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 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 420 436 469
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +33
Contract jobs citing CISM 194 150 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 1.46% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 105 46
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.33% -

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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 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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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 +10 179 £450 -0.11% 61
London -10 79 £500 +5.26% 27
South East -22 35 £460 +3.37% 6
North West +4 31 £344 -17.66% 3
City of London +9 25 £488 +8.27% 6
Manchester +6 22 £325 - 3
Surrey +17 18 £460 -3.15%
Scotland +5 13 £363 - 8
East of England +18 11 £363 - 2
Staines +15 10 £513 +7.89%
Middlesex +1 10 £453 -9.50%
South West +15 9 £388 -16.55%
West Midlands -6 8 £376 -16.55% 9
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Glasgow -5 4 £350 - 8
Swindon - 4 £388 -
Wiltshire - 4 £388 -
Liverpool -7 3 £350 -6.66%
Merseyside -10 3 £350 -6.66%
Norfolk - 3 £400 -
Norwich - 3 £400 -
Cumbria - 3 £415 -
Bedfordshire +7 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £460 -
Weybridge -4 2 £550 -
Gloucestershire -7 2 - -
Hampshire -8 2 £425 +3.03%
Birmingham -9 2 £415 -7.77% 4
Bristol - 2 £419 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 322 (92.53%) CISSP
2 206 (59.20%) Information Security
3 174 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 120 (34.48%) CISA
5 101 (29.02%) Risk Management
6 94 (27.01%) Finance
7 83 (23.85%) ITIL
8 77 (22.13%) PCI DSS
9 74 (21.26%) Firewall
10 71 (20.40%) Management Information System
11 61 (17.53%) Degree
12 59 (16.95%) Cyber Security
13 58 (16.67%) Security Management
14 55 (15.80%) SIEM
15 54 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
16 50 (14.37%) Risk Assessment
16 50 (14.37%) CRISC
17 49 (14.08%) Data Protection
18 44 (12.64%) Security Cleared
19 42 (12.07%) CISMP
20 41 (11.78%) Security Architecture
21 40 (11.49%) Network Security
22 38 (10.92%) Vulnerability Management
23 37 (10.63%) PKI
24 36 (10.34%) Cisco
25 35 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
26 33 (9.48%) Kalman Filter
27 32 (9.20%) COBIT
27 32 (9.20%) PRINCE2
28 31 (8.91%) Project Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (6.32%) IIS
2 8 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.30%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.59%) MS Office
2 9 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.01%) IaaS
2 7 (2.01%) SaaS
2 7 (2.01%) PaaS
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 74 (21.26%) Firewall
2 40 (11.49%) Network Security
3 28 (8.05%) WAN
4 26 (7.47%) SSL
5 25 (7.18%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (4.31%) LAN
7 12 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 11 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (2.87%) Wireless
9 10 (2.87%) VPN
10 9 (2.59%) Internet
11 6 (1.72%) Intranet
12 5 (1.44%) DNS
13 4 (1.15%) LDAP
14 3 (0.86%) Wireless Security
14 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
15 2 (0.57%) VLAN
15 2 (0.57%) OSPF
15 2 (0.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.44%) QlikView
2 5 (1.44%) Big Data
3 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 94 (27.01%) Finance
2 28 (8.05%) Banking
3 22 (6.32%) Legal
4 12 (3.45%) Retail
4 12 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.16%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.15%) Law
7 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
7 4 (1.15%) Publishing
8 3 (0.86%) Military
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (29.60%) Analyst
2 87 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 68 (19.54%) Consultant
4 62 (17.82%) Security Manager
5 61 (17.53%) Security Consultant
6 42 (12.07%) Security Architect
6 42 (12.07%) Architect
7 37 (10.63%) Information Security Analyst
7 37 (10.63%) Information Analyst
8 26 (7.47%) Information Manager
9 23 (6.61%) Information Security Manager
10 20 (5.75%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.89%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (4.31%) Security Engineer
13 14 (4.02%) Information Security Consultant
13 14 (4.02%) Risk Analyst
13 14 (4.02%) Security Project Manager
14 13 (3.74%) IT Security Analyst
15 12 (3.45%) IT Consultant
16 11 (3.16%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.86%) SOAP
1 3 (0.86%) .NET
1 3 (0.86%) Middleware
2 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.29%) AppFabric
2 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.29%) HTML
2 1 (0.29%) Web Services
2 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.40%) Management Information System
2 37 (10.63%) PKI
3 30 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.46%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (4.89%) CESG
6 10 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.59%) Human Factors
7 9 (2.59%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.01%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (1.72%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.44%) SCADA
10 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.15%) FMCG
11 4 (1.15%) RMADS
12 3 (0.86%) Life Science
12 3 (0.86%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (0.86%) CMDB
12 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.90%) Windows
2 16 (4.60%) UNIX
3 14 (4.02%) Linux
4 3 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.29%) VMS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (59.20%) Information Security
2 101 (29.02%) Risk Management
3 83 (23.85%) ITIL
4 59 (16.95%) Cyber Security
5 58 (16.67%) Security Management
6 55 (15.80%) SIEM
7 54 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
8 50 (14.37%) Risk Assessment
9 49 (14.08%) Data Protection
10 41 (11.78%) Security Architecture
11 38 (10.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 35 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (9.48%) Kalman Filter
14 32 (9.20%) PRINCE2
15 31 (8.91%) Project Management
16 30 (8.62%) TOGAF
16 30 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (7.47%) ISMS
18 25 (7.18%) Information Security Management
19 24 (6.90%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.72%) SQL
2 5 (1.44%) C
3 4 (1.15%) VBA
4 3 (0.86%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 322 (92.53%) CISSP
2 120 (34.48%) CISA
3 61 (17.53%) Degree
4 50 (14.37%) CRISC
5 44 (12.64%) Security Cleared
6 42 (12.07%) CISMP
7 29 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 26 (7.47%) ISSAP
9 21 (6.03%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (4.89%) GIAC
11 15 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (4.31%) CEH
12 14 (4.02%) CCENT
13 13 (3.74%) DV Cleared
14 12 (3.45%) ISSMP
15 8 (2.30%) PMP
15 8 (2.30%) PMI Certification
15 8 (2.30%) CCSP
15 8 (2.30%) ISACA
16 7 (2.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (22.13%) PCI DSS
3 32 (9.20%) COBIT
4 19 (5.46%) QA
5 12 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.86%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.57%) EMIR
9 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.29%) COSO
9 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.29%) SLA
9 1 (0.29%) BS7799
9 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) UAG
3 1 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (2.01%) SCCM
2 5 (1.44%) Nessus
3 4 (1.15%) OpenView
4 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (10.34%) Cisco
2 29 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 24 (6.90%) Kaspersky
4 22 (6.32%) Clearswift
5 19 (5.46%) Citrix
6 18 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (4.60%) VMware
8 15 (4.31%) SAP
9 13 (3.74%) McAfee
10 11 (3.16%) Oracle
11 9 (2.59%) Websense
11 9 (2.59%) Symantec
11 9 (2.59%) Juniper
12 7 (2.01%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (2.01%) F5
12 7 (2.01%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.72%) Qualys
14 5 (1.44%) Blue Coat
15 4 (1.15%) Remedy
15 4 (1.15%) BMC
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