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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
Rank 430 372 436
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +64
Contract jobs citing CISM 164 267 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 2.54% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 179 94
Median daily rate £500 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
9075 10492 10447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.28% 21.03% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5756 6366 6141
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 499 502
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.91 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -73 160 £500 -6.75% 74
London -66 86 £513 -6.81% 40
East of England +8 20 £325 -13.33% 3
City of London -17 16 £550 -2.22% 11
South East -26 16 £525 +5.00% 10
South West +22 12 £315 -21.73% 4
North West +19 11 £575 +59.72% 7
Essex +4 9 £325 +0.30% 1
Wiltshire +9 8 £315 -42.72%
Manchester +17 6 £575 - 3
West Midlands -6 6 £375 -24.05% 6
Hertfordshire - 6 £700 - 1
Yorkshire +10 5 £463 -7.50% 1
Swindon +7 5 £358 -35.00%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £525 - 2
Bristol +4 4 - - 3
Berkshire -2 4 £531 +11.84% 1
Ipswich - 4 £513 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £525 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £513 -
Merseyside -1 3 £600 - 1
Warwickshire -7 3 £375 -34.78%
Chelmsford - 3 £400 - 1
Warwick - 3 £375 -
Cardiff +21 2 £363 -
South Wales +15 2 £363 -
West Yorkshire +9 2 £500 +6.38%
Wales +5 2 £363 -
East Midlands +3 2 £375 -31.81% 2
Hampshire +2 2 £444 -21.25% 4

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 403 (90.56%) CISSP
2 334 (75.06%) Information Security
3 189 (42.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 162 (36.40%) CISA
5 144 (32.36%) Finance
6 124 (27.87%) Risk Management
7 110 (24.72%) Management Information System
8 99 (22.25%) PCI DSS
8 99 (22.25%) Cybersecurity
9 87 (19.55%) Firewall
10 83 (18.65%) Degree
11 65 (14.61%) ITIL
12 64 (14.38%) Security Cleared
13 63 (14.16%) Data Protection
14 60 (13.48%) Security Management
15 59 (13.26%) Network Security
16 57 (12.81%) Windows
17 55 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
18 54 (12.13%) Risk Assessment
18 54 (12.13%) SIEM
18 54 (12.13%) Security Operations
19 51 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (11.46%) Security Architecture
19 51 (11.46%) Information Security Management
20 49 (11.01%) SC Cleared
21 48 (10.79%) Cisco
22 43 (9.66%) Linux
23 42 (9.44%) CRISC
24 41 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
24 41 (9.21%) Microsoft

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 14 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.25%) IIS
3 6 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.47%) MS Office
4 7 (1.57%) MS Project
5 5 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.47%) Office 365
3 9 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.35%) SaaS
4 6 (1.35%) Yammer
5 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) IaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 87 (19.55%) Firewall
2 59 (13.26%) Network Security
3 29 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.15%) LDAP
5 14 (3.15%) VPN
6 10 (2.25%) WAN
7 8 (1.80%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (1.80%) LAN
8 7 (1.57%) Internet
8 7 (1.57%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.57%) SSL
9 6 (1.35%) FTP
9 6 (1.35%) HTTP
9 6 (1.35%) SSH
10 5 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.90%) DNS
12 3 (0.67%) BGP
12 3 (0.67%) EIGRP
12 3 (0.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.57%) Big Data
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.67%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.45%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.67%) AppScan
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 144 (32.36%) Finance
2 32 (7.19%) Banking
3 30 (6.74%) Retail
4 26 (5.84%) Legal
5 25 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Automotive
10 3 (0.67%) French Language
10 3 (0.67%) Local Government
11 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (21.57%) Analyst
2 88 (19.78%) Consultant
3 83 (18.65%) Security Consultant
4 80 (17.98%) Security Analyst
5 73 (16.40%) Security Manager
6 56 (12.58%) Architect
7 54 (12.13%) Security Architect
8 46 (10.34%) Information Manager
8 46 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
9 39 (8.76%) Information Security Consultant
10 30 (6.74%) Security Officer
