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 24 January 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England / North West
Rank 126 141 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing CISM 9 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 2.34% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Median daily rate £575 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £327 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
477 727 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.30% 19.12% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 392 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £20.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +66.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £46.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CISM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 7 £575 -20.68% 2
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Merseyside -1 1 £600 -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 32 (86.49%) CISSP
2 25 (67.57%) Information Security
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) Network Security
5 12 (32.43%) SIEM
5 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
6 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (27.03%) CISA
7 10 (27.03%) Firewall
8 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
8 9 (24.32%) Threat Management
9 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (21.62%) Security Monitoring
10 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
11 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) COBIT
11 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
12 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
12 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
12 5 (13.51%) IT Audit
13 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
14 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
14 3 (8.11%) Unix
14 3 (8.11%) Windows
14 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Network Security
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Security Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) IT Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Information Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) IT Risk Manager
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.41%) CESG
5 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
2 12 (32.43%) SIEM
2 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Threat Management
4 8 (21.62%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) IT Audit
6 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
7 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Internal Audit
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.41%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) CISSP
2 10 (27.03%) CISA
3 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.41%) CEH
6 2 (5.41%) CITP
6 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) IISP
6 2 (5.41%) MBCS
7 1 (2.70%) CCENT
7 1 (2.70%) CGEIT
7 1 (2.70%) CISMP
7 1 (2.70%) CLAS
7 1 (2.70%) CRISC
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) GIAC
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) QiCA
7 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.22%) COBIT
4 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco
1 1 (2.70%) Clearswift
1 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
1 1 (2.70%) Qualys
1 1 (2.70%) SAP
1 1 (2.70%) Splunk
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec