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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 538 536 532
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 53 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.074% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 14
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£425 £513 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +10.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £270 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £577 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £285 £328
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -12.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.45% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%

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
40297 37796 34889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.71% 73.83% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26364 23238 20512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1171 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 +5 49 £438 -14.58% 19
London +18 28 £425 -17.07% 6
South West - 9 £350 - 2
South East -18 8 £500 - 2
City of London +7 6 £400 -11.11% 4
Hampshire -18 3 £550 -
Scotland - 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
Staines - 2 - - 1
Havant - 2 £550 -
Reading +16 1 £495 -
Berkshire -1 1 £495 - 1
North West -5 1 £500 +85.18% 3
East of England -10 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Helensburgh - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Security Management
1 129 (100.00%) Information Security
2 58 (44.96%) CISSP
3 57 (44.19%) Management Information System
4 44 (34.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (30.23%) ISMS
6 34 (26.36%) CISM
7 33 (25.58%) Security Cleared
8 32 (24.81%) SC Cleared
9 27 (20.93%) Risk Management
10 26 (20.16%) Degree
11 23 (17.83%) Finance
11 23 (17.83%) ITIL
12 22 (17.05%) Data Protection
13 17 (13.18%) Legal
13 17 (13.18%) Project Management
14 16 (12.40%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (11.63%) Incident Management
15 15 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
15 15 (11.63%) E-Discovery
15 15 (11.63%) HP
16 14 (10.85%) CISA
16 14 (10.85%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (10.85%) ArcSight
17 13 (10.08%) Qualys
17 13 (10.08%) Banking
17 13 (10.08%) CheckPoint
18 12 (9.30%) PCI DSS
18 12 (9.30%) Information Management
18 12 (9.30%) Smart Meter

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (3.88%) CMS
2 4 (3.10%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) Documentum
3 3 (2.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Summit
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (8.53%) Network Security
2 5 (3.88%) Firewall
2 5 (3.88%) SAN
3 4 (3.10%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Legal
3 13 (10.08%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.88%) Advertising
4 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (20.16%) Security Manager
2 20 (15.50%) Analyst
3 18 (13.95%) Security Analyst
3 18 (13.95%) Information Manager
3 18 (13.95%) Information Security Manager
4 17 (13.18%) Consultant
4 17 (13.18%) Security Consultant
5 11 (8.53%) Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.75%) Information Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Security Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Security Officer
8 8 (6.20%) Information Specialist
9 7 (5.43%) Information Security Specialist
9 7 (5.43%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.88%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Information Architect
11 4 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.55%) WCF
2 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.78%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.78%) jQuery
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (44.19%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (9.30%) Smart Meter
4 9 (6.98%) Cryptography
4 9 (6.98%) PKI
5 8 (6.20%) CESG
5 8 (6.20%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.43%) Online Banking
6 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.88%) SCADA
8 3 (2.33%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.33%) Economics
8 3 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.33%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.55%) RMADS
10 1 (0.78%) FMCG
10 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) Android
1 8 (6.20%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.65%) Windows
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Security Management
1 129 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (30.23%) ISMS
3 27 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 23 (17.83%) ITIL
5 22 (17.05%) Data Protection
6 17 (13.18%) Project Management
7 16 (12.40%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (11.63%) Incident Management
8 15 (11.63%) E-Discovery
9 14 (10.85%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (9.30%) Information Management
10 12 (9.30%) Security Architecture
11 11 (8.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (8.53%) Change Management
12 10 (7.75%) Security Testing
13 9 (6.98%) Information Assurance
13 9 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (6.98%) Business Continuity
14 8 (6.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.55%) C#
2 1 (0.78%) C++
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) PHP
2 1 (0.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.78%) Python
2 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (44.96%) CISSP
2 34 (26.36%) CISM
3 33 (25.58%) Security Cleared
4 32 (24.81%) SC Cleared
5 26 (20.16%) Degree
6 14 (10.85%) CISA
7 7 (5.43%) SSCP
8 4 (3.10%) ISEB
8 4 (3.10%) ISACA
9 3 (2.33%) CRISC
10 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.55%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.78%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.78%) MBCS
11 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.78%) CITP
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (34.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.98%) ISO 9001
4 8 (6.20%) ISO 14001
5 4 (3.10%) COBIT
6 3 (2.33%) BS7799
6 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.55%) QA
8 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.78%) TickIT
8 1 (0.78%) SLA
8 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) HP
2 14 (10.85%) ArcSight
3 13 (10.08%) Qualys
3 13 (10.08%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.43%) Citrix
5 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.33%) Open Text
7 2 (1.55%) Websense
7 2 (1.55%) McAfee
8 1 (0.78%) Sophos
8 1 (0.78%) CA
8 1 (0.78%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.78%) EMC
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
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