The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS 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 ISMS over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 235 241 238
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing ISMS 11 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.30% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate £450 £420 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £308
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +33.11%
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 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% -

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISMS
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 ISMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 - 2
Hampshire +6 3 £425 -
Berkshire +8 2 £444 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (83.33%) Information Security
2 27 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 26 (72.22%) Management Information System
4 23 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (61.11%) Information Security Management
5 22 (61.11%) Security Management
6 21 (58.33%) Information Assurance
7 18 (50.00%) PCI DSS
8 17 (47.22%) RMADS
8 17 (47.22%) Firewall
9 16 (44.44%) VPN
9 16 (44.44%) Data Protection
10 14 (38.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (38.89%) JSP 440
11 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
11 13 (36.11%) Asset Management
11 13 (36.11%) Business Continuity
11 13 (36.11%) Business Continuity Management
12 12 (33.33%) Legal
13 11 (30.56%) Operations Management
14 10 (27.78%) Analytics
15 9 (25.00%) CISSP
16 8 (22.22%) CESG
16 8 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
16 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 7 (19.44%) Smart Meter
18 6 (16.67%) ITIL
19 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
20 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) IPsec
General
1 12 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 12 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 12 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Security Advisor
5 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Management Information System
2 8 (22.22%) CESG
3 7 (19.44%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Information Security
2 27 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 22 (61.11%) Information Security Management
3 22 (61.11%) Security Management
4 21 (58.33%) Information Assurance
5 16 (44.44%) Data Protection
6 13 (36.11%) Asset Management
6 13 (36.11%) Business Continuity
6 13 (36.11%) Business Continuity Management
6 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
7 11 (30.56%) Operations Management
8 10 (27.78%) Analytics
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
12 3 (8.33%) Migration
12 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) CEH
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 17 (47.22%) RMADS
4 14 (38.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (38.89%) JSP 440
5 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland