The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 26 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 422 431 459
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Contract jobs citing CISM 155 130 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 1.43% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 41
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£500 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10220 9096 8066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.13% 18.69% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5946 4944 4255
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 427 565
Average hourly rate £19.35 £18.55 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -19.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CISM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISM within the UK.

CISM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

CISM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CISM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISM within the UK.

CISM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CISM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
England +3 147 £500 +17.64% 51
London -11 56 £500 +25.00% 20
South East +5 47 £488 +8.33% 10
Surrey +14 27 £500 -7.40% 1
Staines +10 26 £506 -
South West -1 24 £525 +101.92% 6
City of London +16 18 £500 +19.40% 5
North West +5 13 £350 -41.66%
Berkshire +8 11 £400 -5.88% 8
Devon - 11 £550 - 2
Gloucestershire -11 8 £388 +49.03% 3
Middlesex +7 7 £572 +14.40%
Merseyside -3 6 £338 -43.75%
Manchester - 6 £600 -
Reading +12 5 £375 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire +2 4 £388 -22.50% 2
Liverpool -2 4 £338 -43.75%
Scotland -9 4 £435 +24.28% 2
West Yorkshire -3 3 £388 -22.50% 2
West Midlands -4 3 £425 -24.10% 5
Bristol - 3 £245 -
South Wales -10 2 - -
Wales -14 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £443 - 3
Glasgow -8 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 £475 - 1
Swindon - 1 £850 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £850 -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 369 (94.86%) CISSP
2 246 (63.24%) Information Security
3 167 (42.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (32.13%) CISA
5 123 (31.62%) Risk Management
6 99 (25.45%) Finance
7 89 (22.88%) ITIL
8 81 (20.82%) PCI DSS
9 72 (18.51%) CRISC
10 71 (18.25%) Management Information System
11 70 (17.99%) Security Management
12 63 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (15.42%) Degree
14 58 (14.91%) PRINCE2
15 50 (12.85%) Data Protection
16 48 (12.34%) Firewall
17 47 (12.08%) Security Architecture
18 42 (10.80%) Security Cleared
18 42 (10.80%) COBIT
19 41 (10.54%) Banking
20 37 (9.51%) Vulnerability Management
21 36 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
21 36 (9.25%) UNIX
22 35 (9.00%) CheckPoint
23 33 (8.48%) Legal
23 33 (8.48%) Network Security
24 32 (8.23%) Project Management
24 32 (8.23%) Information Security Management
24 32 (8.23%) Windows
25 31 (7.97%) Risk Assessment

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (7.20%) IIS
2 13 (3.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.77%) Apache
3 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.57%) MS Office
3 7 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.03%) SaaS
2 4 (1.03%) PaaS
2 4 (1.03%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.34%) Firewall
2 33 (8.48%) Network Security
3 20 (5.14%) LAN
3 20 (5.14%) WAN
4 19 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (2.06%) Wireless
7 8 (2.06%) DMZ
8 5 (1.29%) VPN
8 5 (1.29%) DNS
8 5 (1.29%) SSL
9 4 (1.03%) Internet
9 4 (1.03%) SSH
10 2 (0.51%) Wireless Security
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.51%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.51%) VLAN
10 2 (0.51%) OSPF
10 2 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.03%) MS Access
2 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.03%) MySQL
3 2 (0.51%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.26%) GCC
2 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 99 (25.45%) Finance
2 41 (10.54%) Banking
3 33 (8.48%) Legal
4 21 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.60%) Retail
6 13 (3.34%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.08%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.31%) Publishing
9 8 (2.06%) Advertising
10 5 (1.29%) Games
10 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 105 (26.99%) Consultant
2 100 (25.71%) Analyst
2 100 (25.71%) Security Consultant
3 94 (24.16%) Security Analyst
4 46 (11.83%) Security Manager
5 41 (10.54%) Information Security Analyst
5 41 (10.54%) Information Analyst
6 34 (8.74%) Security Architect
6 34 (8.74%) Architect
7 29 (7.46%) Information Security Consultant
8 27 (6.94%) Security Engineer
9 17 (4.37%) Project Manager
10 15 (3.86%) Information Manager
11 14 (3.60%) Security Specialist
11 14 (3.60%) IT Security Consultant
11 14 (3.60%) IT Consultant
12 13 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.34%) Senior Security Analyst
12 13 (3.34%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.08%) Web Services
2 5 (1.29%) Middleware
3 2 (0.51%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.26%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.25%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (4.63%) CESG
3 18 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.34%) PKI
5 13 (3.34%) RMADS
6 11 (2.83%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.57%) FMCG
8 7 (1.80%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.80%) CMDB
9 6 (1.54%) Human Factors
10 5 (1.29%) SecurID
11 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.77%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.51%) Statistics
13 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.25%) UNIX
2 32 (8.23%) Windows
3 27 (6.94%) Linux
4 7 (1.80%) Solaris
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (63.24%) Information Security
2 123 (31.62%) Risk Management
3 89 (22.88%) ITIL
4 70 (17.99%) Security Management
5 63 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (14.91%) PRINCE2
7 50 (12.85%) Data Protection
8 47 (12.08%) Security Architecture
9 37 (9.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 36 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
11 32 (8.23%) Project Management
11 32 (8.23%) Information Security Management
12 31 (7.97%) Risk Assessment
13 30 (7.71%) Information Assurance
14 27 (6.94%) SIEM
15 26 (6.68%) TOGAF
16 24 (6.17%) Incident Management
16 24 (6.17%) OWASP
17 23 (5.91%) Change Control
18 21 (5.40%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.80%) SQL
2 5 (1.29%) C
3 2 (0.51%) Python
3 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.26%) R
4 1 (0.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 369 (94.86%) CISSP
2 125 (32.13%) CISA
3 72 (18.51%) CRISC
4 60 (15.42%) Degree
5 42 (10.80%) Security Cleared
6 30 (7.71%) GIAC
7 28 (7.20%) CEH
8 26 (6.68%) SC Cleared
9 24 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (5.91%) CCNA
11 18 (4.63%) JNCIA
11 18 (4.63%) CCSA
12 16 (4.11%) ISSAP
12 16 (4.11%) CISMP
13 12 (3.08%) DV Cleared
13 12 (3.08%) PMP
13 12 (3.08%) PMI Certification
14 11 (2.83%) ISSMP
15 10 (2.57%) ISACA
16 9 (2.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (42.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (20.82%) PCI DSS
3 42 (10.80%) COBIT
4 19 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.51%) COSO
6 2 (0.51%) QA
7 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.77%) Nmap
4 2 (0.51%) UAG
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) Snort
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.08%) Puppet
1 12 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.06%) Nessus
3 6 (1.54%) SCCM
4 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (9.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.88%) HP
3 18 (4.63%) Qualys
4 17 (4.37%) VMware
5 16 (4.11%) Cisco
6 15 (3.86%) Oracle
6 15 (3.86%) ArcSight
7 12 (3.08%) BMC
8 10 (2.57%) Tufin
9 9 (2.31%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.31%) Juniper
10 7 (1.80%) F5
10 7 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (1.54%) Websense
11 6 (1.54%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.54%) TippingPoint
11 6 (1.54%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.29%) McAfee
12 5 (1.29%) Ruckus Wireless
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