The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 591 567 558
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 37 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.086% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.093% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 15
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£500 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £658 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 August 2015.

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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 37 £500 +17.64% 8
London -25 14 £525 -4.54% 3
South East -14 7 £433 +73.00% 2
City of London -15 6 £575 +12.74% 2
East of England +5 5 £500 -2.43%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £525 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £500 -
South West -7 2 £525 +40.00%
Essex -10 2 £500 -
North West -18 2 £328 -22.94% 2
Yorkshire -24 2 - -
West Yorkshire -26 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £500 -
North East - 2 £475 - 1
Bristol - 2 £525 -
Liverpool - 2 £328 -
Merseyside - 2 £328 -
Kent - 2 £339 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Leeds -28 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Tonbridge - 1 £338 -
Luton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
4 22 (28.57%) CISM
4 22 (28.57%) CISSP
5 21 (27.27%) Finance
6 16 (20.78%) Project Management
7 15 (19.48%) ISMS
8 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 11 (14.29%) RMADS
10 10 (12.99%) Information Assurance
10 10 (12.99%) Security Management
10 10 (12.99%) ITIL
11 9 (11.69%) Cyber Security
12 8 (10.39%) Firewall
12 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (10.39%) Data Protection
12 8 (10.39%) Banking
13 7 (9.09%) Degree
13 7 (9.09%) SIEM
13 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 7 (9.09%) Migration
13 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
14 6 (7.79%) Information Security Management
14 6 (7.79%) Data Security
14 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
14 6 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.60%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) IPsec
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
4 2 (2.60%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
1 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.29%) RMADS
3 5 (6.49%) FMCG
4 4 (5.19%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.60%) CESG
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) iSeries
7 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
3 16 (20.78%) Project Management
4 15 (19.48%) ISMS
5 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 10 (12.99%) Security Management
7 10 (12.99%) ITIL
7 10 (12.99%) Information Assurance
8 9 (11.69%) Cyber Security
9 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (10.39%) Data Protection
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
10 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.09%) SIEM
11 6 (7.79%) Information Security Management
11 6 (7.79%) Data Security
11 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) C
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) CISSP
1 22 (28.57%) CISM
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) CISA
3 5 (6.49%) CISMP
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) CRISC
5 2 (2.60%) GIAC
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.60%) PMP
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCSA
6 1 (1.30%) CCSE
6 1 (1.30%) ISACA
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) BS7799
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) EMIR
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.30%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.30%) MiFID
4 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Snort
1 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Splunk
1 4 (5.19%) ArcSight
2 3 (3.90%) LogLogic
2 3 (3.90%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (3.90%) LogRhythm
2 3 (3.90%) Tripwire
2 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Juniper
3 2 (2.60%) Nokia
3 2 (2.60%) McAfee
3 2 (2.60%) TippingPoint
3 2 (2.60%) F5
3 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.30%) Sophos
4 1 (1.30%) Websense
4 1 (1.30%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
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