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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 566 585 601
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 58 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 44
Median daily rate £463 £414 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £593 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £382 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +4 56 £465 +12.31% 16
London -5 19 £650 +18.18% 6
North West -8 10 £450 +20.00% 7
West Midlands -1 9 £500 +21.21%
North East -21 9 £400 -15.78%
Tyne and Wear - 9 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £400 -
Lancashire - 7 £450 -
Birmingham - 7 £500 -
South East +23 6 £550 +57.14% 1
Fleetwood - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 - -
East of England +6 2 £500 +0.75% 1
Wales - 2 £400 - 1
South Wales - 2 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 £450 +9.09%
City of London -6 1 £663 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 £550 -
Kent - 1 £550 - 1
Essex - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £460 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £725 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 - 1

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Information Security
2 80 (57.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (35.25%) CISM
4 41 (29.50%) CISSP
5 32 (23.02%) Security Management
6 31 (22.30%) Risk Management
7 29 (20.86%) PCI DSS
8 27 (19.42%) Risk Assessment
9 26 (18.71%) Project Management
9 26 (18.71%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (17.27%) ISMS
11 23 (16.55%) Finance
12 22 (15.83%) Management Information System
13 19 (13.67%) Information Security Management
14 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
16 16 (11.51%) Data Privacy
16 16 (11.51%) PRINCE2
16 16 (11.51%) Data Protection
17 15 (10.79%) ITIL
18 14 (10.07%) Degree
18 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
19 12 (8.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 11 (7.91%) Incident Management
21 10 (7.19%) Data Protection Act
21 10 (7.19%) CESG
21 10 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
22 9 (6.47%) Security Operations
22 9 (6.47%) CISMP
23 8 (5.76%) Retail

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 (2.16%) MS Project
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Firewall
2 3 (2.16%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) PABX
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Redmine
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Legal
2 8 (5.76%) Retail
3 4 (2.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.19%) CESG
2 10 (7.19%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (4.32%) Freedom of Information
3 6 (4.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.60%) NHS
5 3 (2.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.72%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.72%) PMI
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Linux
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (100.00%) Information Security
2 32 (23.02%) Security Management
3 31 (22.30%) Risk Management
4 27 (19.42%) Risk Assessment
5 26 (18.71%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (18.71%) Project Management
6 24 (17.27%) ISMS
7 19 (13.67%) Information Security Management
8 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.51%) Data Privacy
9 16 (11.51%) Data Protection
9 16 (11.51%) PRINCE2
10 15 (10.79%) ITIL
11 11 (7.91%) Incident Management
12 10 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.47%) Security Operations
14 8 (5.76%) Information Assurance
14 8 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (5.04%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (35.25%) CISM
2 41 (29.50%) CISSP
3 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
4 14 (10.07%) Degree
4 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.47%) CISMP
6 5 (3.60%) CISA
7 4 (2.88%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (2.88%) ISEB
8 3 (2.16%) APMP
8 3 (2.16%) CLAS
8 3 (2.16%) CRISC
8 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.44%) CEH
9 2 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.44%) PMP
9 2 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (57.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (20.86%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (5.76%) ISO27002
5 5 (3.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (2.88%) RMADS
7 3 (2.16%) COBIT
7 3 (2.16%) QA
8 2 (1.44%) GPG13
8 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.72%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) QRadar
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (2.16%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
2 1 (0.72%) BT
2 1 (0.72%) Capita
2 1 (0.72%) HP
2 1 (0.72%) IBM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle
2 1 (0.72%) Palo Alto
2 1 (0.72%) Pega
2 1 (0.72%) Qualys
2 1 (0.72%) Sony
2 1 (0.72%) Splunk
2 1 (0.72%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Networking People
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 12 days ago