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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 334 310 336
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs citing CISM 61 93 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 2.48% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 72 23
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£475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £350 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £405
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% +26.92%
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
4038 3752 3205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.98% 17.09% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2690 2348 1987
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 89 105
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 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
City of London +11 23 £488 +2.63% 9
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 154 (97.47%) CISSP
2 114 (72.15%) Information Security
3 59 (37.34%) CISA
3 59 (37.34%) Finance
4 54 (34.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (26.58%) Risk Management
6 37 (23.42%) Management Information System
7 33 (20.89%) ITIL
7 33 (20.89%) Degree
8 32 (20.25%) Security Management
9 29 (18.35%) Risk Assessment
10 21 (13.29%) Data Protection
10 21 (13.29%) Security Architecture
10 21 (13.29%) Legal
11 18 (11.39%) Information Security Management
11 18 (11.39%) IIS
11 18 (11.39%) Banking
12 17 (10.76%) UNIX
13 16 (10.13%) CheckPoint
14 15 (9.49%) CEH
14 15 (9.49%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (9.49%) CRISC
14 15 (9.49%) Linux
14 15 (9.49%) Financial Institution
14 15 (9.49%) GIAC
15 13 (8.23%) Firewall
15 13 (8.23%) Project Management
15 13 (8.23%) Windows
15 13 (8.23%) SIEM

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (11.39%) IIS
2 3 (1.90%) Apache
2 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Office
2 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.53%) SaaS
2 4 (2.53%) PaaS
2 4 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (8.23%) Network Security
2 13 (8.23%) Firewall
3 6 (3.80%) Wireless
3 6 (3.80%) WAN
4 4 (2.53%) LAN
4 4 (2.53%) SSH
5 3 (1.90%) LDAP
5 3 (1.90%) DNS
5 3 (1.90%) SSL
5 3 (1.90%) DMZ
6 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.27%) OSPF
6 2 (1.27%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.27%) VLAN
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.27%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (2.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 59 (37.34%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Legal
3 18 (11.39%) Banking
4 15 (9.49%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.90%) Retail
7 3 (1.90%) Advertising
8 2 (1.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (39.24%) Analyst
2 53 (33.54%) Security Analyst
3 33 (20.89%) Consultant
4 32 (20.25%) Information Analyst
4 32 (20.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 31 (19.62%) Security Consultant
6 22 (13.92%) Security Manager
7 16 (10.13%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (8.86%) Security Engineer
9 13 (8.23%) Security Architect
9 13 (8.23%) Architect
10 12 (7.59%) Risk Analyst
11 11 (6.96%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (6.33%) Senior Security Analyst
12 10 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.43%) Information Architect
13 7 (4.43%) IT Risk Analyst
13 7 (4.43%) Information Security Architect
14 6 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) Web Services
2 3 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.42%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.53%) CESG
5 3 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.90%) FMCG
5 3 (1.90%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (1.90%) Human Factors
5 3 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) EMV
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) Economics
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.76%) UNIX
2 15 (9.49%) Linux
3 13 (8.23%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (72.15%) Information Security
2 42 (26.58%) Risk Management
3 33 (20.89%) ITIL
4 32 (20.25%) Security Management
5 29 (18.35%) Risk Assessment
6 21 (13.29%) Data Protection
6 21 (13.29%) Security Architecture
7 18 (11.39%) Information Security Management
8 15 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (8.23%) Project Management
9 13 (8.23%) SIEM
9 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
10 12 (7.59%) Cyber Security
10 12 (7.59%) TOGAF
11 11 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (6.96%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.33%) SABSA
12 10 (6.33%) Incident Management
13 9 (5.70%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) Python
2 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.63%) C#
3 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 154 (97.47%) CISSP
2 59 (37.34%) CISA
3 33 (20.89%) Degree
4 15 (9.49%) CRISC
4 15 (9.49%) GIAC
4 15 (9.49%) CEH
5 9 (5.70%) CISMP
5 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.06%) CCNA
7 6 (3.80%) JNCIA
7 6 (3.80%) CCSA
8 5 (3.16%) GSEC
8 5 (3.16%) ISACA
9 4 (2.53%) SSCP
10 3 (1.90%) GWAPT
10 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.90%) ISSAP
10 3 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (34.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.23%) COBIT
3 12 (7.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.63%) COSO
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Nmap
4 1 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Puppet
1 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.90%) OpenView
2 3 (1.90%) Nessus
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) CheckPoint
2 10 (6.33%) HP
2 10 (6.33%) ArcSight
3 9 (5.70%) Cyber-Ark
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.70%) BMC
4 8 (5.06%) Qualys
5 7 (4.43%) VMware
5 7 (4.43%) Oracle
6 6 (3.80%) Cisco
6 6 (3.80%) McAfee
6 6 (3.80%) MobileIron
6 6 (3.80%) F5
7 5 (3.16%) Juniper
8 4 (2.53%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.90%) Citrix
9 3 (1.90%) Remedy
9 3 (1.90%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (1.27%) Websense
10 2 (1.27%) SAP
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