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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 240 234 221
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.045% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.061% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£340 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £510 £413
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Information Security Management
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7404 6516 5534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.50% 72.91% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3477 2712
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 272 307
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Surrey - 11 £333 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire -23 1 £550 +10.00%
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Security Management
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (82.14%) ISMS
3 19 (67.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (60.71%) Risk Management
5 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (42.86%) Data Protection
6 12 (42.86%) Smart Meter
7 11 (39.29%) PKI
7 11 (39.29%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (35.71%) Security Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Cryptography
8 10 (35.71%) Information Management
8 10 (35.71%) CISSP
8 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
8 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) CISA
10 5 (17.86%) CISM
10 5 (17.86%) Legal
10 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
10 5 (17.86%) CRISC
10 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
11 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (10.71%) Statistics
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.71%) PDCA

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (17.86%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
1 17 (60.71%) Security Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (42.86%) Smart Meter
3 11 (39.29%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (39.29%) PKI
4 10 (35.71%) Cryptography
5 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Security Management
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (82.14%) ISMS
3 17 (60.71%) Risk Management
4 12 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 10 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Information Management
5 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (35.71%) Security Testing
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.71%) PDCA
9 3 (10.71%) SIEM
10 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (17.86%) CRISC
2 5 (17.86%) CISA
2 5 (17.86%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) GCIA
3 1 (3.57%) GCIH
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) COSO
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) BS25999
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee