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 31 May 2016 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 385 417 477
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +60
Contract jobs citing CISM 276 199 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 1.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 129 93
Median daily rate £485 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £415 £445
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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
11556 10459 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.29% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7154 6020 6146
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 533 544
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CISM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

CISM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CISM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 267 £475 +1.60% 86
London +37 106 £500 - 54
South East +8 60 £472 -0.73% 9
North West -14 32 £375 +9.09% 6
East of England +24 30 £438 +14.88% 1
Berkshire - 29 £563 - 4
Manchester -14 24 £449 +38.07% 3
City of London +42 22 £475 -5.00% 14
Yorkshire +11 14 £410 -18.00% 6
West Yorkshire +14 13 £405 -19.00% 3
Leeds +4 13 £405 -19.00% 2
Hampshire +11 12 £430 +1.17% 1
West Midlands -16 10 £488 +21.57% 4
Hertfordshire +15 9 £400 +45.45%
Maidenhead - 9 - -
Cambridgeshire +19 8 £438 +34.76%
Essex +4 8 £438 +20.68% 1
Cambridge +9 7 £438 +34.69%
Scotland -21 7 £475 +22.58% 1
Surrey -23 7 £469 -14.77% 2
Winchester - 7 £450 -
Reading - 7 £613 - 2
South West -12 6 £500 +28.86% 2
West Sussex -26 6 £481 - 1
Edinburgh -14 5 £510 - 1
Midlands - 5 £550 -
Crawley - 5 £472 -
Cheshire - 5 £375 - 1
West Wales - 4 £550 -
Wales - 4 £550 -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CISM.

1 540 (96.09%) CISSP
2 401 (71.35%) Information Security
3 257 (45.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 246 (43.77%) CISA
5 144 (25.62%) Finance
6 133 (23.67%) Risk Management
7 127 (22.60%) PCI DSS
8 124 (22.06%) Cybersecurity
9 99 (17.62%) Firewall
10 98 (17.44%) Degree
11 86 (15.30%) Data Protection
12 85 (15.12%) Security Architecture
13 84 (14.95%) Security Operations
14 83 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 82 (14.59%) ITIL
16 73 (12.99%) Management Information System
17 70 (12.46%) Security Cleared
18 68 (12.10%) Vulnerability Management
19 65 (11.57%) Project Management
20 64 (11.39%) Risk Assessment
21 62 (11.03%) SC Cleared
22 61 (10.85%) SIEM
22 61 (10.85%) Security Management
23 59 (10.50%) TOGAF
24 57 (10.14%) Network Security
25 54 (9.61%) CEH
25 54 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
26 53 (9.43%) Windows
27 52 (9.25%) PRINCE2
27 52 (9.25%) Cisco

