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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 388 464 439
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -25
Contract jobs citing CISM 244 152 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 1.45% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 91 95
Average daily rate £516 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £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
10920 10497 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.21% 20.32% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6750 6072 5158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 491 443
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +59 239 £520 +4.00% 108
London +71 123 £550 +10.00% 57
South East +6 50 £500 -2.43% 16
Surrey +2 29 £500 -2.43% 5
City of London +46 23 £550 +10.00% 11
North West -4 20 £360 +2.85% 9
East of England +14 15 £396 +5.66% 5
Berkshire +14 11 £500 +25.00% 5
South West -17 9 £405 -22.85% 7
Essex - 9 £348 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £550 - 3
West Midlands -8 7 £454 +6.76% 6
Manchester -15 7 £725 +20.83% 6
Bracknell - 7 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire -4 6 £438 +12.90% 3
Yorkshire -9 6 £438 +12.90% 5
Lancashire - 6 £330 - 2
Leeds - 6 £438 - 3
Croydon - 6 £598 -
Merseyside -4 5 - - 1
Staines -5 5 £538 +4.87% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £600 -
Hampshire - 5 £500 -
Nottingham - 5 £600 -
Bristol +1 4 £418 +70.40% 1
Redhill - 4 - -
Blackpool - 4 £330 - 2
Norwich -5 3 £594 +58.33%
Norfolk -9 3 £594 +58.33%
Bedfordshire - 3 £418 -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 435 (93.35%) CISSP
2 340 (72.96%) Information Security
3 189 (40.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 188 (40.34%) CISA
5 129 (27.68%) Finance
6 117 (25.11%) Risk Management
7 95 (20.39%) PCI DSS
8 91 (19.53%) Security Architecture
9 88 (18.88%) Firewall
10 85 (18.24%) Management Information System
10 85 (18.24%) Cybersecurity
11 82 (17.60%) Risk Assessment
11 82 (17.60%) Windows
12 69 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
12 69 (14.81%) SIEM
13 65 (13.95%) Degree
14 60 (12.88%) Security Cleared
15 59 (12.66%) ITIL
16 58 (12.45%) Microsoft
17 56 (12.02%) TOGAF
18 52 (11.16%) SC Cleared
19 51 (10.94%) Banking
19 51 (10.94%) Oracle
20 50 (10.73%) CRISC
21 49 (10.52%) Unix
21 49 (10.52%) Security Management
22 47 (10.09%) Network Security
23 46 (9.87%) COBIT
23 46 (9.87%) CCNA
23 46 (9.87%) Active Directory

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (3.86%) IIS
2 17 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.93%) iPlanet
5 9 (1.93%) MQSeries
5 9 (1.93%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.93%) BusinessWare
1 9 (1.93%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.94%) PaaS
2 22 (4.72%) IaaS
3 21 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.65%) SaaS
5 15 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (18.88%) Firewall
2 47 (10.09%) Network Security
3 20 (4.29%) VPN
4 18 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (3.22%) LAN
6 14 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (2.15%) WAN
8 8 (1.72%) DNS
9 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.07%) Internet
10 5 (1.07%) SNMP
11 4 (0.86%) DMZ
11 4 (0.86%) SSH
11 4 (0.86%) Wireless
12 3 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.64%) DWDM
12 3 (0.64%) MPLS
12 3 (0.64%) NGN
12 3 (0.64%) Packet Switching
12 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (1.93%) DB2
3 9 (1.93%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (1.72%) Big Data
5 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.64%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 129 (27.68%) Finance
2 51 (10.94%) Banking
3 25 (5.36%) Retail
4 20 (4.29%) Legal
5 14 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.07%) Automotive
7 5 (1.07%) Back Office
7 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.86%) Games
9 3 (0.64%) Advertising
9 3 (0.64%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 111 (23.82%) Consultant
2 101 (21.67%) Security Consultant
3 95 (20.39%) Architect
4 94 (20.17%) Security Architect
5 92 (19.74%) Analyst
6 78 (16.74%) Security Analyst
7 49 (10.52%) Security Manager
8 36 (7.73%) Information Analyst
9 35 (7.51%) Information Security Analyst
