The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 161 195
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34  
Contract jobs citing ISMS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.063% 0.029% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.033% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £550 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +23.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £550 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £420
% change year-on-year +4.04% +2.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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 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 2753 3026 4468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 86.11% 87.18% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2102 2455 3454
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% -28.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

ISMS
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 ISMS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in the City of London

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO27002
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis

ISMS
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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Audit Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Audit Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Risk Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO27002
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco