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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 530 552 505
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Contract jobs citing ISMS 46 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.063% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 16
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£425 £308 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.98% -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £278 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £480 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £308 £292
% change year-on-year
+20.94% +5.66%
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
39939 38252 32708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.99% 74.83% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25139 23043 19449
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1149 1173
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 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 2 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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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 -6 46 £425 +37.98% 13
South East +2 23 £420 -16.00% 1
London +15 20 £475 +54.22% 10
Surrey - 12 £325 -
Staines - 9 £500 -
City of London +8 3 £513 +13.88% 2
East Sussex - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
North West -12 1 £305 +12.96% 1
Lewes - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £650 -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 80 (82.47%) Information Security
2 57 (58.76%) Security Management
3 55 (56.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (54.64%) Information Security Management
5 42 (43.30%) Management Information System
6 38 (39.18%) Risk Management
7 33 (34.02%) CISSP
8 23 (23.71%) PCI DSS
9 21 (21.65%) Data Protection
9 21 (21.65%) Information Assurance
9 21 (21.65%) CISM
10 20 (20.62%) Data Protection Act
11 18 (18.56%) ITIL
11 18 (18.56%) Legal
12 16 (16.49%) Incident Management
12 16 (16.49%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (16.49%) CISA
13 15 (15.46%) Firewall
13 15 (15.46%) PKI
13 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
14 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (14.43%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (12.37%) Business Continuity
16 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
16 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
16 12 (12.37%) Degree
17 11 (11.34%) Cryptography
17 11 (11.34%) Change Management
17 11 (11.34%) DNS

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.06%) nginx
2 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Office
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) assyst
2 1 (1.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Firewall
2 13 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.34%) DNS
4 9 (9.28%) VPN
4 9 (9.28%) Network Security
5 7 (7.22%) DMVPN
5 7 (7.22%) HSRP
5 7 (7.22%) MPLS
5 7 (7.22%) OSPF
5 7 (7.22%) BGP
5 7 (7.22%) VLAN
5 7 (7.22%) IPsec
5 7 (7.22%) HTTPS
5 7 (7.22%) WAN
5 7 (7.22%) HTTP
6 4 (4.12%) DHCP
7 3 (3.09%) Intranet
8 2 (2.06%) Internet
8 2 (2.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.06%) EDRMS
1 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (18.56%) Legal
2 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.25%) Finance
4 5 (5.15%) Local Government
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Security Manager
2 21 (21.65%) Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Security Analyst
4 19 (19.59%) Consultant
4 19 (19.59%) Security Consultant
5 15 (15.46%) Information Analyst
5 15 (15.46%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (14.43%) Information Manager
6 14 (14.43%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Information Specialist
8 7 (7.22%) Network Support
9 5 (5.15%) Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Compliance Specialist
9 5 (5.15%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 5 (5.15%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (5.15%) Security Officer
10 4 (4.12%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.12%) Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 42 (43.30%) Management Information System
2 20 (20.62%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (15.46%) PKI
4 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (11.34%) Cryptography
6 10 (10.31%) Smart Meter
7 9 (9.28%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (9.28%) Freedom of Information Act
8 8 (8.25%) CESG
9 7 (7.22%) RMADS
10 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
11 4 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (3.09%) Statistics
13 2 (2.06%) SCADA
13 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
14 1 (1.03%) NHS
14 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (1.03%) User Experience
14 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (82.47%) Information Security
2 57 (58.76%) Security Management
3 53 (54.64%) Information Security Management
4 38 (39.18%) Risk Management
5 21 (21.65%) Data Protection
5 21 (21.65%) Information Assurance
6 18 (18.56%) ITIL
7 16 (16.49%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (16.49%) Incident Management
8 14 (14.43%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (12.37%) Business Continuity
10 11 (11.34%) Change Management
11 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.31%) Information Management
11 10 (10.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (9.28%) Security Architecture
13 8 (8.25%) Security Testing
14 7 (7.22%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (7.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Perl
1 2 (2.06%) Ruby
1 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) CISSP
2 21 (21.65%) CISM
3 16 (16.49%) CISA
4 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
5 12 (12.37%) Degree
5 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.28%) CRISC
7 4 (4.12%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.06%) MCSE
8 2 (2.06%) GIAC
8 2 (2.06%) CEH
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) SSCP
9 1 (1.03%) CISMP
9 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (56.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (23.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.15%) SLA
4 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.06%) TickIT
5 2 (2.06%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.03%) BS25999
6 1 (1.03%) COSO
6 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco
4 2 (2.06%) Websense
4 2 (2.06%) Apple
4 2 (2.06%) Citrix
4 2 (2.06%) Juniper
5 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.03%) Lotus
5 1 (1.03%) Sophos
5 1 (1.03%) EMC
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