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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 564 571 558
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing ISMS 58 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.025% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.033% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 6 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £420 £247
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +70.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
42686 39199 42460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26643 24141 24595
Average daily rate £412 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1099 1524
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.97 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -7.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 +42 53 £400 -8.04% 17
London +38 35 £400 -11.11% 8
West Midlands - 6 £525 -
City of London +32 5 £500 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +7 4 £313 +25.00% 1
South West -34 4 £395 -5.95% 3
Wales - 3 £450 - 2
South East - 3 £525 - 4
South Wales - 3 £450 - 2
Cardiff - 3 £450 - 2
Nottingham +18 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +15 1 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
Lewes - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 64 (86.49%) Information Security
2 60 (81.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (58.11%) CISSP
4 33 (44.59%) ITIL
5 32 (43.24%) Security Management
6 30 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (39.19%) Firewall
8 27 (36.49%) Information Security Management
9 25 (33.78%) Risk Management
10 24 (32.43%) Information Assurance
11 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
11 21 (28.38%) Management Information System
12 19 (25.68%) Incident Management
13 18 (24.32%) SC Cleared
14 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
14 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
15 16 (21.62%) DNS
15 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
15 16 (21.62%) CESG
16 15 (20.27%) Network Security
16 15 (20.27%) Cyber Security
17 14 (18.92%) Law
18 13 (17.57%) SLA
18 13 (17.57%) Vulnerability Management
18 13 (17.57%) Change Control
19 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (16.22%) Service Management
19 12 (16.22%) CISM
19 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (16.22%) Intranet

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (16.22%) assyst
2 1 (1.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) Firewall
2 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
3 16 (21.62%) DNS
4 15 (20.27%) Network Security
5 12 (16.22%) DHCP
5 12 (16.22%) Intranet
5 12 (16.22%) Internet
6 11 (14.86%) LDAP
6 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.41%) DMVPN
7 4 (5.41%) HSRP
7 4 (5.41%) HTTPS
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.41%) MPLS
7 4 (5.41%) OSPF
7 4 (5.41%) BGP
7 4 (5.41%) IPsec
7 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 4 (5.41%) VLAN
8 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
General
1 14 (18.92%) Law
2 9 (12.16%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 21 (28.38%) Security Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Information Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Security Specialist
3 15 (20.27%) Information Security Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Information Security Specialist
3 15 (20.27%) Information Specialist
4 13 (17.57%) Security Consultant
4 13 (17.57%) Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Product Analyst
5 12 (16.22%) Product Specialist
6 8 (10.81%) Designer
7 7 (9.46%) Security Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Information Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (21.62%) CESG
3 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (14.86%) RMADS
5 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
5 9 (12.16%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (9.46%) PKI
7 6 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (4.05%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.05%) SCADA
8 3 (4.05%) Smart Meter
9 2 (2.70%) Online Games
9 2 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.35%) NHS
10 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (86.49%) Information Security
2 33 (44.59%) ITIL
3 32 (43.24%) Security Management
4 30 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (36.49%) Information Security Management
6 25 (33.78%) Risk Management
7 24 (32.43%) Information Assurance
8 19 (25.68%) Incident Management
9 15 (20.27%) Cyber Security
10 13 (17.57%) Change Control
10 13 (17.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (16.22%) Service Management
12 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
12 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (12.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
13 9 (12.16%) ITIL V3
14 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) CISSP
2 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
3 18 (24.32%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (16.22%) MCSE
4 12 (16.22%) CISM
4 12 (16.22%) GIAC
4 12 (16.22%) CEH
5 6 (8.11%) CISA
6 3 (4.05%) CRISC
6 3 (4.05%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) CCNA
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.70%) ISACA
8 1 (1.35%) SSCP
8 1 (1.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (81.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.57%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Cisco
2 11 (14.86%) Juniper
3 4 (5.41%) Citrix
3 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
4 3 (4.05%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sophos
5 1 (1.35%) Websense
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