The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 249 251
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2  
Contract jobs citing ISMS 27 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 3
Median daily rate £475 £474 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -7.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £410 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52%  
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 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 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
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 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in the South East

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISMS in the South East

ISMS
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 ISMS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISMS in the South East

ISMS
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 ISMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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 +18 11 £475 +18.75% 4
Hampshire - 5 £450 - 3
Oxfordshire -2 4 £475 -
Middlesex - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire -24 2 £475 -
Berkshire +23 1 £515 - 4
West Sussex +11 1 - - 1
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 37 (82.22%) Information Security
2 32 (71.11%) CISSP
3 30 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 24 (53.33%) CISM
6 22 (48.89%) Risk Management
7 17 (37.78%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (35.56%) Information Security Management
8 16 (35.56%) Security Management
9 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
11 11 (24.44%) Legal
12 10 (22.22%) Finance
13 9 (20.00%) RMADS
13 9 (20.00%) CESG
13 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 9 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.78%) Information Assurance
14 8 (17.78%) CRISC
14 8 (17.78%) ITIL
15 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (15.56%) CCSP
15 7 (15.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
15 7 (15.56%) Cryptography
15 7 (15.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 6 (13.33%) Smart Energy
16 6 (13.33%) Identity Access Management

ISMS
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) IPsec
2 5 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Legal
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Security Advisor
4 6 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Designer
6 4 (8.89%) Security Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.44%) CISSP Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Information Officer
8 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.00%) CESG
3 6 (13.33%) Smart Energy
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) BYOD
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Information Security
2 22 (48.89%) Risk Management
3 17 (37.78%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (35.56%) Information Security Management
4 16 (35.56%) Security Management
5 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (17.78%) Information Assurance
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Cryptography
8 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Service Management
9 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (11.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) CISSP
2 24 (53.33%) CISM
3 9 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (17.78%) CRISC
4 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) CCSP
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (15.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (13.33%) CCDP
6 6 (13.33%) CCNP
6 6 (13.33%) CISA
6 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
8 3 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (2.22%) CEH
9 1 (2.22%) CLAS
9 1 (2.22%) IISP
9 1 (2.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 9 (20.00%) RMADS
4 7 (15.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (11.11%) ISO 22301
5 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (8.89%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (8.89%) JSP 440
7 3 (6.67%) SSAE 16
8 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (2.22%) COBIT
9 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (2.22%) FedRAMP
9 1 (2.22%) HIPAA
9 1 (2.22%) ISO 31000
9 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco
1 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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