Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 552 600 563
Rank change year-on-year +48 -37 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 72 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.096% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 47
London median daily rate £526 £413 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.42% -28.26% +27.78%
10th Percentile £296 £294 £339
90th Percentile £783 £600 £756
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +9.89%
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 41,142 41,864 38,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.87% 88.09% 87.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,661 30,436 27,850
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £648
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 390 441
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.30 £12.13
90th Percentile £54.52 £49.02 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.22 £25.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -11.14% +9.06% +4.19%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -3 17 £450 +43.08% 12
West London +11 10 £525 +5.00% 4
East London - 3 - - 6
South London - 1 £575 -
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 72 (100.00%) Security Management
1 72 (100.00%) Information Security
2 51 (70.83%) ISMS
3 23 (31.94%) Finance
3 23 (31.94%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (30.56%) Law
4 22 (30.56%) Sony
4 22 (30.56%) Management Information System
5 21 (29.17%) Windows
6 19 (26.39%) Risk Management
7 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (25.00%) CISSP
8 17 (23.61%) CISM
8 17 (23.61%) Data Protection
8 17 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (19.44%) Legal
10 12 (16.67%) CISA
10 12 (16.67%) Office 365
11 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (15.28%) Firewall
12 10 (13.89%) VMware
12 10 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
13 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.50%) Security Architecture
13 9 (12.50%) GDPR
14 8 (11.11%) Security Operations
14 8 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (11.11%) Information Governance

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Office 365
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) VPN
3 6 (8.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.94%) MPLS
4 5 (6.94%) Network Security
5 3 (4.17%) DNS
5 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.78%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (1.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Law
3 14 (19.44%) Legal
4 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Support Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 8 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Governance Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Information Governance Manager
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Security Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Information Officer
8 4 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (9.72%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.94%) Cybercrime
4 5 (6.94%) NHS
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.78%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Information Security
1 72 (100.00%) Security Management
2 51 (70.83%) ISMS
3 23 (31.94%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (26.39%) Risk Management
5 17 (23.61%) Data Protection
6 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
6 10 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 8 (11.11%) Information Governance
8 8 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 7 (9.72%) Computer Forensics
9 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.72%) Project Management
9 7 (9.72%) SIEM
10 6 (8.33%) Information Management
10 6 (8.33%) ITSM
11 5 (6.94%) Data Privacy
11 5 (6.94%) DevOps
11 5 (6.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C#
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) CISSP
2 17 (23.61%) CISM
3 12 (16.67%) CISA
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.33%) CCIE
5 6 (8.33%) CRISC
5 6 (8.33%) EnCE
5 6 (8.33%) GCED
5 6 (8.33%) GSEC
5 6 (8.33%) ISACA
5 6 (8.33%) SANS
6 5 (6.94%) Degree
6 5 (6.94%) ISEB
7 4 (5.56%) ISSMP
8 3 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) GREM
9 2 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.50%) GDPR
3 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.94%) QA
3 5 (6.94%) SLA
4 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (4.17%) COBIT
5 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.39%) COSO
7 1 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (8.33%) EnCase
1 6 (8.33%) FTK
2 3 (4.17%) QRadar
2 3 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Sony
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Qualys
5 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.94%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.17%) Dell
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (4.17%) IBM
7 3 (4.17%) Okta
7 3 (4.17%) Sophos
7 3 (4.17%) Tufin
7 3 (4.17%) Veeam
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 2 (2.78%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.39%) Capita
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat