The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 548 549 533
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 41 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.073% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.079% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 12
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£488 £550 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £645 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 £418
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +25.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK.

Information Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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 36 £488 -11.36% 13
London -8 16 £530 -3.63% 6
South East - 12 £425 - 4
City of London +18 9 £513 -4.69% 3
East of England - 5 £394 -
South West -4 2 £625 - 1
North West -18 2 £500 +2.56%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 92 (98.92%) Information Security
2 43 (46.24%) Risk Management
3 34 (36.56%) Management Information System
4 31 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (30.11%) CISSP
6 22 (23.66%) ISMS
7 20 (21.51%) Information Assurance
8 19 (20.43%) Security Management
9 18 (19.35%) CISM
10 15 (16.13%) Information Security Management
10 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (15.05%) Project Management
11 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
11 14 (15.05%) RMADS
11 14 (15.05%) Data Protection
12 13 (13.98%) Finance
12 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
13 12 (12.90%) Change Management
13 12 (12.90%) Degree
14 11 (11.83%) ITIL
15 10 (10.75%) Data Security
15 10 (10.75%) CISA
15 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
16 9 (9.68%) Firewall
16 9 (9.68%) Migration
16 9 (9.68%) McAfee
17 8 (8.60%) Legal
17 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
17 8 (8.60%) Incident Management

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (7.53%) Network Security
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Legal
3 5 (5.38%) Law
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.05%) RMADS
3 6 (6.45%) CESG
3 6 (6.45%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.30%) Human Factors
4 4 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) FMCG
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) SCADA
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (98.92%) Information Security
2 43 (46.24%) Risk Management
3 22 (23.66%) ISMS
4 20 (21.51%) Information Assurance
5 19 (20.43%) Security Management
6 15 (16.13%) Information Security Management
6 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.05%) Project Management
7 14 (15.05%) Data Protection
8 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
9 12 (12.90%) Change Management
10 11 (11.83%) ITIL
11 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.75%) Data Security
12 9 (9.68%) Migration
13 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
13 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (8.60%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (6.45%) Cyber Security
14 6 (6.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) C
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.11%) CISSP
2 18 (19.35%) CISM
3 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
5 12 (12.90%) Degree
6 10 (10.75%) CISA
7 7 (7.53%) PMP
7 7 (7.53%) PMI Certification
8 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (5.38%) CISMP
10 4 (4.30%) GIAC
10 4 (4.30%) CRISC
11 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (2.15%) ISEB
12 1 (1.08%) MCSE
12 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.08%) CEH
12 1 (1.08%) APMP
12 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.15%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) COSO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) McAfee
2 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco
3 4 (4.30%) Juniper
3 4 (4.30%) Websense
3 4 (4.30%) TippingPoint
3 4 (4.30%) F5
3 4 (4.30%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (3.23%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
4 3 (3.23%) Nokia
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) Sophos
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Fujitsu
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