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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Risk Manager
Rank 617 593 563
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 2 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.017% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Average daily rate £506 £506 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £850 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.58% +161.53%
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 5 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 5 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
England -6 2 £506 - 4
London -11 1 £550 +10.00% 2
South East - 1 £463 -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Berkshire - 1 £463 -

Information Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Legal
3 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (66.67%) ISMS
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
4 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
4 5 (55.56%) Security Management
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
5 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
5 4 (44.44%) Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (44.44%) RMADS
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance
5 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
5 4 (44.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

Information Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 6 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 6 (66.67%) ISMS
4 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
4 5 (55.56%) Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance
5 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) BCP
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
3 4 (44.44%) RMADS
4 1 (11.11%) COBIT
4 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland