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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 563 609 587
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 76 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.082% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.087% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 42
Median daily rate £500 £500 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +31 76 £500 - 25
London 0 26 £525 - 11
South East +15 16 £525 +20.00% 4
North East -10 12 £400 -15.78%
Tyne and Wear - 12 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £400 -
West Midlands -20 6 £425 - 1
Surrey - 6 £538 - 1
East Midlands +3 5 £580 +22.10% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £580 +16.00%
Nottingham -6 5 £580 +16.00%
City of London +33 4 £500 -13.04% 2
East of England +17 4 £325 -35.00%
South West +11 4 £513 -2.38% 4
Wiltshire - 4 £513 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
Oxfordshire +7 3 £525 -
Hove - 3 - -
Staines - 3 £475 -
Swindon - 3 £525 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £550 -
Sussex - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £306 -
North West +8 1 £475 - 1
Manchester 0 1 £475 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 2

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 154 (98.72%) Information Security
2 59 (37.82%) CISSP
3 54 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (32.05%) CISM
5 38 (24.36%) Project Management
6 32 (20.51%) Security Management
7 29 (18.59%) Finance
8 28 (17.95%) PCI DSS
9 27 (17.31%) Risk Management
9 27 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 23 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (14.10%) CESG
13 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
13 21 (13.46%) Degree
13 21 (13.46%) Information Security Management
14 20 (12.82%) Management Information System
15 19 (12.18%) PRINCE2
16 16 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
17 15 (9.62%) Data Privacy
17 15 (9.62%) Internet
18 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
18 14 (8.97%) Incident Management
19 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (8.33%) Information Assurance
19 13 (8.33%) ISMS
19 13 (8.33%) Business Continuity
19 13 (8.33%) Security Architecture
19 13 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional

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 (3.21%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) Internet
2 6 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) VPN
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Retail
3 7 (4.49%) Legal
4 3 (1.92%) French Language
4 3 (1.92%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.92%) Law
4 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.92%) Polish Language
4 3 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) CSS
1 1 (0.64%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) CESG
2 20 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.85%) FMCG
4 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.92%) NHS
6 2 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.28%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.64%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (98.72%) Information Security
2 38 (24.36%) Project Management
3 32 (20.51%) Security Management
4 27 (17.31%) Risk Management
4 27 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 23 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (13.46%) Information Security Management
8 19 (12.18%) PRINCE2
9 16 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (9.62%) Data Privacy
11 14 (8.97%) Incident Management
12 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 13 (8.33%) Information Assurance
12 13 (8.33%) ISMS
12 13 (8.33%) Security Architecture
13 12 (7.69%) Security Operations
14 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 59 (37.82%) CISSP
2 50 (32.05%) CISM
3 21 (13.46%) Degree
3 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (7.69%) CISMP
7 11 (7.05%) CISA
8 5 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.56%) APMP
9 4 (2.56%) CLAS
9 4 (2.56%) ISEB
10 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.28%) PMP
11 2 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.64%) CRISC
12 1 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (5.13%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.56%) QA
6 3 (1.92%) RMADS
7 2 (1.28%) COBIT
7 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.28%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.64%) BS25999
8 1 (0.64%) BS7799
8 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (1.28%) Palo Alto
2 1 (0.64%) BT
2 1 (0.64%) HP
2 1 (0.64%) IBM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle
2 1 (0.64%) Pega
2 1 (0.64%) Sony
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