Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 Governance
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 882 880
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Security Governance 33 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.010% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 11
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% +17.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £430 £463
% change year-on-year +10.47% -7.03% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Information Security Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Security Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 +38 31 £450 -2.70% 2
London +4 26 £450 -33.33%
UK excluding London +39 6 £475 +10.47% 2
South East +7 4 £466 +8.43% 1
East of England -18 1 £475 +2.70%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
4 13 (39.39%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
6 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (24.24%) CISSP
8 7 (21.21%) Legal
8 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
9 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) CISA
9 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 5 (15.15%) Data Security
10 5 (15.15%) CISM
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.15%) Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Data Management
10 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
10 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) RMADS
10 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
10 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (12.12%) Network Security
11 4 (12.12%) SaaS
11 4 (12.12%) Quality Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) QlikView
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Information Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Information Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Information Governance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
3 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
4 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Data Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.15%) Data Security
6 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Internal Audit
8 3 (9.09%) IT Audit
8 3 (9.09%) OWASP
8 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Security Auditing
8 3 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) CISA
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) CISM
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CRISC
4 3 (9.09%) SANS
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (15.15%) RMADS
4 3 (9.09%) COBIT
4 3 (9.09%) GDPR
4 3 (9.09%) PMO
5 2 (6.06%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (6.06%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
2 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk