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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 542 531 517
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 44 62 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 17
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£400 £451 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £510 £425
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 -

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
42524 40556 34695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.26% 74.95% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26500 24954 20813
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1204 1148 1126
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £51.00 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -25 43 £400 -15.78% 18
London +4 21 £425 -5.60% 7
South East -7 17 £333 -44.58% 2
Surrey - 12 £325 -
Staines - 8 £500 -
City of London +12 3 £375 -16.75% 3
Hampshire -7 2 £550 +10.00%
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
South West -2 1 - - 1
Birmingham -7 1 £461 -23.16%
West Midlands -11 1 £461 -23.16% 3
Cheshire -12 1 - - 2
North West -25 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 95 (100.00%) Security Management
1 95 (100.00%) Information Security
2 56 (58.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (57.89%) ISMS
4 51 (53.68%) Management Information System
5 37 (38.95%) Risk Management
6 29 (30.53%) CISSP
7 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
9 20 (21.05%) ITIL
10 19 (20.00%) CISM
11 18 (18.95%) Degree
12 15 (15.79%) PCI DSS
13 13 (13.68%) Change Management
13 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (12.63%) Legal
14 12 (12.63%) Project Management
15 11 (11.58%) CISA
15 11 (11.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (11.58%) Data Protection
16 9 (9.47%) CRISC
16 9 (9.47%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
16 9 (9.47%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (9.47%) Information Governance
16 9 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (9.47%) Information Management
17 8 (8.42%) GAP Analysis
17 8 (8.42%) Finance

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.16%) Documentum
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) LAN
5 2 (2.11%) SSH
5 2 (2.11%) WAN
5 2 (2.11%) DHCP
5 2 (2.11%) HTTP
5 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.11%) VPN
5 2 (2.11%) DNS
5 2 (2.11%) SSL
5 2 (2.11%) Network Security
6 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (12.63%) Legal
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Analyst
2 21 (22.11%) Security Manager
3 20 (21.05%) Security Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 15 (15.79%) Information Manager
4 15 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
4 15 (15.79%) Consultant
5 14 (14.74%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (14.74%) Information Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Security Officer
7 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (3.16%) Compliance Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Information Security Architect
9 3 (3.16%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Risk Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (53.68%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.47%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (8.42%) PKI
4 8 (8.42%) Smart Meter
5 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
6 6 (6.32%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.16%) Statistics
7 3 (3.16%) NHS
7 3 (3.16%) CESG
8 2 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (2.11%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.11%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.05%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) AIX
4 2 (2.11%) Solaris
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Security Management
1 95 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (57.89%) ISMS
3 37 (38.95%) Risk Management
4 20 (21.05%) ITIL
5 13 (13.68%) Change Management
6 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (12.63%) Project Management
7 11 (11.58%) Data Protection
8 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
8 9 (9.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (9.47%) Information Governance
8 9 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.47%) Information Management
9 8 (8.42%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (8.42%) Business Continuity
9 8 (8.42%) Cyber Security
10 7 (7.37%) Security Architecture
11 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.32%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) C
1 1 (1.05%) PHP
1 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) CISSP
2 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
4 19 (20.00%) CISM
5 18 (18.95%) Degree
6 11 (11.58%) CISA
7 9 (9.47%) CRISC
8 2 (2.11%) GCIA
8 2 (2.11%) GCIH
8 2 (2.11%) SSCP
8 2 (2.11%) ISEB
8 2 (2.11%) ISACA
8 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) MBCS
9 1 (1.05%) CITP
9 1 (1.05%) VCAP
9 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (58.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (5.26%) ISO 14001
5 3 (3.16%) COBIT
5 3 (3.16%) COSO
5 3 (3.16%) SLA
6 1 (1.05%) QA
6 1 (1.05%) BS25999
6 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.05%) vCloud
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Citrix
3 4 (4.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco
4 3 (3.16%) OpenText
5 2 (2.11%) McAfee
6 1 (1.05%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.05%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) EMC
6 1 (1.05%) CommVault
6 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.05%) Lotus
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
Derby, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
ICO
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, near Manchester, Cheshire
Information Commissioner's Office
Rate: £30,923
Posted: 12 days ago