Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 13 November 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 438 589 603
Rank change year-on-year +151 +14 -25
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 109 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 30
London median daily rate £513 £525 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +33.33% -30.00%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £250
90th Percentile £705 £905 £578
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £10.50 - -
England median hourly rate £10.50 - £11.00

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,876 40,741 41,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.83% 88.15% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,878 29,428 29,890
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 469 403
London median hourly rate £23.75 £22.54 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.37% +0.18% +5.45%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.10 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.79 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +2.22%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in London

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in London

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in London over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in London

Information Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Management in London

Information Security Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
Central London +57 30 £500 +11.11% 12
West London +19 8 £395 - 6
South London - 4 £613 -
East London +29 2 £416 -
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 109 (100.00%) Information Security
2 101 (92.66%) Security Management
3 80 (73.39%) ISMS
4 55 (50.46%) Law
5 54 (49.54%) Sony
6 38 (34.86%) Office 365
7 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
8 34 (31.19%) Management Information System
9 33 (30.28%) Finance
10 30 (27.52%) CISSP
10 30 (27.52%) ITIL
11 28 (25.69%) Windows
12 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (19.27%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (19.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 18 (16.51%) CISM
14 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
15 17 (15.60%) Active Directory
16 12 (11.01%) Firewall
17 11 (10.09%) CISA
17 11 (10.09%) Azure
17 11 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
18 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
18 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
18 10 (9.17%) VMware
18 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
19 9 (8.26%) Legal
19 9 (8.26%) Information Security Governance
19 9 (8.26%) NIST

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) Kentico
5 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.86%) Office 365
2 11 (10.09%) Azure
3 7 (6.42%) AWS
4 2 (1.83%) npm
4 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
3 4 (3.67%) IPsec
3 4 (3.67%) SSL
4 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.83%) MSTest
2 2 (1.83%) NUnit
2 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Code
2 2 (1.83%) webpack
3 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (50.46%) Law
2 33 (30.28%) Finance
3 9 (8.26%) Legal
4 6 (5.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.59%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Police
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) Service Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (7.34%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.42%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Head of Information Security
8 5 (4.59%) Head of Security
8 5 (4.59%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Information Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
1 5 (4.59%) CSS
2 4 (3.67%) HTML
2 4 (3.67%) Web Services
3 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.75%) Sass
3 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.83%) Ajax
4 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.83%) CSS3
4 2 (1.83%) D3.js
4 2 (1.83%) Enzyme
4 2 (1.83%) Jest
4 2 (1.83%) React
4 2 (1.83%) Redux
4 2 (1.83%) REST
4 2 (1.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Management Information System
2 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.67%) Linux
5 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) Unix
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Information Security
2 101 (92.66%) Security Management
3 80 (73.39%) ISMS
4 30 (27.52%) ITIL
5 11 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.26%) Information Security Governance
8 8 (7.34%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.34%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (7.34%) Service Management
9 7 (6.42%) Change Control
10 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.50%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.59%) Capacity Management
11 5 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.59%) Critical Thinking
11 5 (4.59%) Service Continuity Management
11 5 (4.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) C#
2 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.67%) C
3 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.67%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.83%) Java
4 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) CISSP
2 21 (19.27%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (16.51%) CISM
4 11 (10.09%) CISA
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.42%) CEH
6 7 (6.42%) Degree
7 6 (5.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (4.59%) CHFI
8 5 (4.59%) CRISC
8 5 (4.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.67%) PgMP
9 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.75%) CCNA
10 3 (2.75%) GIAC
10 3 (2.75%) SANS
11 2 (1.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.26%) NIST
3 8 (7.34%) GDPR
4 2 (1.83%) COBIT
4 2 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.92%) NCSC
5 1 (0.92%) PSD2
5 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (4.59%) XenApp
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.92%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.92%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (49.54%) Sony
2 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.17%) VMware
4 7 (6.42%) Citrix
5 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 5 (4.59%) Ivanti
5 5 (4.59%) Nintex
6 4 (3.67%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (2.75%) Google
8 2 (1.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.92%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.92%) Aruba
9 1 (0.92%) CommVault
9 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.92%) HP
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus
9 1 (0.92%) NetApp
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle
9 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.92%) Symantec