The median contractor rate for an Information Security Risk Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Security Risk Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 637 644
Rank change year-on-year +37 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -13.63% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Information Security Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Security Risk Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Top 4 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 Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +44 1 £475 -20.83% 1
Luton -4 1 £475 -13.63%
East of England -4 1 £475 -13.63%
Bedfordshire -7 1 £475 -13.63%

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Information Security 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 Security Risk Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (60.00%) ISMS
3 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Governance
3 3 (60.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (60.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) Master's Degree
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce

Information Security 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Governance
3 3 (60.00%) ISMS
3 3 (60.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 2 (40.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005