The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
England / London
Rank 384 422 395
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27  
Contract jobs citing ISMS 14 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.041% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.048% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 18
Median daily rate £588 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.02% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £328 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £538 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £376
% change year-on-year +3.33% +19.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

ISMS is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ISMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in London

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in London

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISMS in London

ISMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISMS in London

ISMS
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 ISMS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +2 1 £575 +4.54%
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 20 (95.24%) Information Security
2 17 (80.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (66.67%) Security Management
4 13 (61.90%) Information Security Management
5 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
6 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
7 7 (33.33%) CISSP
8 6 (28.57%) CISM
8 6 (28.57%) Legal
8 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
9 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
9 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) CISA
10 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (19.05%) QA
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (19.05%) GDPR
10 4 (19.05%) PMO
11 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 3 (14.29%) Project Management
11 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (14.29%) CEH

ISMS
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 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
General
1 6 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Information Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Governance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Information Security
2 14 (66.67%) Security Management
3 13 (61.90%) Information Security Management
4 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
6 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) Data Security
9 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) CISA
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CEH
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.76%) GCWN
6 1 (4.76%) GISF
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (19.05%) GDPR
3 4 (19.05%) PMO
3 4 (19.05%) QA
4 1 (4.76%) COBIT
4 1 (4.76%) ISO27002
4 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) CA
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix