%) Data Security
11 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
11 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma
11 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) CISSP
2 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) CISA
4 4 (8.00%) CISM
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.00%) PMP
6 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) GIAC
6 2 (4.00%) CEH
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) McAfee
3 2 (4.00%) Websense
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle