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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
Rank 427 380 453
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +73
Contract jobs citing CISM 167 271 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 2.49% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 184 92
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £634 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year
- -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Median hourly rate £66.56 £50.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.12% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £50.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year
+33.12% -26.47%

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
9503 10887 10399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.88% 21.26% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6129 6779 5964
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 426 477
Median hourly rate £30.37 £39.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +79.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 -75 155 £460 -8.00% 64
London -36 76 £438 -19.72% 41
South East -7 28 £500 - 9
East of England -1 20 £415 +10.66% 3
City of London -13 11 £525 +5.00% 6
Berkshire +13 8 £413 -13.15% 2
North West +9 8 £575 +59.72% 3
Hampshire +7 7 £538 +5.13% 2
Essex -4 7 £400 +14.61%
South West -8 7 £364 -10.18% 2
Yorkshire +8 6 £475 +15.85% 3
Manchester +6 6 £575 -6.88% 2
Cardiff - 6 £356 -
South Wales - 6 £356 -
Wales - 6 £356 - 1
West Midlands +2 5 £375 -14.28% 2
Wiltshire 0 5 £364 -33.86%
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £525 -
Surrey -19 5 £468 -6.50% 3
Chelmsford - 5 £400 -
Ipswich - 5 £506 -
Suffolk - 5 £506 -
Edinburgh +24 4 £425 - 4
Scotland +21 4 £425 - 4
Swindon 0 4 £315 -42.72%
Milton Keynes -3 4 £525 -
Hertfordshire -7 4 - - 3
Farnborough - 4 £538 -
West Yorkshire +3 3 £500 +21.95% 3
Midlands +3 3 £500 -47.36%

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 345 (93.24%) CISSP
2 268 (72.43%) Information Security
3 150 (40.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 145 (39.19%) CISA
5 110 (29.73%) Finance
6 98 (26.49%) Cybersecurity
7 97 (26.22%) PCI DSS
8 90 (24.32%) Management Information System
9 82 (22.16%) Firewall
10 76 (20.54%) Risk Management
11 73 (19.73%) Degree
12 66 (17.84%) ITIL
13 53 (14.32%) Security Management
14 47 (12.70%) Security Cleared
15 45 (12.16%) Data Protection
15 45 (12.16%) Network Security
16 44 (11.89%) SIEM
17 43 (11.62%) Windows
18 42 (11.35%) Linux
18 42 (11.35%) Information Security Management
19 41 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 40 (10.81%) CRISC
20 40 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (10.81%) Security Operations
21 39 (10.54%) Security Architecture
21 39 (10.54%) SC Cleared
22 37 (10.00%) Project Management
22 37 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
23 36 (9.73%) Microsoft
24 35 (9.46%) GIAC

