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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 145 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing ISMS 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.042% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.061% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£500 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
ISMS
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ISMS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) CISSP
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Summit
6 1 (16.67%) BCP
6 1 (16.67%) SSCP
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
6 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Law
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Summit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001