The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 56 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing CISM 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.02% 1.21% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £675 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - -
CISM
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 165 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.33% 14.18% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 93
Median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £311 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -8.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £675 -
CISM
North West

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CISM.

1 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 13 (81.25%) Risk Management
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (56.25%) Network Security
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) SIEM
5 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (50.00%) Threat Management
5 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (43.75%) Information Security
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (18.75%) COBIT
9 3 (18.75%) SDLC
9 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
10 2 (12.50%) CISA
11 1 (6.25%) Data Security
11 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 1 (6.25%) CITP
11 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
11 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
11 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
11 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Audit Manager
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (6.25%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Risk Management
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (50.00%) SIEM
3 8 (50.00%) Threat Management
3 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (43.75%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.25%) CITP
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) IISP
4 1 (6.25%) MBCS
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley