The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 274 352 328
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -24
Contract jobs citing CISM 132 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.40% 1.64% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 45 59
Average daily rate £550 £500 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 £448 £445
% change year-on-year
+10.89% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
CISM
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3877 3595 3730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.13% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2645 2400 2329
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 79
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in London

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in London

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in London

CISM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CISM Hourly Rate Trend in London

CISM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +55 26 £538 +7.50% 14
Croydon - 6 £598 -
Bromley - 3 £350 - 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 246 (91.11%) CISSP
2 191 (70.74%) Information Security
3 106 (39.26%) CISA
4 100 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 85 (31.48%) Finance
6 64 (23.70%) Risk Management
7 61 (22.59%) Firewall
7 61 (22.59%) Risk Assessment
8 58 (21.48%) Management Information System
9 54 (20.00%) Security Architecture
10 53 (19.63%) Cybersecurity
11 51 (18.89%) Windows
12 45 (16.67%) PCI DSS
13 43 (15.93%) Active Directory
14 42 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (15.19%) Degree
16 40 (14.81%) Microsoft
17 39 (14.44%) SIEM
18 38 (14.07%) CRISC
19 35 (12.96%) ITIL
20 32 (11.85%) COBIT
21 31 (11.48%) Unix
22 30 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (10.37%) Banking
23 28 (10.37%) Linux
24 27 (10.00%) GIAC
25 26 (9.63%) CheckPoint
25 26 (9.63%) Security Cleared
26 25 (9.26%) CCNA
26 25 (9.26%) Oracle

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.96%) IIS
2 8 (2.96%) iPlanet
2 8 (2.96%) MQSeries
2 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.96%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) SmartSuite
4 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.96%) BusinessWare
1 8 (2.96%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
3 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.30%) IaaS
1 17 (6.30%) PaaS
2 15 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.07%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.59%) Firewall
2 22 (8.15%) Network Security
3 20 (7.41%) VPN
4 17 (6.30%) LAN
5 14 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.96%) WAN
7 7 (2.59%) DNS
8 6 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.85%) SNMP
10 4 (1.48%) DMZ
10 4 (1.48%) SSH
10 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.48%) Wireless
11 3 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.11%) DWDM
11 3 (1.11%) Internet
11 3 (1.11%) MPLS
11 3 (1.11%) NGN
11 3 (1.11%) Packet Switching
11 3 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.96%) DB2
1 8 (2.96%) DB2 UDB
1 8 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.22%) Big Data
4 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
General
1 85 (31.48%) Finance
2 28 (10.37%) Banking
3 22 (8.15%) Legal
4 17 (6.30%) Retail
5 11 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.85%) Back Office
9 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (1.11%) Publishing
11 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (22.96%) Analyst
2 52 (19.26%) Security Analyst
3 45 (16.67%) Consultant
4 42 (15.56%) Architect
5 41 (15.19%) Security Architect
6 39 (14.44%) Security Consultant
7 29 (10.74%) Security Manager
8 28 (10.37%) Information Analyst
9 27 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
10 20 (7.41%) Security Engineer
11 18 (6.67%) Information Manager
11 18 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (5.93%) CISSP Analyst
12 16 (5.93%) Information Security Manager
13 15 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 15 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
14 14 (5.19%) Risk Analyst
15 13 (4.81%) Security Specialist
16 12 (4.44%) Head of Security
17 11 (4.07%) Information Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.44%) Middleware
2 8 (2.96%) MSMQ
3 7 (2.59%) SailPoint
3 7 (2.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.48%) Management Information System
2 30 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) CESG
4 10 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.33%) FMCG
6 8 (2.96%) AS400
6 8 (2.96%) PMI
7 6 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.11%) iSeries
9 3 (1.11%) SCADA
9 3 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.11%) Statistics
10 2 (0.74%) BYOD
10 2 (0.74%) iPad
10 2 (0.74%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.89%) Windows
2 31 (11.48%) Unix
3 28 (10.37%) Linux
4 20 (7.41%) AIX
5 14 (5.19%) VMS
6 11 (4.07%) Solaris
7 8 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.96%) zOS
8 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (70.74%) Information Security
2 64 (23.70%) Risk Management
3 61 (22.59%) Risk Assessment
4 54 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 53 (19.63%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (14.44%) SIEM
7 35 (12.96%) ITIL
8 25 (9.26%) Project Management
9 24 (8.89%) Security Operations
9 24 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.15%) Security Management
11 22 (8.15%) TOGAF
12 20 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
13 18 (6.67%) Information Assurance
13 18 (6.67%) IT Audit
14 16 (5.93%) Information Security Management
15 15 (5.56%) Analytics
15 15 (5.56%) Process Improvement
15 15 (5.56%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.56%) SQL
2 13 (4.81%) C
Qualifications
1 246 (91.11%) CISSP
2 106 (39.26%) CISA
3 42 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (15.19%) Degree
5 38 (14.07%) CRISC
6 27 (10.00%) GIAC
7 26 (9.63%) Security Cleared
8 25 (9.26%) CCNA
9 22 (8.15%) CCSA
9 22 (8.15%) JNCIA
10 21 (7.78%) SC Cleared
11 18 (6.67%) SANS
12 10 (3.70%) CCSP
12 10 (3.70%) DV Cleared
13 9 (3.33%) CCNP
13 9 (3.33%) PMI Certification
14 8 (2.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (2.96%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (2.96%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (2.22%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 32 (11.85%) COBIT
4 17 (6.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.70%) QA
6 7 (2.59%) COSO
7 6 (2.22%) ISO27002
8 5 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.74%) RMADS
9 2 (0.74%) SLA
10 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.37%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (15.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.96%) ClearTrust
4 5 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) CA Single Sign-On
1 8 (2.96%) EnCase
2 5 (1.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.11%) Nessus
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.37%) QRadar
5 1 (0.37%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 40 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.63%) CheckPoint
3 25 (9.26%) Oracle
4 20 (7.41%) Cyber-Ark
5 19 (7.04%) IBM
6 18 (6.67%) Cisco
7 13 (4.81%) CA
7 13 (4.81%) SAP
7 13 (4.81%) VMware
8 12 (4.44%) HP
8 12 (4.44%) Intel Security
8 12 (4.44%) Symantec
9 10 (3.70%) Qualys
10 9 (3.33%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.96%) BEA
11 8 (2.96%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.96%) Vitria
12 7 (2.59%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.22%) Juniper
14 5 (1.85%) Google
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