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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 193 225 234
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Contract jobs citing CISM 60 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 5
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£475 £438 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +94.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
2791 1920 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.85% 22.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 979 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 86 170
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 25 £500 -
Berkshire +21 24 £425 -19.04% 6
Hampshire - 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 75 (98.68%) CISSP
2 45 (59.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (51.32%) Information Security
4 33 (43.42%) Risk Management
4 33 (43.42%) CRISC
5 32 (42.11%) PRINCE2
6 31 (40.79%) PCI DSS
7 30 (39.47%) CISA
8 26 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (32.89%) ITIL
10 15 (19.74%) Security Management
10 15 (19.74%) OWASP
10 15 (19.74%) Change Control
11 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
12 12 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (14.47%) Security Architecture
13 11 (14.47%) Firewall
13 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
14 10 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (11.84%) Degree
16 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
16 8 (10.53%) RMADS
16 8 (10.53%) Finance
16 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
16 8 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
17 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
18 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
18 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
18 6 (7.89%) CMDB

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) 4G
3 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
3 1 (1.32%) 3G
3 1 (1.32%) MPLS
3 1 (1.32%) SS7
3 1 (1.32%) 2G
General
1 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Legal
3 5 (6.58%) Publishing
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Games
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Consultant
2 27 (35.53%) Security Consultant
3 13 (17.11%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Security Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Security Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 8 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) Information Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Information Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Coordinator
11 2 (2.63%) Management Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Information Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) RMADS
3 6 (7.89%) CMDB
3 6 (7.89%) PKI
4 5 (6.58%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.26%) Smart Meter
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.95%) CESG
6 3 (3.95%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.32%) SCADA
8 1 (1.32%) IVR
8 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Information Security
2 33 (43.42%) Risk Management
3 32 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 26 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (32.89%) ITIL
6 15 (19.74%) Security Management
6 15 (19.74%) OWASP
6 15 (19.74%) Change Control
7 12 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (14.47%) Security Architecture
9 10 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
10 8 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
11 6 (7.89%) Information Assurance
12 5 (6.58%) Cyber Security
12 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.58%) Security Testing
12 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (98.68%) CISSP
2 33 (43.42%) CRISC
3 30 (39.47%) CISA
4 9 (11.84%) Degree
5 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) MAPM
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.58%) PMP
6 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
7 4 (5.26%) CISMP
8 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) CCNA
9 2 (2.63%) GIAC
9 2 (2.63%) CCSA
9 2 (2.63%) GSEC
9 2 (2.63%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.63%) GCED
9 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.32%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (59.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (40.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.63%) COBIT
5 1 (1.32%) COSO
5 1 (1.32%) BS25999
5 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Cisco
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) McAfee
3 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.63%) Tripwire
3 2 (2.63%) Qualys
3 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.32%) F5
4 1 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.32%) TippingPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Sun
4 1 (1.32%) Symantec
4 1 (1.32%) Websense
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Juniper