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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management
England / South East
Rank 233 255 243
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £525 £463 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +39.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £403 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £450 £333
% change year-on-year -15.00% +35.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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 6306 7493 7783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.55% 81.26% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4607 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 276
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Hampshire +6 4 £488 +8.33%
Berkshire +28 2 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Information Security Management
England

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (100.00%) Security Management
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) ISMS
3 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
5 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) CISM
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) CISA
7 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
8 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
9 2 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (12.50%) ISO22301
9 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management

Information Security Management
Top Related 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 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Security Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
1 16 (100.00%) Security Management
2 12 (75.00%) ISMS
3 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) BCP
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CCDP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCSP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.25%) CISMP
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS
5 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (12.50%) ISO22301
4 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
4 1 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 2 (12.50%) VMware