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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 121 141 118
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs citing CISM 34 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.95% 1.74% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £493 £855 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.39% +71.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £346 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £855 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.81 - -
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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
687 805 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.84% 20.99% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 431 298
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 58
Median hourly rate £42.73 £31.40 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.08% +42.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.62 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £56.75 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +16 28 £493 - 3
Cheshire - 4 - -
Merseyside -9 2 - - 3
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 57 (96.61%) CISSP
2 30 (50.85%) Information Security
3 27 (45.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (44.07%) Network Security
4 26 (44.07%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (42.37%) PKI
6 24 (40.68%) PCI DSS
6 24 (40.68%) Firewall
7 22 (37.29%) SIEM
7 22 (37.29%) Threat Management
8 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (32.20%) Risk Management
9 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
10 18 (30.51%) Finance
11 16 (27.12%) COBIT
12 15 (25.42%) Windows
13 14 (23.73%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (23.73%) Splunk
14 13 (22.03%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (22.03%) Unix
15 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
15 12 (20.34%) Symantec
15 12 (20.34%) Intel Security
15 12 (20.34%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (18.64%) ITIL
17 10 (16.95%) Cisco
18 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint
18 8 (13.56%) CISMP
18 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) Network Security
2 24 (40.68%) Firewall
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (8.47%) SSL
5 5 (8.47%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
7 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Consultant
1 21 (35.59%) Security Consultant
2 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 19 (32.20%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Security Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) IT Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Security Management Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) CISSP Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (42.37%) PKI
2 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Information Security
2 26 (44.07%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (37.29%) SIEM
3 22 (37.29%) Threat Management
4 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (32.20%) Risk Management
6 14 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (23.73%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (22.03%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (18.64%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) Security Operations
10 7 (11.86%) Email Filtering
10 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (11.86%) Web Filtering
11 6 (10.17%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (10.17%) Security Management
12 5 (8.47%) SDLC
12 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.39%) Perl
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (96.61%) CISSP
2 8 (13.56%) CISMP
3 7 (11.86%) CEH
3 7 (11.86%) GCIH
4 6 (10.17%) CCENT
5 5 (8.47%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (8.47%) CISA
5 5 (8.47%) CLAS
5 5 (8.47%) Degree
5 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.39%) ISEB
7 1 (1.69%) CCNA
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.69%) GIAC
7 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (40.68%) PCI DSS
3 16 (27.12%) COBIT
4 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.39%) QA
5 2 (3.39%) SLA
6 1 (1.69%) COSO
6 1 (1.69%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Splunk
2 12 (20.34%) Intel Security
2 12 (20.34%) Symantec
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco
4 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.86%) Qualys
6 6 (10.17%) Clearswift
6 6 (10.17%) Kaspersky
7 5 (8.47%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) F5
8 2 (3.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp