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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 135 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing CISM 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.84% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £493 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.81 - -
CISM
UK

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
524 478 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 14.99% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 234 309
Median daily rate £325 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £27.44 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.41% +61.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.86 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.58 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 July 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
Edinburgh - 3 - - 5
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) PKI
4 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 6 (50.00%) Security Management
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) CISA
5 5 (41.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (33.33%) Splunk
6 4 (33.33%) Threat Management
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (33.33%) COBIT
6 4 (33.33%) Qualys
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 4 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (16.67%) ISO27005
8 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Security Management
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (41.67%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Threat Management
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) COBIT
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 4 (33.33%) Qualys
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec