Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 712 743
Rank change year-on-year -39 +31 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 109 107 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 101
England median daily rate £485 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £310 £219 £358
90th Percentile £688 £600 £688
UK median daily rate £493 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +23.13% -20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
England median hourly rate £60.00 £11.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +445.45% -54.59% -
10th Percentile £55.00 £10.50 £21.51
90th Percentile £65.00 £11.50 £26.94
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £11.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +445.45% -54.59% +76.82%

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 81,069 74,495 85,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 85.13% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,895 49,069 57,206
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £268
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,236 1,936 2,070
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.38 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -13.00% +2.04% +13.95%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -38 34 £485 +21.25% 24
North of England -6 27 £545 +84.75% 9
South East -16 27 £438 -5.41% 15
North West -15 17 £425 +44.07% 6
Yorkshire -22 10 £675 +170.00% 3
Midlands -9 8 £500 +66.67% 5
South West +2 7 £375 -0.33% 4
North East - 4 £675 -
East of England -1 3 £563 +15.38% 4
West Midlands -26 3 £425 +41.67% 3
East Midlands +10 2 £525 +110.00% 2
Information Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Information Security
2 108 (99.08%) Security Management
3 56 (51.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (44.95%) Management Information System
5 45 (41.28%) ISMS
6 41 (37.61%) PCI DSS
7 38 (34.86%) CISSP
8 36 (33.03%) Risk Management
9 34 (31.19%) GDPR
10 30 (27.52%) Risk Assessment
11 27 (24.77%) Data Protection
12 24 (22.02%) Degree
12 24 (22.02%) Security Architecture
12 24 (22.02%) CISM
13 23 (21.10%) Legal
13 23 (21.10%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (18.35%) ITIL
15 18 (16.51%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (14.68%) Data Protection Act
16 16 (14.68%) Security Operations
17 15 (13.76%) CISA
18 14 (12.84%) Finance
19 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (11.93%) COBIT
20 12 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
20 12 (11.01%) Network Security
20 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
20 12 (11.01%) Service Management
20 12 (11.01%) SQL
21 11 (10.09%) TOGAF

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 (4.59%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) SAP GRC
1 3 (2.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) GitHub
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Network Security
2 8 (7.34%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.83%) BGP
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.83%) DMVPN
4 2 (1.83%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.83%) HSRP
4 2 (1.83%) IPsec
4 2 (1.83%) MPLS
4 2 (1.83%) OSPF
4 2 (1.83%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.83%) TACACS
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) VLAN
4 2 (1.83%) VPN
4 2 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.75%) SAP HANA
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (21.10%) Legal
2 14 (12.84%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Military
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Security Manager
2 20 (18.35%) Consultant
3 19 (17.43%) Security Consultant
4 16 (14.68%) Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Security Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) Architect
6 12 (11.01%) Security Officer
7 11 (10.09%) Security Architect
8 10 (9.17%) Information Security Officer
9 9 (8.26%) Information Manager
9 9 (8.26%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (7.34%) Information Analyst
10 8 (7.34%) Information Officer
10 8 (7.34%) Risk Manager
11 7 (6.42%) Head of Security
11 7 (6.42%) Information Security Analyst
11 7 (6.42%) Information Security Consultant
11 7 (6.42%) IT Manager
12 6 (5.50%) Head of Information
12 6 (5.50%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) CSS
1 10 (9.17%) HTML
2 7 (6.42%) JSON
2 7 (6.42%) Node.js
3 5 (4.59%) .NET
3 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (4.59%) OAuth
4 3 (2.75%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.75%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.75%) LESS
4 3 (2.75%) React
4 3 (2.75%) REST
4 3 (2.75%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (2.75%) Sass
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (44.95%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.68%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.34%) CESG
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.83%) Fintech
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.92%) Robotics
7 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Information Security
2 108 (99.08%) Security Management
3 45 (41.28%) ISMS
4 36 (33.03%) Risk Management
5 30 (27.52%) Risk Assessment
6 27 (24.77%) Data Protection
7 24 (22.02%) Security Architecture
8 23 (21.10%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (18.35%) ITIL
10 18 (16.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (14.68%) Security Operations
12 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (11.01%) Service Management
14 11 (10.09%) Incident Management
14 11 (10.09%) TOGAF
15 10 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (9.17%) Project Management
15 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (8.26%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.42%) COBOL
3 7 (6.42%) Java
3 7 (6.42%) PHP
3 7 (6.42%) Python
3 7 (6.42%) Ruby
4 5 (4.59%) C#
5 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (34.86%) CISSP
2 24 (22.02%) CISM
2 24 (22.02%) Degree
3 15 (13.76%) CISA
4 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.09%) CISMP
5 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (8.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 8 (7.34%) GIAC
9 7 (6.42%) IISP
10 5 (4.59%) ISEB
11 4 (3.67%) CRISC
11 4 (3.67%) SANS
12 3 (2.75%) CEH
12 3 (2.75%) CLAS
13 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.83%) ISACA
13 2 (1.83%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (51.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (37.61%) PCI DSS
3 34 (31.19%) GDPR
4 13 (11.93%) COBIT
5 8 (7.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (7.34%) ISO 22301
6 4 (3.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (1.83%) IASME
9 1 (0.92%) Basel II
9 1 (0.92%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.92%) PSD2
9 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Cisco
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (3.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.75%) Capita
5 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) Ariba
6 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.83%) Citrix
6 2 (1.83%) Ivanti
6 2 (1.83%) Juniper
6 2 (1.83%) Mercator
7 1 (0.92%) CommVault
7 1 (0.92%) F5
7 1 (0.92%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.92%) HP
7 1 (0.92%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.92%) Sophos
7 1 (0.92%) Virgin Media