The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 530 553 563
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 95 63 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 16
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£453 £425 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £347 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £480
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.66%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Information Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK.

Information Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Management
Top 30 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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 91 £453 +6.47% 13
London +34 38 £450 +5.88% 6
South East 0 28 £450 -7.69% 4
City of London +19 17 £450 -14.52% 2
East of England +12 12 £515 +24.84% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £515 -
Hampshire -3 9 £525 +52.17% 2
Surrey - 8 £375 -
Berkshire 0 7 £475 -3.79% 1
Reading -4 7 £475 -3.79%
Bedford - 6 £489 -
Basingstoke - 6 £525 -
West Midlands -1 3 £588 -
Scotland -4 3 £450 -10.00%
South West -16 3 £400 +1.26% 1
Winchester -19 3 £415 +20.28%
Birmingham +7 2 £588 -
East Sussex -2 2 £325 -
North East -24 2 £550 +15.78%
Tyne and Wear -24 2 £550 +15.78%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 2 £550 +15.78%
North West -35 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £375 -
Staines - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Stirling +10 1 £450 -10.00%
Lewes +9 1 £250 -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Information Security Management 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 Management.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Management
1 154 (100.00%) Information Security
2 90 (58.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (42.21%) Management Information System
4 62 (40.26%) CISSP
5 59 (38.31%) ISMS
6 49 (31.82%) CISM
7 37 (24.03%) ITIL
8 36 (23.38%) Firewall
9 34 (22.08%) Finance
10 32 (20.78%) Risk Management
10 32 (20.78%) PCI DSS
11 27 (17.53%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (16.88%) Cyber Security
13 23 (14.94%) CISA
13 23 (14.94%) Windows
13 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
14 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (13.64%) Degree
15 21 (13.64%) COBIT
15 21 (13.64%) Change Management
16 20 (12.99%) Network Security
17 18 (11.69%) Security Testing
17 18 (11.69%) Data Protection
18 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
19 16 (10.39%) SIEM
20 15 (9.74%) Security Architecture
20 15 (9.74%) Data Protection Act
21 14 (9.09%) Service Management
21 14 (9.09%) Linux

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Information Security Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.14%) IIS
2 7 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Project
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 11 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.38%) Firewall
2 20 (12.99%) Network Security
3 13 (8.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (8.44%) VPN
4 7 (4.55%) SAN
4 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.90%) VoIP
5 6 (3.90%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.25%) SSL
7 4 (2.60%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.95%) HTTP
8 3 (1.95%) LAN
8 3 (1.95%) SSH
9 2 (1.30%) WAN
9 2 (1.30%) TACACS
9 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.65%) Wireless
10 1 (0.65%) VLAN
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (22.08%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.84%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.19%) Legal
5 7 (4.55%) Advertising
6 4 (2.60%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (1.30%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (26.62%) Analyst
2 36 (23.38%) Security Analyst
3 27 (17.53%) Consultant
4 25 (16.23%) Security Manager
5 24 (15.58%) Security Consultant
6 22 (14.29%) Information Analyst
6 22 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
7 15 (9.74%) IT Security Manager
8 13 (8.44%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (5.19%) Information Manager
10 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
11 7 (4.55%) IT Support
12 6 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
13 5 (3.25%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.95%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) SPML
3 1 (0.65%) REST
3 1 (0.65%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) JDBC
3 1 (0.65%) JSP
3 1 (0.65%) Servlets
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (42.21%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.74%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 12 (7.79%) PKI
6 9 (5.84%) NHS
7 7 (4.55%) CESG
7 7 (4.55%) Cryptography
8 6 (3.90%) Replication
8 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.25%) RMADS
9 5 (3.25%) Smart Meter
10 4 (2.60%) SCADA
11 3 (1.95%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.95%) Handset
12 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.65%) Chemistry
13 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
13 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.94%) Windows
2 14 (9.09%) Linux
3 9 (5.84%) UNIX
4 8 (5.19%) AIX
4 8 (5.19%) Solaris
5 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (100.00%) Security Management
1 154 (100.00%) Information Security
2 59 (38.31%) ISMS
3 37 (24.03%) ITIL
4 32 (20.78%) Risk Management
5 27 (17.53%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (16.88%) Cyber Security
7 21 (13.64%) Change Management
8 18 (11.69%) Data Protection
8 18 (11.69%) Security Testing
9 16 (10.39%) SIEM
10 15 (9.74%) Security Architecture
11 14 (9.09%) Service Management
12 13 (8.44%) Incident Management
13 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
14 11 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (5.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (5.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) SQL
2 7 (4.55%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.65%) Python
3 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.65%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 62 (40.26%) CISSP
2 49 (31.82%) CISM
3 23 (14.94%) CISA
4 21 (13.64%) Degree
5 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (4.55%) CEH
8 7 (4.55%) CRISC
9 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.60%) ISACA
10 4 (2.60%) CGEIT
11 3 (1.95%) GCIA
11 3 (1.95%) GCIH
11 3 (1.95%) CCNA
12 2 (1.30%) CCSP
12 2 (1.30%) SSCP
12 2 (1.30%) ISSEP
13 1 (0.65%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.65%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (58.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.78%) PCI DSS
3 21 (13.64%) COBIT
4 10 (6.49%) SLA
5 6 (3.90%) COSO
5 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
6 4 (2.60%) GPG13
6 4 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.60%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) vCloud
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Nessus
2 2 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) McAfee
3 8 (5.19%) VMware
4 7 (4.55%) Symantec
4 7 (4.55%) Citrix
4 7 (4.55%) Cisco
4 7 (4.55%) Qualys
4 7 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.90%) Oracle
6 5 (3.25%) Remedy
7 3 (1.95%) HP
7 3 (1.95%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.30%) SAP
8 2 (1.30%) BMC
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) CommVault
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) Apple
9 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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