Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 712 724
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 129 156 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 110 113
England median daily rate £525 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £350
90th Percentile £775 £575 £730
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £11.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.59% -
UK median hourly rate - £11.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year - -54.59% -

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 81,901 80,718 83,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,857 54,172 55,310
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,106 1,919 2,229
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 +16 51 £525 +33.33% 15
South East -30 24 £488 +2.63% 20
North of England -17 22 £675 +50.00% 12
East of England +5 21 £430 -14.00% 2
North West -3 11 £650 +85.71% 5
Midlands -27 11 £475 +9.20% 3
Yorkshire -5 9 £675 +50.00% 6
West Midlands -31 7 £425 -2.30% 2
North East - 5 £675 - 1
East Midlands +5 4 £525 +110.00% 1
Information Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 129 (100.00%) Security Management
1 129 (100.00%) Information Security
2 83 (64.34%) ISMS
3 55 (42.64%) Management Information System
4 42 (32.56%) Risk Management
5 35 (27.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 33 (25.58%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (24.03%) CISSP
8 30 (23.26%) Windows
9 26 (20.16%) Sony
9 26 (20.16%) Law
10 25 (19.38%) CISM
10 25 (19.38%) Office 365
11 23 (17.83%) Data Protection
12 22 (17.05%) Security Architecture
12 22 (17.05%) Finance
13 21 (16.28%) Active Directory
14 19 (14.73%) Firewall
15 18 (13.95%) CISA
16 16 (12.40%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (12.40%) GDPR
17 15 (11.63%) PCI DSS
17 15 (11.63%) Legal
18 14 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
18 14 (10.85%) ITIL
19 13 (10.08%) Security Operations
20 12 (9.30%) Incident Management
20 12 (9.30%) MS Exchange

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 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.38%) Office 365
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.10%) Akamai
5 2 (1.55%) GitHub
5 2 (1.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.73%) Firewall
2 10 (7.75%) Network Security
3 8 (6.20%) VPN
4 7 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.43%) LAN
5 5 (3.88%) MPLS
6 3 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.33%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JIRA
1 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio Code
2 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (20.16%) Law
2 22 (17.05%) Finance
3 15 (11.63%) Legal
4 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (27.91%) Analyst
2 14 (10.85%) Security Manager
3 12 (9.30%) Security Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Consultant
5 10 (7.75%) Architect
5 10 (7.75%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.75%) Security Architect
5 10 (7.75%) Security Consultant
5 10 (7.75%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Information Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Technical Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Technical Test Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) React
2 7 (5.43%) REST
2 7 (5.43%) Web Services
3 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.10%) CSS
4 4 (3.10%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.10%) HTML
4 4 (3.10%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (3.10%) LESS
4 4 (3.10%) Sass
5 3 (2.33%) Redux
6 2 (1.55%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (42.64%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (5.43%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.88%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.10%) NHS
7 3 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.55%) CESG
8 2 (1.55%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.43%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.88%) Linux
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.33%) Unix
7 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Information Security
1 129 (100.00%) Security Management
2 83 (64.34%) ISMS
3 42 (32.56%) Risk Management
4 33 (25.58%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (17.83%) Data Protection
6 22 (17.05%) Security Architecture
7 16 (12.40%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (10.85%) ITIL
9 13 (10.08%) Security Operations
10 12 (9.30%) Incident Management
11 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.98%) Information Management
12 9 (6.98%) ITSM
12 9 (6.98%) Test Strategy
12 9 (6.98%) TOGAF
13 8 (6.20%) Availability Management
13 8 (6.20%) Information Governance
13 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.43%) C#
1 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.65%) SQL
3 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.10%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) CISSP
2 25 (19.38%) CISM
3 18 (13.95%) CISA
4 11 (8.53%) CISMP
4 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.43%) ISEB
7 6 (4.65%) Degree
8 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.88%) CRISC
8 5 (3.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (3.88%) SANS
9 3 (2.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (2.33%) ISSAP
9 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.55%) EnCE
10 2 (1.55%) GCIH
10 2 (1.55%) GSEC
10 2 (1.55%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.40%) GDPR
3 15 (11.63%) PCI DSS
4 11 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (5.43%) COBIT
6 5 (3.88%) ISO 22301
6 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (3.88%) QA
7 4 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (3.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (3.10%) SLA
8 2 (1.55%) IASME
8 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.78%) COSO
9 1 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 3 (2.33%) QRadar
1 3 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.55%) EnCase
2 2 (1.55%) FTK
2 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (20.16%) Sony
2 12 (9.30%) VMware
3 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.98%) Cisco
5 6 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.65%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.10%) F5
6 4 (3.10%) Sophos
7 3 (2.33%) Citrix
7 3 (2.33%) Dell
7 3 (2.33%) EMC
7 3 (2.33%) IBM
7 3 (2.33%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.33%) Nintex
7 3 (2.33%) Okta
7 3 (2.33%) Qualys
7 3 (2.33%) Symantec
7 3 (2.33%) Tufin
7 3 (2.33%) Veeam
8 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow