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 3 December 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 140 155 132
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing CISM 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 1.11% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £575 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
606 808 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.04% 19.30% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 454 318
Median daily rate £450 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 50
Median hourly rate £35.63 £31.35 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% +84.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.89 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 7 £750 +66.66% 2
Merseyside +4 4 - - 2
Lancashire - 3 £450 - 1
Cheshire +8 2 £675 +125.00% 2
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 37 (88.10%) CISSP
2 29 (69.05%) Information Security
3 21 (50.00%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (40.48%) Network Security
4 17 (40.48%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (38.10%) SIEM
6 15 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (35.71%) Firewall
7 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 14 (33.33%) Threat Management
8 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 12 (28.57%) PCI DSS
9 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (19.05%) Security Operations
11 7 (16.67%) PKI
11 7 (16.67%) CISA
11 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (11.90%) Security Management
12 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
12 5 (11.90%) CEH
12 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.90%) COBIT
13 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
13 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
13 4 (9.52%) Unix
13 4 (9.52%) Windows

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 (2.38%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Network Security
2 15 (35.71%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Security Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) CISSP Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) CISSP Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Principal Security Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) PKI
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) CESG
5 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Information Security
2 17 (40.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (40.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (38.10%) SIEM
4 14 (33.33%) Threat Management
5 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (19.05%) Security Operations
8 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (11.90%) Security Management
9 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.52%) IT Audit
10 4 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.14%) Email Filtering
11 3 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
11 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
11 3 (7.14%) Web Filtering
12 2 (4.76%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 37 (88.10%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) CISA
3 5 (11.90%) CEH
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (7.14%) GCIH
6 2 (4.76%) CITP
6 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) IISP
6 2 (4.76%) MBCS
7 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.38%) CCENT
7 1 (2.38%) CISMP
7 1 (2.38%) CLAS
7 1 (2.38%) CRISC
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) GIAC
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) COBIT
4 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.38%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Intel Security
1 3 (7.14%) Qualys
1 3 (7.14%) Splunk
1 3 (7.14%) Symantec
2 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky