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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 152 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing CISM 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 2.41% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
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£775 £500 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% +34.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £525 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £481 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CISM
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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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
858 582 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.84% 18.87% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 310 237
Average daily rate £400 £346 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Merseyside - 8 £855 -
Manchester -23 7 £350 -30.00% 9
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England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (91.30%) CISSP
2 40 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (60.87%) Cisco
3 28 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (58.70%) Kaspersky
4 27 (58.70%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (58.70%) CheckPoint
4 27 (58.70%) SSL
4 27 (58.70%) Clearswift
4 27 (58.70%) Firewall
4 27 (58.70%) CISMP
4 27 (58.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (58.70%) PKI
5 26 (56.52%) ITIL
6 24 (52.17%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (47.83%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (45.65%) SIEM
9 18 (39.13%) QA
10 16 (34.78%) Network Security
10 16 (34.78%) Risk Management
10 16 (34.78%) Security Patching
10 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
11 15 (32.61%) Migration
11 15 (32.61%) WAN
12 14 (30.43%) Citrix
12 14 (30.43%) VMware
12 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
12 14 (30.43%) CCENT
13 11 (23.91%) CESG
13 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (58.70%) SSL
2 27 (58.70%) Firewall
3 16 (34.78%) Network Security
4 15 (32.61%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.52%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 24 (52.17%) Security Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Security Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Security Advisor
6 4 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 27 (58.70%) PKI
2 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
3 11 (23.91%) CESG
4 10 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (15.22%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (13.04%) RMADS
7 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.52%) Life Science
8 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.35%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 27 (58.70%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (56.52%) ITIL
3 22 (47.83%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (45.65%) SIEM
5 16 (34.78%) Security Patching
5 16 (34.78%) Risk Management
6 15 (32.61%) Migration
7 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
8 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (21.74%) Information Security
9 10 (21.74%) Programme Management
9 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
10 8 (17.39%) ISMS
11 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
12 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (4.35%) Information Security Management
12 2 (4.35%) Security Management
13 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 42 (91.30%) CISSP
2 27 (58.70%) CISMP
3 24 (52.17%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (30.43%) CCENT
5 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) CISA
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (39.13%) QA
3 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco
2 27 (58.70%) CheckPoint
2 27 (58.70%) Clearswift
2 27 (58.70%) Kaspersky
3 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Citrix
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