Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 225 224
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 +69
Contract jobs citing ISMS 5 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
City of London median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £307 £357 £331
90th Percentile £498 £605 £480
Central London median daily rate £325 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

ISMS is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,140 5,428 6,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 87.89% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,912 4,321 4,821
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £290
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.74 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.10 £55.00 £53.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +6.58% -12.64% +20.83%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (60.00%) Local Government
3 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
4 2 (40.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Law
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
1 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft