The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Information Security Manager
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 407 421
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 22 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 11
Median daily rate £480 £538 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.69% -6.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £625 £875
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
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 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
Median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Information Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 -5 3 £788 +43.18% 1
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 40 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
4 10 (25.00%) Legal
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) CISSP
4 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
5 9 (22.50%) CISM
6 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (17.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (17.50%) GDPR
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Intel
8 6 (15.00%) McAfee
8 6 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (15.00%) Information Security Governance
9 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) Network Security
9 5 (12.50%) ISMS
9 5 (12.50%) Retail
9 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.00%) CISA
10 4 (10.00%) Security Management
10 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) DMZ
General
1 10 (25.00%) Legal
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
6 7 (17.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (15.00%) Information Security Governance
8 5 (12.50%) ISMS
8 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
9 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (10.00%) Security Management
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.50%) Data Management
10 3 (7.50%) Data Security
10 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) CISM
3 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) CEH
5 2 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.50%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Intel
2 6 (15.00%) McAfee
3 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Qualys
3 1 (2.50%) VMware