The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 572 572
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 54 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 24
Median daily rate £400 £550 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +24.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £410 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £700 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -22.72% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £24.23 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 £13.70
% change year-on-year - +76.82%  

Information Security Management 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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Top 30 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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -7 49 £400 -27.27% 28
London -3 18 £400 -37.86% 6
South East +18 13 £475 -5.00% 9
East of England -8 6 £475 +8.57% 3
Surrey +11 5 £450 - 5
Scotland +34 4 - -
North West +15 4 £304 -49.37% 3
City of London -4 4 £478 +27.33% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £401 -
Yorkshire - 4 £250 - 2
Liverpool - 3 £313 -
Merseyside - 3 £313 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £475 - 1
West Midlands +15 2 £300 -55.55% 1
Hampshire +9 2 £475 -32.33%
Cambridge +3 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 2
Wakefield - 2 £275 -
Winchester - 2 £475 -
Birmingham - 2 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Berkshire +23 1 - - 2
Edinburgh +21 1 - -
Reading +20 1 - - 1
Cheshire +19 1 £295 -50.83%
Wiltshire -1 1 £365 -32.71% 1
South West -6 1 £365 -35.96% 2

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management 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 Management.

1 110 (100.00%) Security Management
1 110 (100.00%) Information Security
2 78 (70.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (65.45%) ISMS
4 62 (56.36%) Management Information System
5 31 (28.18%) CISSP
6 30 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 29 (26.36%) CISM
8 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
8 28 (25.45%) ITIL
8 28 (25.45%) PCI DSS
9 24 (21.82%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
11 22 (20.00%) Legal
11 22 (20.00%) Data Protection
12 20 (18.18%) Finance
13 19 (17.27%) Project Management
14 18 (16.36%) Firewall
14 18 (16.36%) Information Assurance
14 18 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 16 (14.55%) CISA
15 16 (14.55%) Windows
16 15 (13.64%) Cisco
16 15 (13.64%) CheckPoint
16 15 (13.64%) COBIT
17 14 (12.73%) Security Architecture
17 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.73%) LAN
17 14 (12.73%) WAN
18 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery

Information Security Management
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 5 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) Firewall
2 14 (12.73%) LAN
2 14 (12.73%) WAN
3 10 (9.09%) DNS
4 6 (5.45%) NetScaler
4 6 (5.45%) SSL
4 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.45%) VPN
4 6 (5.45%) Wireless
5 5 (4.55%) LDAP
6 4 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (3.64%) SAN
7 3 (2.73%) Skype
8 2 (1.82%) DHCP
8 2 (1.82%) Internet
8 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.91%) DMZ
9 1 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 22 (20.00%) Legal
2 20 (18.18%) Finance
3 12 (10.91%) Banking
4 10 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Law
5 4 (3.64%) Local Government
6 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Automotive
7 2 (1.82%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.91%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Consultant
2 21 (19.09%) Security Consultant
3 18 (16.36%) Analyst
4 15 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
5 12 (10.91%) Security Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Security Officer
7 9 (8.18%) Architect
7 9 (8.18%) Security Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Security Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Information Security Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) CISSP Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Information Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Risk Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Information Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Information Officer
10 6 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (5.45%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 62 (56.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (6.36%) CESG
5 6 (5.45%) Clustering
6 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.55%) PKI
7 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.73%) FMCG
9 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.82%) PMI
9 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) Linux
5 4 (3.64%) AIX
5 4 (3.64%) Unix
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Information Security
1 110 (100.00%) Security Management
2 72 (65.45%) ISMS
3 30 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 28 (25.45%) ITIL
5 24 (21.82%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 19 (17.27%) Project Management
8 18 (16.36%) Information Assurance
9 14 (12.73%) Security Architecture
10 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery
11 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.00%) Migration
11 11 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (9.09%) Business Continuity
12 10 (9.09%) Change Management
12 10 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (9.09%) Security Operations
12 10 (9.09%) Service Management
12 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) CISSP
2 29 (26.36%) CISM
3 16 (14.55%) CISA
4 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.82%) Degree
6 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (5.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (5.45%) ISEB
8 6 (5.45%) SANS
9 5 (4.55%) CCDP
9 5 (4.55%) CCNP
9 5 (4.55%) CCSP
9 5 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.64%) CEH
10 4 (3.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 4 (3.64%) PCI QSA
10 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (2.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (70.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (25.45%) PCI DSS
3 18 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (13.64%) COBIT
5 11 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (10.00%) SLA
6 8 (7.27%) GDPR
7 5 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (4.55%) QA
8 4 (3.64%) ISO 22301
8 4 (3.64%) JSP 440
8 4 (3.64%) NIST 800
8 4 (3.64%) PMO
8 4 (3.64%) RMADS
9 3 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (1.82%) ISO 14001
10 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.91%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (6.36%) SCOM
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.73%) SCCM
3 3 (2.73%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) CheckPoint
2 15 (13.64%) Cisco
3 12 (10.91%) McAfee
4 10 (9.09%) Citrix
4 10 (9.09%) Juniper
5 8 (7.27%) SAP
6 7 (6.36%) IBM
7 6 (5.45%) Aruba
7 6 (5.45%) CA
7 6 (5.45%) HP
8 4 (3.64%) VMware
9 3 (2.73%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.91%) BMC
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle
10 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.91%) Remedy
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