The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 117 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 2.47% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
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£600 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
CISM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
699 688 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.57% 26.81% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 281 230
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £12.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £30.50 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISM across the Berkshire region.

CISM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 2 £600 +20.00%
Slough +2 1 £450 -18.18%
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
CISM
South East

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 10 (66.67%) CISA
3 8 (53.33%) Information Security
4 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (46.67%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
5 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) CRISC
8 2 (13.33%) CGEIT
8 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) MAPM
8 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) GCIH
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) TOGAF

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Auditor
3 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Auditor
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) SIEM
3 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISMS
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 10 (66.67%) CISA
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (13.33%) GCIH
4 2 (13.33%) MAPM
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CGEIT
4 2 (13.33%) PMP
4 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.67%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) COSO
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Juniper
1 1 (6.67%) F5