The median contractor rate for a Information Security Manager was £459 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
England / London
Rank 388 417 400
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 18 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.094% 0.086% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.090% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 16
Median daily rate £459 £475 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% -9.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £626 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -11.84% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Harrow - 2 - -
City of London +4 1 - - 4
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Information Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (29.41%) CISSP
4 9 (26.47%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
5 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
5 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 7 (20.59%) ISMS
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (17.65%) Intel
7 6 (17.65%) Legal
7 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
7 6 (17.65%) Security Management
8 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) CyberArk
9 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.76%) CISA
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Security
10 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Retail

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
General
1 6 (17.65%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.94%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
4 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 7 (20.59%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (20.59%) ISMS
6 6 (17.65%) Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Data Management
9 3 (8.82%) Data Security
9 3 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (8.82%) People Management
9 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) CISSP
2 9 (26.47%) CISM
3 4 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (5.88%) CEH
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) APMP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) GDPR
3 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.94%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Intel
2 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
3 4 (11.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec