The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management
UK / England
Rank 532 556 558
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 53 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 23
Median daily rate £481 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.59% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £450 £333
% change year-on-year -15.00% +35.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34805 40691 38449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.96% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23041 27009 24200
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1001 1126
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in England

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in England

Information Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Management in England

Information Security Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
London +36 25 £488 +21.87% 4
South West +12 11 £365 -49.65% 3
South East +16 7 £525 +13.51% 4
West Midlands +15 5 £363 - 3
North West +20 4 £295 -21.33% 3
East of England -9 1 - - 4
Information Security Management
UK

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 England region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 113 (100.00%) Information Security
2 112 (99.12%) Security Management
3 76 (67.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (62.83%) Management Information System
5 57 (50.44%) ISMS
6 48 (42.48%) CISSP
7 35 (30.97%) Risk Management
8 33 (29.20%) CISM
9 28 (24.78%) Security Cleared
9 28 (24.78%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (23.89%) Data Protection
11 23 (20.35%) CISA
11 23 (20.35%) Business Continuity
11 23 (20.35%) ITIL
11 23 (20.35%) PCI DSS
12 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
13 17 (15.04%) Finance
13 17 (15.04%) Security Architecture
14 16 (14.16%) Incident Management
15 15 (13.27%) Project Management
15 15 (13.27%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (13.27%) CRISC
16 14 (12.39%) Information Assurance
16 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
16 14 (12.39%) Windows
16 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
17 13 (11.50%) Firewall
18 11 (9.73%) Legal
19 10 (8.85%) ITIL V3
19 10 (8.85%) Degree

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.65%) IIS
1 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.77%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) IaaS
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) Firewall
2 9 (7.96%) DNS
2 9 (7.96%) LAN
2 9 (7.96%) WAN
3 5 (4.42%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) NetScaler
3 5 (4.42%) SAN
3 5 (4.42%) SSL
3 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.42%) VPN
3 5 (4.42%) Wireless
4 4 (3.54%) LDAP
5 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (2.65%) Skype
6 2 (1.77%) DHCP
6 2 (1.77%) NAS
7 1 (0.88%) DMZ
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Legal
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Local Government
5 3 (2.65%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Consultant
2 23 (20.35%) Security Manager
3 19 (16.81%) Architect
4 18 (15.93%) Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Security Architect
6 15 (13.27%) Security Consultant
7 13 (11.50%) Security Analyst
8 11 (9.73%) Information Manager
8 11 (9.73%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (9.73%) Security Assurance Manager
9 10 (8.85%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (7.96%) Information Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) IT Consultant
12 5 (4.42%) Audit Consultant
12 5 (4.42%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.42%) Security Officer
13 4 (3.54%) Information Security Engineer
13 4 (3.54%) IT Security Analyst
13 4 (3.54%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (62.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.85%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.42%) BYOD
4 5 (4.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.54%) CESG
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) PKI
6 3 (2.65%) Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.77%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Unix
2 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) Linux
4 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.65%) AIX
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Information Security
2 112 (99.12%) Security Management
3 57 (50.44%) ISMS
4 35 (30.97%) Risk Management
5 28 (24.78%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (23.89%) Data Protection
7 23 (20.35%) Business Continuity
7 23 (20.35%) ITIL
8 17 (15.04%) Security Architecture
9 16 (14.16%) Incident Management
10 15 (13.27%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (13.27%) Project Management
11 14 (12.39%) Information Assurance
12 10 (8.85%) ITIL V3
13 9 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (7.96%) Migration
13 9 (7.96%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (7.96%) Security Operations
14 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (42.48%) CISSP
2 33 (29.20%) CISM
3 28 (24.78%) Security Cleared
4 23 (20.35%) CISA
5 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
6 15 (13.27%) CRISC
7 10 (8.85%) Degree
8 7 (6.19%) PCI QSA
9 6 (5.31%) CEH
9 6 (5.31%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (4.42%) ISEB
10 5 (4.42%) SANS
11 4 (3.54%) CISMP
12 3 (2.65%) CLAS
13 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.77%) CCDP
13 2 (1.77%) CCNP
13 2 (1.77%) CCSP
13 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.77%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (67.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (20.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.08%) COBIT
3 8 (7.08%) ISO27002
4 6 (5.31%) GDPR
4 6 (5.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (5.31%) QA
5 4 (3.54%) ISO22301
5 4 (3.54%) PMO
6 3 (2.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (2.65%) RMADS
6 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.77%) BS25999
7 2 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.77%) GPG13
7 2 (1.77%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.77%) SmoothWall
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Citrix
2 8 (7.08%) Juniper
3 7 (6.19%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.19%) Cisco
3 7 (6.19%) Intel Security
4 5 (4.42%) Aruba
5 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) EMC
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) BMC
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) Qualys
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy