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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 569 578 574
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 79 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.090% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.095% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 28
Median daily rate £525 £480 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £338 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +19 77 £525 +9.37% 29
London 0 31 £500 -4.76% 12
East Midlands +22 14 £565 +7.61% 2
Nottinghamshire - 10 £565 - 1
Nottingham - 10 £565 - 1
Yorkshire +14 7 £475 - 5
East of England +15 6 £500 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +3 6 - - 2
Leeds - 6 - - 2
West Midlands - 6 £525 - 1
South East -20 5 £415 -7.77% 6
Berkshire -2 4 £425 -19.04% 3
South West -6 4 £590 +59.45% 1
North West -21 4 £575 +15.00% 1
Birmingham - 4 £543 -
Bromley - 3 £500 - 1
Hounslow - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £510 -
Manchester - 2 £550 -
Scotland - 2 £510 -
City of London +28 1 £575 +17.34% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £408 -9.44%
Cambridge +3 1 £408 -9.44%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £550 +22.22%
Luton -1 1 £550 -
Middlesex -3 1 £415 -
Cheshire -6 1 £600 +20.00% 1
Bristol -7 1 £590 +59.45%

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 118 (95.16%) Information Security
2 50 (40.32%) CISSP
3 35 (28.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (27.42%) Project Management
5 28 (22.58%) CISM
6 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.55%) Finance
8 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
8 19 (15.32%) Data Protection
8 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
9 18 (14.52%) Business Continuity
9 18 (14.52%) PRINCE2
10 17 (13.71%) Degree
10 17 (13.71%) Information Assurance
11 16 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (12.90%) PCI DSS
11 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
11 16 (12.90%) CESG
12 14 (11.29%) Security Management
12 14 (11.29%) Incident Management
13 13 (10.48%) ITIL
13 13 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (9.68%) Security Architecture
14 12 (9.68%) CISA
14 12 (9.68%) Internet
14 12 (9.68%) Information Security Management
14 12 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (8.06%) SC Cleared
15 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (8.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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 3 (2.42%) MS Project
2 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) Internet
2 6 (4.84%) Firewall
3 3 (2.42%) VPN
4 2 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Legal
3 6 (4.84%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) French Language
4 3 (2.42%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.42%) Law
4 3 (2.42%) Polish Language
4 3 (2.42%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) CESG
1 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.42%) FMCG
5 3 (2.42%) PMI
6 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.61%) BYOD
6 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Unix
1 1 (0.81%) Windows
1 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (95.16%) Information Security
2 34 (27.42%) Project Management
3 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.32%) Data Protection
4 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
5 18 (14.52%) Business Continuity
5 18 (14.52%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.71%) Information Assurance
7 16 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (11.29%) Incident Management
8 14 (11.29%) Security Management
9 13 (10.48%) ITIL
9 13 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (9.68%) Information Security Management
10 12 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (9.68%) Security Architecture
11 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (7.26%) ISMS
13 8 (6.45%) Project Planning
13 8 (6.45%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 50 (40.32%) CISSP
2 28 (22.58%) CISM
3 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
4 17 (13.71%) Degree
5 12 (9.68%) CISA
6 10 (8.06%) SC Cleared
7 9 (7.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (6.45%) CISMP
9 7 (5.65%) CLAS
9 7 (5.65%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (4.03%) PMI Certification
12 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (2.42%) PMP
13 2 (1.61%) APMP
13 2 (1.61%) CITP
13 2 (1.61%) MBCS
14 1 (0.81%) GIAC
14 1 (0.81%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.23%) RMADS
5 3 (2.42%) COBIT
5 3 (2.42%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.61%) BS25999
6 2 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.81%) BS7799
7 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (2.42%) Cisco
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
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