The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Information Security Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 28 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.

Information Security Governance
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 628 637
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Governance 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.025% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £363 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £399 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £785 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £515 £450
% change year-on-year -30.82% +14.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Information Security Governance 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37483 44400 43069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.14% 82.87% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24787 29149 26680
Median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +30.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Information Security Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Information Security Governance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +23 3 £575 +15.00% 6
London +22 3 £575 +15.00% 4
Harrow +14 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £356 -
South Wales - 2 £356 -
Wales - 2 £356 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Information Security Governance.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CISA
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) CRISC
3 5 (41.67%) Legal
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) ISMS
4 4 (33.33%) GDPR
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) CEH
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) COBIT

Information Security Governance
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 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Governance Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Risk Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) ISMS
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISA
1 6 (50.00%) CISM
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CRISC
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) IISP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT