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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 532 546 512
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 77 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.085% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.16% -17.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +9 66 £475 +11.76% 20
South East +4 28 £513 +48.55% 5
London +5 18 £425 -6.07% 7
Surrey - 10 £513 - 1
Hampshire +6 8 £525 +52.17% 2
Basingstoke - 8 £525 -
City of London 0 7 £475 +8.57% 3
East Sussex -8 6 £275 +155.81% 1
Staines - 6 £513 -
Wales - 6 £110 -
Lewes +2 5 £275 +155.81%
Scotland - 5 £425 - 1
Berkshire +4 4 £463 +2.77% 1
West Midlands +1 4 £575 -4.16% 1
Glasgow - 4 £413 - 1
East of England 0 3 £275 -35.29% 3
South West -5 3 - - 1
North Wales - 3 - -
Reading +5 2 £463 -
East Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -9 2 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Flintshire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £275 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Mold - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £588 - 1
South Wales - 2 - -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Security Management
1 119 (100.00%) Information Security
2 72 (60.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (46.22%) ISMS
4 52 (43.70%) Management Information System
5 43 (36.13%) CISSP
6 39 (32.77%) Risk Management
7 36 (30.25%) CISM
8 31 (26.05%) Firewall
9 27 (22.69%) PCI DSS
10 24 (20.17%) ITIL
10 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (19.33%) Finance
12 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.97%) Cyber Security
13 19 (15.97%) Windows
13 19 (15.97%) CISA
14 18 (15.13%) Degree
15 17 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (14.29%) Network Security
16 16 (13.45%) Change Management
17 15 (12.61%) Data Protection
17 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
18 13 (10.92%) COBIT
18 13 (10.92%) Data Protection Act
18 13 (10.92%) PKI
18 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
18 13 (10.92%) VPN
18 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
19 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.56%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.56%) MS Project
3 3 (2.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.05%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) Network Security
3 13 (10.92%) VPN
4 10 (8.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.88%) SAN
6 6 (5.04%) SSL
6 6 (5.04%) VoIP
6 6 (5.04%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.36%) HTTP
7 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.36%) SSH
8 3 (2.52%) LAN
9 2 (1.68%) WAN
9 2 (1.68%) DHCP
9 2 (1.68%) DNS
9 2 (1.68%) TACACS
9 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.84%) VLAN
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Financial Institution
2 10 (8.40%) Legal
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
4 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (28.57%) Analyst
2 29 (24.37%) Security Analyst
3 23 (19.33%) Consultant
4 21 (17.65%) Security Consultant
5 20 (16.81%) Information Analyst
5 20 (16.81%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Security Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Information Manager
8 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.88%) IT Support
10 6 (5.04%) IT Security Manager
10 6 (5.04%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) Middleware
2 1 (0.84%) SPML
2 1 (0.84%) REST
2 1 (0.84%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.84%) HTML
2 1 (0.84%) JDBC
2 1 (0.84%) JSP
2 1 (0.84%) Servlets
2 1 (0.84%) SOAP
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (43.70%) Management Information System
2 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
4 13 (10.92%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (10.92%) PKI
5 10 (8.40%) NHS
6 8 (6.72%) Cryptography
7 6 (5.04%) Replication
8 5 (4.20%) Smart Meter
9 4 (3.36%) CESG
10 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.68%) RMADS
11 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.84%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.84%) Economics
12 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) AIX
2 9 (7.56%) Solaris
2 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) UNIX
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (100.00%) Security Management
1 119 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (46.22%) ISMS
3 39 (32.77%) Risk Management
4 24 (20.17%) ITIL
5 19 (15.97%) Cyber Security
6 17 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (13.45%) Change Management
8 15 (12.61%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (10.08%) Information Governance
9 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (9.24%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
11 10 (8.40%) Business Continuity
11 10 (8.40%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (8.40%) Security Testing
11 10 (8.40%) SIEM
12 9 (7.56%) Security Architecture
12 9 (7.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) SQL
1 5 (4.20%) C
2 1 (0.84%) Java
2 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.84%) Python
2 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.84%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) CISSP
2 36 (30.25%) CISM
3 19 (15.97%) CISA
4 18 (15.13%) Degree
5 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.24%) CRISC
6 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.36%) GCIA
8 4 (3.36%) GCIH
8 4 (3.36%) ISACA
9 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.52%) CCNA
10 2 (1.68%) CCSP
11 1 (0.84%) CCNP
11 1 (0.84%) MCSE
11 1 (0.84%) MCSA
11 1 (0.84%) CCIE
11 1 (0.84%) ISEB
11 1 (0.84%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (60.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (22.69%) PCI DSS
3 13 (10.92%) COBIT
4 6 (5.04%) COSO
4 6 (5.04%) Data Quality
5 4 (3.36%) GPG13
5 4 (3.36%) SLA
6 2 (1.68%) QA
7 1 (0.84%) BS25999
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Nessus
1 2 (1.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) VMware
3 9 (7.56%) Citrix
4 8 (6.72%) Cisco
5 4 (3.36%) McAfee
6 3 (2.52%) HP
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle
7 2 (1.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.68%) Remedy
8 1 (0.84%) Google
8 1 (0.84%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.84%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.84%) hybris
8 1 (0.84%) Tableau
8 1 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.84%) CA
8 1 (0.84%) CommVault
8 1 (0.84%) Lotus
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
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