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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 568 593 589
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 80 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.076% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.080% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 24 27
Median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +30.13%
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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +34 80 £525 +5.00% 37
London +12 29 £538 -6.52% 9
East Midlands +5 14 £565 +13.00% 3
South East +6 12 £475 -3.55% 11
Nottingham +8 10 £565 +13.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 10 £565 +13.00% 1
West Midlands - 9 £525 - 1
East of England +21 8 £475 +5.55% 1
Birmingham - 5 £525 -
Bromley - 5 £550 -
North West -8 4 £538 +29.90% 2
Surrey - 4 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +22 3 £325 -27.77%
Hertfordshire - 3 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £525 - 1
Hounslow - 3 - -
Staines - 3 £475 -
City of London +28 2 £550 +7.31% 2
Cambridge +18 2 £348 -22.77%
South West +2 2 £483 +7.82% 2
Yorkshire -2 2 £475 - 6
Manchester - 2 £475 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Sussex - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £525 - 1
Bristol +3 1 £590 +31.84%
Bedfordshire +2 1 £550 +22.22%
Cheshire 0 1 £600 +20.00%
Luton 0 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire -3 1 - - 2

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 121 (95.28%) Information Security
2 50 (39.37%) CISSP
3 32 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (25.20%) Project Management
4 30 (23.62%) CISM
5 25 (19.69%) Finance
5 25 (19.69%) PCI DSS
6 23 (18.11%) Data Protection
7 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (16.54%) Security Management
9 20 (15.75%) Security Cleared
10 19 (14.96%) PRINCE2
11 17 (13.39%) Risk Management
11 17 (13.39%) CESG
11 17 (13.39%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (11.81%) Business Continuity
12 15 (11.81%) Management Information System
12 15 (11.81%) Information Assurance
13 14 (11.02%) Degree
13 14 (11.02%) Incident Management
14 13 (10.24%) Information Security Management
14 13 (10.24%) ITIL
14 13 (10.24%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (9.45%) Security Architecture
15 12 (9.45%) Internet
15 12 (9.45%) CISA
16 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
16 11 (8.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 10 (7.87%) ISMS
17 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (3.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.45%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 3 (2.36%) VPN
4 2 (1.57%) VoIP
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
General
1 25 (19.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Legal
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) French Language
4 3 (2.36%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.36%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Polish Language
4 3 (2.36%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) CESG
2 15 (11.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.72%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.94%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.94%) FMCG
5 3 (2.36%) PMI
6 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.79%) BYOD
7 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Linux
1 1 (0.79%) Unix
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
1 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (95.28%) Information Security
2 32 (25.20%) Project Management
3 23 (18.11%) Data Protection
4 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (16.54%) Security Management
6 19 (14.96%) PRINCE2
7 17 (13.39%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (13.39%) Risk Management
8 15 (11.81%) Business Continuity
8 15 (11.81%) Information Assurance
9 14 (11.02%) Incident Management
10 13 (10.24%) Information Security Management
10 13 (10.24%) ITIL
10 13 (10.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (9.45%) Security Architecture
12 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.87%) ISMS
13 9 (7.09%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (7.09%) Security Operations
14 8 (6.30%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 50 (39.37%) CISSP
2 30 (23.62%) CISM
3 20 (15.75%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.02%) Degree
5 12 (9.45%) CISA
6 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
7 9 (7.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (7.09%) CLAS
8 8 (6.30%) CISMP
9 7 (5.51%) DV Cleared
9 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.15%) APMP
10 4 (3.15%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.57%) CITP
12 2 (1.57%) MBCS
12 2 (1.57%) PMP
13 1 (0.79%) GIAC
13 1 (0.79%) SANS
13 1 (0.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (19.69%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (3.94%) ISO27002
4 5 (3.94%) RMADS
5 4 (3.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.57%) COBIT
6 2 (1.57%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.57%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.79%) BS25999
7 1 (0.79%) BS7799
7 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (1.57%) Palo Alto
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago