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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 132 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.80% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
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£413 £425 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +54.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £374 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £455 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
475 611 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.84% 22.00% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 303 193
Average daily rate £340 £347 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 27 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
Glasgow +2 4 £413 +3.44%
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UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (80.00%) CISSP
2 15 (75.00%) Information Security
3 13 (65.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 6 (30.00%) CISMP
7 6 (30.00%) Intranet
7 6 (30.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) CISA
8 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (25.00%) CESG
8 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (25.00%) CRISC
9 4 (20.00%) ISACA
9 4 (20.00%) GPG13
9 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) COBIT
9 4 (20.00%) VBA
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
9 4 (20.00%) Security Management
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (15.00%) IIS
10 3 (15.00%) QlikView
10 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (15.00%) Analytics
11 2 (10.00%) JSP 440

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Intranet
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (15.00%) QlikView
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) SCADA
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CISSP
2 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) CISMP
4 5 (25.00%) CRISC
4 5 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (20.00%) ISACA
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) GIAC
7 1 (5.00%) ISSMP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (20.00%) GPG13
3 4 (20.00%) COBIT
4 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
1 1 (5.00%) Juniper