The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 394 445 473
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +28
Contract jobs citing CISM 185 108 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.29% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 62 54
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£458 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £429 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.55% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9780 8349 9524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 17.32% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 4717 5006
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 395 575
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in England

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in England

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in England

CISM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISM across the England region.

CISM Hourly Rate Trend in England

CISM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the England region over the 3 months to 17 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
London +78 122 £450 -7.02% 23
North West +10 20 £500 +34.04% 6
South East -19 19 £500 +11.11% 6
West Midlands - 9 £525 -
East of England -15 7 £500 - 2
East Midlands +8 3 £519 - 2
South West - 3 £400 - 3
Yorkshire +2 2 £481 - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 304 (95.60%) CISSP
2 215 (67.61%) Information Security
3 124 (38.99%) CISA
4 111 (34.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 91 (28.62%) Finance
6 86 (27.04%) Risk Management
7 63 (19.81%) Management Information System
8 62 (19.50%) Security Management
8 62 (19.50%) Degree
9 56 (17.61%) ITIL
10 47 (14.78%) Security Architecture
11 46 (14.47%) Firewall
12 44 (13.84%) Banking
13 43 (13.52%) PCI DSS
14 41 (12.89%) Information Security Management
15 39 (12.26%) Data Protection
15 39 (12.26%) CRISC
16 36 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (11.32%) UNIX
17 35 (11.01%) Risk Assessment
17 35 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
18 34 (10.69%) Windows
18 34 (10.69%) COBIT
19 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
20 31 (9.75%) Network Security
21 30 (9.43%) CheckPoint
22 27 (8.49%) TOGAF
23 26 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
25 24 (7.55%) Legal

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (5.66%) IIS
2 16 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.52%) CMS
3 8 (2.52%) Joomla!
4 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.94%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.83%) MS Office
3 8 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) PaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (14.47%) Firewall
2 31 (9.75%) Network Security
3 19 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.03%) WAN
5 13 (4.09%) LAN
6 10 (3.14%) Internet
7 9 (2.83%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (2.52%) Intranet
8 8 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.52%) Wireless
9 7 (2.20%) DMZ
9 7 (2.20%) VPN
10 4 (1.26%) DNS
11 3 (0.94%) SAN
11 3 (0.94%) DHCP
12 2 (0.63%) LDAP
12 2 (0.63%) SSL
12 2 (0.63%) MPLS
12 2 (0.63%) VLAN
12 2 (0.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.26%) MySQL
2 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.26%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.63%) MS Access
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) GCC
1 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.31%) QADirector
1 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 91 (28.62%) Finance
2 44 (13.84%) Banking
3 24 (7.55%) Legal
4 16 (5.03%) Retail
4 16 (5.03%) Financial Institution
5 14 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.52%) Advertising
7 7 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.89%) Publishing
9 5 (1.57%) Games
9 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Military
11 2 (0.63%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.63%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) International Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (25.79%) Consultant
2 77 (24.21%) Analyst
3 74 (23.27%) Security Consultant
4 66 (20.75%) Security Analyst
5 34 (10.69%) Architect
6 32 (10.06%) Security Manager
7 31 (9.75%) Security Architect
8 26 (8.18%) Information Security Analyst
8 26 (8.18%) Information Analyst
9 24 (7.55%) Security Engineer
10 20 (6.29%) Information Security Consultant
11 19 (5.97%) Information Manager
12 17 (5.35%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (5.35%) Senior Security Analyst
13 13 (4.09%) Information Security Manager
14 12 (3.77%) IT Consultant
14 12 (3.77%) IT Security Consultant
14 12 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
15 11 (3.46%) Security Specialist
16 10 (3.14%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.83%) Web Services
2 7 (2.20%) Middleware
3 4 (1.26%) .NET
4 3 (0.94%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.63%) OLE
5 2 (0.63%) SAML
6 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.31%) WAP
6 1 (0.31%) JSP
6 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.81%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.92%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.29%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.14%) Economics
6 8 (2.52%) CESG
6 8 (2.52%) E-Learning
7 7 (2.20%) FMCG
7 7 (2.20%) CMDB
7 7 (2.20%) RMADS
8 6 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (1.57%) SecurID
10 4 (1.26%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.94%) SCADA
11 3 (0.94%) PKI
12 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.32%) UNIX
2 34 (10.69%) Windows
3 22 (6.92%) Linux
4 7 (2.20%) Solaris
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.94%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) VMS
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (67.61%) Information Security
2 86 (27.04%) Risk Management
3 62 (19.50%) Security Management
4 56 (17.61%) ITIL
5 47 (14.78%) Security Architecture
6 41 (12.89%) Information Security Management
7 39 (12.26%) Data Protection
8 36 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (11.01%) Risk Assessment
9 35 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (8.49%) TOGAF
11 22 (6.92%) PRINCE2
12 21 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (6.60%) Cyber Security
13 20 (6.29%) SIEM
14 17 (5.35%) Business Continuity
14 17 (5.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 15 (4.72%) Security Testing
15 15 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (4.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.14%) C
2 3 (0.94%) SQL
3 2 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.31%) Python
4 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 304 (95.60%) CISSP
2 124 (38.99%) CISA
3 62 (19.50%) Degree
4 39 (12.26%) CRISC
5 25 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (6.92%) CEH
7 21 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 20 (6.29%) GIAC
8 20 (6.29%) CCSA
9 19 (5.97%) CCNA
10 13 (4.09%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.09%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.20%) QiCA
11 7 (2.20%) CCNP
12 6 (1.89%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.57%) ISACA
13 5 (1.57%) MBA
14 4 (1.26%) MCSE
14 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.26%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (34.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (13.52%) PCI DSS
3 34 (10.69%) COBIT
4 16 (5.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (2.20%) QA
7 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.63%) COSO
8 1 (0.31%) GPG13
8 1 (0.31%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) RACF
4 1 (0.31%) UAG
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.31%) Snort
4 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Puppet
1 8 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.63%) OpenView
3 2 (0.63%) Nessus
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.43%) CheckPoint
3 20 (6.29%) HP
4 16 (5.03%) Qualys
5 14 (4.40%) ArcSight
6 12 (3.77%) VMware
7 11 (3.46%) Cisco
8 10 (3.14%) Oracle
8 10 (3.14%) BMC
8 10 (3.14%) Tufin
9 9 (2.83%) Fortinet
10 8 (2.52%) SAP
11 7 (2.20%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (1.57%) TippingPoint
12 5 (1.57%) McAfee
12 5 (1.57%) Juniper
13 4 (1.26%) Gemalto
14 3 (0.94%) Varonis
14 3 (0.94%) Aveksa
14 3 (0.94%) F5
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