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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 223 213 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing CISM 20 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.74% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 13
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£500 £440 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £348 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £429 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.55% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
2372 2013 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.56% 23.05% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1049 1062
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 106 149
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.36 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -41.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Berkshire +8 9 £500 +2.56% 5
Surrey -16 3 £448 +4.31% 1
Hampshire -10 2 £575 +130.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £500 +42.85%
West Sussex - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (96.30%) CISSP
2 38 (70.37%) Information Security
3 28 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (44.44%) CISA
5 20 (37.04%) Risk Management
6 14 (25.93%) Security Management
6 14 (25.93%) Degree
7 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
8 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
9 10 (18.52%) ITIL
9 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) CRISC
10 9 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 9 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Finance
11 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
12 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.96%) Firewall
12 7 (12.96%) IIS
12 7 (12.96%) Cyber Security
12 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
13 6 (11.11%) SABSA
13 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
14 5 (9.26%) SIEM
14 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
14 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
14 5 (9.26%) RMADS

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.96%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) 4G
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.85%) SS7
4 1 (1.85%) 2G
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) 3G
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) DB2
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Military
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Security Consultant
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.85%) JSP
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) RMADS
4 4 (7.41%) CMDB
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.56%) CESG
5 3 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.70%) SCADA
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.85%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.85%) IVR
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Information Security
2 20 (37.04%) Risk Management
3 14 (25.93%) Security Management
4 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.52%) ITIL
6 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 9 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
8 7 (12.96%) Cyber Security
8 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
9 6 (11.11%) SABSA
9 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) SIEM
10 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (7.41%) Information Security Management
11 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (96.30%) CISSP
2 24 (44.44%) CISA
3 14 (25.93%) Degree
4 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 10 (18.52%) CRISC
5 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.56%) MAPM
7 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) ISSAP
7 3 (5.56%) MBA
7 3 (5.56%) PMP
7 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.70%) CCSP
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) CCSA
8 2 (3.70%) GIAC
9 1 (1.85%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.85%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.56%) COBIT
5 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.85%) BS25999
6 1 (1.85%) COSO
6 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Varonis
3 1 (1.85%) Aveksa
3 1 (1.85%) F5
3 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.85%) Qualys
3 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (1.85%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.85%) Sun
3 1 (1.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.85%) Symantec
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
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