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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 234 238 243
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing ISMS 32 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.21% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.27% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Median daily rate £474 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £305 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7339 7317 6743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 78.59% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 4157 3755
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 262 280
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ISMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 11 £475 -
Hampshire - 6 £438 -
West Sussex - 6 £435 -
Surrey -8 4 £485 +42.64%
Berkshire - 4 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 29 (67.44%) CISSP
2 20 (46.51%) Information Security
3 19 (44.19%) Risk Management
3 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (39.53%) Information Assurance
4 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
5 16 (37.21%) CESG
5 16 (37.21%) CESG Certified Professional
6 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
7 13 (30.23%) RMADS
7 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
7 13 (30.23%) Cryptography
7 13 (30.23%) Windows
8 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 11 (25.58%) IPsec
10 10 (23.26%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (23.26%) Unix
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (20.93%) Information Security Management
11 9 (20.93%) Security Management
11 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (18.60%) Patch Management
12 8 (18.60%) Sendmail
12 8 (18.60%) SSH
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
12 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
12 8 (18.60%) OWASP
12 8 (18.60%) CEH
12 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) IPsec
2 8 (18.60%) FTP
2 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) SMTP
2 8 (18.60%) SSH
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Security Advisor
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Designer
6 5 (11.63%) Security Designer
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Information Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Information Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Architect
9 2 (4.65%) CLAS Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
2 16 (37.21%) CESG
3 13 (30.23%) Cryptography
4 8 (18.60%) Client/Server
5 4 (9.30%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.33%) PKI
7 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
7 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Information Security
2 19 (44.19%) Risk Management
3 17 (39.53%) Information Assurance
4 10 (23.26%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (20.93%) Information Security Management
5 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (20.93%) Security Management
6 8 (18.60%) OWASP
6 8 (18.60%) Patch Management
6 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Fuzz Testing
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (11.63%) Security Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
9 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.30%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) CISSP
2 16 (37.21%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) CEH
6 7 (16.28%) CISM
7 5 (11.63%) CCSP
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (11.63%) SANS
8 4 (9.30%) CCDP
8 4 (9.30%) CCNP
8 4 (9.30%) SSCP
9 3 (6.98%) Degree
9 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.65%) CLAS
11 1 (2.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (30.23%) RMADS
3 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (6.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.33%) ISO27005
5 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Sendmail
3 4 (9.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) Qualys
4 4 (9.30%) Splunk