Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Risk Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Risk Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 874 881
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
UK median daily rate £488 £603 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.09% +2.55% +17.50%
10th Percentile £436 £408 £521
90th Percentile £525 £699 £684
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Information Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Information Risk Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Risk Manager in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Risk Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Risk Manager in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +17 8 £488 -19.09% 2
UK excluding London +20 7 £500 +11.11% 1
North of England +57 5 £500 - 1
North East - 5 £500 -
London -20 1 £450 -34.78% 1
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £475 -

Information Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Information Risk Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Risk Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
6 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (12.50%) GDPR
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) CISA
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) IT Governance

Information Risk Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (37.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS