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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 537 580
Rank change year-on-year -8 +43  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 49 85 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 64 21
England median daily rate £400 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.78%  
10th Percentile £213 £402 £263
90th Percentile £537 £721 £588
UK median daily rate £413 £550 £441
% change year-on-year -25.00% +24.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK median hourly rate - £24.23 £13.70
% change year-on-year - +76.82%  

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 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 -2 18 £400 -37.25% 6
South East +17 13 £475 -20.83% 9
North of England +57 8 £275 -54.16% 10
East of England -13 6 £475 +8.57% 2
North West +20 4 £304 -49.37% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £250 - 5
Midlands +1 3 £300 -48.27% 3
West Midlands +17 2 £300 -55.55% 1
South West -9 1 £365 -39.16% 2
East Midlands -12 1 £250 -55.75% 2
Information Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Security Management
1 102 (100.00%) Information Security
2 71 (69.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (66.67%) ISMS
4 61 (59.80%) Management Information System
5 28 (27.45%) Risk Management
5 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 26 (25.49%) ITIL
7 25 (24.51%) CISSP
7 25 (24.51%) PCI DSS
8 23 (22.55%) CISM
8 23 (22.55%) Active Directory
9 22 (21.57%) Legal
9 22 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (20.59%) Data Protection
11 18 (17.65%) Information Assurance
11 18 (17.65%) Firewall
11 18 (17.65%) Finance
11 18 (17.65%) Project Management
12 16 (15.69%) Windows
13 15 (14.71%) Cisco
13 15 (14.71%) CheckPoint
13 15 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 14 (13.73%) LAN
14 14 (13.73%) WAN
14 14 (13.73%) Security Architecture
14 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.75%) Degree
15 13 (12.75%) CISA
15 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery

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 5 (4.90%) IIS
2 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) Firewall
2 14 (13.73%) LAN
2 14 (13.73%) WAN
3 10 (9.80%) DNS
4 6 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 6 (5.88%) SSL
4 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.88%) VPN
4 6 (5.88%) Wireless
5 5 (4.90%) LDAP
6 4 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (3.92%) SAN
7 3 (2.94%) Skype
8 2 (1.96%) DHCP
8 2 (1.96%) Internet
8 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.98%) DMZ
9 1 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.57%) Legal
2 18 (17.65%) Finance
3 12 (11.76%) Banking
4 10 (9.80%) Retail
5 4 (3.92%) Local Government
6 3 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Automotive
7 2 (1.96%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Consultant
2 17 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 15 (14.71%) Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 10 (9.80%) Security Officer
6 9 (8.82%) Architect
6 9 (8.82%) Security Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Security Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Information Security Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Information Officer
8 6 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Audit Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Information Manager
9 5 (4.90%) IT Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (59.80%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (6.86%) CESG
5 6 (5.88%) Clustering
6 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.90%) PKI
7 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.94%) FMCG
9 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.96%) PMI
9 2 (1.96%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Linux
5 4 (3.92%) AIX
5 4 (3.92%) Unix
5 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Information Security
1 102 (100.00%) Security Management
2 68 (66.67%) ISMS
3 28 (27.45%) Risk Management
4 26 (25.49%) ITIL
5 22 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (20.59%) Data Protection
7 18 (17.65%) Information Assurance
7 18 (17.65%) Project Management
8 14 (13.73%) Security Architecture
9 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.78%) Migration
10 11 (10.78%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.80%) Business Continuity
11 10 (9.80%) Change Management
11 10 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Security Operations
12 9 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (7.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.94%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) CISSP
2 23 (22.55%) CISM
3 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) CISA
4 13 (12.75%) Degree
5 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (5.88%) ISEB
7 6 (5.88%) SANS
8 5 (4.90%) CCDP
8 5 (4.90%) CCNP
8 5 (4.90%) CCSP
8 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.92%) CEH
9 4 (3.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 4 (3.92%) PCI QSA
9 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (69.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (24.51%) PCI DSS
3 15 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (10.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (10.78%) SLA
5 9 (8.82%) COBIT
6 8 (7.84%) GDPR
7 5 (4.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (4.90%) QA
8 4 (3.92%) ISO 22301
8 4 (3.92%) JSP 440
8 4 (3.92%) NIST 800
8 4 (3.92%) PMO
8 4 (3.92%) RMADS
9 3 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (1.96%) ISO 14001
10 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (22.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.98%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (6.86%) SCOM
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 3 (2.94%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) CheckPoint
2 15 (14.71%) Cisco
3 12 (11.76%) McAfee
4 10 (9.80%) Citrix
4 10 (9.80%) Juniper
5 8 (7.84%) SAP
6 7 (6.86%) IBM
7 6 (5.88%) Aruba
7 6 (5.88%) CA
7 6 (5.88%) HP
8 4 (3.92%) VMware
9 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.98%) BMC
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.98%) Remedy
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