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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 565 568 602
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 41 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.045% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.049% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 4
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£484 £550 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £250 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £438
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.75

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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +13 39 £475 -13.63% 7
London +20 17 £600 +9.09% 4
South West -18 9 £388 -29.54% 1
City of London +24 5 £600 +6.66% 2
North West 0 4 £463 +23.33%
South East -3 4 £500 +100.00%
Berkshire - 4 £500 -
East of England -32 3 £588 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 1
Manchester -9 1 £450 +20.00%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 73 (100.00%) Information Security
2 34 (46.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (38.36%) CISSP
4 23 (31.51%) Security Management
5 16 (21.92%) Finance
6 14 (19.18%) CISA
6 14 (19.18%) CISM
6 14 (19.18%) ITIL
6 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
7 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
8 12 (16.44%) Security Architecture
8 12 (16.44%) Banking
9 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.07%) Project Management
10 10 (13.70%) Information Security Management
10 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.70%) Information Assurance
11 9 (12.33%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.22%) Data Security
13 6 (8.22%) Business Continuity
13 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
14 5 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
14 5 (6.85%) Cyber Security
14 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
14 5 (6.85%) COBIT

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Project
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.37%) QlikView
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) CESG
3 4 (5.48%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.74%) PMI
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) RMADS
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (31.51%) Security Management
3 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
3 14 (19.18%) ITIL
4 12 (16.44%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.07%) Project Management
5 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.70%) Information Security Management
6 10 (13.70%) Information Assurance
7 9 (12.33%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.22%) Data Security
9 6 (8.22%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Cyber Security
11 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) CISSP
2 14 (19.18%) CISA
2 14 (19.18%) CISM
3 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.11%) PMP
6 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) SSCP
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.37%) GIAC
7 1 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (46.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.85%) COBIT
3 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.48%) QA
5 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.37%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Nessus
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee
2 1 (1.37%) Splunk
2 1 (1.37%) SAP
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