The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 540 545 513
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing ISMS 59 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.048% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.064% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 18
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£375 £308 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £342 £423
% change year-on-year
+10.17% -19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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 historical trends)
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 +27 59 £375 +9.80% 28
South East +1 34 £416 -16.75% 5
London +12 21 £375 +21.75% 7
Surrey - 15 £325 - 2
Staines - 10 £500 - 1
East Sussex - 10 £419 - 2
Lewes - 6 - -
North West -14 3 £305 -18.66% 5
Berkshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £444 - 2
Reading - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISMS also 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 that cited ISMS.

1 87 (86.14%) Information Security
2 64 (63.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (56.44%) Security Management
4 55 (54.46%) Information Security Management
5 48 (47.52%) Risk Management
6 41 (40.59%) Management Information System
7 27 (26.73%) CISSP
8 22 (21.78%) Information Assurance
9 21 (20.79%) PCI DSS
10 20 (19.80%) CISM
11 19 (18.81%) Legal
12 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (16.83%) Data Protection
14 16 (15.84%) CISA
15 14 (13.86%) Risk Assessment
16 13 (12.87%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (12.87%) Incident Management
16 13 (12.87%) Data Protection Act
16 13 (12.87%) RMADS
17 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
17 12 (11.88%) PKI
17 12 (11.88%) Service Delivery
17 12 (11.88%) ITIL
18 11 (10.89%) Change Management
18 11 (10.89%) Firewall
18 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
19 10 (9.90%) Information Governance
19 10 (9.90%) DNS
19 10 (9.90%) Business Continuity
19 10 (9.90%) Migration

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISMS also 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 that cited ISMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.98%) nginx
1 2 (1.98%) Apache
1 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.94%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (10.89%) Firewall
3 10 (9.90%) DNS
4 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.91%) VPN
5 7 (6.93%) VLAN
5 7 (6.93%) HTTP
5 7 (6.93%) HTTPS
5 7 (6.93%) WAN
5 7 (6.93%) IPsec
5 7 (6.93%) MPLS
5 7 (6.93%) OSPF
5 7 (6.93%) BGP
5 7 (6.93%) DMVPN
5 7 (6.93%) HSRP
6 5 (4.95%) Network Security
7 3 (2.97%) DHCP
8 1 (0.99%) LDAP
8 1 (0.99%) LAN
8 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) MySQL
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
General
1 19 (18.81%) Legal
2 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) Local Government
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Security Manager
2 23 (22.77%) Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Security Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Information Manager
3 22 (21.78%) Information Security Manager
4 18 (17.82%) Consultant
4 18 (17.82%) Security Consultant
5 17 (16.83%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (16.83%) Information Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Security Officer
6 12 (11.88%) Information Security Officer
7 7 (6.93%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 7 (6.93%) Chief Information Officer
7 7 (6.93%) Chief Security Officer
7 7 (6.93%) Network Support
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Information Security Officer
9 5 (4.95%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.59%) Management Information System
2 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.87%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (12.87%) RMADS
4 12 (11.88%) PKI
5 8 (7.92%) Cryptography
6 7 (6.93%) Smart Meter
7 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.96%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (3.96%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (2.97%) Statistics
9 3 (2.97%) CESG
10 2 (1.98%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.99%) NHS
11 1 (0.99%) User Experience
11 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
1 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (86.14%) Information Security
2 57 (56.44%) Security Management
3 55 (54.46%) Information Security Management
4 48 (47.52%) Risk Management
5 22 (21.78%) Information Assurance
6 17 (16.83%) Data Protection
7 14 (13.86%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (12.87%) Incident Management
9 12 (11.88%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.88%) ITIL
10 11 (10.89%) Change Management
11 10 (9.90%) Information Governance
11 10 (9.90%) Business Continuity
11 10 (9.90%) Migration
12 9 (8.91%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (8.91%) Security Architecture
13 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (6.93%) Information Management
14 7 (6.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.98%) Perl
1 2 (1.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (26.73%) CISSP
2 20 (19.80%) CISM
3 16 (15.84%) CISA
4 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.91%) Degree
6 9 (8.91%) CRISC
7 2 (1.98%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.99%) CISMP
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (63.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (20.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.96%) SLA
4 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.98%) TickIT
5 2 (1.98%) COBIT
6 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.99%) COSO
6 1 (0.99%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Blue Coat
3 2 (1.98%) Apple
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco
4 1 (0.99%) EMC
4 1 (0.99%) Citrix
4 1 (0.99%) Juniper
4 1 (0.99%) Hitachi
4 1 (0.99%) Lotus
4 1 (0.99%) Websense
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