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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 235 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 26 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
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£475 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.68% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £282 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-14.37% -
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 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
Hampshire +1 11 £525 +52.17% 1
Surrey - 8 £463 -
Berkshire +7 7 £463 -6.32% 1
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (100.00%) Security Management
1 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (58.33%) Management Information System
4 21 (43.75%) ISMS
5 20 (41.67%) ITIL
6 18 (37.50%) Change Management
6 18 (37.50%) Finance
7 15 (31.25%) COBIT
7 15 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (29.17%) Cyber Security
9 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
10 12 (25.00%) PKI
10 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (22.92%) Data Protection
11 11 (22.92%) Financial Institution
11 11 (22.92%) VPN
11 11 (22.92%) Firewall
11 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
12 10 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
12 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.83%) MS Project
12 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (20.83%) CISSP
13 9 (18.75%) Linux
13 9 (18.75%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) IIS
1 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Project
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) VPN
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security
3 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP
4 5 (10.42%) SSL
4 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.25%) SSH
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.17%) TACACS
6 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Consultant
1 12 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (6.25%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) SPML
2 1 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) JDBC
2 1 (2.08%) JSP
2 1 (2.08%) Servlets
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (25.00%) PKI
4 10 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (14.58%) Cryptography
6 6 (12.50%) Replication
7 5 (10.42%) Smart Meter
8 2 (4.17%) NHS
8 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.08%) Statistics
9 1 (2.08%) Handset
9 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
3 8 (16.67%) AIX
3 8 (16.67%) Solaris
4 5 (10.42%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Security Management
1 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (43.75%) ISMS
3 20 (41.67%) ITIL
4 18 (37.50%) Change Management
5 15 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Cyber Security
7 11 (22.92%) Data Protection
7 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (18.75%) Security Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (12.50%) Line Management
10 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
10 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (12.50%) Information Management
10 6 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) CISA
2 6 (12.50%) CISM
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) CRISC
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.25%) GCIA
5 3 (6.25%) GCIH
6 1 (2.08%) CEH
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.25%) COBIT
3 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (12.50%) COSO
5 3 (6.25%) SLA
6 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.08%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Citrix
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) McAfee
4 2 (4.17%) Remedy
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark