The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
UK
Rank 551 569 545
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 41 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 46
Median daily rate £500 £453 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £350 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £588 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £382 £500
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -23.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 27 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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +1 41 £500 +10.49% 20
London -16 14 £500 +4.71% 7
West Midlands - 8 £475 - 4
North West +8 6 £413 +10.00% 3
Birmingham - 6 £488 - 3
South East +16 4 £460 +16.08% 2
East of England +3 4 £500 +0.75%
Yorkshire +14 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire +4 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - -
Manchester -4 2 £399 +6.33% 1
Leeds - 2 £500 -
City of London - 2 £663 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +3 1 £460 +16.08%
South Yorkshire -6 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - 1 £393 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Coventry - 1 £725 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Tamworth - 1 £393 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Information Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Information Security
2 68 (60.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (40.71%) CISM
4 31 (27.43%) CISSP
5 28 (24.78%) Risk Assessment
6 27 (23.89%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (21.24%) Risk Management
8 23 (20.35%) ISMS
9 22 (19.47%) Finance
10 21 (18.58%) Security Management
10 21 (18.58%) PCI DSS
11 19 (16.81%) Management Information System
11 19 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (14.16%) Project Management
12 16 (14.16%) ITIL
13 14 (12.39%) Information Security Management
13 14 (12.39%) Degree
14 13 (11.50%) Data Protection
15 12 (10.62%) PRINCE2
16 11 (9.73%) Retail
16 11 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
17 9 (7.96%) Data Protection Act
17 9 (7.96%) Data Privacy
18 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
18 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (7.08%) Legal
19 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
19 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
19 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
20 6 (5.31%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
1 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) PABX
3 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Redmine
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Retail
3 8 (7.08%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.96%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (4.42%) NHS
6 4 (3.54%) CESG
7 2 (1.77%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.77%) FMCG
7 2 (1.77%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.77%) PMI
7 2 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.88%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (24.78%) Risk Assessment
3 27 (23.89%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (21.24%) Risk Management
5 23 (20.35%) ISMS
6 21 (18.58%) Security Management
7 19 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (14.16%) ITIL
8 16 (14.16%) Project Management
9 14 (12.39%) Information Security Management
10 13 (11.50%) Data Protection
11 12 (10.62%) PRINCE2
12 11 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (7.96%) Data Privacy
14 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
16 6 (5.31%) Supplier Management
16 6 (5.31%) Vulnerability Management
17 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (40.71%) CISM
2 31 (27.43%) CISSP
3 14 (12.39%) Degree
4 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.42%) CISA
6 5 (4.42%) CISMP
7 4 (3.54%) ISEB
8 3 (2.65%) CRISC
8 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.77%) CEH
9 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.77%) PMP
10 1 (0.88%) APMP
10 1 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.88%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.88%) SANS
10 1 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (60.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (18.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.65%) QA
4 3 (2.65%) SLA
5 2 (1.77%) COBIT
5 2 (1.77%) GDPR
5 2 (1.77%) GPG13
5 2 (1.77%) RMADS
5 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (3.54%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.88%) BT
3 1 (0.88%) Capita
3 1 (0.88%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) IBM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) Pega
3 1 (0.88%) Qualys
3 1 (0.88%) Sony
3 1 (0.88%) Splunk
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec