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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 0.22% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £456
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.12% -

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
267 460 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.51% 17.84% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 231 262
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £16.65 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CISM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +21 4 £425 - 2
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISM 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CISM.

1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) COBIT
4 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (33.33%) QRadar
4 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (33.33%) Threat Detection
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Retail

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) IT Manager
2 4 (44.44%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Threat Detection
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) CGEIT
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
4 1 (11.11%) CRISC
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft