Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 733 765
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 112 140 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 102 69
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £363 £364 £345
90th Percentile £650 £675 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
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 Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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 -9 56 £525 -4.55% 9
North of England +54 28 £413 +3.13% 7
Yorkshire +33 15 £375 -11.76% 2
South East -4 14 £500 -4.76% 4
North East +49 8 £500 +25.00% 2
East of England -16 7 £475 +15.15% 4
North West +16 5 £650 +44.44% 3
Midlands +9 4 £531 +4.68% 1
South West -9 3 - - 1
West Midlands +20 2 £494 +3.95% 1
Information Security Manager
UK

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Information Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Information Security
2 45 (40.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (36.61%) GDPR
4 34 (30.36%) Finance
5 33 (29.46%) Project Management
6 26 (23.21%) CISSP
6 26 (23.21%) Data Protection
7 25 (22.32%) CISM
8 24 (21.43%) PCI DSS
9 23 (20.54%) Risk Management
10 22 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (13.39%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
13 12 (10.71%) ITIL
14 10 (8.93%) Banking
14 10 (8.93%) Asset Management
15 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
15 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.04%) Security Management
15 9 (8.04%) CISA
15 9 (8.04%) Information Governance
15 9 (8.04%) Security Operations
16 8 (7.14%) Legal
16 8 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
17 7 (6.25%) CISMP
17 7 (6.25%) Information Security Management
17 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Network Security
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
2 4 (3.57%) SMS
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Legal
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) NHS
4 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) FMCG
5 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.89%) CESG
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (29.46%) Project Management
3 26 (23.21%) Data Protection
4 23 (20.54%) Risk Management
5 22 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (13.39%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (10.71%) ITIL
9 10 (8.93%) Asset Management
10 9 (8.04%) Information Governance
10 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.04%) Security Management
10 9 (8.04%) Security Operations
11 7 (6.25%) Information Security Management
12 6 (5.36%) Change Management
12 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.36%) IT Audit
12 6 (5.36%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.36%) Security Testing
13 5 (4.46%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) CISSP
2 25 (22.32%) CISM
3 9 (8.04%) CISA
4 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) CISMP
5 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
6 6 (5.36%) PMP
7 4 (3.57%) CRISC
7 4 (3.57%) Degree
8 3 (2.68%) SANS
9 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.79%) SSCP
10 1 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.89%) CLAS
10 1 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.89%) IISP
10 1 (0.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (0.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (40.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (36.61%) GDPR
3 24 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.36%) COBIT
5 3 (2.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.79%) COSO
6 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (1.79%) RMADS
6 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.89%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.89%) PA-DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.79%) RSA Archer
1 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) McAfee
3 2 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (1.79%) Clearswift
3 2 (1.79%) FireEye
3 2 (1.79%) Lumension
3 2 (1.79%) Symantec
4 1 (0.89%) Capita
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco
4 1 (0.89%) Intel
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle
4 1 (0.89%) Qualys
4 1 (0.89%) Remedy