The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 176 210 213
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Contract jobs citing CISM 31 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 1.12% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 5
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£463 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £528 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £427 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.09% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
923 1071 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.42% 14.73% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 738 665
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 28 (68.29%) Information Security
3 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
4 19 (46.34%) CISA
5 12 (29.27%) Degree
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (21.95%) Data Protection
9 8 (19.51%) IIS
10 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.07%) CRISC
11 6 (14.63%) CEH
11 6 (14.63%) Banking
11 6 (14.63%) Windows
12 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
12 5 (12.20%) GIAC
12 5 (12.20%) Security Management
12 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (12.20%) COBIT
13 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
13 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
13 4 (9.76%) Legal
13 4 (9.76%) Project Management
13 4 (9.76%) Service Management
13 4 (9.76%) MS Office

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) SMTP
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) DMZ
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) International Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Security Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Information Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Auditor
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IT Auditor
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) RMADS
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) VMS
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Information Security
2 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
4 9 (21.95%) Data Protection
5 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
5 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Security Management
7 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
7 4 (9.76%) SIEM
8 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.88%) E-Discovery
9 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) CISA
3 12 (29.27%) Degree
4 7 (17.07%) CRISC
5 6 (14.63%) CEH
6 5 (12.20%) GIAC
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) GWAPT
8 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) CISMP
8 2 (4.88%) QiCA
9 1 (2.44%) SSCP
9 1 (2.44%) GSEC
9 1 (2.44%) ISSMP
9 1 (2.44%) MCP
9 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.20%) COBIT
3 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) GPG13
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Nmap
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.88%) MobileIron
3 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (4.88%) Qualys
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) Websense
4 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.44%) Tufin
4 1 (2.44%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.44%) F5
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