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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 565 593 587
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing ISMS 63 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 32
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
41428 45059 44386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.57% 81.10% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27562 29248 28857
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1345 1237
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £48.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +18 57 £500 +11.11% 11
South East +21 16 £474 +5.41%
Yorkshire - 12 £715 - 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £730 -
Leeds - 10 £715 -
West Midlands - 10 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £488 -
London -13 9 £500 +25.00% 5
South West +15 8 £363 -30.95% 2
Birmingham - 7 £500 -
Dorset - 7 £363 -
Poole - 7 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £488 -
Wales - 5 £400 - 1
South Wales - 4 £400 - 1
Hampshire +10 3 £395 -12.22%
Cardiff - 3 £400 - 1
Winchester +4 2 £425 -5.55%
Berkshire +11 1 £460 -8.00%
East of England +6 1 - - 1
Middlesex -1 1 £550 -
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
City of London -10 1 £613 +53.12% 3
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Mold - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £425 - 1
Ipswich - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £563 -
Flintshire - 1 - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 111 (81.02%) Information Security
2 94 (68.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (64.23%) Security Management
4 79 (57.66%) Information Security Management
5 76 (55.47%) Management Information System
6 70 (51.09%) CISSP
7 55 (40.15%) Risk Management
8 42 (30.66%) CISM
9 40 (29.20%) Cybersecurity
10 37 (27.01%) PCI DSS
11 36 (26.28%) Security Cleared
12 34 (24.82%) Data Protection
13 31 (22.63%) Information Assurance
14 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
15 27 (19.71%) ITIL
15 27 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (17.52%) CESG
16 24 (17.52%) CISA
17 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
18 19 (13.87%) Cisco
18 19 (13.87%) CESG Certified Professional
19 18 (13.14%) Risk Assessment
19 18 (13.14%) Incident Management
20 17 (12.41%) RMADS
20 17 (12.41%) Finance
21 16 (11.68%) Business Continuity
21 16 (11.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
22 15 (10.95%) IPsec
22 15 (10.95%) Cryptography
23 14 (10.22%) Cisco Certification

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 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Project
3 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) assyst
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.46%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) IPsec
2 14 (10.22%) Internet
3 11 (8.03%) Network Security
4 9 (6.57%) Firewall
5 8 (5.84%) SMTP
6 7 (5.11%) FTP
6 7 (5.11%) SSH
7 5 (3.65%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (2.92%) Wireless
9 3 (2.19%) LAN
9 3 (2.19%) PABX
9 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.19%) WAN
10 2 (1.46%) Intranet
10 2 (1.46%) NAS
10 2 (1.46%) SAN
10 2 (1.46%) VoIP
11 1 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Redmine
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Legal
3 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.11%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Electronics
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (29.20%) Security Manager
2 28 (20.44%) Analyst
3 27 (19.71%) Security Analyst
4 25 (18.25%) Information Manager
5 24 (17.52%) Information Security Manager
6 18 (13.14%) Consultant
6 18 (13.14%) Information Analyst
6 18 (13.14%) Information Security Analyst
7 15 (10.95%) Security Consultant
8 11 (8.03%) Security Assurance Manager
9 10 (7.30%) Security Advisor
10 7 (5.11%) Information Assurance Leader
10 7 (5.11%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.11%) Security Project Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Compliance Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Information Security Project Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Security Officer
12 5 (3.65%) Information Security Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) IT Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 76 (55.47%) Management Information System
2 24 (17.52%) CESG
3 15 (10.95%) Cryptography
4 14 (10.22%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (5.84%) Client/Server
6 7 (5.11%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (3.65%) BYOD
8 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.92%) NHS
9 3 (2.19%) Fintech
9 3 (2.19%) PKI
10 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.46%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.46%) Smart Energy
10 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.46%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.73%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Unix
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (81.02%) Information Security
2 88 (64.23%) Security Management
3 79 (57.66%) Information Security Management
4 55 (40.15%) Risk Management
5 40 (29.20%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (24.82%) Data Protection
7 31 (22.63%) Information Assurance
8 27 (19.71%) ITIL
8 27 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (13.14%) Incident Management
9 18 (13.14%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (11.68%) Business Continuity
11 14 (10.22%) Patch Management
12 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (9.49%) Ethical Hacking
13 12 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.03%) SIEM
15 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
16 9 (6.57%) Security Architecture
16 9 (6.57%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (51.09%) CISSP
2 42 (30.66%) CISM
3 36 (26.28%) Security Cleared
4 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
5 24 (17.52%) CISA
6 19 (13.87%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (8.76%) CEH
8 12 (8.76%) Degree
9 10 (7.30%) CCNP
9 10 (7.30%) CCSP
10 9 (6.57%) CCDP
11 8 (5.84%) CRISC
12 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (3.65%) GSEC
13 5 (3.65%) ISEB
14 4 (2.92%) CCNA
14 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
15 3 (2.19%) ISACA
16 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (68.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (27.01%) PCI DSS
3 17 (12.41%) RMADS
4 16 (11.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (7.30%) JSP 440
6 8 (5.84%) COBIT
7 4 (2.92%) GPG13
7 4 (2.92%) ISO27002
8 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.73%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.73%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) Sendmail
3 5 (3.65%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.73%) Kibana
2 1 (0.73%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.87%) Cisco
3 12 (8.76%) Citrix
4 9 (6.57%) CheckPoint
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle
5 5 (3.65%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) Arqiva
7 2 (1.46%) EMC
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.46%) SAP
7 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.73%) BMC
8 1 (0.73%) CA
8 1 (0.73%) IFS
8 1 (0.73%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.73%) Remedy
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