The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 536 551 576
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 44 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.038% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 4
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£433 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £410 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £795
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £550 £725
% change year-on-year
-29.54% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.75
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 44 £433 -21.36% 10
London +16 24 £550 -2.22% 3
South West -26 7 £388 -29.54%
City of London +32 6 £555 -1.33%
East of England -18 3 £513 +7.89%
North West - 3 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £675 +42.10%
South East -6 1 £250 -44.13% 1
East Sussex - 1 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 36 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (32.10%) Security Management
3 26 (32.10%) CISSP
4 18 (22.22%) Finance
5 17 (20.99%) Risk Management
6 16 (19.75%) Banking
6 16 (19.75%) Project Management
7 14 (17.28%) Business Continuity
7 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
8 13 (16.05%) CISM
8 13 (16.05%) ITIL
9 12 (14.81%) CISA
9 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
10 11 (13.58%) Security Architecture
10 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.35%) Information Assurance
11 10 (12.35%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 9 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (9.88%) Data Security
13 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
13 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking
13 8 (9.88%) CESG
14 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
14 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity Management
14 7 (8.64%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (7.41%) Degree
16 5 (6.17%) CESG CLAS

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (4.94%) MS Project
1 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.23%) QlikView
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Legal
5 4 (4.94%) Retail
6 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.47%) Law
8 1 (1.23%) Front Office
8 1 (1.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.23%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.88%) CESG
3 5 (6.17%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.47%) RMADS
5 2 (2.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Online Games
6 1 (1.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (32.10%) Security Management
3 17 (20.99%) Risk Management
4 16 (19.75%) Project Management
5 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.28%) Business Continuity
6 13 (16.05%) ITIL
7 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
8 11 (13.58%) Security Architecture
9 10 (12.35%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (12.35%) Information Assurance
10 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.88%) Data Security
11 7 (8.64%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity Management
12 5 (6.17%) Data Privacy
12 5 (6.17%) ISMS
12 5 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) CISSP
2 13 (16.05%) CISM
3 12 (14.81%) CISA
4 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.47%) PMP
7 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.47%) GIAC
7 2 (2.47%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CEH
8 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.23%) SSCP
8 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.17%) COBIT
4 3 (3.70%) QA
5 2 (2.47%) BS25999
5 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) SCOM
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.23%) McAfee
2 1 (1.23%) Splunk
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) SAP