11 26 (5.84%) Information Analyst
12 25 (5.62%) Information Security Analyst
13 21 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
14 20 (4.49%) Information Officer
15 19 (4.27%) IT Analyst
16 18 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 18 (4.04%) IT Security Analyst
17 17 (3.82%) Information Security Architect
18 16 (3.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.25%) Web Services
2 7 (1.57%) SAML
3 6 (1.35%) COM
4 5 (1.12%) .NET
5 4 (0.90%) Middleware
6 3 (0.67%) AppFabric
6 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.67%) WCF
7 2 (0.45%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.22%) CGI
8 1 (0.22%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 110 (24.72%) Management Information System
2 51 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 29 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (5.84%) CESG
6 22 (4.94%) Cryptography
7 20 (4.49%) PKI
8 18 (4.04%) Data Protection Act
9 17 (3.82%) Computer Science
9 17 (3.82%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (3.60%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.80%) Equities
12 6 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.12%) NHS
14 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.90%) Smart Meter
15 3 (0.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.81%) Windows
2 43 (9.66%) Linux
3 35 (7.87%) Unix
4 6 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.12%) Solaris
6 2 (0.45%) AIX
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (75.06%) Information Security
2 124 (27.87%) Risk Management
3 99 (22.25%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (14.61%) ITIL
5 63 (14.16%) Data Protection
6 60 (13.48%) Security Management
7 55 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (12.13%) Risk Assessment
8 54 (12.13%) Security Operations
8 54 (12.13%) SIEM
9 51 (11.46%) Information Security Management
9 51 (11.46%) Security Architecture
10 41 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
11 40 (8.99%) Project Management
12 37 (8.31%) ISMS
13 34 (7.64%) Information Assurance
13 34 (7.64%) Penetration Testing
13 34 (7.64%) TOGAF
14 29 (6.52%) IT Audit
15 28 (6.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.60%) Python
2 15 (3.37%) SQL
3 12 (2.70%) C#
4 11 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.47%) VB
5 8 (1.80%) Java
6 6 (1.35%) Perl
7 3 (0.67%) C
7 3 (0.67%) VBA
8 2 (0.45%) C++
8 2 (0.45%) Delphi
8 2 (0.45%) PHP
8 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 403 (90.56%) CISSP
2 162 (36.40%) CISA
3 83 (18.65%) Degree
4 64 (14.38%) Security Cleared
5 49 (11.01%) SC Cleared
6 42 (9.44%) CRISC
7 40 (8.99%) CEH
7 40 (8.99%) GIAC
8 36 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (5.39%) CESG Certified Professional
10 21 (4.72%) PCI QSA
11 20 (4.49%) GCIH
12 19 (4.27%) CCSP
13 18 (4.04%) CCNP
13 18 (4.04%) CISMP
13 18 (4.04%) GCIA
14 17 (3.82%) CLAS
15 15 (3.37%) IISP
16 13 (2.92%) SANS
17 12 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (42.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (22.25%) PCI DSS
3 37 (8.31%) COBIT
4 30 (6.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (4.27%) QA
6 15 (3.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (2.47%) ISO27002
8 8 (1.80%) JSP 440
9 6 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (1.35%) RMADS
10 5 (1.12%) Basel III
11 4 (0.90%) GDPR
11 4 (0.90%) GPG13
11 4 (0.90%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.67%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.67%) SLA
13 2 (0.45%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 24 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.12%) Snort
3 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (1.57%) Nessus
3 6 (1.35%) QRadar
4 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.90%) Nmap
5 3 (0.67%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (0.67%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.22%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 48 (10.79%) Cisco
2 41 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.62%) CheckPoint
4 23 (5.17%) Oracle
5 11 (2.47%) Fortinet
5 11 (2.47%) Qualys
5 11 (2.47%) Splunk
5 11 (2.47%) Varonis
6 10 (2.25%) ArcSight
6 10 (2.25%) SAP
7 9 (2.02%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (1.80%) Sourcefire
9 7 (1.57%) Juniper
9 7 (1.57%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.57%) Sun
10 6 (1.35%) Infor
11 5 (1.12%) F5
11 5 (1.12%) FireEye
12 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
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