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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 419 388 441
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +53
Contract jobs citing CISM 150 154 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.69% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 107 40
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £405
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% +26.92%
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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
10465 9126 7522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.94% 19.61% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6129 4987 4041
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 432 456
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -27.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 -24 61 £475 +5.55% 28
South East -5 42 £450 -10.00% 10
South West +7 23 £525 +101.92% 1
North West -4 13 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England +9 4 £413 +18.27% 2
West Midlands -9 4 £413 -13.15% 2
Yorkshire -7 2 £388 -26.19% 3
East Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 323 (95.28%) CISSP
2 215 (63.42%) Information Security
3 162 (47.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (35.69%) Risk Management
5 120 (35.40%) CISA
6 84 (24.78%) Finance
7 82 (24.19%) ITIL
7 82 (24.19%) PCI DSS
8 73 (21.53%) Management Information System
9 65 (19.17%) CRISC
10 63 (18.58%) Security Management
11 61 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (17.70%) PRINCE2
13 52 (15.34%) Degree
14 44 (12.98%) Data Protection
14 44 (12.98%) Security Architecture
15 40 (11.80%) Security Cleared
15 40 (11.80%) Firewall
16 39 (11.50%) Risk Assessment
16 39 (11.50%) Vulnerability Management
17 37 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
18 31 (9.14%) GIAC
19 30 (8.85%) Legal
19 30 (8.85%) SIEM
20 28 (8.26%) Cyber Security
20 28 (8.26%) OWASP
21 27 (7.96%) CEH
22 26 (7.67%) Project Management
22 26 (7.67%) Information Security Management
22 26 (7.67%) Information Assurance

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 25 (7.37%) IIS
2 10 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.88%) Apache
3 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.77%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.59%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) SaaS
2 4 (1.18%) PaaS
2 4 (1.18%) IaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.80%) Firewall
2 23 (6.78%) Network Security
3 19 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.54%) WAN
5 10 (2.95%) LAN
5 10 (2.95%) Wireless
6 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.47%) VPN
8 4 (1.18%) DNS
8 4 (1.18%) SSL
8 4 (1.18%) Wireless Security
8 4 (1.18%) SSH
9 3 (0.88%) LDAP
9 3 (0.88%) DMZ
9 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.59%) DHCP
10 2 (0.59%) OSPF
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (1.18%) MS Access
2 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.59%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.29%) GCC
2 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 84 (24.78%) Finance
2 30 (8.85%) Legal
3 23 (6.78%) Banking
4 22 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.36%) Retail
6 8 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.77%) Publishing
8 4 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (28.61%) Analyst
2 91 (26.84%) Consultant
3 88 (25.96%) Security Consultant
3 88 (25.96%) Security Analyst
4 49 (14.45%) Security Manager
5 48 (14.16%) Information Security Analyst
5 48 (14.16%) Information Analyst
6 33 (9.73%) Security Architect
6 33 (9.73%) Architect
7 26 (7.67%) Information Security Consultant
8 22 (6.49%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.01%) Security Engineer
10 16 (4.72%) Information Manager
11 14 (4.13%) Security Project Manager
12 13 (3.83%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (3.83%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (3.54%) Risk Analyst
13 12 (3.54%) IT Security Consultant
13 12 (3.54%) IT Consultant
14 10 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.06%) Web Services
2 3 (0.88%) .NET
2 3 (0.88%) SOAP
3 2 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.53%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.01%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (3.54%) FMCG
4 12 (3.54%) CESG
4 12 (3.54%) PKI
4 12 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.65%) RMADS
5 9 (2.65%) Human Factors
6 7 (2.06%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.06%) CMDB
7 6 (1.77%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (1.77%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.18%) SCADA
8 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.88%) Statistics
10 1 (0.29%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.08%) UNIX
2 21 (6.19%) Windows
3 19 (5.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (63.42%) Information Security
2 121 (35.69%) Risk Management
3 82 (24.19%) ITIL
4 63 (18.58%) Security Management
5 61 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (17.70%) PRINCE2
7 44 (12.98%) Data Protection
7 44 (12.98%) Security Architecture
8 39 (11.50%) Risk Assessment
8 39 (11.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
10 30 (8.85%) SIEM
11 28 (8.26%) OWASP
11 28 (8.26%) Cyber Security
12 26 (7.67%) Information Assurance
12 26 (7.67%) Project Management
12 26 (7.67%) Information Security Management
13 25 (7.37%) Change Control
14 23 (6.78%) TOGAF
15 22 (6.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.18%) C
3 2 (0.59%) Java
3 2 (0.59%) Python
3 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.29%) R
4 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 323 (95.28%) CISSP
2 120 (35.40%) CISA
3 65 (19.17%) CRISC
4 52 (15.34%) Degree
5 40 (11.80%) Security Cleared
6 31 (9.14%) GIAC
7 27 (7.96%) CEH
8 24 (7.08%) SC Cleared
9 18 (5.31%) CISMP
10 16 (4.72%) ISSAP
11 14 (4.13%) DV Cleared
12 13 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (3.54%) CCNA
13 12 (3.54%) PMP
13 12 (3.54%) PMI Certification
14 11 (3.24%) ISSMP
15 9 (2.65%) SSCP
16 8 (2.36%) CCSA
16 8 (2.36%) GSEC
16 8 (2.36%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (47.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (24.19%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.78%) COBIT
4 16 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.88%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.29%) COSO
System Software
1 12 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.88%) Nmap
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) UAG
4 1 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.36%) Nessus
2 7 (2.06%) Puppet
2 7 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.77%) SCCM
4 3 (0.88%) OpenView
4 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (5.31%) CheckPoint
2 17 (5.01%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.83%) Cisco
4 12 (3.54%) Oracle
4 12 (3.54%) Qualys
4 12 (3.54%) ArcSight
5 10 (2.95%) VMware
5 10 (2.95%) HP
5 10 (2.95%) BMC
6 9 (2.65%) Juniper
6 9 (2.65%) Cyber-Ark
7 8 (2.36%) McAfee
7 8 (2.36%) Websense
8 7 (2.06%) F5
9 6 (1.77%) MobileIron
9 6 (1.77%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.47%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.47%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.18%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (0.88%) Sophos
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