The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management
Rank 236 248 238
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 10 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £510
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Information Security Management
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Management across the South East region.

Information Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Information Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Information Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Information Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management across the South East region.

Information Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Information Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Hampshire +7 5 £425 -22.72%
Berkshire +9 3 £425 - 1
Surrey -15 2 £600 +84.61%
Information Security Management
England

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Information Security Management 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 Information Security Management.

1 39 (100.00%) Security Management
1 39 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (76.92%) Management Information System
3 29 (74.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
4 22 (56.41%) ISMS
5 20 (51.28%) Risk Management
5 20 (51.28%) VPN
6 17 (43.59%) Firewall
6 17 (43.59%) Data Protection
7 16 (41.03%) Information Assurance
8 14 (35.90%) Analytics
8 14 (35.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 14 (35.90%) RMADS
8 14 (35.90%) JSP 440
8 14 (35.90%) ITIL
9 13 (33.33%) Business Continuity
9 13 (33.33%) Asset Management
9 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 13 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
10 11 (28.21%) Operations Management
10 11 (28.21%) CISSP
11 10 (25.64%) Legal
12 9 (23.08%) Finance
13 8 (20.51%) COBIT
14 7 (17.95%) Degree
14 7 (17.95%) Smart Meter
14 7 (17.95%) Windows
15 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (15.38%) Security Operations

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Information Security Management 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 Information Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Project
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) VPN
2 17 (43.59%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
4 4 (10.26%) SSH
4 4 (10.26%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (25.64%) Legal
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.69%) Law
5 2 (5.13%) Back Office
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.56%) Publishing
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 13 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 13 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Information Risk Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (2.56%) CISSP Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Smart Meter
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) AIX
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Information Security
1 39 (100.00%) Security Management
2 22 (56.41%) ISMS
3 20 (51.28%) Risk Management
4 17 (43.59%) Data Protection
5 16 (41.03%) Information Assurance
6 14 (35.90%) Analytics
6 14 (35.90%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 13 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 13 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 11 (28.21%) Operations Management
9 6 (15.38%) Security Operations
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.82%) Change Management
10 5 (12.82%) Line Management
11 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
11 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CISSP
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) CISM
3 4 (10.26%) GCIA
3 4 (10.26%) GCIH
4 3 (7.69%) CISMP
5 2 (5.13%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
6 1 (2.56%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (74.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
3 14 (35.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (35.90%) JSP 440
3 14 (35.90%) RMADS
4 8 (20.51%) COBIT
5 5 (12.82%) COSO
6 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
6 4 (10.26%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle