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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 534 528 513
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 43 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.068% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.073% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 8
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£475 £550 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +26.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £416 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £618 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £473
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.11%
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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 30 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 26 January 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 -16 42 £475 -13.63% 9
London +2 25 £448 -18.63% 5
South East -16 8 £513 -
City of London +13 5 £435 -13.00% 2
East of England - 3 £481 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £572 -
Berkshire - 3 £475 -
North West -7 2 £500 -16.66%
South West -23 2 £625 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £513 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £481 -
Cheshire +2 1 - -
Corsham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £420 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 78 (98.73%) Information Security
2 32 (40.51%) Management Information System
3 28 (35.44%) Risk Management
4 27 (34.18%) CISSP
5 22 (27.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
7 17 (21.52%) Security Management
8 16 (20.25%) Change Management
9 14 (17.72%) Project Management
10 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
11 12 (15.19%) Data Protection
11 12 (15.19%) Information Security Management
11 12 (15.19%) Finance
12 11 (13.92%) CISM
12 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
12 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
13 10 (12.66%) Degree
13 10 (12.66%) CISA
14 9 (11.39%) ITIL
14 9 (11.39%) Information Assurance
15 8 (10.13%) ISMS
15 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
15 8 (10.13%) Data Security
15 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Management
16 7 (8.86%) McAfee
16 7 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (8.86%) Matrix Management
17 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
17 6 (7.59%) CESG

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Project
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (6.33%) Network Security
2 5 (6.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Law
3 5 (6.33%) Legal
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) CESG
2 6 (7.59%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.06%) Human Factors
3 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.80%) RMADS
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) SCADA
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (98.73%) Information Security
2 28 (35.44%) Risk Management
3 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
4 17 (21.52%) Security Management
5 16 (20.25%) Change Management
6 14 (17.72%) Project Management
7 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.19%) Information Security Management
8 12 (15.19%) Data Protection
9 9 (11.39%) Information Assurance
9 9 (11.39%) ITIL
10 8 (10.13%) Data Security
10 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.13%) ISMS
10 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (8.86%) Matrix Management
12 6 (7.59%) People Management
12 6 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (6.33%) Cyber Security
13 5 (6.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) CISSP
2 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) CISM
3 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) CISA
4 10 (12.66%) Degree
5 6 (7.59%) PMP
5 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
6 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (5.06%) GIAC
8 2 (2.53%) ISEB
8 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.27%) MCSE
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CEH
9 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.27%) APMP
9 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.53%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) COSO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
1 2 (2.53%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) McAfee
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Websense
3 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.53%) TippingPoint
4 2 (2.53%) F5
4 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 1 (1.27%) Nokia
5 1 (1.27%) Sophos
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.27%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
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