10 30 (6.44%) Information Security Consultant
11 26 (5.58%) Security Engineer
12 23 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (4.51%) Information Manager
14 20 (4.29%) Head of Security
14 20 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
14 20 (4.29%) Senior Security Analyst
15 18 (3.86%) Risk Analyst
16 16 (3.43%) CISSP Architect
17 15 (3.22%) CISSP Analyst
17 15 (3.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.79%) Middleware
2 9 (1.93%) MSMQ
2 9 (1.93%) Web Services
3 7 (1.50%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.24%) Management Information System
2 43 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.37%) CESG
4 26 (5.58%) CESG CLAS
5 23 (4.94%) PKI
6 17 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.43%) Cryptography
8 15 (3.22%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (2.79%) FMCG
10 9 (1.93%) AS400
10 9 (1.93%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.93%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.72%) Smartcard
12 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (1.07%) PMI
14 5 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
15 3 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.60%) Windows
2 49 (10.52%) Unix
3 34 (7.30%) Linux
4 21 (4.51%) AIX
5 14 (3.00%) VMS
6 13 (2.79%) Solaris
7 9 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.93%) zOS
8 4 (0.86%) Android
8 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (72.96%) Information Security
2 117 (25.11%) Risk Management
3 91 (19.53%) Security Architecture
4 85 (18.24%) Cybersecurity
5 82 (17.60%) Risk Assessment
6 69 (14.81%) SIEM
7 59 (12.66%) ITIL
8 56 (12.02%) TOGAF
9 49 (10.52%) Security Management
10 45 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (9.44%) Information Assurance
11 44 (9.44%) Project Management
12 41 (8.80%) Security Operations
13 39 (8.37%) Data Protection
14 33 (7.08%) Vulnerability Management
15 32 (6.87%) SABSA
16 28 (6.01%) Identity Access Management
16 28 (6.01%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (6.01%) Risk Analysis
16 28 (6.01%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.51%) SQL
2 14 (3.00%) C
3 2 (0.43%) C#
3 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.43%) Python
3 2 (0.43%) VB
4 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 435 (93.35%) CISSP
2 188 (40.34%) CISA
3 69 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (13.95%) Degree
5 60 (12.88%) Security Cleared
6 52 (11.16%) SC Cleared
7 50 (10.73%) CRISC
8 46 (9.87%) CCNA
9 40 (8.58%) GIAC
10 36 (7.73%) CLAS
11 31 (6.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 27 (5.79%) CCSA
13 26 (5.58%) JNCIA
14 24 (5.15%) DV Cleared
15 23 (4.94%) CISMP
16 22 (4.72%) SANS
17 17 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (3.43%) MCSE
19 14 (3.00%) MCP
20 12 (2.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (40.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (20.39%) PCI DSS
3 46 (9.87%) COBIT
4 36 (7.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (3.00%) COSO
5 14 (3.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (2.58%) ISO 9001
7 9 (1.93%) QA
8 8 (1.72%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (1.72%) ISO27005
9 7 (1.50%) ISO27002
10 5 (1.07%) RMADS
11 3 (0.64%) SLA
12 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.21%) SEPA
13 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 46 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.93%) ClearTrust
4 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.15%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.29%) Nessus
3 5 (1.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.64%) EnCase
4 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.43%) Puppet
5 2 (0.43%) QRadar
5 2 (0.43%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.21%) Nmap
6 1 (0.21%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.94%) Oracle
3 35 (7.51%) CheckPoint
3 35 (7.51%) Cisco
4 28 (6.01%) IBM
5 22 (4.72%) Intel Security
5 22 (4.72%) Qualys
6 21 (4.51%) ArcSight
7 20 (4.29%) Cyber-Ark
8 18 (3.86%) Symantec
9 17 (3.65%) SAP
9 17 (3.65%) VMware
10 14 (3.00%) CA
11 12 (2.58%) HP
12 10 (2.15%) Rackspace
13 9 (1.93%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (1.93%) BEA
13 9 (1.93%) Tripwire
13 9 (1.93%) Vitria
14 8 (1.72%) Juniper
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