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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 560 561 539
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 40 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.062% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.068% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 12
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£450 £550 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +32.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £505 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +30.32%
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
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 23 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 1 May 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 -7 35 £450 -18.18% 16
London -7 17 £528 -4.09% 7
South East +3 13 £438 -9.79% 3
City of London +9 12 £513 -4.69% 3
East Sussex - 9 £419 - 2
Swansea - 5 - -
Lewes - 5 - - 1
Wales - 5 - - 1
West Wales - 5 - -
East of England - 5 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
North West -22 2 £500 +2.56% 2
Norfolk - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
Norwich - 2 £375 -
Warrington - 2 £500 -
Cambridge - 2 £450 -
Bedford - 2 £450 -
Brighton - 1 £413 -
Sussex - 1 £425 -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 83 (98.81%) Information Security
2 32 (38.10%) Risk Management
2 32 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (34.52%) Management Information System
4 26 (30.95%) CISSP
5 22 (26.19%) ISMS
6 20 (23.81%) CISM
7 19 (22.62%) Security Management
8 17 (20.24%) Project Management
8 17 (20.24%) Information Assurance
9 14 (16.67%) RMADS
10 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.48%) Degree
10 13 (15.48%) ITIL
10 13 (15.48%) Information Security Management
10 13 (15.48%) Change Management
10 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.29%) Finance
11 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 11 (13.10%) Incident Management
12 11 (13.10%) Firewall
13 10 (11.90%) CISA
13 10 (11.90%) Service Delivery
13 10 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (11.90%) Data Protection
14 9 (10.71%) Migration
15 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity
15 8 (9.52%) Data Security
15 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
15 8 (9.52%) Cyber Security

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) IaaS
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
1 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Local Government
4 2 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.67%) RMADS
3 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) Human Factors
5 3 (3.57%) CESG
5 3 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.38%) FMCG
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) SCADA
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (98.81%) Information Security
2 32 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 22 (26.19%) ISMS
4 19 (22.62%) Security Management
5 17 (20.24%) Project Management
5 17 (20.24%) Information Assurance
6 13 (15.48%) ITIL
6 13 (15.48%) Information Security Management
6 13 (15.48%) Change Management
6 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.10%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 10 (11.90%) Data Protection
9 9 (10.71%) Migration
10 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity
10 8 (9.52%) Data Security
10 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.52%) Cyber Security
11 7 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) CISSP
2 20 (23.81%) CISM
3 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) Degree
4 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.90%) CISA
6 7 (8.33%) PMP
6 7 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 5 (5.95%) CRISC
7 5 (5.95%) CISMP
8 4 (4.76%) GIAC
8 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.19%) ISACA
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.19%) MCSE
9 1 (1.19%) APMP
9 1 (1.19%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.57%) BS7799
4 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.19%) EMIR
5 1 (1.19%) SLA
5 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.19%) COSO
5 1 (1.19%) COBIT
5 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
1 2 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) McAfee
2 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.76%) TippingPoint
3 4 (4.76%) F5
3 4 (4.76%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.76%) Juniper
3 4 (4.76%) Websense
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (3.57%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.57%) Nokia
4 3 (3.57%) Sophos
4 3 (3.57%) Sourcefire
4 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Fujitsu
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