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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 413 411
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2  
Contract jobs citing ISMS 22 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.069% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.081% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 8
Median daily rate £375 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.20% +5.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £368 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £541 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £433
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 £13.70
% change year-on-year - +76.82%  

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 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 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 2 £340 -9.33%
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 32 (88.89%) Information Security
2 27 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 27 (75.00%) Security Management
3 26 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (66.67%) Management Information System
5 14 (38.89%) Legal
6 11 (30.56%) Information Assurance
7 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (25.00%) CISSP
8 9 (25.00%) CISM
8 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
10 7 (19.44%) CA
10 7 (19.44%) SLA
10 7 (19.44%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Banking
11 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
12 4 (11.11%) PMO
12 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (11.11%) CISA
12 4 (11.11%) Active Directory

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:

Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (38.89%) Legal
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Information Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Information Officer
2 5 (13.89%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Information Security Officer
2 5 (13.89%) IT Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Security Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Security Officer
3 4 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Trainer
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Information Security
2 27 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 27 (75.00%) Security Management
3 11 (30.56%) Information Assurance
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) People Management
9 3 (8.33%) SIEM
9 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CISM
1 9 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) CISA
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) CEH
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) GCWN
6 1 (2.78%) GISF
6 1 (2.78%) SANS
6 1 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (19.44%) SLA
4 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.11%) PMO
4 4 (11.11%) QA
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (5.56%) GDPR
6 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.78%) COBIT
7 1 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
7 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) CA
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Aruba
5 1 (2.78%) IFS
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) VMware