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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 129 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing CISM 25 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 1.28% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 2
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£353 £460 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.36% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £460 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £460 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
766 549 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.61% 17.87% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 268 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 43
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Manchester -2 12 £325 - 4
Merseyside - 9 £815 -
Cumbria - 3 £415 -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (85.71%) CISSP
2 35 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (54.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (54.76%) Cisco
3 23 (54.76%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (54.76%) Kaspersky
3 23 (54.76%) Kalman Filter
4 22 (52.38%) ITIL
4 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 22 (52.38%) Clearswift
4 22 (52.38%) SSL
4 22 (52.38%) Firewall
4 22 (52.38%) CISMP
4 22 (52.38%) PKI
5 19 (45.24%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (42.86%) SIEM
7 17 (40.48%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (35.71%) Risk Management
9 14 (33.33%) Network Security
9 14 (33.33%) QA
9 14 (33.33%) CCENT
9 14 (33.33%) Security Patching
10 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
10 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
11 12 (28.57%) Migration
11 12 (28.57%) VMware
11 12 (28.57%) WAN
11 12 (28.57%) Citrix
12 11 (26.19%) Information Security
12 11 (26.19%) Programme Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (54.76%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (52.38%) SSL
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 14 (33.33%) Network Security
4 12 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Security Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Security Advisor
7 2 (4.76%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Account Manager
8 1 (2.38%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) PKI
2 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
3 11 (26.19%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (26.19%) CESG
4 5 (11.90%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (11.90%) RMADS
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Life Science
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) BYOD
7 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (54.76%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (52.38%) ITIL
3 18 (42.86%) SIEM
4 17 (40.48%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 14 (33.33%) Security Patching
7 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
8 12 (28.57%) Migration
9 11 (26.19%) Information Security
9 11 (26.19%) Programme Management
9 11 (26.19%) Data Protection
10 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (19.05%) ISMS
12 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
13 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
14 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
14 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance
14 1 (2.38%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) CISSP
2 22 (52.38%) CISMP
3 19 (45.24%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (33.33%) CCENT
5 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco
1 23 (54.76%) Kaspersky
2 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 22 (52.38%) Clearswift
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) Websense
4 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.38%) Qualys