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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 238 240 216
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing ISMS 23 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.061% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£420 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £308 £292
% change year-on-year
+20.94% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7399 6560 5453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.45% 72.87% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4068 3512 2668
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 270 305
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 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 - 12 £325 - 1
East Sussex - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) Information Security
2 27 (84.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (68.75%) Information Security Management
3 22 (68.75%) Security Management
4 20 (62.50%) Risk Management
5 14 (43.75%) CISSP
6 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
7 10 (31.25%) Smart Meter
7 10 (31.25%) CISA
7 10 (31.25%) CISM
8 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
8 9 (28.13%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (25.00%) PKI
9 8 (25.00%) Cryptography
9 8 (25.00%) Information Management
9 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (21.88%) Legal
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
12 5 (15.63%) CRISC
12 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security
13 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
13 4 (12.50%) Migration
13 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Extranet
General
1 7 (21.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
1 15 (46.88%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Information Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (31.25%) Smart Meter
3 9 (28.13%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 8 (25.00%) PKI
5 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.38%) Statistics
6 3 (9.38%) RMADS
7 1 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Information Security
2 22 (68.75%) Information Security Management
2 22 (68.75%) Security Management
3 20 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
5 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (25.00%) Information Management
5 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
9 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security
9 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) PDCA
10 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance
11 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) CISSP
2 10 (31.25%) CISA
2 10 (31.25%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) CRISC
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (84.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) BS25999
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001