The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
UK
Rank 560 584 577
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 36 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.078% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.082% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 29
Median daily rate £460 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £334 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £570 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £414 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.22% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 36 £460 -3.15% 16
London +10 22 £460 -3.15% 5
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
East of England - 4 - - 1
North West +20 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire +9 3 £500 - 1
City of London -1 3 £663 +3.92% 1
Leeds - 3 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Midlands - 3 £500 -
Manchester +9 2 £399 +6.33% 2
West Midlands - 1 £393 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £393 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £393 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £393 -

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Information Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) Information Security
2 51 (50.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (34.65%) CISM
4 29 (28.71%) CISSP
5 26 (25.74%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (21.78%) Management Information System
6 22 (21.78%) Risk Management
7 21 (20.79%) ISMS
8 19 (18.81%) Security Management
8 19 (18.81%) ITIL
9 18 (17.82%) Finance
9 18 (17.82%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (17.82%) PCI DSS
10 17 (16.83%) Project Management
11 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (12.87%) Information Security Management
12 13 (12.87%) Data Protection
12 13 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (9.90%) Legal
14 9 (8.91%) Retail
14 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
15 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
16 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (6.93%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (5.94%) Data Privacy
17 6 (5.94%) Vulnerability Management
17 6 (5.94%) Privileged Access Management
17 6 (5.94%) Degree

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.98%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (2.97%) PABX
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Redmine
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Legal
3 9 (8.91%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.94%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.97%) CESG
4 3 (2.97%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (2.97%) NHS
5 2 (1.98%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.98%) FMCG
5 2 (1.98%) PMI
5 2 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.99%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (25.74%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (21.78%) Risk Management
4 21 (20.79%) ISMS
5 19 (18.81%) ITIL
5 19 (18.81%) Security Management
6 18 (17.82%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (16.83%) Project Management
8 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.87%) Data Protection
9 13 (12.87%) Information Security Management
9 13 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (5.94%) Data Privacy
13 6 (5.94%) Data Security
13 6 (5.94%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) CISM
2 29 (28.71%) CISSP
3 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
4 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) CISMP
6 4 (3.96%) CISA
7 3 (2.97%) CEH
7 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.98%) CRISC
8 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.99%) APMP
9 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.99%) PMP
9 1 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (50.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (17.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (3.96%) SLA
4 3 (2.97%) GDPR
5 2 (1.98%) GPG13
5 2 (1.98%) RMADS
5 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.99%) COBIT
6 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) CyberArk
3 3 (2.97%) Intel
3 3 (2.97%) Intel Security
3 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.99%) Capita
4 1 (0.99%) Qualys
4 1 (0.99%) Splunk
4 1 (0.99%) Symantec
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