The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 22 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 263 244
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 12 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.089% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £413 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -19.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £403 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £644 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £538 £433
% change year-on-year -26.51% +24.27%  
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%  

Information Security Management 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6447 7396 7617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.98% 81.98% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4529 4403
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 274 265
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the South East

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in the South East

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in the South East

Information Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Management in the South East

Information Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Surrey +9 5 £450 +12.50% 3
Hampshire +10 2 £475 -32.33%
Oxfordshire -6 2 £450 -
Berkshire +17 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management 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 South East region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 19 (100.00%) Security Management
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (84.21%) ISMS
3 14 (73.68%) Management Information System
4 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) CISSP
6 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
7 7 (36.84%) CISM
8 6 (31.58%) Service Management
8 6 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (31.58%) SAP
8 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
8 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
9 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) CCSP
10 4 (21.05%) CCNP
10 4 (21.05%) CCDP
10 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Economy
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
1 19 (100.00%) Security Management
2 16 (84.21%) ISMS
3 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
7 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
7 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (31.58%) Service Management
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
8 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
9 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
9 4 (21.05%) SAP Security
9 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) CCDP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCSP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.26%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) CISMP
5 1 (5.26%) CLAS
5 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (21.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (21.05%) ISO 22301
4 3 (15.79%) JSP 440
4 3 (15.79%) RMADS
5 2 (10.53%) COBIT
6 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft