Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 589 575
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 -30
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 49 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.085% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 40
London median daily rate £475 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -26.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £325
90th Percentile £963 £643 £771
England median daily rate £525 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £11.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year - -54.59% -

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 40,458 40,068 38,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.48% 88.05% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,218 29,022 27,755
London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% +3.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £643
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 367 405
London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.14 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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
Central London -18 11 £450 +40.73% 4
West London - 7 - -
East London - 2 - - 5
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 49 (100.00%) Security Management
1 49 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (61.22%) ISMS
3 19 (38.78%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (36.73%) Data Protection
5 15 (30.61%) Management Information System
5 15 (30.61%) Finance
6 14 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 12 (24.49%) CISM
7 12 (24.49%) Windows
7 12 (24.49%) CISSP
7 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
8 11 (22.45%) Sony
8 11 (22.45%) Law
9 10 (20.41%) CISA
9 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
9 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
9 10 (20.41%) GDPR
10 9 (18.37%) Project Management
11 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
11 8 (16.33%) Firewall
11 8 (16.33%) Legal
11 8 (16.33%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.29%) VMware
12 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (14.29%) VPN
12 7 (14.29%) Office 365

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) VPN
3 5 (10.20%) MPLS
4 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.16%) Network Security
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Law
3 8 (16.33%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Analyst
1 7 (14.29%) Information Manager
1 7 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Governance Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Information Governance Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Information Officer
4 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Security Officer
4 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.16%) NHS
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.08%) Cyberattack
5 2 (4.08%) Fintech
5 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Information Security
1 49 (100.00%) Security Management
2 30 (61.22%) ISMS
3 19 (38.78%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (36.73%) Data Protection
5 14 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
7 9 (18.37%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (12.24%) Information Governance
9 6 (12.24%) Information Management
9 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.20%) Computer Forensics
10 5 (10.20%) Cyber Resilience
10 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy
10 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
11 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (8.16%) ITSM
11 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) CISM
1 12 (24.49%) CISSP
2 10 (20.41%) CISA
3 6 (12.24%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.16%) ISEB
6 3 (6.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) CCIE
7 2 (4.08%) CISMP
7 2 (4.08%) CRISC
7 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) EnCE
7 2 (4.08%) GCED
7 2 (4.08%) GCIH
7 2 (4.08%) GREM
7 2 (4.08%) GSEC
7 2 (4.08%) ISACA
7 2 (4.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
3 10 (20.41%) GDPR
4 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (8.16%) QA
4 4 (8.16%) SLA
5 3 (6.12%) COBIT
5 3 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.04%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) QRadar
1 3 (6.12%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (4.08%) EnCase
2 2 (4.08%) FTK
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Sony
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Palo Alto
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Ivanti
4 3 (6.12%) Okta
4 3 (6.12%) Sophos
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 3 (6.12%) Tufin
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
5 2 (4.08%) Veeam
6 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.04%) Capita
6 1 (2.04%) Qualys
6 1 (2.04%) Zscaler