The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank - 162 142
Contract jobs citing ISMS 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.089% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £490 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £490 £488
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2910 3660 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.29% 81.71% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 2282 1394
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 150 115
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.12 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ISMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) ISO22301
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
4 1 (20.00%) ISO27002
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) AppScan
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AppScan
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Audit Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (20.00%) ISO27002
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS