The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 158 202
Rank change year-on-year -5 +44  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £480 £375 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -22.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £355 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £395 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -28.18% +22.22%  
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%  

Information Security Management 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the City of London

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in the City of London

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management 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 City of London region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ISMS
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) COBIT
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (25.00%) CITP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) MBCS
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Audit Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Audit Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) SABSA
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (25.00%) CITP
3 1 (25.00%) CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) IISP
3 1 (25.00%) ISACA
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MBCS
3 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco