The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 130 141 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing CISM 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.43% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£388 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £435 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £477 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
829 940 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.41% 31.78% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 602 347
Average daily rate £400 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 36
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CISM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISM across the South West region.

CISM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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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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
Wiltshire - 4 £388 -
Gloucestershire -10 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £419 - 1
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (87.50%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) Information Security
4 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 12 (37.50%) SIEM
6 11 (34.38%) ISSAP
6 11 (34.38%) ISSMP
7 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
9 7 (21.88%) Security Management
9 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.88%) LAN
9 7 (21.88%) WAN
9 7 (21.88%) VPN
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
11 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.63%) SCCM
11 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
11 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
12 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.50%) MCP

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 7 (21.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Designer
2 8 (25.00%) Security Designer
3 7 (21.88%) Security Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.13%) IT Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 12 (37.50%) SIEM
3 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
4 7 (21.88%) Security Management
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
5 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
9 1 (3.13%) ISMS
9 1 (3.13%) ETL
9 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) ISSAP
3 11 (34.38%) ISSMP
4 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 4 (12.50%) ISEB
6 4 (12.50%) MCP
6 4 (12.50%) CISA
7 3 (9.38%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (9.38%) GIAC
7 3 (9.38%) SSCP
7 3 (9.38%) GSEC
7 3 (9.38%) CEH
7 3 (9.38%) ISACA
7 3 (9.38%) GPEN
8 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) GCIA
9 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.38%) COBIT
3 3 (9.38%) QA
3 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
3 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco