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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 219 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing CISM 35 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 1.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 11
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£460 £445 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £368 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £594 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.33% -
CISM
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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
2387 2417 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.58% 26.99% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1207 1114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 103 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey +17 18 £460 -3.15%
Middlesex +1 10 £453 -9.50%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £460 -
Hampshire -8 2 £425 +3.03%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Kent +4 1 £525 - 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (98.63%) CISSP
2 48 (65.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (64.38%) Information Security
4 41 (56.16%) Risk Management
5 34 (46.58%) PCI DSS
6 27 (36.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (32.88%) CRISC
8 20 (27.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (27.40%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (26.03%) Management Information System
9 19 (26.03%) ITIL
10 18 (24.66%) CISA
11 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
12 16 (21.92%) Security Management
13 14 (19.18%) OWASP
14 13 (17.81%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (17.81%) Change Control
14 13 (17.81%) Cyber Security
15 11 (15.07%) PKI
16 10 (13.70%) ISMS
16 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
16 10 (13.70%) Finance
16 10 (13.70%) SABSA
16 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
17 8 (10.96%) Change Management
17 8 (10.96%) Firewall
18 7 (9.59%) GIAC
18 7 (9.59%) Oracle
18 7 (9.59%) IIS
18 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.59%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.11%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Consultant
1 25 (34.25%) Security Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Architect
2 14 (19.18%) Security Architect
3 13 (17.81%) Security Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Security Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Information Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Head of Security
8 3 (4.11%) Information Security Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.74%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Head of Operations
9 2 (2.74%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) SOAP
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.07%) PKI
3 6 (8.22%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.22%) Human Factors
3 6 (8.22%) Cryptography
3 6 (8.22%) Smart Meter
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) SCADA
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.11%) CMDB
6 3 (4.11%) Statistics
7 2 (2.74%) RMADS
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) CESG
8 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) UNIX
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Information Security
2 41 (56.16%) Risk Management
3 27 (36.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (27.40%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (27.40%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (26.03%) ITIL
6 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
7 16 (21.92%) Security Management
8 14 (19.18%) OWASP
9 13 (17.81%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (17.81%) Change Control
9 13 (17.81%) Cyber Security
10 10 (13.70%) ISMS
10 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
10 10 (13.70%) SABSA
10 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
11 8 (10.96%) Change Management
12 7 (9.59%) Project Management
12 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.59%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) C
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (98.63%) CISSP
2 24 (32.88%) CRISC
3 18 (24.66%) CISA
4 7 (9.59%) GIAC
4 7 (9.59%) ISSAP
4 7 (9.59%) Degree
5 6 (8.22%) PMP
5 6 (8.22%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCSA
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCSP
6 3 (4.11%) CEH
6 3 (4.11%) CISMP
7 1 (1.37%) MBA
7 1 (1.37%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (65.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (46.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) SAP
3 2 (2.74%) Qualys
3 2 (2.74%) Software AG
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Splunk
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco