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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 133 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing CISM 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.035% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.18% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
642 544 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.99% 19.21% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 250 272
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.62 £31.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 24 December 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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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 - 3 - - 3
Merseyside -4 2 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (96.43%) CISSP
2 26 (92.86%) Information Security
3 15 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
6 10 (35.71%) COBIT
7 9 (32.14%) Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (25.00%) GIAC
9 7 (25.00%) FMCG
9 7 (25.00%) CRISC
10 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
10 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (21.43%) CRAMM
10 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (21.43%) CISA
11 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.29%) C
11 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (7.14%) ITIL
12 2 (7.14%) Advertising
13 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
13 1 (3.57%) Legal
13 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
13 1 (3.57%) CESG
13 1 (3.57%) UNIX
13 1 (3.57%) AIX

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
1 17 (60.71%) Security Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) IT Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) IT Security Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Security Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Project Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) IT Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Risk Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Security Assurance Manager
9 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (3.57%) IT Risk Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) FMCG
2 6 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) CRAMM
3 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Information Management
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) CISSP
2 7 (25.00%) CRISC
2 7 (25.00%) GIAC
3 6 (21.43%) CISA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 10 (35.71%) COBIT
4 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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