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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
UK
Rank 547 600 566
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -34
Contract jobs citing ISMS 39 22 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 28
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 22 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 19 February 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 +64 34 £525 +16.66% 21
South East +24 16 £525 +16.66% 4
London +21 11 £588 +11.90% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £550 +22.22%
Milton Keynes +9 10 £550 -
South West +12 4 £363 - 1
Hampshire +11 4 £488 +14.70%
Cardiff - 4 £356 - 1
South Wales - 4 £356 - 1
Wales - 4 £356 - 1
Bristol +14 3 - - 1
Winchester +1 3 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands - 2 £363 - 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £363 -
City of London +7 1 £575 +4.54%
East Midlands -1 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Poole - 1 £363 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 83 (78.30%) Information Security
2 71 (66.98%) Security Management
3 68 (64.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (60.38%) Information Security Management
5 56 (52.83%) Management Information System
6 54 (50.94%) CISSP
7 43 (40.57%) Risk Management
8 35 (33.02%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
10 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
11 24 (22.64%) CISM
11 24 (22.64%) CESG
12 23 (21.70%) PCI DSS
13 22 (20.75%) Data Protection
13 22 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (20.75%) ITIL
14 21 (19.81%) CISA
15 20 (18.87%) CESG Certified Professional
16 19 (17.92%) RMADS
16 19 (17.92%) Information Assurance
17 17 (16.04%) Incident Management
18 16 (15.09%) IPsec
18 16 (15.09%) Cryptography
19 15 (14.15%) Business Continuity
19 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
20 12 (11.32%) DV Cleared
21 11 (10.38%) Kalman Filter
21 11 (10.38%) Finance
21 11 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
22 10 (9.43%) 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 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) IPsec
2 10 (9.43%) Wireless
3 5 (4.72%) Internet
3 5 (4.72%) SMTP
4 3 (2.83%) FTP
4 3 (2.83%) PABX
4 3 (2.83%) SSH
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
5 2 (1.89%) NAS
5 2 (1.89%) Network Security
5 2 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Redmine
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Legal
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (32.08%) Security Manager
2 26 (24.53%) Analyst
3 22 (20.75%) Information Manager
4 21 (19.81%) Information Security Manager
4 21 (19.81%) Security Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) Information Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (12.26%) Security Advisor
7 11 (10.38%) Security Assurance Manager
8 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
9 9 (8.49%) Consultant
9 9 (8.49%) Security Project Manager
10 7 (6.60%) Information Security Project Manager
11 5 (4.72%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.77%) Information Security Consultant
13 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
13 3 (2.83%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 3 (2.83%) IT Manager
13 3 (2.83%) Security Officer
13 3 (2.83%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 56 (52.83%) Management Information System
2 24 (22.64%) CESG
3 7 (6.60%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (6.60%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (4.72%) BYOD
4 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.77%) NHS
6 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.89%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
2 5 (4.72%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (78.30%) Information Security
2 71 (66.98%) Security Management
3 64 (60.38%) Information Security Management
4 43 (40.57%) Risk Management
5 35 (33.02%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (20.75%) Data Protection
6 22 (20.75%) ITIL
6 22 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (17.92%) Information Assurance
8 17 (16.04%) Incident Management
9 16 (15.09%) Cryptography
10 15 (14.15%) Business Continuity
11 11 (10.38%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.43%) Project Management
13 8 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.55%) ITIL V3
14 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
14 6 (5.66%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (50.94%) CISSP
2 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
3 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
4 24 (22.64%) CISM
5 21 (19.81%) CISA
6 20 (18.87%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (11.32%) DV Cleared
8 7 (6.60%) CRISC
9 5 (4.72%) CEH
9 5 (4.72%) Degree
10 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.89%) CCDP
10 2 (1.89%) CCNP
10 2 (1.89%) CCSP
10 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.89%) CISMP
10 2 (1.89%) CLAS
10 2 (1.89%) IISP
10 2 (1.89%) ISACA
10 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (64.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (21.70%) PCI DSS
3 19 (17.92%) RMADS
4 7 (6.60%) COBIT
4 7 (6.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (3.77%) QA
6 3 (2.83%) GDPR
6 3 (2.83%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.89%) FedRAMP
7 2 (1.89%) GPG13
7 2 (1.89%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.66%) BitLocker
2 3 (2.83%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Citrix
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco
4 2 (1.89%) CA
4 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.89%) EMC
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.89%) SAP
4 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.94%) IFS
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