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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 400 401 407
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ISMS 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.028% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
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£435 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £650 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £336 £303
% change year-on-year
+71.00% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 - 2 - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 30 (93.75%) Information Security
2 23 (71.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (62.50%) Security Management
4 19 (59.38%) Information Security Management
5 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
6 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
7 10 (31.25%) CISA
7 10 (31.25%) CISM
7 10 (31.25%) CISSP
8 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
9 7 (21.88%) Information Governance
9 7 (21.88%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (18.75%) Firewall
11 5 (15.63%) CRISC
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
12 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
13 3 (9.38%) Local Government
13 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (9.38%) Law
13 3 (9.38%) Legal
13 3 (9.38%) Coaching
14 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
14 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (3.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (9.38%) Law
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
1 3 (9.38%) Local Government
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
1 14 (43.75%) Security Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Information Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Security Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Information Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Information Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Security Officer
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Compliance Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) RMADS
4 2 (6.25%) CESG
4 2 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Information Security
2 20 (62.50%) Security Management
3 19 (59.38%) Information Security Management
4 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.88%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Information Governance
6 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.38%) Coaching
9 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
9 2 (6.25%) BCP
10 1 (3.13%) Data Security
10 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CISSP
1 10 (31.25%) CISA
1 10 (31.25%) CISM
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) CRISC
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (3.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (71.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) COSO
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco
1 1 (3.13%) Juniper
1 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.13%) VMware
1 1 (3.13%) Google
1 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
1 1 (3.13%) Tableau