The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 132 140
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing ISMS 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.037% 0.27% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.34% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £365 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% -  
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2224 2327 2452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.83% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1538 1664
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £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 the South West

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

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in the South West

ISMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire +4 1 £365 -25.12% 1
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (55.56%) Aruba
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 5 (55.56%) SANS
2 5 (55.56%) Data Encryption
2 5 (55.56%) Network Segmentation
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint

ISMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Data Encryption
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Network Segmentation
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Facilities Management
3 3 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SANS
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Aruba
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft