Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 543 541
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 46 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.100% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 48
London median daily rate £438 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +27.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £359 £331
90th Percentile £599 £738 £538
England median daily rate £500 £506 £450
% change year-on-year -1.23% +12.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -80.00% - -

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 39,938 35,984 37,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.02% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,177 25,888 26,698
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 425 458
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £13.39 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.30
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 7 £315 -16.13% 6
West London -26 1 £500 +5.26% 3
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 45 (97.83%) Security Management
3 27 (58.70%) Management Information System
4 19 (41.30%) ISMS
5 16 (34.78%) ITIL
6 15 (32.61%) Service Management
7 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (28.26%) CISSP
8 13 (28.26%) PCI DSS
9 12 (26.09%) GDPR
10 11 (23.91%) ITSM
11 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
11 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (21.74%) CISM
11 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
11 10 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
12 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance
12 9 (19.57%) Business Continuity
13 8 (17.39%) CISA
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
13 8 (17.39%) Project Management
14 7 (15.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
14 7 (15.22%) Change Management
15 6 (13.04%) Information Management
15 6 (13.04%) CESG
15 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (13.04%) Firewall

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 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) IaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) Network Security
3 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) VLAN
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) git-flow
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Local Government
4 2 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Security Officer
2 8 (17.39%) Information Officer
2 8 (17.39%) Information Security Officer
3 7 (15.22%) Security Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Information Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Compliance Officer
5 5 (10.87%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Security Officer
6 4 (8.70%) Security Compliance Officer
7 3 (6.52%) Head of Information
7 3 (6.52%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) Head of Security
7 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Memcached
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (58.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) CESG
2 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.70%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 45 (97.83%) Security Management
3 19 (41.30%) ISMS
4 16 (34.78%) ITIL
5 15 (32.61%) Service Management
6 11 (23.91%) ITSM
7 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 10 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.57%) Business Continuity
8 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance
9 8 (17.39%) Project Management
10 7 (15.22%) Change Management
10 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (13.04%) Information Management
12 5 (10.87%) BCP
12 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
12 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CISSP
2 10 (21.74%) CISM
3 8 (17.39%) CISA
4 6 (13.04%) IISP
5 4 (8.70%) CRISC
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) CITP
8 1 (2.17%) CLAS
8 1 (2.17%) GIAC
8 1 (2.17%) ISACA
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB
8 1 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.17%) MBCS
8 1 (2.17%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (28.26%) PCI DSS
3 12 (26.09%) GDPR
4 7 (15.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (6.52%) RMADS
7 2 (4.35%) SLA
8 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) RSA Archer
2 2 (4.35%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Mercator
2 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Iron Mountain
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.17%) Capita
3 1 (2.17%) Facebook
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) IBM