The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security Governance skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Governance
Rank 611 607 581
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing Information Security Governance 15 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £435 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £1,100 £435 £500
% change year-on-year
+152.87% -13.00%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Security Governance
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Governance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Governance
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Security Governance Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Governance
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Information Security Governance Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 +7 15 £500 +14.94% 3
London +14 9 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £1,100 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £325 -
Luton - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Information Security Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Information Security Governance 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 Information Security Governance.

1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (58.33%) CISSP
2 14 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
5 9 (37.50%) Security Management
6 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (33.33%) CISM
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Symantec
6 8 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
6 8 (33.33%) SIEM
6 8 (33.33%) Qualys
6 8 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.83%) Line Management
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.67%) COBIT
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (12.50%) LAN
10 3 (12.50%) WAN
10 3 (12.50%) MS Office

Information Security Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Information Security Governance 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 Information Security Governance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) ArcSight Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Monitoring Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) SIEM Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Chief Information Officer
4 3 (12.50%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 3 (12.50%) Chief Security Officer
4 3 (12.50%) CIO
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (8.33%) CESG
5 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (8.33%) FMCG
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) Security Management
4 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (33.33%) SIEM
5 5 (20.83%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.33%) ETL
8 2 (8.33%) ISMS
8 2 (8.33%) OWASP
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Test Management
9 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (8.33%) CCSP
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CSSLP
4 2 (8.33%) GCED
4 2 (8.33%) GIAC
4 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) CRISC
5 1 (4.17%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (4.17%) ECSA
5 1 (4.17%) IISP
5 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.67%) COBIT
2 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.17%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 8 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 8 (33.33%) Qualys
2 8 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) hybris
3 2 (8.33%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) Acunetix
4 1 (4.17%) Progress