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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management
Rank 558 556 580
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 86 88 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 32
Median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £550 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £513 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +28.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £24.23 £13.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.82% -8.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.23 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+76.82% -8.66%

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
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 81 £543 +12.72% 22
London 0 25 £594 +30.49% 5
South East -13 20 £475 -3.79% 4
South West +15 11 £550 - 1
Hampshire +12 11 £475 -9.52% 2
East Midlands +10 11 £565 - 4
Nottinghamshire +8 10 £573 -
Nottingham +5 10 £573 -
City of London +41 7 £350 -26.31%
West Midlands -19 7 £675 +17.39%
Winchester - 7 £475 -
East of England +16 6 £438 -15.76% 1
Warwickshire -4 6 £675 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £550 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 £550 - 1
Bristol +3 4 £525 -
Berkshire -5 4 £600 +26.31% 1
Hertfordshire +12 3 £438 +59.09%
Scotland +4 3 - - 1
North West -9 3 £475 - 3
Surrey -12 3 £450 -12.19% 1
Warwick - 3 £675 -
Cardiff +15 2 £388 -
Wales +14 2 £388 +252.27%
South Wales +12 2 £388 -
Reading 0 2 £600 +26.31%
Wiltshire - 2 £543 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 160 (100.00%) Security Management
1 160 (100.00%) Information Security
2 80 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (48.13%) Management Information System
4 72 (45.00%) ISMS
5 69 (43.13%) CISSP
6 52 (32.50%) CISM
7 45 (28.13%) Risk Management
8 33 (20.63%) Finance
9 31 (19.38%) Information Assurance
10 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 30 (18.75%) PCI DSS
11 28 (17.50%) ITIL
11 28 (17.50%) Security Operations
12 27 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (16.88%) SC Cleared
12 27 (16.88%) Data Protection
13 26 (16.25%) CISA
14 23 (14.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 22 (13.75%) Project Management
16 21 (13.13%) Degree
16 21 (13.13%) Vulnerability Management
17 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
17 19 (11.88%) Legal
18 18 (11.25%) Security Architecture
18 18 (11.25%) Security Operations Centre
19 17 (10.63%) SIEM
19 17 (10.63%) Penetration Testing
19 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
20 16 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (1.25%) Apache
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.13%) MS Office
3 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.13%) MS Project
4 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) Internet
2 6 (3.75%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) Network Security
4 4 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.88%) DNS
6 2 (1.25%) DHCP
6 2 (1.25%) DMZ
6 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.25%) IPsec
6 2 (1.25%) LAN
6 2 (1.25%) MPLS
6 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.25%) VLAN
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) WAN
6 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) Big Data
1 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.63%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Legal
3 4 (2.50%) Law
3 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (25.63%) Security Manager
2 34 (21.25%) Consultant
3 31 (19.38%) Security Consultant
4 30 (18.75%) Analyst
5 28 (17.50%) Security Analyst
6 23 (14.38%) Project Manager
6 23 (14.38%) Security Project Manager
7 19 (11.88%) Information Security Consultant
8 17 (10.63%) Information Manager
8 17 (10.63%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (8.75%) Architect
9 14 (8.75%) Business Analyst
10 12 (7.50%) Information Analyst
10 12 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (7.50%) Security Architect
11 8 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 8 (5.00%) IT Manager
11 8 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
11 8 (5.00%) Security Officer
12 7 (4.38%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (48.13%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (9.38%) CESG
4 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.00%) PKI
6 7 (4.38%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (4.38%) PMI
7 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.88%) Fintech
8 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.25%) Economics
9 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.25%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.13%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Linux
2 6 (3.75%) Unix
3 5 (3.13%) Solaris
4 4 (2.50%) AIX
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (100.00%) Information Security
1 160 (100.00%) Security Management
2 72 (45.00%) ISMS
3 45 (28.13%) Risk Management
4 31 (19.38%) Information Assurance
5 28 (17.50%) ITIL
5 28 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 27 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (16.88%) Data Protection
7 22 (13.75%) Project Management
8 21 (13.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (11.25%) Security Architecture
10 17 (10.63%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (10.63%) SIEM
11 16 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.38%) Business Continuity
13 14 (8.75%) PRINCE2
14 13 (8.13%) Risk Analysis
15 12 (7.50%) Information Management
16 11 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.88%) C
1 3 (1.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (43.13%) CISSP
2 52 (32.50%) CISM
3 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 27 (16.88%) SC Cleared
5 26 (16.25%) CISA
6 21 (13.13%) Degree
7 15 (9.38%) CRISC
8 13 (8.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (5.63%) CCSP
9 9 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (5.00%) CCDP
10 8 (5.00%) CCNP
11 7 (4.38%) PMI Certification
12 5 (3.13%) CISMP
12 5 (3.13%) IISP
12 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.88%) ISACA
14 2 (1.25%) CLAS
14 2 (1.25%) ISSAP
14 2 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 23 (14.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (5.00%) JSP 440
6 7 (4.38%) SLA
7 6 (3.75%) GPG13
8 5 (3.13%) ISO22301
8 5 (3.13%) RMADS
9 3 (1.88%) COBIT
9 3 (1.88%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.25%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (1.25%) ISO27002
10 2 (1.25%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.63%) COSO
11 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.63%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.63%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) SCOM
2 2 (1.25%) SCCM
2 2 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) Consul
3 1 (0.63%) Grafana
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) SELinux
3 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.38%) Cisco
3 10 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.00%) Citrix
5 5 (3.13%) BMC
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle
5 5 (3.13%) Remedy
6 4 (2.50%) VMware
7 3 (1.88%) Cognos
8 2 (1.25%) Arqiva
8 2 (1.25%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.25%) Lumension
8 2 (1.25%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.25%) Wyse
9 1 (0.63%) BT
9 1 (0.63%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.63%) NetWitness
9 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
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Austin Fraser
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