The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 227 220 242
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 13 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.23% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
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£345 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6696 5991 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.96% 70.82% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3666 3220 3261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 250 319
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Information Security Management
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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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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
East Sussex - 4 £108 -
Hampshire -9 3 £345 - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Security Management
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) ISMS
5 5 (31.25%) COBIT
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) CCSE
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) IBM
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) CISM
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Security Management
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) ISMS
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCSE
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CRISC
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) COBIT
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper