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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 449 461 482
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing CISM 145 109 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.20% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 63 59
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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 £374 £315 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
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
10392 9080 9867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.99% 17.76% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 4871 5100
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 501 614
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £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 31 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 31 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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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 +2 130 £453 -9.50% 43
London +31 70 £488 -6.25% 18
South East -21 22 £450 -10.00% 9
North West +11 15 £500 +42.85% 5
East Midlands +12 11 £450 - 4
Scotland -14 11 £425 +41.19% 1
City of London +14 10 £463 -5.37% 5
Middlesex +2 9 £433 -
Uxbridge - 8 £520 -
Edinburgh -17 6 £400 -
East of England -17 6 £550 -
Northampton - 6 £438 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £438 -
Berkshire -5 5 £450 -10.00% 6
Glasgow -1 4 £399 +32.47% 1
Chesterfield - 4 £588 -
Derbyshire - 4 £588 -
Cheshire +3 3 £460 +31.42% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £450 -30.76%
South West -22 3 £401 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £675 -
Birmingham - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 £450 -30.76%
Kent -10 2 £600 +166.66% 1
Hampshire -10 2 £475 -9.52% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £414 -
Chester - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £550 -
Nottingham +14 1 - -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 285 (96.61%) CISSP
2 188 (63.73%) Information Security
3 103 (34.92%) CISA
4 97 (32.88%) Finance
5 90 (30.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 79 (26.78%) Risk Management
7 70 (23.73%) Management Information System
8 67 (22.71%) Degree
9 54 (18.31%) Firewall
10 52 (17.63%) Security Architecture
11 51 (17.29%) Security Management
12 50 (16.95%) Risk Assessment
13 46 (15.59%) Microsoft
14 42 (14.24%) Banking
15 41 (13.90%) ITIL
16 40 (13.56%) Windows
16 40 (13.56%) TOGAF
17 36 (12.20%) UNIX
18 34 (11.53%) Information Security Management
19 33 (11.19%) PCI DSS
20 32 (10.85%) Network Security
21 29 (9.83%) Data Protection
21 29 (9.83%) Active Directory
22 28 (9.49%) CRISC
23 27 (9.15%) SABSA
23 27 (9.15%) COBIT
23 27 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
24 25 (8.47%) Security Cleared
24 25 (8.47%) Cyber Security
24 25 (8.47%) SIEM

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 13 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.05%) CMS
3 9 (3.05%) Joomla!
4 5 (1.69%) SAP Web AS
4 5 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.02%) SAS
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.03%) MS Office
4 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.31%) Firewall
2 32 (10.85%) Network Security
3 21 (7.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.07%) Internet
5 11 (3.73%) WAN
6 10 (3.39%) Intranet
6 10 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.05%) VPN
8 8 (2.71%) LAN
9 6 (2.03%) Wireless
10 4 (1.36%) MPLS
10 4 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.02%) SSL
11 3 (1.02%) SAN
12 2 (0.68%) DMZ
12 2 (0.68%) VLAN
12 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.68%) LDAP
12 2 (0.68%) DNS
12 2 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.37%) DB2
2 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.68%) MS Access
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) QADirector
General
1 97 (32.88%) Finance
2 42 (14.24%) Banking
3 23 (7.80%) Financial Institution
4 17 (5.76%) Legal
5 14 (4.75%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.05%) Retail
8 4 (1.36%) Publishing
9 3 (1.02%) Military
9 3 (1.02%) Advertising
9 3 (1.02%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (23.05%) Analyst
2 59 (20.00%) Consultant
3 58 (19.66%) Security Analyst
4 57 (19.32%) Architect
5 52 (17.63%) Security Consultant
6 50 (16.95%) Security Architect
7 26 (8.81%) Security Manager
8 21 (7.12%) Information Security Analyst
8 21 (7.12%) Senior Security Analyst
8 21 (7.12%) Information Analyst
8 21 (7.12%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (6.78%) Information Manager
9 20 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
10 13 (4.41%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (4.41%) Security Specialist
11 11 (3.73%) Security Engineer
12 10 (3.39%) Risk Analyst
12 10 (3.39%) Risk Manager
12 10 (3.39%) Information Security Specialist
12 10 (3.39%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.37%) XML
2 5 (1.69%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.36%) Middleware
4 2 (0.68%) OLE
4 2 (0.68%) SAML
4 2 (0.68%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) JSP
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 70 (23.73%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (4.07%) Economics
5 11 (3.73%) E-Learning
5 11 (3.73%) CESG
6 8 (2.71%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (2.37%) CMDB
8 6 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.69%) Human Factors
9 5 (1.69%) RMADS
10 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.68%) SCADA
10 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) IVR
11 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.56%) Windows
2 36 (12.20%) UNIX
3 13 (4.41%) Linux
4 12 (4.07%) VMS
5 5 (1.69%) Solaris
6 4 (1.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (63.73%) Information Security
2 79 (26.78%) Risk Management
3 52 (17.63%) Security Architecture
4 51 (17.29%) Security Management
5 50 (16.95%) Risk Assessment
6 41 (13.90%) ITIL
7 40 (13.56%) TOGAF
8 34 (11.53%) Information Security Management
9 29 (9.83%) Data Protection
10 27 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (9.15%) SABSA
11 25 (8.47%) SIEM
11 25 (8.47%) Cyber Security
12 24 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.46%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (5.76%) Business Continuity
15 16 (5.42%) Zachman Framework
15 16 (5.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 15 (5.08%) Database Security
16 15 (5.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.41%) C
2 7 (2.37%) SQL
3 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.34%) Java
3 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 285 (96.61%) CISSP
2 103 (34.92%) CISA
3 67 (22.71%) Degree
4 28 (9.49%) CRISC
5 25 (8.47%) Security Cleared
6 20 (6.78%) GIAC
7 17 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (5.42%) CEH
9 15 (5.08%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.41%) ISSAP
11 10 (3.39%) CCSA
11 10 (3.39%) CCNP
12 8 (2.71%) CCNA
12 8 (2.71%) ISACA
13 7 (2.37%) QiCA
13 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.37%) MCSE
14 6 (2.03%) MCSA
14 6 (2.03%) CCIE
14 6 (2.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (30.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (11.19%) PCI DSS
3 27 (9.15%) COBIT
4 20 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.05%) QA
6 6 (2.03%) BS25999
7 2 (0.68%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.68%) COREP
7 2 (0.68%) FINREP
8 1 (0.34%) COSO
8 1 (0.34%) GPG13
8 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) RACF
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (3.39%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.68%) OpenView
4 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.80%) Cisco
3 22 (7.46%) CheckPoint
4 16 (5.42%) Cyber-Ark
5 15 (5.08%) SAP
6 11 (3.73%) Juniper
6 11 (3.73%) Gemalto
6 11 (3.73%) Oracle
7 8 (2.71%) HP
8 6 (2.03%) Qualys
9 5 (1.69%) McAfee
9 5 (1.69%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.69%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.36%) F5
10 4 (1.36%) IBM
11 3 (1.02%) Citrix
11 3 (1.02%) Tufin
11 3 (1.02%) Aveksa
11 3 (1.02%) Varonis
12 2 (0.68%) Websense
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