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 9 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.16%) IIS
3 5 (1.35%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.16%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.08%) MS Project
4 3 (0.81%) MS Office
4 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.54%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.70%) Office 365
4 9 (2.43%) Mimecast
5 6 (1.62%) SaaS
6 5 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.35%) IaaS
6 5 (1.35%) PaaS
7 4 (1.08%) Yammer
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.27%) G Suite
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (22.16%) Firewall
2 45 (12.16%) Network Security
3 28 (7.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (5.14%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.78%) VPN
6 12 (3.24%) LDAP
7 11 (2.97%) Internet
7 11 (2.97%) WAN
8 10 (2.70%) LAN
9 8 (2.16%) HTTP
9 8 (2.16%) Wireless
10 7 (1.89%) SSL
11 6 (1.62%) DNS
11 6 (1.62%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.35%) SSH
13 4 (1.08%) FTP
14 3 (0.81%) BGP
14 3 (0.81%) EIGRP
14 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.35%) Big Data
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.08%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.81%) AppScan
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 110 (29.73%) Finance
2 32 (8.65%) Banking
3 27 (7.30%) Retail
4 23 (6.22%) Legal
5 19 (5.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.81%) French Language
11 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (26.22%) Analyst
2 84 (22.70%) Security Analyst
3 68 (18.38%) Consultant
4 63 (17.03%) Security Consultant
4 63 (17.03%) Security Manager
5 39 (10.54%) Architect
6 37 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 35 (9.46%) Information Manager
8 34 (9.19%) Information Security Manager
9 33 (8.92%) Information Security Consultant
10 29 (7.84%) Information Analyst
11 28 (7.57%) Information Security Analyst
12 23 (6.22%) IT Analyst
13 22 (5.95%) IT Security Analyst
14 20 (5.41%) IT Manager
15 18 (4.86%) Security Specialist
16 17 (4.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 17 (4.59%) Security Officer
17 16 (4.32%) CISSP Analyst
18 14 (3.78%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.43%) Web Services
2 6 (1.62%) SAML
3 4 (1.08%) COM
4 3 (0.81%) .NET
4 3 (0.81%) AppFabric
4 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.81%) Middleware
4 3 (0.81%) WCF
5 2 (0.54%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.27%) CGI
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 40 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 21 (5.68%) CESG
6 19 (5.14%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.97%) Fixed Income
9 9 (2.43%) PKI
10 8 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.89%) Equities
12 6 (1.62%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.35%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.35%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
14 4 (1.08%) Fintech
15 3 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.62%) Windows
2 42 (11.35%) Linux
3 26 (7.03%) Unix
4 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (72.43%) Information Security
2 98 (26.49%) Cybersecurity
3 76 (20.54%) Risk Management
4 66 (17.84%) ITIL
5 53 (14.32%) Security Management
6 45 (12.16%) Data Protection
7 44 (11.89%) SIEM
8 42 (11.35%) Information Security Management
9 41 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (10.81%) Security Operations
11 39 (10.54%) Security Architecture
12 37 (10.00%) Project Management
12 37 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
13 34 (9.19%) Vulnerability Management
14 32 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
15 26 (7.03%) Identity Access Management
15 26 (7.03%) Information Assurance
15 26 (7.03%) ISMS
16 22 (5.95%) TOGAF
17 21 (5.68%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.05%) SQL
2 11 (2.97%) Python
3 6 (1.62%) Java
3 6 (1.62%) Perl
3 6 (1.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.08%) VB
5 3 (0.81%) C#
5 3 (0.81%) VBA
6 2 (0.54%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) C
7 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 345 (93.24%) CISSP
2 145 (39.19%) CISA
3 73 (19.73%) Degree
4 47 (12.70%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.81%) CRISC
6 39 (10.54%) SC Cleared
7 35 (9.46%) GIAC
8 28 (7.57%) CEH
9 27 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (7.30%) SANS
10 20 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 17 (4.59%) SSCP
12 16 (4.32%) PCI QSA
13 14 (3.78%) CCSP
14 13 (3.51%) GCIH
14 13 (3.51%) IISP
15 12 (3.24%) CISMP
15 12 (3.24%) CLAS
16 11 (2.97%) CCNA
16 11 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (40.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (26.22%) PCI DSS
3 34 (9.19%) COBIT
4 21 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (5.41%) GDPR
6 17 (4.59%) QA
7 13 (3.51%) ISO27002
8 8 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (1.35%) HIPAA
10 5 (1.35%) ISO22301
10 5 (1.35%) RMADS
11 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (1.08%) PMO
11 4 (1.08%) SLA
12 3 (0.81%) GPG13
13 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.54%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.62%) Snort
3 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (1.89%) QRadar
3 5 (1.35%) Nessus
4 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.81%) Nexpose
5 3 (0.81%) Nmap
6 2 (0.54%) Ansible
6 2 (0.54%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.54%) Nagios
6 2 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.54%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.27%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.27%) PowerBroker
7 1 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 36 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.03%) Cisco
3 19 (5.14%) CheckPoint
3 19 (5.14%) Splunk
4 15 (4.05%) Oracle
5 13 (3.51%) SAP
6 12 (3.24%) Qualys
7 11 (2.97%) CyberArk
8 10 (2.70%) Juniper
8 10 (2.70%) Sourcefire
9 7 (1.89%) Sun
9 7 (1.89%) Tufin
9 7 (1.89%) Varonis
10 6 (1.62%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.35%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.35%) VMware
12 4 (1.08%) F5
12 4 (1.08%) IBM
12 4 (1.08%) LogRhythm
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