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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 123 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing CISM 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.58% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£500 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -0.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
609 505 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.07% 17.35% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 235 319
Average daily rate £340 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Manchester +4 11 £500 - 2
Cheshire -6 2 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (95.24%) CISSP
1 20 (95.24%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) Banking
4 10 (47.62%) COBIT
5 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (38.10%) GIAC
5 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
5 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
5 8 (38.10%) CRISC
6 7 (33.33%) CRAMM
6 7 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX
9 3 (14.29%) C
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Firewall
9 3 (14.29%) CISA
9 3 (14.29%) Network Management
10 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
10 2 (9.52%) Network Security
10 2 (9.52%) ITIL
10 2 (9.52%) Advertising
10 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 2 (9.52%) Security Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) EDRMS
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) IT Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Author
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
3 7 (33.33%) CRAMM
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) BCP
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) GIAC
2 8 (38.10%) CRISC
3 3 (14.29%) CISA
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) RHCE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) GSEC
5 1 (4.76%) GPEN
5 1 (4.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (47.62%) COBIT
3 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee
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JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago