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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 124 153 126
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Contract jobs citing CISM 27 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 1.52% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Median daily rate £475 £855 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +71.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £855 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £506 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.17% +9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.81 - -
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
605 853 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 20.16% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 474 331
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 58
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +70.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.03 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 17 £475 +35.71% 3
Cheshire - 10 - -
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England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 60 (98.36%) CISSP
2 32 (52.46%) Network Security
2 32 (52.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 29 (47.54%) Threat Management
3 29 (47.54%) SIEM
3 29 (47.54%) Information Security
4 28 (45.90%) Firewall
4 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (42.62%) PKI
5 26 (42.62%) Data Centre
5 26 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (39.34%) Finance
6 24 (39.34%) PCI DSS
7 21 (34.43%) Risk Management
8 17 (27.87%) COBIT
9 16 (26.23%) Windows
10 15 (24.59%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (22.95%) Splunk
11 14 (22.95%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (22.95%) Unix
12 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
12 13 (21.31%) Symantec
12 13 (21.31%) Intel Security
12 13 (21.31%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (19.67%) ITIL
14 11 (18.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 10 (16.39%) Cisco
16 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
16 9 (14.75%) CISMP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) Network Security
2 28 (45.90%) Firewall
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (9.84%) SSL
5 6 (9.84%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Consultant
2 22 (36.07%) Security Consultant
3 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Security Manager
5 7 (11.48%) Network Security Manager
6 5 (8.20%) CISSP Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) IT Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Security Management Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) SIEM Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) CISSP Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) ICT Assistant
9 2 (3.28%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Data Centre
1 26 (42.62%) PKI
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) Life Science
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 29 (47.54%) Information Security
2 29 (47.54%) SIEM
2 29 (47.54%) Threat Management
3 26 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (34.43%) Risk Management
5 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (24.59%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (22.95%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (19.67%) ITIL
8 11 (18.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (13.11%) Security Operations
10 7 (11.48%) Email Filtering
10 7 (11.48%) Security Management
10 7 (11.48%) Web Filtering
11 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (8.20%) Application Rationalisation
12 5 (8.20%) Migration
12 5 (8.20%) SDLC
13 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.28%) Perl
1 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (98.36%) CISSP
2 9 (14.75%) CISMP
3 7 (11.48%) CCENT
3 7 (11.48%) CEH
3 7 (11.48%) GCIH
4 6 (9.84%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (9.84%) CISA
4 6 (9.84%) CLAS
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (39.34%) PCI DSS
3 17 (27.87%) COBIT
4 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.28%) QA
6 1 (1.64%) COSO
6 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (11.48%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Splunk
2 13 (21.31%) Intel Security
2 13 (21.31%) Symantec
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.11%) Qualys
6 7 (11.48%) Clearswift
6 7 (11.48%) Kaspersky
7 4 (6.56%) VMware
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix
8 2 (3.28%) Sophos
9 1 (1.64%) F5