The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 241 226 202
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing CISM 26 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.93% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.26%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2469 2370 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.93% 25.74% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1165 1081
Average daily rate £375 £353 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 82 112
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CISM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Surrey - 6 £663 - 1
Kent +4 5 £381 -36.45%
Hampshire -4 3 £575 +21.05% 7
West Sussex -7 3 - -
Berkshire -4 2 - - 11
Middlesex -4 2 £430 -0.57% 1
East Sussex - 2 £575 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 4
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 67 (97.10%) CISSP
2 45 (65.22%) Information Security
3 43 (62.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (40.58%) Risk Management
5 27 (39.13%) PCI DSS
6 19 (27.54%) PKI
7 18 (26.09%) Finance
8 17 (24.64%) Security Management
9 16 (23.19%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
10 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (21.74%) Cyber Security
11 14 (20.29%) PRINCE2
12 13 (18.84%) CISA
12 13 (18.84%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (18.84%) CRISC
13 12 (17.39%) ISMS
13 12 (17.39%) ITIL
14 11 (15.94%) Firewall
14 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
14 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
15 10 (14.49%) Data Protection
15 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (14.49%) SABSA
16 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
16 9 (13.04%) OWASP
17 8 (11.59%) Security Testing
17 8 (11.59%) IIS
17 8 (11.59%) Degree
17 8 (11.59%) Data Protection Act

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Firewall
2 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) VPN
4 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.90%) SSL
5 2 (2.90%) TACACS
5 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Consultant
1 21 (30.43%) Security Consultant
2 18 (26.09%) Security Architect
2 18 (26.09%) Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Security Manager
4 10 (14.49%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Information Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Security Officer
7 4 (5.80%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Chief Security Officer
8 3 (4.35%) Information Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Head of Security
8 3 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Head of Operations
9 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) SOAP
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) PKI
2 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.59%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.70%) Smart Meter
5 5 (7.25%) RMADS
5 5 (7.25%) CESG
5 5 (7.25%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.80%) Cryptography
6 4 (5.80%) SCADA
7 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.90%) NHS
7 2 (2.90%) CMDB
8 1 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.45%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Information Security
2 28 (40.58%) Risk Management
3 17 (24.64%) Security Management
4 16 (23.19%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.74%) Cyber Security
6 14 (20.29%) PRINCE2
7 13 (18.84%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (17.39%) ISMS
8 12 (17.39%) ITIL
9 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
9 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
10 10 (14.49%) Data Protection
10 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (14.49%) SABSA
11 9 (13.04%) OWASP
12 8 (11.59%) Security Testing
13 7 (10.14%) Change Control
13 7 (10.14%) SDLC
13 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) C
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (97.10%) CISSP
2 13 (18.84%) CISA
2 13 (18.84%) CRISC
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) ISSAP
5 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.25%) CEH
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.35%) CCSP
8 3 (4.35%) CCSA
8 3 (4.35%) CISMP
9 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.45%) GSEC
10 1 (1.45%) MBA
10 1 (1.45%) GIAC
10 1 (1.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (62.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (39.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Nessus
2 2 (2.90%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Software AG
4 2 (2.90%) Qualys
4 2 (2.90%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.45%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.45%) Imperva
5 1 (1.45%) Tufin
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) Websense
5 1 (1.45%) VMware