The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 449 464 481
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing CISM 144 104 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 60 60
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£450 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10442 9068 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.10% 17.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5891 4873 5063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 504 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
England +5 129 £450 -10.00% 51
London +17 69 £500 -1.91% 21
South East -17 24 £450 -10.00% 5
North West +11 14 £480 +37.14% 8
East Midlands +8 11 £450 - 3
Scotland -15 11 £425 +54.26% 3
City of London +7 10 £450 -6.25% 5
Middlesex +6 9 £433 -
Uxbridge - 8 £520 -
Edinburgh -12 6 £400 -
Northampton - 6 £438 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £438 -
Hampshire -13 5 £475 -9.52% 2
East of England -21 5 £488 - 2
Glasgow +1 4 £399 +44.73% 2
Berkshire -6 4 £450 -10.00% 2
Derbyshire - 4 £588 -
Chesterfield - 4 £588 -
Cheshire +5 3 £460 +31.42% 3
South West -25 3 £401 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £675 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £450 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 5
Kent -6 2 £600 +166.66% 1
Chester - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £414 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +12 1 - - 1
Nottingham +9 1 - - 1

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 296 (96.73%) CISSP
2 196 (64.05%) Information Security
3 116 (37.91%) CISA
4 100 (32.68%) Finance
5 88 (28.76%) Risk Management
5 88 (28.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (22.88%) Management Information System
7 69 (22.55%) Degree
8 53 (17.32%) Firewall
8 53 (17.32%) Security Architecture
9 51 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 50 (16.34%) Security Management
11 48 (15.69%) Banking
12 47 (15.36%) Microsoft
13 42 (13.73%) TOGAF
14 41 (13.40%) Windows
15 40 (13.07%) ITIL
16 36 (11.76%) UNIX
17 33 (10.78%) Information Security Management
18 32 (10.46%) PCI DSS
19 31 (10.13%) Network Security
20 30 (9.80%) Active Directory
21 29 (9.48%) Data Protection
21 29 (9.48%) SABSA
22 28 (9.15%) SIEM
22 28 (9.15%) CRISC
23 27 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
24 26 (8.50%) Penetration Testing
24 26 (8.50%) COBIT
25 25 (8.17%) Cisco

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (6.54%) IIS
2 13 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.94%) CMS
3 9 (2.94%) Joomla!
4 5 (1.63%) SAP Web AS
4 5 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.63%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.96%) MS Office
4 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.32%) Firewall
2 31 (10.13%) Network Security
3 18 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.25%) Internet
5 12 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (3.27%) Intranet
7 9 (2.94%) VPN
8 8 (2.61%) WAN
9 6 (1.96%) Wireless
10 5 (1.63%) LAN
11 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.31%) MPLS
12 3 (0.98%) SSL
12 3 (0.98%) SAN
13 2 (0.65%) VLAN
13 2 (0.65%) IPsec
13 2 (0.65%) LDAP
13 2 (0.65%) DNS
13 2 (0.65%) DHCP
13 2 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.61%) DB2
2 6 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.65%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.33%) QlikView
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) QADirector
General
1 100 (32.68%) Finance
2 48 (15.69%) Banking
3 23 (7.52%) Financial Institution
4 18 (5.88%) Legal
5 13 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.61%) Retail
8 5 (1.63%) Advertising
9 4 (1.31%) Publishing
10 3 (0.98%) Military
10 3 (0.98%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.65%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) International Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (23.20%) Analyst
2 61 (19.93%) Consultant
3 59 (19.28%) Architect
4 57 (18.63%) Security Analyst
5 53 (17.32%) Security Consultant
6 52 (16.99%) Security Architect
7 26 (8.50%) Security Manager
8 22 (7.19%) Senior Security Analyst
8 22 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (6.86%) Information Analyst
9 21 (6.86%) Information Security Analyst
9 21 (6.86%) Information Security Consultant
10 19 (6.21%) Information Manager
11 14 (4.58%) Risk Analyst
12 13 (4.25%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (3.92%) Risk Manager
14 11 (3.59%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.59%) Security Specialist
15 9 (2.94%) Security Officer
15 9 (2.94%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.61%) XML
2 5 (1.63%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.31%) Middleware
4 2 (0.65%) OLE
4 2 (0.65%) SAML
4 2 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) JSP
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.88%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.58%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (3.92%) Economics
5 11 (3.59%) E-Learning
5 11 (3.59%) CESG
6 8 (2.61%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (2.29%) CMDB
8 6 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.63%) Human Factors
9 5 (1.63%) RMADS
10 2 (0.65%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.65%) SCADA
10 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) IVR
11 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.40%) Windows
2 36 (11.76%) UNIX
3 14 (4.58%) Linux
3 14 (4.58%) VMS
4 4 (1.31%) AIX
4 4 (1.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (64.05%) Information Security
2 88 (28.76%) Risk Management
3 53 (17.32%) Security Architecture
4 51 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 50 (16.34%) Security Management
6 42 (13.73%) TOGAF
7 40 (13.07%) ITIL
8 33 (10.78%) Information Security Management
9 29 (9.48%) Data Protection
9 29 (9.48%) SABSA
10 28 (9.15%) SIEM
11 27 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (8.50%) Penetration Testing
13 25 (8.17%) Cyber Security
14 22 (7.19%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
15 18 (5.88%) Business Continuity
16 16 (5.23%) Database Security
16 16 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (4.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.92%) C
2 8 (2.61%) SQL
3 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.33%) Java
3 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 296 (96.73%) CISSP
2 116 (37.91%) CISA
3 69 (22.55%) Degree
4 28 (9.15%) CRISC
5 25 (8.17%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.21%) GIAC
7 17 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (5.23%) CEH
9 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.25%) ISSAP
11 10 (3.27%) CCSA
11 10 (3.27%) CCNP
12 8 (2.61%) CCNA
12 8 (2.61%) ISACA
13 7 (2.29%) QiCA
13 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.29%) MCSE
14 6 (1.96%) MCSA
14 6 (1.96%) CCIE
14 6 (1.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (28.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (10.46%) PCI DSS
3 26 (8.50%) COBIT
4 20 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.94%) QA
6 6 (1.96%) BS25999
7 2 (0.65%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.65%) COREP
7 2 (0.65%) FINREP
8 1 (0.33%) GPG13
8 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.33%) SLA
8 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.98%) RACF
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.65%) OpenView
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.17%) Cisco
3 19 (6.21%) CheckPoint
4 18 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
5 15 (4.90%) SAP
6 12 (3.92%) Gemalto
7 11 (3.59%) Oracle
7 11 (3.59%) Juniper
8 6 (1.96%) HP
8 6 (1.96%) McAfee
9 5 (1.63%) Qualys
9 5 (1.63%) IBM
10 4 (1.31%) F5
10 4 (1.31%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.98%) Aveksa
11 3 (0.98%) Varonis
11 3 (0.98%) Citrix
12 2 (0.65%) BMC
12 2 (0.65%) Symantec
12 2 (0.65%) Remedy
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