The table below looks at the statistics for CISMP 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 CISMP over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 132 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing CISMP 26 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 1.82% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Median daily rate £625 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £355 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CISMP
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
756 770 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.19% 20.72% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 372 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 76 53
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.70 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

CISMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CISMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISMP across the North West region.

CISMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CISMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISMP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

CISMP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CISMP
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 CISMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 -4 10 £381 +17.30%
Lancashire - 10 £668 -
Cheshire - 4 £600 -
CISMP
England

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 25 (96.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (73.08%) CISSP
3 15 (57.69%) PRINCE2
3 15 (57.69%) PKI
4 14 (53.85%) TOGAF
4 14 (53.85%) Project Management
5 12 (46.15%) SABSA
6 11 (42.31%) Information Security
6 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (34.62%) Supplier Management
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Clearswift
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco
8 8 (30.77%) Firewall
8 8 (30.77%) CISM
8 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Kaspersky
9 7 (26.92%) CCENT
9 7 (26.92%) Line Management
9 7 (26.92%) SIEM
9 7 (26.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (26.92%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (26.92%) SmoothWall
9 7 (26.92%) SSL
9 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL

CISMP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security
2 7 (26.92%) SSL
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Security Manager
2 12 (46.15%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Network Security Manager
4 7 (26.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ICT Assistant
5 3 (11.54%) ICT Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Assistant IT Manager
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) ICT Network Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) PKI
2 7 (26.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Life Science
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) PRINCE2
2 14 (53.85%) Project Management
2 14 (53.85%) TOGAF
3 12 (46.15%) SABSA
4 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (42.31%) Information Security
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Supplier Management
6 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (26.92%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (26.92%) Line Management
7 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (26.92%) SIEM
7 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Threat Management
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) Application Rationalisation
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CISSP
2 8 (30.77%) CISM
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) CCENT
4 5 (19.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (19.23%) CLAS
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (96.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco
1 8 (30.77%) Clearswift
1 8 (30.77%) Kaspersky
2 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) BT
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix