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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 572 600 573
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 85 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.086% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 27 42
Median daily rate £525 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
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
51014 53920 51780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.75% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33199 34160 31337
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 2016 2081
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

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 31 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +40 85 £525 +5.00% 13
London +8 26 £550 - 4
South East +21 18 £525 +14.13%
East Midlands +6 17 £565 +13.00% 2
Nottingham +5 15 £565 +13.00%
Nottinghamshire +5 15 £565 +13.00% 1
West Midlands - 11 £525 -
Birmingham - 7 £525 -
East of England +16 6 £408 -18.50% 1
Surrey - 6 £538 -
Bromley - 5 £550 -
City of London +41 4 £525 -8.69%
Oxfordshire +2 4 £525 -
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
South West +7 3 £500 +11.73% 1
Hove - 3 - -
Staines - 3 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +1 2 - - 2
North West 0 2 £475 +45.03% 3
Manchester -11 2 £475 - 3
Oxford - 2 £525 -
Cambridge - 2 £348 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Sussex - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £494 - 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 - -
Bristol -1 1 £590 +31.84%
Brighton - 1 £350 -

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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.

1 138 (96.50%) Information Security
2 57 (39.86%) CISSP
3 39 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (25.17%) Project Management
5 34 (23.78%) CISM
6 28 (19.58%) Security Management
7 27 (18.88%) PCI DSS
8 25 (17.48%) Finance
9 24 (16.78%) Risk Management
10 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (16.08%) Security Cleared
11 22 (15.38%) CESG
12 21 (14.69%) Data Protection
13 20 (13.99%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (13.29%) PRINCE2
15 17 (11.89%) Management Information System
15 17 (11.89%) Information Security Management
15 17 (11.89%) Information Assurance
16 16 (11.19%) Incident Management
17 15 (10.49%) Internet
17 15 (10.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 14 (9.79%) Vulnerability Management
18 14 (9.79%) SC Cleared
19 13 (9.09%) Degree
19 13 (9.09%) Business Continuity
19 13 (9.09%) Security Architecture
19 13 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
20 12 (8.39%) Security Operations
20 12 (8.39%) CISA
20 12 (8.39%) ITIL

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 5 (3.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.49%) Internet
2 5 (3.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) Network Security
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Legal
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) French Language
4 3 (2.10%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.10%) Law
4 3 (2.10%) Polish Language
4 3 (2.10%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) CSS
1 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) CESG
2 17 (11.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.20%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.50%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.50%) FMCG
6 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.40%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (96.50%) Information Security
2 36 (25.17%) Project Management
3 28 (19.58%) Security Management
4 24 (16.78%) Risk Management
5 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (14.69%) Data Protection
7 20 (13.99%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (13.29%) PRINCE2
9 17 (11.89%) Information Assurance
9 17 (11.89%) Information Security Management
10 16 (11.19%) Incident Management
11 14 (9.79%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (9.09%) Business Continuity
12 13 (9.09%) Security Architecture
13 12 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (8.39%) ITIL
13 12 (8.39%) Security Operations
14 11 (7.69%) Data Privacy
15 9 (6.29%) ISMS
15 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 57 (39.86%) CISSP
2 34 (23.78%) CISM
3 23 (16.08%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.79%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (9.09%) Degree
6 12 (8.39%) CISA
6 12 (8.39%) CISMP
7 7 (4.90%) CLAS
8 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.80%) APMP
11 3 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.40%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (1.40%) PMP
12 2 (1.40%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.70%) CITP
13 1 (0.70%) MBCS
13 1 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (18.88%) PCI DSS
3 15 (10.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (4.90%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.80%) RMADS
6 2 (1.40%) COBIT
6 2 (1.40%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.40%) QA
6 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.70%) BS25999
7 1 (0.70%) BS7799
7 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (1.40%) Palo Alto
2 1 (0.70%) BT
2 1 (0.70%) HP
2 1 (0.70%) IBM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle
2 1 (0.70%) Pega
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