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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 423 451 460
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Contract jobs citing CISM 165 87 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 1.01% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 48 79
Average daily rate £475 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £324 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10620 8654 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.46% 18.14% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6031 4604 5392
Average daily rate £375 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 468 574
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% +13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +29 154 £475 +5.55% 25
London +53 94 £475 +2.70% 13
South East +7 37 £500 +17.64% 7
City of London +25 31 £463 -9.70% 5
Middlesex +5 10 £525 +20.00%
Berkshire -16 9 £375 -31.81% 2
Surrey -1 8 £528 +10.58%
West Midlands -11 8 £450 -
North West -24 8 £375 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £488 +14.70% 4
Manchester -8 7 £375 -11.76%
Scotland -10 5 £338 +35.00%
West Yorkshire - 4 £525 -
Yorkshire - 4 £525 -
South West -15 3 £473 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire +6 2 £473 +11.17% 1
Gloucester - 2 £473 -
Birmingham - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Glenrothes - - - -
Derby - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Bath - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 281 (95.25%) CISSP
2 178 (60.34%) Information Security
3 108 (36.61%) CISA
4 81 (27.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (26.78%) Risk Management
6 76 (25.76%) Finance
7 67 (22.71%) Windows
8 65 (22.03%) Management Information System
9 63 (21.36%) Microsoft
10 58 (19.66%) Banking
11 56 (18.98%) Security Architecture
12 54 (18.31%) UNIX
13 51 (17.29%) Security Management
14 49 (16.61%) Firewall
15 45 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
15 45 (15.25%) Active Directory
16 42 (14.24%) Degree
17 38 (12.88%) ITIL
18 37 (12.54%) Network Security
19 34 (11.53%) TOGAF
20 33 (11.19%) Cyber-Ark
21 32 (10.85%) Gemalto
21 32 (10.85%) CheckPoint
22 30 (10.17%) PCI DSS
23 29 (9.83%) Information Security Management
24 28 (9.49%) SABSA
25 26 (8.81%) Cisco
26 24 (8.14%) COBIT
27 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
28 22 (7.46%) CRISC

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (5.42%) IIS
2 9 (3.05%) Apache
3 8 (2.71%) SAP Web AS
4 7 (2.37%) Joomla!
4 7 (2.37%) CMS
5 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (3.05%) MS Office
2 8 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.03%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.61%) Firewall
2 37 (12.54%) Network Security
3 21 (7.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.71%) Intranet
6 7 (2.37%) Internet
7 6 (2.03%) LAN
8 5 (1.69%) WAN
8 5 (1.69%) FTP
9 4 (1.36%) VPN
9 4 (1.36%) MPLS
10 3 (1.02%) SSL
10 3 (1.02%) Wireless
11 2 (0.68%) IPsec
11 2 (0.68%) SAN
11 2 (0.68%) DNS
11 2 (0.68%) DHCP
11 2 (0.68%) VLAN
11 2 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.34%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.37%) DB2
3 3 (1.02%) QlikView
3 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
General
1 76 (25.76%) Finance
2 58 (19.66%) Banking
3 20 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 15 (5.08%) Legal
5 12 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.73%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.03%) Advertising
8 5 (1.69%) Retail
9 4 (1.36%) Publishing
10 3 (1.02%) Law
11 2 (0.68%) Military
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (26.44%) Analyst
2 67 (22.71%) Security Analyst
3 62 (21.02%) Consultant
4 58 (19.66%) Architect
5 52 (17.63%) Security Consultant
6 49 (16.61%) Security Architect
7 25 (8.47%) Information Manager
8 24 (8.14%) Security Manager
9 22 (7.46%) Senior Security Analyst
9 22 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
11 17 (5.76%) Information Security Manager
12 13 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
12 13 (4.41%) Risk Manager
12 13 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
12 13 (4.41%) Information Analyst
13 10 (3.39%) Information Specialist
14 9 (3.05%) Security Specialist
14 9 (3.05%) Security Engineer
15 8 (2.71%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.37%) XML
2 5 (1.69%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.68%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) OAuth
4 1 (0.34%) OpenID
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.03%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.41%) CESG
4 10 (3.39%) Economics
5 9 (3.05%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (3.05%) E-Learning
6 7 (2.37%) RMADS
7 6 (2.03%) CMDB
7 6 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.36%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.68%) NHS
10 2 (0.68%) Derivative
10 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.68%) SCADA
10 2 (0.68%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.71%) Windows
2 54 (18.31%) UNIX
3 21 (7.12%) VMS
4 15 (5.08%) Linux
5 10 (3.39%) AIX
6 5 (1.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (60.34%) Information Security
2 79 (26.78%) Risk Management
3 56 (18.98%) Security Architecture
4 51 (17.29%) Security Management
5 45 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
6 38 (12.88%) ITIL
7 34 (11.53%) TOGAF
8 29 (9.83%) Information Security Management
9 28 (9.49%) SABSA
10 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.12%) SIEM
12 19 (6.44%) Project Management
13 18 (6.10%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (5.08%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.08%) Zachman Framework
15 14 (4.75%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (4.41%) Database Security
16 13 (4.41%) Business Continuity
17 11 (3.73%) Data Protection
18 10 (3.39%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.41%) SQL
2 7 (2.37%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Perl
3 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 281 (95.25%) CISSP
2 108 (36.61%) CISA
3 42 (14.24%) Degree
4 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
5 22 (7.46%) CRISC
6 17 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 15 (5.08%) CEH
8 11 (3.73%) ISSAP
9 9 (3.05%) CCSA
9 9 (3.05%) CCNP
9 9 (3.05%) CCNA
10 8 (2.71%) ISACA
11 7 (2.37%) GIAC
11 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.37%) CGEIT
12 6 (2.03%) CCSE
12 6 (2.03%) MCSE
12 6 (2.03%) CCIE
12 6 (2.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (27.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (10.17%) PCI DSS
3 24 (8.14%) COBIT
4 19 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.71%) BS25999
6 5 (1.69%) QA
7 3 (1.02%) SLA
8 2 (0.68%) BS7799
8 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.68%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.68%) COREP
8 2 (0.68%) FINREP
9 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.34%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 45 (15.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.07%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 63 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.19%) Cyber-Ark
3 32 (10.85%) CheckPoint
3 32 (10.85%) Gemalto
4 26 (8.81%) Cisco
5 17 (5.76%) Oracle
5 17 (5.76%) SAP
6 14 (4.75%) Juniper
7 12 (4.07%) HP
8 9 (3.05%) IBM
9 5 (1.69%) McAfee
10 3 (1.02%) Websense
10 3 (1.02%) Symantec
11 2 (0.68%) F5
11 2 (0.68%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.68%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.68%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.68%) Qualys
12 1 (0.34%) Citrix
12 1 (0.34%) NetIQ
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