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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 164 158 137
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing ISMS 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.050% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.064% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £488 - £351
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3278 3105 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.09% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1716 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 146 134
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ISMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 4 £550 - 2
Cheshire -6 1 £425 -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) AppScan
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AppScan
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Audit Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
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 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS