The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 122 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing ISMS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.085% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £515 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £391
% change year-on-year -5.26% +21.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 £13.70
% change year-on-year - +76.82%  

ISMS is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1488 1886 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.13% 79.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1038 972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ISMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in Berkshire

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISMS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) CRAMM
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 22301
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Economy
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management

ISMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) CRAMM
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 22301