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.34%) IIS
2 8 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.07%) iPlanet
3 6 (1.07%) MQSeries
3 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.07%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.36%) CICS
4 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (3.20%) MS Office
2 13 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.89%) SmartSuite
5 4 (0.71%) MS Project
6 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) BusinessWare
1 6 (1.07%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.07%) IaaS
5 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 3 (0.53%) PaaS
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 99 (17.62%) Firewall
2 57 (10.14%) Network Security
3 23 (4.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (3.74%) VPN
5 15 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (2.67%) LAN
6 11 (1.96%) Internet
7 8 (1.42%) WAN
8 7 (1.25%) SSL
9 6 (1.07%) Intranet
9 6 (1.07%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.71%) DNS
10 4 (0.71%) NetScreen
10 4 (0.71%) Wireless
11 3 (0.53%) DMZ
11 3 (0.53%) DWDM
11 3 (0.53%) HTTP
11 3 (0.53%) MPLS
11 3 (0.53%) Packet Switching
11 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.07%) DB2
1 6 (1.07%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.53%) AppScan
3 2 (0.36%) TestNG
4 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 144 (25.62%) Finance
2 30 (5.34%) Legal
3 28 (4.98%) Retail
4 25 (4.45%) Banking
4 25 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.78%) French Language
5 10 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.42%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.42%) Law
6 8 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.42%) Polish Language
6 8 (1.42%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.07%) Automotive
8 5 (0.89%) Back Office
8 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Advertising
9 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (23.67%) Consultant
2 127 (22.60%) Security Consultant
3 118 (21.00%) Analyst
4 106 (18.86%) Security Analyst
5 91 (16.19%) Architect
5 91 (16.19%) Security Architect
6 74 (13.17%) Security Manager
7 49 (8.72%) Security Specialist
8 44 (7.83%) Information Security Consultant
9 43 (7.65%) Information Analyst
9 43 (7.65%) Information Security Analyst
10 29 (5.16%) Information Manager
11 28 (4.98%) Information Security Manager
12 25 (4.45%) IT Analyst
13 24 (4.27%) Information Specialist
14 23 (4.09%) CISSP Analyst
14 23 (4.09%) Head of Security
14 23 (4.09%) Security Officer
15 22 (3.91%) Information Security Officer
16 20 (3.56%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.96%) Middleware
2 6 (1.07%) MSMQ
2 6 (1.07%) Web Services
3 2 (0.36%) COM
3 2 (0.36%) SAML
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.99%) Management Information System
2 54 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (8.90%) CESG
4 38 (6.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 32 (5.69%) Data Centre
6 29 (5.16%) PKI
7 23 (4.09%) PMI
8 19 (3.38%) Cryptography
9 18 (3.20%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (2.67%) Smartcard
11 14 (2.49%) Cyberthreat
12 13 (2.31%) CESG CLAS
12 13 (2.31%) Driving Licence
13 12 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (1.96%) FMCG
14 11 (1.96%) Mathematics
15 9 (1.60%) Private Cloud
16 7 (1.25%) SCADA
17 6 (1.07%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.43%) Windows
2 28 (4.98%) Unix
3 22 (3.91%) Linux
4 10 (1.78%) Solaris
5 7 (1.25%) AIX
5 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.07%) zOS
7 4 (0.71%) Android
7 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (71.35%) Information Security
2 133 (23.67%) Risk Management
3 124 (22.06%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (15.30%) Data Protection
5 85 (15.12%) Security Architecture
6 84 (14.95%) Security Operations
7 83 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (14.59%) ITIL
9 68 (12.10%) Vulnerability Management
10 65 (11.57%) Project Management
11 64 (11.39%) Risk Assessment
12 61 (10.85%) Security Management
12 61 (10.85%) SIEM
13 59 (10.50%) TOGAF
14 52 (9.25%) PRINCE2
15 44 (7.83%) SABSA
16 41 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (7.30%) Penetration Testing
17 35 (6.23%) Information Assurance
18 31 (5.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.31%) Python
2 11 (1.96%) C
3 10 (1.78%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.60%) C#
5 8 (1.42%) VB
6 7 (1.25%) Perl
6 7 (1.25%) SQL
7 6 (1.07%) Java
8 3 (0.53%) C++
9 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 540 (96.09%) CISSP
2 246 (43.77%) CISA
3 98 (17.44%) Degree
4 70 (12.46%) Security Cleared
5 62 (11.03%) SC Cleared
6 54 (9.61%) CEH
7 39 (6.94%) GIAC
8 38 (6.76%) CISMP
9 34 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (5.69%) CRISC
11 30 (5.34%) CESG Certified Professional
11 30 (5.34%) CLAS
12 29 (5.16%) IISP
12 29 (5.16%) SANS
13 25 (4.45%) PMI Certification
14 17 (3.02%) GCIH
15 14 (2.49%) CCNP
15 14 (2.49%) CCSP
16 13 (2.31%) GCIA
16 13 (2.31%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (45.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (22.60%) PCI DSS
3 49 (8.72%) COBIT
4 33 (5.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (3.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 19 (3.38%) ISO 9001
7 17 (3.02%) ISO27005
8 16 (2.85%) RMADS
9 13 (2.31%) ISAE 3402
10 9 (1.60%) COSO
11 7 (1.25%) GPG13
12 6 (1.07%) Government Security Classifications
12 6 (1.07%) SLA
13 5 (0.89%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.89%) QA
14 4 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.53%) ISO22301
15 3 (0.53%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.07%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.36%) RACF
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) EnCase
2 8 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.07%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.07%) Nessus
3 6 (1.07%) SmoothWall
4 5 (0.89%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.36%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.18%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) QRadar
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (9.25%) Cisco
2 34 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.69%) CheckPoint
4 25 (4.45%) Oracle
5 24 (4.27%) IBM
6 21 (3.74%) Intel Security
7 19 (3.38%) Qualys
8 17 (3.02%) Splunk
9 16 (2.85%) ArcSight
10 15 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 14 (2.49%) Symantec
12 13 (2.31%) Sun
12 13 (2.31%) Tripwire
13 12 (2.14%) SAP
14 10 (1.78%) VMware
15 6 (1.07%) BEA
15 6 (1.07%) BMC
15 6 (1.07%) CA
15 6 (1.07%) Clearswift
15 6 (1.07%) Vitria
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