The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 143 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ISMS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.032% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £650 -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2365 2409 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.05% 75.97% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1586 1239
Average daily rate £385 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 98
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 13 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
Bristol - 1 - - 1
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
1 5 (83.33%) Security Management
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) CLAS
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
4 2 (33.33%) QMS
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) BS7799
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SLA

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
1 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CLAS
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) BS7799
2 2 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Intel
1 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 1 (16.67%) IronPort
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire