Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 567 565
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 33
London median daily rate £525 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +11.05%
10th Percentile £425 £450 £365
90th Percentile £650 £700 £633
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +12 11 £581 +13.41% 3
West London -10 3 £473 -5.50% 1
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 56 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (41.07%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (39.29%) GDPR
4 20 (35.71%) Project Management
5 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 10 (17.86%) CISSP
9 9 (16.07%) Banking
9 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
10 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (12.50%) CISM
11 7 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
13 5 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (8.93%) PMP
13 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
13 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
13 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
14 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
14 4 (7.14%) NHS
14 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.14%) CISA
14 4 (7.14%) Security Management
14 4 (7.14%) Legal

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Blockchain
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (5.36%) FMCG
3 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CESG
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (35.71%) Project Management
3 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
7 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
10 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.14%) Security Management
11 3 (5.36%) Budget Control
11 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
11 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity Planning
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.36%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (5.36%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) CISSP
2 7 (12.50%) CISM
3 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
3 5 (8.93%) PMP
4 4 (7.14%) CISA
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) CISMP
6 2 (3.57%) CRISC
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.57%) SANS
6 2 (3.57%) SSCP
7 1 (1.79%) CLAS
7 1 (1.79%) IISP
7 1 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) GDPR
1 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.57%) RSA Archer
1 2 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (3.57%) Clearswift
2 2 (3.57%) FireEye
2 2 (3.57%) Lumension
2 2 (3.57%) McAfee
2 2 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco