The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 121 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing CISM 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £276 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
610 365 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.97% 14.80% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 193 133
Average daily rate £347 £353 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.38 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CISM
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 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
Edinburgh -14 6 £400 -
Glasgow -3 4 £399 +44.73% 2
Moray - - - -
CISM
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) CRD IV
7 2 (12.50%) COREP
7 2 (12.50%) FINREP
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) COBIT
8 1 (6.25%) QlikView
8 1 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) CRISC
8 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) CESG
8 1 (6.25%) Security Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Information Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Communications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) CRD IV
1 2 (12.50%) COREP
1 2 (12.50%) FINREP
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) F5