The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS 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 Management System (ISMS)
Rank 371 407 363
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -44
Contract jobs citing ISMS 28 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.033% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 13
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£425 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
ISMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17692 18650 16175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.65% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 12958 11101
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 233 318
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in London

ISMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

ISMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ISMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

ISMS
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 ISMS 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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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 +2 4 £474 +5.25% 1
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (71.64%) Information Security
2 36 (53.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (49.25%) CISSP
3 33 (49.25%) Firewall
4 27 (40.30%) Information Assurance
5 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
5 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
6 22 (32.84%) ITIL
6 22 (32.84%) DNS
6 22 (32.84%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
8 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
9 19 (28.36%) Security Management
10 18 (26.87%) Incident Management
11 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
12 15 (22.39%) CESG
12 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (20.90%) Information Security Management
13 14 (20.90%) Network Security
14 13 (19.40%) Intranet
14 13 (19.40%) Change Management
14 13 (19.40%) Law
14 13 (19.40%) Change Control
14 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
15 12 (17.91%) Windows
15 12 (17.91%) Linux
15 12 (17.91%) MCSE
15 12 (17.91%) DHCP
15 12 (17.91%) VPN
15 12 (17.91%) SLA

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.99%) Apache
1 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.99%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (17.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (49.25%) Firewall
2 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
3 22 (32.84%) DNS
4 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (20.90%) Network Security
6 13 (19.40%) Intranet
7 12 (17.91%) Internet
7 12 (17.91%) VPN
7 12 (17.91%) DHCP
8 10 (14.93%) LDAP
8 10 (14.93%) HTTPS
8 10 (14.93%) MPLS
8 10 (14.93%) OSPF
8 10 (14.93%) BGP
8 10 (14.93%) VLAN
8 10 (14.93%) IPsec
8 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (14.93%) DMVPN
8 10 (14.93%) HSRP
8 10 (14.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
General
1 13 (19.40%) Law
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 7 (10.45%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Local Government
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Information Specialist
3 14 (20.90%) Security Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Security Specialist
4 13 (19.40%) Security Manager
4 13 (19.40%) Information Security Specialist
5 12 (17.91%) Product Specialist
5 12 (17.91%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) Product Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) Information Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Network Support
7 8 (11.94%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (11.94%) Information Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Designer
8 6 (8.96%) Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Security Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (22.39%) CESG
3 12 (17.91%) RMADS
4 11 (16.42%) PKI
5 10 (14.93%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (11.94%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.45%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (10.45%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
8 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Information Security
2 27 (40.30%) Information Assurance
3 22 (32.84%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (32.84%) ITIL
4 19 (28.36%) Security Management
5 18 (26.87%) Incident Management
6 14 (20.90%) Information Security Management
7 13 (19.40%) Change Management
7 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
7 13 (19.40%) Change Control
8 12 (17.91%) Risk Management
8 12 (17.91%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (14.93%) Network Load Balancing
9 10 (14.93%) High Availability
9 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
9 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (14.93%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (13.43%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (13.43%) Data Protection
10 9 (13.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) Perl
1 2 (2.99%) Ruby
1 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) CISSP
2 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
3 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) MCSE
4 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (17.91%) GIAC
4 12 (17.91%) CEH
5 8 (11.94%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
7 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (53.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.91%) SLA
3 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Cisco
3 10 (14.93%) Juniper
3 10 (14.93%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) Websense
4 2 (2.99%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) Sophos
5 1 (1.49%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) EMC