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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
UK
Rank 554 592 568
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -24
Contract jobs citing ISMS 43 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.059% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.072% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 18
Median daily rate £500 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 +44 42 £513 +13.88% 17
South East +17 18 £525 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £525 +16.66%
Milton Keynes +14 12 £525 -
London +13 9 £575 +9.52% 12
West Midlands - 9 £488 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £500 - 1
South West +12 2 - - 2
Hampshire +6 2 £425 -5.55%
Winchester -1 2 £425 -5.55%
Wolverhampton - 2 £363 -
Yorkshire - 2 £563 -
Wiltshire +4 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - -
City of London -3 1 £575 - 2
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £563 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Leicester - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £563 -
Leeds - 1 £700 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £700 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 89 (80.18%) Information Security
2 72 (64.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (63.96%) Security Management
4 63 (56.76%) Information Security Management
5 61 (54.95%) Management Information System
6 57 (51.35%) CISSP
7 47 (42.34%) Risk Management
8 35 (31.53%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (28.83%) Security Cleared
10 29 (26.13%) CISM
11 27 (24.32%) PCI DSS
11 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
12 25 (22.52%) CESG
13 24 (21.62%) Data Protection
14 23 (20.72%) Information Assurance
15 20 (18.02%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (18.02%) CESG Certified Professional
16 19 (17.12%) ITIL
17 18 (16.22%) CISA
17 18 (16.22%) RMADS
18 16 (14.41%) Incident Management
18 16 (14.41%) IPsec
18 16 (14.41%) Cryptography
19 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
20 14 (12.61%) Business Continuity
20 14 (12.61%) Penetration Testing
21 12 (10.81%) Finance
22 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
22 10 (9.01%) DV Cleared
22 10 (9.01%) Legal

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 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Project
3 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.80%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) IPsec
2 9 (8.11%) Network Security
3 8 (7.21%) Wireless
4 6 (5.41%) Firewall
4 6 (5.41%) SMTP
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (4.50%) Internet
6 4 (3.60%) FTP
6 4 (3.60%) SSH
7 3 (2.70%) PABX
8 2 (1.80%) NAS
8 2 (1.80%) SAN
8 2 (1.80%) VoIP
9 1 (0.90%) LAN
9 1 (0.90%) PBX
9 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Redmine
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Legal
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Security Manager
2 24 (21.62%) Analyst
2 24 (21.62%) Information Manager
3 23 (20.72%) Information Security Manager
4 22 (19.82%) Security Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) Information Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Security Advisor
7 11 (9.91%) Security Assurance Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Security Project Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Information Security Project Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Security Officer
11 4 (3.60%) Compliance Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Information Assurance Leader
12 3 (2.70%) Data Compliance Manager
12 3 (2.70%) Information Security Officer
12 3 (2.70%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 61 (54.95%) Management Information System
2 25 (22.52%) CESG
3 16 (14.41%) Cryptography
4 9 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (6.31%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.50%) BYOD
8 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.60%) NHS
9 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.80%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.80%) PKI
9 2 (1.80%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.18%) Information Security
2 71 (63.96%) Security Management
3 63 (56.76%) Information Security Management
4 47 (42.34%) Risk Management
5 35 (31.53%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (21.62%) Data Protection
7 23 (20.72%) Information Assurance
8 20 (18.02%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (17.12%) ITIL
10 16 (14.41%) Incident Management
11 14 (12.61%) Business Continuity
11 14 (12.61%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (7.21%) Data Privacy
14 8 (7.21%) Project Management
14 8 (7.21%) SIEM
14 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (6.31%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (51.35%) CISSP
2 32 (28.83%) Security Cleared
3 29 (26.13%) CISM
4 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
5 20 (18.02%) CESG Certified Professional
6 18 (16.22%) CISA
7 10 (9.01%) DV Cleared
8 9 (8.11%) Degree
9 6 (5.41%) CEH
10 5 (4.50%) GSEC
11 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (3.60%) CRISC
11 4 (3.60%) ISEB
12 3 (2.70%) CCNP
13 2 (1.80%) CCDP
13 2 (1.80%) CCNA
13 2 (1.80%) CCSP
13 2 (1.80%) CISMP
13 2 (1.80%) ISACA
13 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (64.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 18 (16.22%) RMADS
4 8 (7.21%) COBIT
4 8 (7.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (3.60%) QA
6 3 (2.70%) GPG13
6 3 (2.70%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.80%) FedRAMP
7 2 (1.80%) GDPR
7 2 (1.80%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.80%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.60%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.90%) Kibana
2 1 (0.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Cisco
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) Citrix
5 5 (4.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.80%) EMC
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.80%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) CA
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) IFS
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