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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 395 443 466
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +23
Contract jobs citing CISM 196 113 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 1.24% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 55
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£475 £450 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +27 100 £475 - 36
North West +4 26 £355 -22.82% 5
South East -17 24 £486 +8.05% 9
West Midlands +10 14 £433 -3.88% 6
South West +1 12 £389 -6.03% 8
East of England +9 9 £363 +20.83% 3
East Midlands -8 7 £485 +9.29%
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 8
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 325 (93.66%) CISSP
2 203 (58.50%) Information Security
3 171 (49.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 138 (39.77%) CISA
5 99 (28.53%) Risk Management
6 96 (27.67%) Finance
7 78 (22.48%) ITIL
8 69 (19.88%) Firewall
9 66 (19.02%) PCI DSS
10 60 (17.29%) Cyber Security
11 56 (16.14%) Management Information System
11 56 (16.14%) SIEM
12 52 (14.99%) Penetration Testing
12 52 (14.99%) Security Management
12 52 (14.99%) Risk Assessment
13 51 (14.70%) Data Protection
14 48 (13.83%) Security Architecture
15 44 (12.68%) CRISC
15 44 (12.68%) Degree
16 41 (11.82%) PKI
16 41 (11.82%) Network Security
17 35 (10.09%) Cisco
18 34 (9.80%) COBIT
19 32 (9.22%) ISMS
20 31 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
20 31 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
20 31 (8.93%) Banking
20 31 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 31 (8.93%) Information Security Management
21 30 (8.65%) Incident Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (5.48%) IIS
2 8 (2.31%) Apache
2 8 (2.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.17%) MS Office
2 11 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.03%) PaaS
2 13 (3.75%) IaaS
2 13 (3.75%) SaaS
3 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.86%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (19.88%) Firewall
2 41 (11.82%) Network Security
3 25 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (6.63%) SSL
5 20 (5.76%) WAN
6 13 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (3.46%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.31%) Wireless
9 7 (2.02%) VPN
9 7 (2.02%) LAN
10 5 (1.44%) Wireless Security
11 4 (1.15%) LDAP
11 4 (1.15%) DNS
12 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.86%) Internet
13 1 (0.29%) 3G
13 1 (0.29%) MPLS
13 1 (0.29%) SS7
13 1 (0.29%) TACACS
13 1 (0.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.75%) Big Data
2 8 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) QlikView
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
General
1 96 (27.67%) Finance
2 31 (8.93%) Banking
3 24 (6.92%) Legal
4 16 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.75%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.46%) Retail
7 9 (2.59%) Publishing
8 4 (1.15%) Law
8 4 (1.15%) Advertising
9 3 (0.86%) Military
9 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 101 (29.11%) Analyst
2 81 (23.34%) Security Analyst
3 64 (18.44%) Consultant
4 58 (16.71%) Security Consultant
5 55 (15.85%) Security Manager
6 50 (14.41%) Security Architect
6 50 (14.41%) Architect
7 38 (10.95%) Information Analyst
7 38 (10.95%) Information Security Analyst
8 23 (6.63%) Information Manager
9 20 (5.76%) Information Security Manager
10 19 (5.48%) Information Security Consultant
11 18 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (4.32%) Risk Analyst
12 15 (4.32%) Security Engineer
13 13 (3.75%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.46%) Security Officer
15 11 (3.17%) IT Risk Analyst
16 10 (2.88%) Security Project Manager
16 10 (2.88%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) Middleware
2 3 (0.86%) .NET
2 3 (0.86%) SOAP
3 2 (0.58%) Web Services
3 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.58%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.29%) WCF
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.14%) Management Information System
2 41 (11.82%) PKI
3 30 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.92%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (5.19%) CESG
6 17 (4.90%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.59%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (2.31%) Cryptography
10 7 (2.02%) RMADS
11 5 (1.44%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.15%) SCADA
12 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.86%) Life Science
13 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.86%) Human Factors
13 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.65%) Windows
2 17 (4.90%) Linux
3 16 (4.61%) UNIX
4 3 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.29%) VMS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (58.50%) Information Security
2 99 (28.53%) Risk Management
3 78 (22.48%) ITIL
4 60 (17.29%) Cyber Security
5 56 (16.14%) SIEM
6 52 (14.99%) Security Management
6 52 (14.99%) Risk Assessment
6 52 (14.99%) Penetration Testing
7 51 (14.70%) Data Protection
8 48 (13.83%) Security Architecture
9 32 (9.22%) ISMS
10 31 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 31 (8.93%) Information Security Management
10 31 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
11 30 (8.65%) Incident Management
12 28 (8.07%) TOGAF
12 28 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (7.78%) PRINCE2
14 25 (7.20%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.17%) SQL
2 4 (1.15%) C
3 2 (0.58%) Java
4 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.29%) C#
4 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 325 (93.66%) CISSP
2 138 (39.77%) CISA
3 44 (12.68%) Degree
3 44 (12.68%) CRISC
4 29 (8.36%) Security Cleared
5 28 (8.07%) CISMP
6 23 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (6.05%) SC Cleared
8 20 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (4.61%) CEH
9 16 (4.61%) ISSAP
10 14 (4.03%) CCENT
11 10 (2.88%) CCSA
12 9 (2.59%) GIAC
12 9 (2.59%) CCSP
12 9 (2.59%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.31%) CCNA
14 7 (2.02%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.73%) GSEC
16 5 (1.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (49.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (19.02%) PCI DSS
3 34 (9.80%) COBIT
4 20 (5.76%) QA
5 13 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.58%) EMIR
8 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.29%) COSO
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.29%) SLA
8 1 (0.29%) BS7799
8 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) Nessus
2 4 (1.15%) OpenView
3 3 (0.86%) SCCM
4 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (10.09%) Cisco
2 30 (8.65%) CheckPoint
3 23 (6.63%) Kaspersky
4 22 (6.34%) Clearswift
5 19 (5.48%) Citrix
6 18 (5.19%) VMware
7 16 (4.61%) McAfee
8 14 (4.03%) SAP
9 13 (3.75%) Microsoft
10 12 (3.46%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (2.59%) Oracle
11 9 (2.59%) Symantec
12 8 (2.31%) Sourcefire
13 7 (2.02%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.73%) Websense
14 6 (1.73%) Qualys
14 6 (1.73%) LogRhythm
15 4 (1.15%) Splunk
15 4 (1.15%) Rackspace
15 4 (1.15%) Remedy
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