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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 117 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing CISM 31 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.25% 1.18% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
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£344 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% -1.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.33% -
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
729 593 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.86% 19.61% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 302 198
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 72 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 +6 22 £325 - 3
Merseyside -10 3 £350 -6.66%
Cumbria - 3 £415 -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (84.44%) CISSP
2 35 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (53.33%) Kaspersky
3 24 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
4 23 (51.11%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (51.11%) ITIL
4 23 (51.11%) Cisco
4 23 (51.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (48.89%) CISMP
5 22 (48.89%) PKI
5 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
5 22 (48.89%) Clearswift
5 22 (48.89%) SSL
5 22 (48.89%) Firewall
6 19 (42.22%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (42.22%) SIEM
7 17 (37.78%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (37.78%) Information Security
8 14 (31.11%) QA
8 14 (31.11%) Network Security
8 14 (31.11%) CCENT
9 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
9 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
10 12 (26.67%) Migration
10 12 (26.67%) VMware
10 12 (26.67%) Citrix
10 12 (26.67%) WAN
11 9 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
13 7 (15.56%) CESG

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (51.11%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (48.89%) SSL
2 22 (48.89%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) Network Security
4 12 (26.67%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (6.67%) Military
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Analyst
2 22 (48.89%) Security Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Consultant
4 10 (22.22%) Security Consultant
5 9 (20.00%) Security Manager
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Security Assurance Manager
7 5 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) IT Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Incident Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Account Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) PKI
2 7 (15.56%) CESG
3 6 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Life Science
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) FMCG
5 2 (4.44%) BYOD
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
2 23 (51.11%) ITIL
2 23 (51.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (42.22%) SIEM
4 17 (37.78%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (37.78%) Information Security
5 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
5 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
6 12 (26.67%) Migration
7 9 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) ISMS
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Security Management
10 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
11 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance
11 1 (2.22%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) CISSP
2 22 (48.89%) CISMP
3 19 (42.22%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (31.11%) CCENT
5 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
6 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) CISA
8 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) Degree
9 1 (2.22%) CRISC
9 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (31.11%) QA
3 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Kaspersky
2 23 (51.11%) Cisco
3 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 22 (48.89%) Clearswift
4 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Qualys
5 2 (4.44%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Websense
6 1 (2.22%) IronPort