The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Risk Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Risk Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Risk Manager
Rank 612 585 592
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
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£525 £600 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £585 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £488
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Information Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Risk Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK.

Information Risk Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Information Risk Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England -20 3 £525 -12.50% 2
London +6 2 £563 -6.25% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
North West - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
City of London - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Information Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Information Risk Manager in their job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (42.11%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) Information Management
7 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
7 5 (26.32%) Identity Management
7 5 (26.32%) CISA
7 5 (26.32%) CISM
7 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
7 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
7 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) CRISC
8 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking

Information Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Information Risk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) Information Management
4 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
4 5 (26.32%) Identity Management
4 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
4 5 (26.32%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) SIEM
8 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
8 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Security Management
8 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CISA
2 5 (26.32%) CISM
2 5 (26.32%) CRISC
3 2 (10.53%) QiCA
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) RACF
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP