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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 542 554 574
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 64 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.047% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.065% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 7
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£425 £480 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £691
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £480 £396
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 +16 59 £425 -11.45% 17
London +25 22 £425 -15.00% 6
South East -13 9 £488 +8.33% 4
South West -27 9 £395 - 1
Cheshire +3 6 £526 -
North West -7 6 £526 - 2
Warrington - 5 £513 -
West Midlands -9 4 - - 1
Hampshire -12 4 £345 - 2
East of England -23 3 £413 +3.12% 2
Wales - 3 £450 - 1
South Wales - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £450 - 1
City of London +15 2 £527 +9.68% 2
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
Scotland - 2 £500 -
Birmingham -2 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £425 +6.25%
Cambridge -10 1 £425 +6.25%
North East - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £475 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
Lewes - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Epping - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Security Management
1 115 (100.00%) Information Security
2 56 (48.70%) CISSP
3 41 (35.65%) Management Information System
4 40 (34.78%) CISA
5 39 (33.91%) CISM
5 39 (33.91%) Finance
6 37 (32.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (21.74%) ISMS
8 24 (20.87%) ITIL
9 23 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 23 (20.00%) Degree
10 19 (16.52%) Computer Science
10 19 (16.52%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
11 16 (13.91%) Data Protection
11 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
12 15 (13.04%) QA
12 15 (13.04%) Banking
13 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
14 13 (11.30%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (10.43%) Windows
16 11 (9.57%) Oracle
16 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
16 11 (9.57%) Legal
16 11 (9.57%) Financial Institution
17 10 (8.70%) Economics
17 10 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (8.70%) Firewall
17 10 (8.70%) HP

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (6.96%) CMS
1 8 (6.96%) Joomla!
2 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Summit
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) Firewall
2 9 (7.83%) Network Security
3 8 (6.96%) Intranet
4 4 (3.48%) Internet
4 4 (3.48%) VPN
5 3 (2.61%) LAN
5 3 (2.61%) WAN
5 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.87%) ADSL
7 1 (0.87%) DHCP
7 1 (0.87%) DNS
7 1 (0.87%) SAN
7 1 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Banking
3 11 (9.57%) Financial Institution
3 11 (9.57%) Legal
4 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Advertising
6 3 (2.61%) Publishing
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 3 (2.61%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.74%) Billing
7 2 (1.74%) Games
7 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Law
8 1 (0.87%) Local Government
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Analyst
2 24 (20.87%) Security Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Information Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Security Manager
4 13 (11.30%) Information Specialist
5 12 (10.43%) Information Security Specialist
5 12 (10.43%) Security Specialist
6 11 (9.57%) Security Consultant
6 11 (9.57%) Consultant
6 11 (9.57%) Information Manager
6 11 (9.57%) Information Security Manager
7 10 (8.70%) Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.96%) Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.09%) SQL DBA
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) DBA
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Web Services
1 3 (2.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) WCF
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.74%) SOAP
2 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (1.74%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.65%) Management Information System
2 19 (16.52%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.70%) Economics
4 9 (7.83%) CESG
5 8 (6.96%) E-Learning
6 7 (6.09%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.48%) PKI
7 4 (3.48%) SCADA
8 3 (2.61%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.74%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.74%) Online Games
9 2 (1.74%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.74%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.74%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (2.61%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.87%) AIX
4 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (100.00%) Security Management
1 115 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (21.74%) ISMS
3 24 (20.87%) ITIL
4 23 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 19 (16.52%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (13.91%) Data Protection
7 13 (11.30%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.83%) Business Continuity
8 9 (7.83%) Security Architecture
9 8 (6.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (6.96%) Project Management
10 6 (5.22%) Service Management
10 6 (5.22%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (5.22%) ETL
10 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.22%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (5.22%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.74%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) C++
3 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.87%) Python
3 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (48.70%) CISSP
2 40 (34.78%) CISA
3 39 (33.91%) CISM
4 23 (20.00%) Degree
5 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
6 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.48%) ISEB
7 4 (3.48%) SSCP
7 4 (3.48%) ISACA
8 3 (2.61%) CRISC
8 3 (2.61%) CCNP
8 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.61%) CCSE
9 2 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.87%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.87%) GIAC
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (32.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (13.04%) QA
3 9 (7.83%) COBIT
3 9 (7.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (6.96%) BS7799
5 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
5 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
6 3 (2.61%) SLA
6 3 (2.61%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.87%) GPG13
7 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.87%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle
3 10 (8.70%) HP
4 9 (7.83%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.96%) Qualys
6 7 (6.09%) SAP
7 6 (5.22%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.48%) Cisco
8 4 (3.48%) Citrix
9 3 (2.61%) IBM
10 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.87%) Symantec
11 1 (0.87%) McAfee
11 1 (0.87%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.87%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.87%) Dell
11 1 (0.87%) Avaya
11 1 (0.87%) Juniper
11 1 (0.87%) CA
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