The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 583 588 596
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing ISMS 70 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.093% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 8
Median daily rate £435 £416 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £327 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +12.66%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45304 44011 42247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.57% 78.89% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27402 26436
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 1284 1210
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISMS within the UK.

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

ISMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISMS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISMS within the UK.

ISMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISMS
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 ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
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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 -9 68 £435 +4.50% 32
South East -16 29 £460 +9.52% 6
East of England - 18 £425 - 3
Hertfordshire - 11 £390 - 2
London -4 9 £395 +5.33% 8
Buckinghamshire - 8 £525 -
Cambridge - 7 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £525 -
Hampshire - 6 £438 -
West Sussex - 6 £435 -
South West +1 5 £494 - 2
North West -4 5 £488 - 6
Berkshire +4 4 £300 -
Surrey -11 4 £485 +42.64% 4
Manchester - 4 £550 - 4
Winchester - 4 £463 -
City of London +37 3 £550 +46.66% 1
Staines -5 3 £500 -2.43% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £488 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Cardiff - 2 £425 -
Crawley - 2 £490 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £725 -
Wales - 2 £425 -
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 - -
Cheshire -12 1 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Gloucester - 1 - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISMS.

1 68 (71.58%) Information Security
2 50 (52.63%) CISSP
3 48 (50.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (44.21%) Information Security Management
4 42 (44.21%) Security Management
5 33 (34.74%) Management Information System
6 28 (29.47%) Security Cleared
7 23 (24.21%) Information Assurance
7 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
7 23 (24.21%) Risk Management
8 22 (23.16%) CISM
9 21 (22.11%) CESG
10 20 (21.05%) CESG Certified Professional
11 18 (18.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (16.84%) Windows
12 16 (16.84%) Security Operations
12 16 (16.84%) RMADS
13 15 (15.79%) PCI DSS
13 15 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 15 (15.79%) Cryptography
14 13 (13.68%) Project Management
14 13 (13.68%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (13.68%) Patch Management
15 12 (12.63%) CISA
15 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (12.63%) IPsec
16 11 (11.58%) Firewall
16 11 (11.58%) Finance

ISMS
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) IPsec
2 11 (11.58%) Firewall
3 9 (9.47%) FTP
3 9 (9.47%) Internet
3 9 (9.47%) SMTP
3 9 (9.47%) SSH
4 4 (4.21%) VPN
5 2 (2.11%) VoIP
6 1 (1.05%) 3G
6 1 (1.05%) 4G
6 1 (1.05%) Broadband
6 1 (1.05%) LTE
6 1 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Big Data
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) AppScan
1 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Selenium
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.05%) French Language
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Security Manager
2 22 (23.16%) Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) Project Manager
3 21 (22.11%) Security Project Manager
4 20 (21.05%) Security Analyst
5 17 (17.89%) Consultant
6 12 (12.63%) Security Consultant
7 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 10 (10.53%) Information Manager
7 10 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (9.47%) Security Advisor
9 7 (7.37%) Information Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) IT Manager
9 7 (7.37%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (7.37%) IT Security Manager
9 7 (7.37%) IT Security Project Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Project Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.74%) Management Information System
2 21 (22.11%) CESG
3 15 (15.79%) Cryptography
4 13 (13.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (9.47%) Client/Server
6 7 (7.37%) PMI
7 4 (4.21%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.11%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.05%) BYOD
10 1 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.05%) PKI
10 1 (1.05%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Unix
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Vista
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (71.58%) Information Security
2 42 (44.21%) Information Security Management
2 42 (44.21%) Security Management
3 23 (24.21%) Information Assurance
3 23 (24.21%) Risk Management
4 18 (18.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (16.84%) Security Operations
6 15 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (13.68%) Patch Management
7 13 (13.68%) Project Management
8 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.53%) Security Architecture
11 9 (9.47%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (9.47%) ITIL
11 9 (9.47%) OWASP
11 9 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (9.47%) SIEM
12 8 (8.42%) Change Control
12 8 (8.42%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (52.63%) CISSP
2 28 (29.47%) Security Cleared
3 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
4 22 (23.16%) CISM
5 20 (21.05%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (12.63%) CISA
7 10 (10.53%) Degree
8 9 (9.47%) CEH
9 8 (8.42%) SSCP
10 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
10 7 (7.37%) SANS
11 6 (6.32%) CLAS
11 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
12 5 (5.26%) CCSP
12 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (4.21%) CCDP
13 4 (4.21%) CCNP
14 2 (2.11%) IISP
14 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (50.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (16.84%) RMADS
3 15 (15.79%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.16%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (2.11%) GPG13
6 2 (2.11%) ISO27002
6 2 (2.11%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.11%) QA
6 2 (2.11%) SLA
7 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.05%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) Sendmail
3 6 (6.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
1 5 (5.26%) WSUS
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle
3 9 (9.47%) Citrix
4 7 (7.37%) Qualys
5 6 (6.32%) Cisco
5 6 (6.32%) Splunk
6 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.11%) BMC
7 2 (2.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) Arqiva
8 1 (1.05%) Aruba
8 1 (1.05%) HP
8 1 (1.05%) Meraki
8 1 (1.05%) SAP
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