The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 97 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing CISM 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.42% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 3.13% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £725 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £448 £445
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
CISM
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 192 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.53% 13.55% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 102 81
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £554 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £13.60 £26.95
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 Manchester

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) CISA
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) COBIT
5 4 (40.00%) COSO
5 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (30.00%) CLAS
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (30.00%) Information Security
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
7 2 (20.00%) CISMP
7 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) PKI
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
7 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (20.00%) SIEM

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Head of IT
1 3 (30.00%) Head of IT Security
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Security
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Head of IT Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Management
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) OWASP
6 1 (10.00%) Presales
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (30.00%) CLAS
4 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) CISMP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) COBIT
2 4 (40.00%) COSO
3 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) VMware