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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 416 473 471
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -2
Contract jobs citing CISM 225 142 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 1.36% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 93 61
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10832 10437 9058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.99% 19.09% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6486 5881 4859
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 467 502
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +47 211 £500 +11.11% 88
London +51 120 £500 -0.04% 35
South East -7 27 £525 +16.66% 21
City of London +6 22 £513 +7.89% 13
East of England +14 17 £495 +1.53% 8
North West -20 14 £855 +71.00% 5
West Midlands +9 11 £500 +11.11% 5
Merseyside - 11 £855 -
Liverpool - 10 £855 -
Birmingham +13 9 £575 +27.77% 3
South West +3 9 £429 +7.05% 7
Bedfordshire +17 8 £525 - 2
East Midlands -11 7 £485 +7.77% 2
Northern Ireland - 7 £538 -
Surrey - 6 £663 - 2
Belfast - 6 £525 -
County Antrim - 6 £525 -
Kent -1 5 £381 -36.45%
Nottingham -7 5 £485 -
Nottinghamshire -11 5 £485 -
Bristol - 5 £468 - 4
Glasgow +9 4 £413 +3.44%
Essex -2 4 £363 +20.83% 3
Scotland -7 4 £413 -2.94%
Bedford - 4 £515 - 1
Hampshire 0 3 £575 +21.05% 4
West Sussex -8 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 £475 -
Norwich - 3 £475 -
Bromley - 3 £550 -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 388 (94.87%) CISSP
2 250 (61.12%) Information Security
3 197 (48.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 157 (38.39%) CISA
5 127 (31.05%) Finance
6 102 (24.94%) Risk Management
7 84 (20.54%) ITIL
8 78 (19.07%) Firewall
9 74 (18.09%) PCI DSS
10 73 (17.85%) Cyber Security
11 70 (17.11%) Security Management
12 66 (16.14%) Risk Assessment
13 64 (15.65%) Management Information System
13 64 (15.65%) SIEM
14 60 (14.67%) Security Architecture
15 57 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
16 56 (13.69%) CRISC
17 55 (13.45%) Degree
18 52 (12.71%) Data Protection
19 49 (11.98%) PKI
20 47 (11.49%) Information Security Management
21 46 (11.25%) Banking
21 46 (11.25%) Network Security
22 42 (10.27%) ISMS
23 40 (9.78%) COBIT
24 39 (9.54%) Windows
24 39 (9.54%) Cisco
25 37 (9.05%) TOGAF
25 37 (9.05%) CISMP
25 37 (9.05%) Analytical Skills

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (4.89%) IIS
2 10 (2.44%) Apache
3 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.67%) MS Office
3 11 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.40%) PaaS
2 17 (4.16%) SaaS
3 15 (3.67%) IaaS
4 8 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.73%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (19.07%) Firewall
2 46 (11.25%) Network Security
3 25 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (5.87%) SSL
5 19 (4.65%) WAN
6 16 (3.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.42%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.93%) VPN
9 9 (2.20%) Internet
10 8 (1.96%) Wireless
11 6 (1.47%) Intranet
11 6 (1.47%) LAN
12 5 (1.22%) DNS
12 5 (1.22%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.98%) LDAP
14 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.49%) TACACS
16 1 (0.24%) 3G
16 1 (0.24%) MPLS
16 1 (0.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.40%) Big Data
2 9 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.20%) QlikView
3 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 127 (31.05%) Finance
2 46 (11.25%) Banking
3 25 (6.11%) Legal
4 23 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.67%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.93%) Publishing
7 10 (2.44%) Retail
8 4 (0.98%) Law
8 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.73%) Military
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 112 (27.38%) Analyst
2 85 (20.78%) Security Analyst
3 76 (18.58%) Consultant
4 69 (16.87%) Security Manager
5 65 (15.89%) Security Consultant
6 63 (15.40%) Architect
6 63 (15.40%) Security Architect
7 44 (10.76%) Information Analyst
7 44 (10.76%) Information Security Analyst
8 25 (6.11%) Information Security Manager
8 25 (6.11%) Information Manager
9 23 (5.62%) Information Security Consultant
10 20 (4.89%) Security Engineer
11 18 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
11 18 (4.40%) Risk Analyst
11 18 (4.40%) Security Officer
12 16 (3.91%) IT Security Manager
12 16 (3.91%) Security Specialist
13 15 (3.67%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.18%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.98%) .NET
1 4 (0.98%) Middleware
2 3 (0.73%) SOAP
3 2 (0.49%) Web Services
3 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.49%) AppFabric
3 2 (0.49%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.24%) JSP
4 1 (0.24%) WCF
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.65%) Management Information System
2 49 (11.98%) PKI
3 37 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.85%) CESG
5 25 (6.11%) Data Protection Act
6 17 (4.16%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.42%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (3.18%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.69%) RMADS
10 9 (2.20%) SCADA
11 8 (1.96%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.96%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.47%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.73%) Human Factors
14 3 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.73%) Life Science
15 2 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.54%) Windows
2 22 (5.38%) Linux
3 17 (4.16%) UNIX
4 3 (0.73%) Solaris
5 1 (0.24%) AIX
5 1 (0.24%) VMS
5 1 (0.24%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (61.12%) Information Security
2 102 (24.94%) Risk Management
3 84 (20.54%) ITIL
4 73 (17.85%) Cyber Security
5 70 (17.11%) Security Management
6 66 (16.14%) Risk Assessment
7 64 (15.65%) SIEM
8 60 (14.67%) Security Architecture
9 57 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
10 52 (12.71%) Data Protection
11 47 (11.49%) Information Security Management
12 42 (10.27%) ISMS
13 37 (9.05%) TOGAF
14 36 (8.80%) Project Management
15 35 (8.56%) PRINCE2
16 34 (8.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 34 (8.31%) Kalman Filter
17 33 (8.07%) Incident Management
18 32 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.44%) SQL
2 8 (1.96%) C
3 4 (0.98%) Java
3 4 (0.98%) VBA
4 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 388 (94.87%) CISSP
2 157 (38.39%) CISA
3 56 (13.69%) CRISC
4 55 (13.45%) Degree
5 37 (9.05%) CISMP
6 34 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (7.82%) Security Cleared
8 23 (5.62%) SC Cleared
9 20 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (4.16%) CCNA
10 17 (4.16%) CCSA
10 17 (4.16%) CEH
11 14 (3.42%) JNCIA
11 14 (3.42%) CCENT
12 13 (3.18%) DV Cleared
13 12 (2.93%) ISSAP
14 11 (2.69%) CCSP
15 9 (2.20%) CGEIT
16 7 (1.71%) GIAC
17 6 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (48.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (18.09%) PCI DSS
3 40 (9.78%) COBIT
4 19 (4.65%) QA
5 14 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.98%) GPG13
7 3 (0.73%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.49%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.24%) COSO
9 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.24%) MiFID
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.24%) SLA
9 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (4.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) Nessus
2 4 (0.98%) OpenView
3 3 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (9.54%) Cisco
2 30 (7.33%) CheckPoint
3 22 (5.38%) Clearswift
3 22 (5.38%) Kaspersky
4 19 (4.65%) Citrix
5 17 (4.16%) VMware
6 16 (3.91%) McAfee
7 15 (3.67%) Oracle
8 14 (3.42%) SAP
8 14 (3.42%) Microsoft
8 14 (3.42%) Cyber-Ark
9 8 (1.96%) Symantec
9 8 (1.96%) Sourcefire
10 7 (1.71%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.22%) Qualys
11 5 (1.22%) Websense
12 4 (0.98%) Remedy
12 4 (0.98%) BMC
12 4 (0.98%) HP
12 4 (0.98%) LogRhythm
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