The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 132 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing CISM 20 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.43% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 2.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Average daily rate £360 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
730 651 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.20% 20.12% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 330 238
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 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
Manchester -15 7 £725 +20.83% 6
Lancashire - 6 £330 - 2
Merseyside -4 5 - - 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (51.72%) Information Security
3 14 (48.28%) Risk Management
4 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (37.93%) CISA
5 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) COBIT
8 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (20.69%) COSO
9 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (20.69%) Security Operations
10 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
10 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
10 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (17.24%) Network Security
10 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
11 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.79%) Android
11 4 (13.79%) FMCG
11 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Security Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Head of IT
3 5 (17.24%) Head of IT Security
3 5 (17.24%) Head of Security
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Head of IT Operations
4 4 (13.79%) Head of Operations
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
1 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) FMCG
3 2 (6.90%) CESG
3 2 (6.90%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) Risk Management
3 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
3 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Security Operations
5 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
6 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Internal Audit
9 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) CISA
3 4 (13.79%) CLAS
4 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.90%) CISMP
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (27.59%) COBIT
3 6 (20.69%) COSO
4 2 (6.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.45%) QA
5 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Clearswift
1 2 (6.90%) Kaspersky
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) F5
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
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