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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 230 203 221
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs citing CISM 15 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.47% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 11
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
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
2343 2148 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.25% 24.21% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1095 1047
Average daily rate £365 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 153
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.28 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 August 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 22 August 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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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
Middlesex +1 4 £438 -
Berkshire -5 2 £450 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £450 -30.76%
Surrey -7 2 £448 +19.33%
Hampshire -7 2 £575 +130.00% 1
East Sussex - - - -
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (94.34%) CISSP
2 36 (67.92%) Information Security
3 26 (49.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (43.40%) CISA
5 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
6 16 (30.19%) Security Management
7 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
7 13 (24.53%) Degree
8 12 (22.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.98%) CRISC
11 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
11 9 (16.98%) Firewall
11 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
12 8 (15.09%) Finance
12 8 (15.09%) Windows
12 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
13 7 (13.21%) PCI DSS
13 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
13 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
13 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (11.32%) UNIX
14 6 (11.32%) ITIL
14 6 (11.32%) CMDB
14 6 (11.32%) SIEM
14 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security
14 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) DB2
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Military
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Security Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.89%) JSP
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) CMDB
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) CESG
4 4 (7.55%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (5.66%) RMADS
5 3 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.77%) SCADA
6 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.89%) IVR
7 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) VMS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Information Security
2 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
3 16 (30.19%) Security Management
4 12 (22.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
7 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
8 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL
9 6 (11.32%) SIEM
9 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security
9 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (9.43%) SABSA
10 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management
11 4 (7.55%) Information Security Management
11 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (94.34%) CISSP
2 23 (43.40%) CISA
3 13 (24.53%) Degree
4 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.98%) CRISC
6 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) MBA
8 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.66%) GIAC
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.77%) PMP
9 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.77%) CCSP
9 2 (3.77%) GCIH
9 2 (3.77%) CCSA
9 2 (3.77%) MAPM
9 2 (3.77%) ISSAP
9 2 (3.77%) CGEIT
10 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.89%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (49.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.66%) COBIT
3 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.77%) BS25999
5 1 (1.89%) COSO
5 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 2 (3.77%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Aveksa
5 1 (1.89%) Varonis
5 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle