The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 113 107 138
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.54% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 2.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
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£450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
696 620 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.18% 25.56% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 260
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £192 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CISM
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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
Slough +2 1 £450 -18.18%
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
CISM
South East

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISA
2 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (38.46%) Regular Expression
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) BS25999
7 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) MAPM
7 2 (15.38%) CGEIT
7 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) GCIH
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) PMP
7 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (38.46%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) ISMS
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) MAPM
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CGEIT
4 2 (15.38%) PMP
4 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (15.38%) GIAC
4 2 (15.38%) GCIH
5 1 (7.69%) QiCA
5 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) BS25999
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
1 2 (15.38%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP