Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 333 362
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29 +14
Contract jobs citing ISMS 48 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 23
South East median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -12.20%
10th Percentile £319 £406 £338
90th Percentile £650 £556 £498
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -6 22 £520 -0.95% 1
Buckinghamshire -24 18 £523 -0.48% 1
Surrey - 13 £388 -
Hampshire -2 7 £250 -44.44% 1
Middlesex +8 3 £414 -24.82%
Berkshire +11 2 £400 -13.04%
Oxfordshire +10 2 £485 -
West Sussex -8 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 44 (91.67%) Information Security
2 38 (79.17%) Information Security Management
2 38 (79.17%) Security Management
3 34 (70.83%) Management Information System
4 28 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 16 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (25.00%) CISSP
7 12 (25.00%) Service Management
7 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
9 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
9 10 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (20.83%) SAP
10 9 (18.75%) IBM
10 9 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (18.75%) Legal
10 9 (18.75%) Information Assurance
10 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (16.67%) Internal Audit
11 8 (16.67%) CESG
12 7 (14.58%) IT Governance
12 7 (14.58%) Finance
12 7 (14.58%) CISM
12 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL V3

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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP GRC
2 2 (4.17%) SAP SM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.08%) IPsec
3 1 (2.08%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.75%) Legal
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Compliance Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) IT Governance Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Security Advisor
4 4 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 34 (70.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) BBC
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Information Security
2 38 (79.17%) Information Security Management
2 38 (79.17%) Security Management
3 24 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 16 (33.33%) ITIL
5 12 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (25.00%) Service Management
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
7 9 (18.75%) Information Assurance
7 9 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (16.67%) Internal Audit
9 7 (14.58%) IT Governance
9 7 (14.58%) ITIL V3
9 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
9 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.50%) CRAMM
10 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) CISSP
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) CISM
4 4 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (6.25%) CRISC
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (4.17%) CISA
6 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CLAS
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 10 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (12.50%) ISO 31000
5 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
6 4 (8.33%) COBIT
6 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (8.33%) QA
7 3 (6.25%) SLA
8 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (2.08%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (2.08%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec