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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 134 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing CISM 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.26% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 1.37% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% +26.92%
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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
790 510 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.53% 18.99% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 212 188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 35
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.16 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 6 £338 -43.75% 1
Manchester -7 5 £600 +60.00% 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (30.00%) FMCG
7 5 (25.00%) CISA
7 5 (25.00%) CESG
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Security Management
9 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Kaspersky
10 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
10 2 (10.00%) SIEM
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Qualys
10 2 (10.00%) ISMS
10 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) PRINCE

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
1 10 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Security Manager
3 6 (30.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) IT Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) Security Assurance Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) FMCG
2 5 (25.00%) CESG
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Security Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) ISMS
5 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec
1 2 (10.00%) Websense
1 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (10.00%) Qualys
1 2 (10.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (5.00%) IronPort