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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 231 217 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing CISM 29 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 1.13% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2303 2488 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.60% 27.35% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1227 1120
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 97 137
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +8 12 £513 -
Middlesex -4 4 £405 -6.35%
West Sussex -17 3 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Berkshire -3 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £460 +2.22% 1
Kent -7 2 £431 -28.12%
East Sussex - 2 £575 - 2
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 64 (95.52%) CISSP
2 42 (62.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (61.19%) Information Security
4 34 (50.75%) Risk Management
5 30 (44.78%) PCI DSS
6 19 (28.36%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (28.36%) CRISC
7 17 (25.37%) CISA
7 17 (25.37%) ITIL
8 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (22.39%) Finance
10 14 (20.90%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
11 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
11 13 (19.40%) OWASP
11 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
12 12 (17.91%) Security Management
13 11 (16.42%) PKI
14 10 (14.93%) TOGAF
14 10 (14.93%) SABSA
14 10 (14.93%) ISMS
14 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (14.93%) Change Control
14 10 (14.93%) Security Architecture
15 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
15 8 (11.94%) Security Testing
15 8 (11.94%) IIS
15 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
16 7 (10.45%) Oracle
16 7 (10.45%) ISSAP

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (11.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.49%) TACACS
5 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Consultant
1 24 (35.82%) Security Consultant
2 16 (23.88%) Architect
2 16 (23.88%) Security Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Information Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Head of Security
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.48%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Security Officer
8 2 (2.99%) Head of Operations
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (2.99%) Information Manager
8 2 (2.99%) IT Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) SOAP
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.42%) PKI
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (7.46%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.46%) Smart Meter
5 4 (5.97%) SCADA
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) CMDB
7 1 (1.49%) RMADS
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.49%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) CESG
7 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Information Security
2 34 (50.75%) Risk Management
3 19 (28.36%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (25.37%) ITIL
5 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.90%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
7 13 (19.40%) OWASP
7 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
8 12 (17.91%) Security Management
9 10 (14.93%) TOGAF
9 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (14.93%) Change Control
9 10 (14.93%) Security Architecture
9 10 (14.93%) ISMS
9 10 (14.93%) SABSA
10 8 (11.94%) Security Testing
10 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
11 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (95.52%) CISSP
2 19 (28.36%) CRISC
3 17 (25.37%) CISA
4 7 (10.45%) ISSAP
5 6 (8.96%) Degree
6 5 (7.46%) CEH
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.48%) CCSP
8 3 (4.48%) CCSA
8 3 (4.48%) CISMP
9 1 (1.49%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) GSEC
9 1 (1.49%) MBA
9 1 (1.49%) GIAC
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (62.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (44.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.99%) COBIT
4 1 (1.49%) QA
4 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Software AG
3 2 (2.99%) Qualys
4 1 (1.49%) Imperva
4 1 (1.49%) Tufin
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk
4 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Symantec
4 1 (1.49%) Websense
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
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