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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 246 235 191
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -44
Contract jobs citing CISM 24 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.69% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 28
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£425 £475 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £360 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £481 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +6.94%
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
2599 2308 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.23% 25.24% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1191 1082
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 101 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 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 28 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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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
Kent +10 6 £425 -22.72% 2
Surrey 0 5 £475 +6.14% 1
Hampshire -7 3 £575 - 2
West Sussex -12 3 - -
Berkshire -5 2 - - 8
East Sussex - 2 £575 -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 1
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 54 (96.43%) CISSP
2 37 (66.07%) Information Security
3 31 (55.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 19 (33.93%) PKI
6 17 (30.36%) Finance
7 16 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 15 (26.79%) Security Management
9 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
10 12 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (19.64%) Firewall
11 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (19.64%) Cyber Security
12 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
13 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
14 8 (14.29%) CRISC
14 8 (14.29%) Project Management
14 8 (14.29%) CISA
14 8 (14.29%) ITIL
14 8 (14.29%) Degree
14 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
15 7 (12.50%) ISSAP
15 7 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (12.50%) ISMS
15 7 (12.50%) Security Testing
15 7 (12.50%) IIS
15 7 (12.50%) SABSA
15 7 (12.50%) Security Architecture
16 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (12.50%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) VPN
3 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) SSL
5 2 (3.57%) TACACS
5 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Architect
1 15 (26.79%) Security Architect
2 12 (21.43%) Consultant
2 12 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 12 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Security Officer
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (5.36%) Chief Security Officer
8 3 (5.36%) Head of Security
8 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) PKI
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (8.93%) CESG
4 5 (8.93%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (8.93%) RMADS
4 5 (8.93%) Smart Meter
5 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.57%) NHS
6 2 (3.57%) CMDB
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Information Security
2 24 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 15 (26.79%) Security Management
4 12 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) Cyber Security
6 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
7 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) ITIL
8 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 7 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 7 (12.50%) ISMS
9 7 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 7 (12.50%) SABSA
10 6 (10.71%) CRAMM
10 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (8.93%) Information Management
11 5 (8.93%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (96.43%) CISSP
2 8 (14.29%) CISA
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) CRISC
3 7 (12.50%) ISSAP
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) CEH
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.36%) CCSP
7 3 (5.36%) CCSA
8 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) CISMP
9 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.79%) GSEC
9 1 (1.79%) MBA
9 1 (1.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (55.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Nessus
2 3 (5.36%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) SAP
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Tripwire
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Software AG
4 2 (3.57%) Qualys
5 1 (1.79%) Imperva
5 1 (1.79%) Tufin
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.79%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) Websense
5 1 (1.79%) VMware