Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 6 months to 25 July 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 System (ISMS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 679 730 759
Rank change year-on-year +51 +29 +31
Contract jobs citing ISMS 119 142 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 55
England median daily rate £413 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.23% +4.44% +16.88%
10th Percentile £250 £358 £324
90th Percentile £538 £623 £750
UK median daily rate £400 £470 £443
% change year-on-year -14.89% +6.21% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
England median hourly rate £11.00 £27.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.14% - -
UK median hourly rate £11.00 £27.60 £13.70
% change year-on-year -60.14% +101.46% -11.61%

ISMS 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 74041 84848 83593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.47% 83.60% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48879 56636 53949
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1864 1970 2380
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in England

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in England

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISMS in England

ISMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISMS in England

ISMS
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 ISMS within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
South East +27 51 £475 - 3
London +33 33 £388 -6.06% 24
East of England -22 14 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +61 8 £380 -20.00% 7
Midlands +19 8 £300 -47.83% 3
South West 0 5 £365 -30.48% 6
North West +31 4 £450 -5.26% 2
West Midlands +27 4 £300 -55.56% 3
East Midlands -7 4 - -
Yorkshire +22 3 £225 - 4
North East - 2 £450 - 1
ISMS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 110 (92.44%) Information Security
2 90 (75.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (61.34%) Security Management
4 72 (60.50%) Information Security Management
5 63 (52.94%) Management Information System
6 50 (42.02%) CISSP
7 43 (36.13%) CISM
8 32 (26.89%) Legal
8 32 (26.89%) Risk Assessment
9 30 (25.21%) Risk Management
10 28 (23.53%) ITIL
10 28 (23.53%) PCI DSS
11 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
12 26 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (17.65%) CISA
14 20 (16.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 19 (15.97%) Information Assurance
16 17 (14.29%) Security Architecture
17 16 (13.45%) Data Protection
18 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
18 15 (12.61%) Penetration Testing
18 15 (12.61%) Degree
18 15 (12.61%) Finance
18 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
19 14 (11.76%) MS Visio
19 14 (11.76%) CA
19 14 (11.76%) CheckPoint
19 14 (11.76%) Service Management
19 14 (11.76%) Firewall
19 14 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis

ISMS
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 4 (3.36%) Apache
2 3 (2.52%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) SAP GRC
2 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.68%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) Firewall
2 6 (5.04%) VPN
3 5 (4.20%) Internet
3 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
3 5 (4.20%) SSL
3 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.36%) DNS
4 4 (3.36%) LAN
4 4 (3.36%) WAN
4 4 (3.36%) Wireless
5 2 (1.68%) HTTP
5 2 (1.68%) SMTP
5 2 (1.68%) SSH
6 1 (0.84%) FTP
6 1 (0.84%) IPsec
6 1 (0.84%) LDAP
6 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.52%) Big Data
2 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.84%) git-flow
2 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 32 (26.89%) Legal
2 15 (12.61%) Finance
3 10 (8.40%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.21%) Consultant
2 25 (21.01%) Security Consultant
3 21 (17.65%) Analyst
4 18 (15.13%) Information Security Consultant
5 15 (12.61%) Security Analyst
6 14 (11.76%) Security Officer
7 13 (10.92%) Information Officer
7 13 (10.92%) Information Security Officer
7 13 (10.92%) Security Manager
8 10 (8.40%) Information Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Information Manager
10 6 (5.04%) Information Security Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (5.04%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.20%) Risk Manager
11 5 (4.20%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) Memcached
1 1 (0.84%) Node.js
1 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.40%) CESG
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.04%) Smart Energy
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (2.52%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.84%) BBC
7 1 (0.84%) BYOD
7 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Unix
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (92.44%) Information Security
2 73 (61.34%) Security Management
3 72 (60.50%) Information Security Management
4 32 (26.89%) Risk Assessment
5 30 (25.21%) Risk Management
6 28 (23.53%) ITIL
7 26 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (15.97%) Information Assurance
9 17 (14.29%) Security Architecture
10 16 (13.45%) Data Protection
11 15 (12.61%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (11.76%) Service Management
12 14 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
13 12 (10.08%) Business Continuity
13 12 (10.08%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (10.08%) Project Management
14 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.24%) Data Analysis
14 11 (9.24%) Service Delivery
15 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.52%) C
2 2 (1.68%) SQL
3 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.84%) Perl
3 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (42.02%) CISSP
2 43 (36.13%) CISM
3 21 (17.65%) CISA
4 15 (12.61%) Degree
4 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.56%) CRISC
6 9 (7.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (6.72%) CCSP
7 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.88%) CCDP
8 7 (5.88%) CCNP
9 6 (5.04%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (3.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (3.36%) CEH
10 4 (3.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 4 (3.36%) SANS
11 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.68%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (75.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 20 (16.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (10.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (9.24%) SLA
6 7 (5.88%) GDPR
6 7 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 5 (4.20%) ISO 22301
7 5 (4.20%) JSP 440
8 4 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (3.36%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (3.36%) RMADS
9 3 (2.52%) QA
9 3 (2.52%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.84%) COBIT
10 1 (0.84%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
2 1 (0.84%) XenApp
2 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.84%) Ansible
3 1 (0.84%) SCCM
3 1 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) CA
2 14 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 11 (9.24%) SAP
4 10 (8.40%) IBM
5 8 (6.72%) Cisco
6 7 (5.88%) McAfee
7 6 (5.04%) IFS
8 5 (4.20%) Citrix
8 5 (4.20%) HP
9 4 (3.36%) Aruba
9 4 (3.36%) Juniper
10 3 (2.52%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.84%) Facebook
11 1 (0.84%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.84%) Google
11 1 (0.84%) Symantec
11 1 (0.84%) VMware
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago