Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 591 565
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 +2
Contract jobs citing ISMS 31 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 32
London median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £325 £312
90th Percentile £725 £675 £533
England median daily rate £460 £475 £443
% change year-on-year -3.16% +7.34% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £27.61 -
% change year-on-year -60.16% - -

ISMS 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 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 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 -3 4 £315 -16.13% 1
North London - 1 £375 -
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 30 (96.77%) Information Security
2 23 (74.19%) Security Management
3 22 (70.97%) Information Security Management
4 21 (67.74%) Management Information System
5 15 (48.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (29.03%) CISSP
8 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
8 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) Legal
10 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) Information Assurance
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
11 5 (16.13%) Law
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) CESG
12 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.90%) SLA
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (12.90%) CA
12 4 (12.90%) CISA
12 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
13 3 (9.68%) COBIT

ISMS
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 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) git-flow
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Legal
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Information Officer
3 5 (16.13%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (16.13%) Security Officer
4 3 (9.68%) Head of Information
4 3 (9.68%) Head of Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Head of Security
4 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Information Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Trainer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
1 1 (3.23%) Memcached
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
1 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) CESG
3 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Information Security
2 23 (74.19%) Security Management
3 22 (70.97%) Information Security Management
4 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
6 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (19.35%) Information Assurance
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Change Control
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
9 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Remediation Plan
10 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) CISA
3 3 (9.68%) CEH
3 3 (9.68%) CISM
3 3 (9.68%) CRISC
4 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.23%) CLAS
4 1 (3.23%) SANS
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (12.90%) SLA
4 3 (9.68%) COBIT
4 3 (9.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (9.68%) GDPR
5 2 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) IFS