The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 119 126 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing CISM 15 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.074% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 0.40% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£500 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
543 504 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.00% 18.72% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 228 322
Average daily rate £325 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.70 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISM
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +3 3 £460 +31.42% 3
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) CISSP
2 20 (86.96%) Information Security
3 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Banking
5 8 (34.78%) COBIT
5 8 (34.78%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
5 8 (34.78%) CRISC
6 7 (30.43%) GIAC
7 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
7 6 (26.09%) CRAMM
7 6 (26.09%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) CISA
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) Network Management
10 3 (13.04%) Service Continuity Management
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.04%) Security Management
10 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) C
11 2 (8.70%) Windows
11 2 (8.70%) AIX

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Security Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) IT Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Author
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Author
5 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) CRAMM
4 4 (17.39%) Network Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.35%) ISMS
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) CRISC
3 7 (30.43%) GIAC
4 4 (17.39%) CISA
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) GPEN
6 1 (4.35%) OSCP
6 1 (4.35%) GSEC
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (34.78%) COBIT
3 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
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