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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 72 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing CISM 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.083% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 0.60% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£500 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
180 167 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.64% 13.80% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 78 90
Average daily rate £341 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 1 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) Information Security
3 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (62.50%) COBIT
4 10 (62.50%) Banking
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) GIAC
5 8 (50.00%) CRISC
5 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) CRAMM
6 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
7 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) C
8 3 (18.75%) CISA
9 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Advertising
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) UNIX
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 1 (6.25%) MCSE
10 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (6.25%) VPN
10 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) CCNP

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) CRAMM
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) GIAC
2 8 (50.00%) CRISC
3 3 (18.75%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) GPEN
4 1 (6.25%) OSCP
4 1 (6.25%) GSEC
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (62.50%) COBIT
3 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee