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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 568 593 617
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +24
Contract jobs citing ISMS 79 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.071% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.090% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 7
Median daily rate £475 £525 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £343 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £855 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £344
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.60 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £15.00

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +47 76 £475 -9.52% 14
South East +20 24 £513 - 2
London +18 15 £448 +2.87% 1
East of England +31 12 £438 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £525 - 1
Milton Keynes - 10 £525 -
South West +14 7 £525 - 1
West Midlands -14 7 £675 +56.06% 3
North West -14 7 £450 -43.75% 2
City of London +58 6 £375 -
Warwickshire - 6 £675 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £433 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire +17 4 £438 -
Cambridge +17 4 £438 -
Manchester +1 4 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £675 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Cheltenham - 3 £675 -
Norwich - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £675 -
Norfolk - 3 - -
Staines -7 2 - -
Surrey -9 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £600 - 1
Leicester - 2 £431 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Cardiff - 2 £425 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 92 (74.80%) Information Security
2 74 (60.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (52.85%) Security Management
4 64 (52.03%) CISSP
5 61 (49.59%) Information Security Management
6 51 (41.46%) Management Information System
7 34 (27.64%) CISM
8 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
9 32 (26.02%) Information Assurance
9 32 (26.02%) Risk Management
10 26 (21.14%) CESG
10 26 (21.14%) CESG Certified Professional
11 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
11 24 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 23 (18.70%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (18.70%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (17.89%) Windows
14 21 (17.07%) RMADS
15 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
16 18 (14.63%) Citrix
16 18 (14.63%) Internet
16 18 (14.63%) PCI DSS
17 17 (13.82%) CISA
17 17 (13.82%) ITIL
17 17 (13.82%) Cryptography
17 17 (13.82%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (13.82%) Security Operations
18 16 (13.01%) Risk Assessment
18 16 (13.01%) Unix
19 15 (12.20%) MS Excel

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 13 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.07%) IIS
2 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) Internet
2 15 (12.20%) IPsec
3 14 (11.38%) Firewall
4 13 (10.57%) SMTP
5 12 (9.76%) FTP
5 12 (9.76%) SSH
6 3 (2.44%) Intranet
6 3 (2.44%) VPN
6 3 (2.44%) Wireless
7 2 (1.63%) LAN
7 2 (1.63%) Network Security
7 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.63%) WAN
8 1 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) AppScan
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.81%) Selenium
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Security Manager
2 25 (20.33%) Analyst
2 25 (20.33%) Consultant
3 23 (18.70%) Security Analyst
4 22 (17.89%) Project Manager
5 21 (17.07%) Security Project Manager
6 19 (15.45%) Security Consultant
7 13 (10.57%) Information Security Consultant
8 12 (9.76%) Security Advisor
9 10 (8.13%) Business Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Information Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) Information Manager
11 8 (6.50%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (5.69%) Compliance Manager
12 7 (5.69%) IT Manager
12 7 (5.69%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (5.69%) IT Security Manager
12 7 (5.69%) IT Security Project Manager
12 7 (5.69%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 51 (41.46%) Management Information System
2 26 (21.14%) CESG
3 17 (13.82%) Cryptography
4 13 (10.57%) Client/Server
4 13 (10.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (5.69%) PMI
6 4 (3.25%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.44%) Fintech
8 2 (1.63%) PKI
8 2 (1.63%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.63%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.81%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Windows
2 16 (13.01%) Unix
3 13 (10.57%) Windows Vista
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (74.80%) Information Security
2 65 (52.85%) Security Management
3 61 (49.59%) Information Security Management
4 32 (26.02%) Information Assurance
4 32 (26.02%) Risk Management
5 23 (18.70%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (18.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (13.82%) ITIL
6 17 (13.82%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (13.82%) Security Operations
7 16 (13.01%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (12.20%) Patch Management
9 14 (11.38%) Change Control
9 14 (11.38%) Project Management
10 13 (10.57%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (10.57%) Security Architecture
10 13 (10.57%) SIEM
11 12 (9.76%) OWASP
12 11 (8.94%) Security Testing
13 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) C
2 3 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (52.03%) CISSP
2 34 (27.64%) CISM
3 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
4 26 (21.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 24 (19.51%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.82%) CISA
7 13 (10.57%) CEH
7 13 (10.57%) Degree
8 7 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.69%) PMI Certification
8 7 (5.69%) SANS
8 7 (5.69%) SSCP
9 6 (4.88%) CRISC
10 5 (4.07%) CCSP
10 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.07%) IISP
10 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.25%) CCDP
11 4 (3.25%) CCNP
11 4 (3.25%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (60.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (17.07%) RMADS
3 18 (14.63%) PCI DSS
4 11 (8.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (4.07%) GPG13
5 5 (4.07%) SLA
6 3 (2.44%) HMG Infosec
6 3 (2.44%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.63%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.81%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.81%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.76%) Sendmail
3 6 (4.88%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) SCCM
1 5 (4.07%) WSUS
2 1 (0.81%) Consul
2 1 (0.81%) Grafana
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) SELinux
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Citrix
3 14 (11.38%) Oracle
4 10 (8.13%) Cisco
5 7 (5.69%) Qualys
6 6 (4.88%) Splunk
7 5 (4.07%) BMC
7 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.07%) Remedy
8 3 (2.44%) VMware
9 2 (1.63%) Arqiva
9 2 (1.63%) ION Trading
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