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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management
Rank 568 557 571
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 82 98 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 43
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £338 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £469 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £24.23 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.51 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.94 - £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.23 - £16.00

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 -22 77 £500 +9.89% 18
London -14 35 £513 +13.88% 1
South East +2 23 £475 +5.55% 6
Hampshire +5 13 £469 -10.71% 1
City of London +34 10 £375 -16.66%
Winchester +8 10 £475 +14.45%
South West +13 7 £500 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +8 5 £600 +26.31% 4
East Midlands +2 5 £580 -
Nottinghamshire -1 5 £580 -
Nottingham -10 5 £580 -
Wales - 5 £200 -
Gloucestershire +9 4 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England +7 4 £425 -17.47% 1
Warwickshire -3 4 £675 - 1
West Midlands -31 4 £675 +14.89% 6
South Wales - 4 £288 -
Cardiff - 4 £288 -
Cheltenham - 4 £450 - 1
Surrey -7 3 £500 +33.33%
Hertfordshire +14 2 £425 - 1
North West +9 2 £475 - 1
Reading +7 2 £600 +26.31% 3
Staines -1 2 - -
Bristol -5 2 £425 -
Warwick - 2 £675 -
Crawley - 2 £475 -
Norwich - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £475 -
Norfolk - 2 - -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Management
1 171 (100.00%) Information Security
2 91 (53.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (49.12%) ISMS
3 84 (49.12%) Management Information System
4 78 (45.61%) CISSP
5 61 (35.67%) CISM
6 56 (32.75%) Risk Management
7 37 (21.64%) PCI DSS
8 36 (21.05%) Finance
9 34 (19.88%) ITIL
9 34 (19.88%) Data Protection
10 33 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (19.30%) Security Operations
11 32 (18.71%) CISA
12 30 (17.54%) Information Assurance
13 29 (16.96%) Security Cleared
14 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
14 26 (15.20%) Vulnerability Management
15 25 (14.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 24 (14.04%) Project Management
17 23 (13.45%) Degree
18 22 (12.87%) Cisco
19 21 (12.28%) SIEM
20 20 (11.70%) Legal
21 18 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
22 17 (9.94%) CRISC
22 17 (9.94%) Business Continuity
22 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
22 17 (9.94%) MS Excel

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 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.92%) IIS
3 3 (1.75%) Apache
3 3 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.02%) MS Office
3 7 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.09%) MS Project
4 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) Internet
1 12 (7.02%) Network Security
2 11 (6.43%) Firewall
3 5 (2.92%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.75%) DNS
6 2 (1.17%) DHCP
6 2 (1.17%) DMZ
6 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.17%) IPsec
6 2 (1.17%) LAN
6 2 (1.17%) MPLS
6 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.17%) VLAN
6 2 (1.17%) VoIP
6 2 (1.17%) VPN
6 2 (1.17%) WAN
6 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.75%) Big Data
1 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.58%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (21.05%) Finance
2 20 (11.70%) Legal
3 6 (3.51%) Law
4 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.34%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (25.73%) Security Manager
2 30 (17.54%) Consultant
3 28 (16.37%) Analyst
4 27 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 27 (15.79%) Security Consultant
5 26 (15.20%) Project Manager
6 24 (14.04%) Security Project Manager
7 21 (12.28%) Information Manager
7 21 (12.28%) Information Security Manager
8 15 (8.77%) Information Security Consultant
9 14 (8.19%) Security Officer
10 12 (7.02%) Architect
10 12 (7.02%) Business Analyst
10 12 (7.02%) Information Analyst
10 12 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (5.85%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.68%) Information Security Officer
12 8 (4.68%) IT Manager
13 7 (4.09%) Compliance Manager
13 7 (4.09%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.58%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (49.12%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (8.19%) CESG
4 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.68%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.68%) PKI
5 7 (4.09%) PMI
6 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.75%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.75%) Fintech
7 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.17%) Economics
8 2 (1.17%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.17%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.17%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.60%) Windows
2 6 (3.51%) Linux
3 5 (2.92%) Solaris
4 4 (2.34%) AIX
4 4 (2.34%) Unix
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (100.00%) Information Security
1 171 (100.00%) Security Management
2 84 (49.12%) ISMS
3 56 (32.75%) Risk Management
4 34 (19.88%) Data Protection
4 34 (19.88%) ITIL
5 33 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (19.30%) Security Operations
6 30 (17.54%) Information Assurance
7 26 (15.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (14.04%) Project Management
9 21 (12.28%) SIEM
10 17 (9.94%) Business Continuity
11 16 (9.36%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2
11 16 (9.36%) Security Architecture
12 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.19%) IT Audit
13 14 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.75%) C
1 3 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (45.61%) CISSP
2 61 (35.67%) CISM
3 32 (18.71%) CISA
4 29 (16.96%) Security Cleared
5 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
6 23 (13.45%) Degree
7 17 (9.94%) CRISC
8 12 (7.02%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (6.43%) CCNP
9 11 (6.43%) CCSP
10 10 (5.85%) CCDP
11 7 (4.09%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.92%) CISMP
12 5 (2.92%) GSEC
12 5 (2.92%) IISP
12 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.34%) ISSAP
13 4 (2.34%) SANS
14 3 (1.75%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (53.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (21.64%) PCI DSS
3 25 (14.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (6.43%) JSP 440
5 8 (4.68%) COBIT
6 7 (4.09%) SLA
7 6 (3.51%) GPG13
7 6 (3.51%) ISO22301
8 5 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (2.34%) ISO27002
9 4 (2.34%) RMADS
10 2 (1.17%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (1.17%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.17%) QA
10 2 (1.17%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.58%) COSO
11 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.58%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.58%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.17%) XenApp
3 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) SCOM
2 2 (1.17%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.58%) Consul
3 1 (0.58%) Grafana
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) logstash
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) SELinux
3 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (12.87%) Cisco
2 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.02%) CheckPoint
4 8 (4.68%) Citrix
5 5 (2.92%) BMC
5 5 (2.92%) Fortinet
5 5 (2.92%) Remedy
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle
6 4 (2.34%) VMware
7 3 (1.75%) Cognos
8 2 (1.17%) Arqiva
8 2 (1.17%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.17%) Lumension
8 2 (1.17%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.17%) Wyse
9 1 (0.58%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.58%) NetWitness
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow