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 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 92 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing CISM 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 2.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
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%
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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
243 172 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.89% 13.82% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (62.50%) CISA
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (25.00%) Websense
7 2 (25.00%) Security Management
7 2 (25.00%) SIEM
7 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
7 2 (25.00%) Qualys
7 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
8 1 (12.50%) CRISC
8 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
8 1 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) IronPort
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
1 2 (25.00%) Websense
1 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (25.00%) Qualys
1 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (12.50%) IronPort