The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 117 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing CISM 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.29% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.92% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -
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 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
456 364 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.53% 14.92% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 155 186
Average daily rate £350 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 15
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.06 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -45.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.22 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £40.00
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Scotland 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
Glasgow -2 5 £500 +69.49% 2
Edinburgh - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (68.75%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) CISA
6 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 2 (12.50%) Legal
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (12.50%) BCP
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) COBIT
8 2 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) ISMS
8 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (12.50%) CRISC
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (6.25%) Data Protection

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Communications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) ISMS
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft