The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 538 527 561
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 55 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.080% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 10
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£400 £480 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £647
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £465 £473
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -15 54 £400 -16.66% 21
London +3 17 £455 -7.14% 6
South East -8 13 £345 -16.36% 1
South West -27 8 £395 -
Berkshire +5 5 £494 +2.86%
East of England -22 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £333 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £108 -
West Midlands -11 3 - - 5
Hampshire -16 3 £345 - 1
City of London +13 2 £375 -21.87% 1
North West 0 2 £504 - 2
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £425 +6.25%
Cambridge -9 2 £425 +6.25%
Leeds - 2 £333 - 2
Lewes - 2 £108 -
Cheshire - 2 £504 -
Warrington - 2 £504 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £333 - 2
North East - 2 £425 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £313 - 1
Scotland - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 2

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Management
1 105 (100.00%) Information Security
2 46 (43.81%) CISSP
3 43 (40.95%) Finance
4 40 (38.10%) Management Information System
4 40 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (35.24%) CISA
6 33 (31.43%) CISM
7 23 (21.90%) Risk Assessment
8 22 (20.95%) ISMS
9 21 (20.00%) Degree
10 20 (19.05%) Risk Management
11 19 (18.10%) ITIL
12 17 (16.19%) Computer Science
13 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.33%) Financial Institution
14 14 (13.33%) QA
15 13 (12.38%) Banking
15 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
16 12 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (11.43%) Economics
17 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
17 11 (10.48%) E-Learning
17 11 (10.48%) Windows
17 11 (10.48%) Oracle
17 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
18 10 (9.52%) Intranet
18 10 (9.52%) Project Management
19 9 (8.57%) COBIT
19 9 (8.57%) Joomla!

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (8.57%) CMS
1 9 (8.57%) Joomla!
2 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.90%) IIS
3 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.90%) Summit
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Intranet
2 7 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) Network Security
3 4 (3.81%) VPN
4 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 3 (2.86%) LAN
4 3 (2.86%) WAN
4 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) ADSL
5 1 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.95%) MPLS
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 43 (40.95%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 13 (12.38%) Banking
4 9 (8.57%) Legal
5 7 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.81%) Publishing
7 3 (2.86%) Advertising
7 3 (2.86%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.90%) Retail
8 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.90%) Billing
8 2 (1.90%) Games
9 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.95%) Law
9 1 (0.95%) Marketing
9 1 (0.95%) Local Government
9 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Analyst
2 17 (16.19%) Security Analyst
3 16 (15.24%) Security Manager
4 13 (12.38%) Information Manager
4 13 (12.38%) Information Security Manager
4 13 (12.38%) Consultant
4 13 (12.38%) Security Consultant
5 11 (10.48%) Security Specialist
5 11 (10.48%) Information Security Specialist
5 11 (10.48%) Information Specialist
6 10 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (9.52%) Information Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.67%) DBA
8 7 (6.67%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Web Services
1 3 (2.86%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) WCF
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.90%) SOAP
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (1.90%) REST
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 17 (16.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.43%) Economics
4 11 (10.48%) E-Learning
5 6 (5.71%) CESG
6 2 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.90%) Online Games
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.90%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
6 2 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.90%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.90%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) FMCG
7 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) UNIX
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Security Management
1 105 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (21.90%) Risk Assessment
3 22 (20.95%) ISMS
4 20 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 19 (18.10%) ITIL
6 10 (9.52%) Project Management
7 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 7 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (5.71%) ETL
9 5 (4.76%) Service Management
9 5 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (4.76%) Matrix Management
10 4 (3.81%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.81%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) SQL
2 2 (1.90%) C#
3 1 (0.95%) C++
3 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.95%) Python
3 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (43.81%) CISSP
2 37 (35.24%) CISA
3 33 (31.43%) CISM
4 21 (20.00%) Degree
5 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.86%) CCNP
7 3 (2.86%) SSCP
7 3 (2.86%) CCSE
8 2 (1.90%) ISEB
8 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) CRISC
8 2 (1.90%) ISACA
9 1 (0.95%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.95%) GIAC
9 1 (0.95%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.33%) QA
3 12 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (8.57%) COBIT
5 6 (5.71%) BS7799
6 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
7 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
7 3 (2.86%) SLA
8 2 (1.90%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.95%) BS25999
9 1 (0.95%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco
4 4 (3.81%) Citrix
5 3 (2.86%) HP
5 3 (2.86%) IBM
5 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.90%) Qualys
7 1 (0.95%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.95%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.95%) Symantec
7 1 (0.95%) McAfee
7 1 (0.95%) Dell
7 1 (0.95%) Avaya
7 1 (0.95%) Juniper
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