Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 717 690
Rank change year-on-year +32 -27 +40
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 157 147 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 112 112
England median daily rate £450 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +15.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £251 £350 £331
90th Percentile £575 £730 £561
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
England median hourly rate £11.00 £27.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.17% - -
UK median hourly rate £11.00 £27.62 -
% change year-on-year -60.17% - -

Information Security Management 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 43 £400 -30.43% 9
South East +13 41 £475 +1.33% 6
Midlands +34 22 £435 -26.27%
North of England +62 20 £450 -35.71% 6
East of England -2 18 £500 +14.29%
West Midlands +32 14 £435 -35.56%
South West +5 14 £350 -8.50% 2
North West +30 10 £413 -13.16% 1
Yorkshire +20 10 £450 -37.06% 4
East Midlands +12 8 £250 -55.16%
Information Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Security Management
1 157 (100.00%) Information Security
2 103 (65.61%) ISMS
3 93 (59.24%) Management Information System
4 79 (50.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (35.67%) ITIL
6 40 (25.48%) CISSP
7 33 (21.02%) Risk Management
8 32 (20.38%) CISM
8 32 (20.38%) Project Management
9 25 (15.92%) CISA
9 25 (15.92%) Security Cleared
9 25 (15.92%) PCI DSS
10 23 (14.65%) Service Management
11 22 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (13.38%) Firewall
12 21 (13.38%) Legal
12 21 (13.38%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (12.74%) Business Continuity
13 20 (12.74%) Finance
13 20 (12.74%) CESG
13 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (12.10%) PRINCE2
15 18 (11.46%) Retail
15 18 (11.46%) Degree
15 18 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 17 (10.83%) Security Architecture
16 17 (10.83%) Data Protection
16 17 (10.83%) Windows
16 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel

Information Security Management
Co-occurring 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 10 (6.37%) IIS
2 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.27%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) IaaS
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.91%) Office 365
2 3 (1.91%) PaaS
2 3 (1.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.38%) Firewall
2 11 (7.01%) LAN
3 8 (5.10%) WAN
4 7 (4.46%) Network Security
5 6 (3.82%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.18%) DHCP
6 5 (3.18%) DNS
6 5 (3.18%) Skype
6 5 (3.18%) VLAN
7 4 (2.55%) VPN
8 3 (1.91%) DMZ
8 3 (1.91%) Internet
8 3 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.91%) SAN
8 3 (1.91%) SMS
9 2 (1.27%) VoIP
10 1 (0.64%) FTP
10 1 (0.64%) Intranet
10 1 (0.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) SAP HANA
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.64%) GIS
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) git-flow
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (13.38%) Legal
2 20 (12.74%) Finance
3 18 (11.46%) Retail
4 7 (4.46%) Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Local Government
6 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (21.66%) Consultant
2 33 (21.02%) Security Consultant
3 29 (18.47%) Analyst
4 25 (15.92%) Security Manager
5 16 (10.19%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (8.92%) IT Manager
7 13 (8.28%) Security Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Security Officer
9 9 (5.73%) Architect
9 9 (5.73%) Information Officer
9 9 (5.73%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (5.10%) Information Manager
10 8 (5.10%) IT Security Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Administrator
11 7 (4.46%) Information Security Manager
12 6 (3.82%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Security Architect
12 6 (3.82%) Service Manager
12 6 (3.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) Node.js
1 3 (1.91%) Web Services
2 2 (1.27%) JSON
2 2 (1.27%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) Memcached
3 1 (0.64%) OAuth
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.64%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (59.24%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.74%) CESG
3 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.55%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.91%) Clustering
6 3 (1.91%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.91%) FMCG
6 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.91%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) BBC
8 1 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.83%) Windows
2 8 (5.10%) Linux
3 7 (4.46%) Unix
3 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.64%) AIX
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (100.00%) Information Security
1 157 (100.00%) Security Management
2 103 (65.61%) ISMS
3 56 (35.67%) ITIL
4 33 (21.02%) Risk Management
5 32 (20.38%) Project Management
6 23 (14.65%) Service Management
7 22 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (13.38%) Risk Assessment
9 20 (12.74%) Business Continuity
10 19 (12.10%) PRINCE2
11 17 (10.83%) Change Management
11 17 (10.83%) Data Protection
11 17 (10.83%) Security Architecture
12 16 (10.19%) Identity Access Management
13 15 (9.55%) Data Analysis
13 15 (9.55%) Incident Management
13 15 (9.55%) Information Assurance
13 15 (9.55%) Security Operations
13 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.10%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) COBOL
2 2 (1.27%) Java
2 2 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.64%) PHP
3 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) CISSP
2 32 (20.38%) CISM
3 25 (15.92%) CISA
3 25 (15.92%) Security Cleared
4 18 (11.46%) Degree
5 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (5.73%) IISP
8 7 (4.46%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.18%) CCIE
11 4 (2.55%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (2.55%) CRISC
11 4 (2.55%) ISEB
11 4 (2.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 2 (1.27%) CISMP
12 2 (1.27%) CLAS
12 2 (1.27%) ISACA
13 1 (0.64%) GCIA
13 1 (0.64%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (50.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (15.92%) PCI DSS
3 18 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (10.83%) SLA
5 14 (8.92%) GDPR
6 12 (7.64%) COBIT
6 12 (7.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (5.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (4.46%) ISO 9001
9 6 (3.82%) ISO 31000
10 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (2.55%) QA
12 3 (1.91%) RMADS
13 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.64%) CESG Infosec
14 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.64%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.91%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) SCOM
2 6 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.82%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) Puppet
3 3 (1.91%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.64%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.92%) Cisco
3 13 (8.28%) SAP
4 12 (7.64%) HP
5 11 (7.01%) IBM
6 7 (4.46%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.82%) VMware
8 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.91%) CA
10 2 (1.27%) Iron Mountain
10 2 (1.27%) McAfee
10 2 (1.27%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.64%) Ariba
11 1 (0.64%) Citrix
11 1 (0.64%) Darktrace
11 1 (0.64%) Facebook
11 1 (0.64%) Google
11 1 (0.64%) Juniper
11 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.64%) Symantec