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 3 months to 30 April 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 416 412
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 19 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.094% 0.069% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 15
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £352 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £450 £386
% change year-on-year -12.22% +16.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

Information Security Management 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17346 19631 18371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.74% 85.21% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12449 14284 12815
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 266
Median hourly rate £28.35 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
City of London -12 2 £340 -26.48% 2
Harrow - 2 - -
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management 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 London region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 47 (100.00%) Information Security
2 46 (97.87%) Security Management
3 30 (63.83%) Management Information System
4 26 (55.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (51.06%) CISSP
6 21 (44.68%) CISM
7 17 (36.17%) Risk Management
8 16 (34.04%) ISMS
8 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
9 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
10 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
12 11 (23.40%) Legal
12 11 (23.40%) Information Assurance
13 10 (21.28%) CRISC
13 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
14 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
15 8 (17.02%) CISA
15 8 (17.02%) ISO27002
16 7 (14.89%) ITIL
16 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (14.89%) PCI QSA
17 6 (12.77%) COBIT
17 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
17 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
17 6 (12.77%) Project Management
17 6 (12.77%) Security Operations
18 5 (10.64%) GDPR
18 5 (10.64%) CESG Certified Professional

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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Legal
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Security Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Security Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Audit Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) IT Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Compliance Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (8.51%) IT Risk Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (63.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Information Security
2 46 (97.87%) Security Management
3 17 (36.17%) Risk Management
4 16 (34.04%) ISMS
5 11 (23.40%) Information Assurance
6 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
7 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
8 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (12.77%) Security Operations
10 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) CISSP
2 21 (44.68%) CISM
3 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 10 (21.28%) CRISC
6 8 (17.02%) CISA
7 7 (14.89%) PCI QSA
8 5 (10.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (8.51%) CEH
9 4 (8.51%) Degree
10 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (4.26%) CITP
10 2 (4.26%) ISEB
11 1 (2.13%) CCDP
11 1 (2.13%) CCNP
11 1 (2.13%) CCSP
11 1 (2.13%) CHFI
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.13%) GCWN
11 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (55.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
3 8 (17.02%) ISO27002
4 6 (12.77%) COBIT
5 5 (10.64%) GDPR
6 4 (8.51%) PMO
6 4 (8.51%) QA
7 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (6.38%) SLA
8 2 (4.26%) BS25999
8 2 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (4.26%) ISO 14001
8 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (4.26%) ISO22301
9 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
9 1 (2.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) CA
3 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Aruba
4 1 (2.13%) BMC
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Qualys
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) VMware