The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was £479 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 542 580
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 45 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 26
Median daily rate £479 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £623 £763
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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 +7 21 £490 -8.83% 6
South East +28 15 £500 +5.26% 6
North of England +62 7 £438 -7.84% 4
Yorkshire +20 3 £500 +5.26% 1
North West +21 2 - - 3
North East - 2 £400 -
South West -3 1 £413 -14.50% 2
East of England -9 1 £475 - 3
Information Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (34.67%) Project Management
3 24 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (28.00%) CISSP
4 21 (28.00%) PCI DSS
5 20 (26.67%) CISM
6 18 (24.00%) Finance
6 18 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (22.67%) Data Protection
8 16 (21.33%) Risk Management
8 16 (21.33%) GDPR
9 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
10 12 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (14.67%) Data Privacy
12 10 (13.33%) Legal
12 10 (13.33%) CISA
12 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.00%) Retail
13 9 (12.00%) Information Security Governance
14 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
15 7 (9.33%) ITIL
15 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
15 7 (9.33%) Data Loss Prevention
16 6 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
16 6 (8.00%) Intel
16 6 (8.00%) McAfee
16 6 (8.00%) Security Management
16 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
16 6 (8.00%) SIEM

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
1 1 (1.33%) PaaS
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) DMZ
2 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Legal
3 9 (12.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (6.67%) PMI
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) FMCG
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (34.67%) Project Management
3 18 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (22.67%) Data Protection
5 16 (21.33%) Risk Management
6 12 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (14.67%) Data Privacy
7 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (12.00%) Information Security Governance
10 7 (9.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (9.33%) ITIL
10 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (8.00%) ISMS
11 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
11 6 (8.00%) Security Management
11 6 (8.00%) SIEM
12 5 (6.67%) Information Governance
12 5 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) CISSP
2 20 (26.67%) CISM
3 10 (13.33%) CISA
4 5 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) CEH
6 2 (2.67%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.33%) CISMP
7 1 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.33%) ISSMP
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (28.00%) PCI DSS
3 16 (21.33%) GDPR
4 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (5.33%) PMO
5 2 (2.67%) COBIT
5 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.33%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.33%) QA
6 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Intel
2 6 (8.00%) McAfee
3 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Citrix
3 1 (1.33%) Qualys
3 1 (1.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.33%) VMware
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