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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 361 438 465
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +27
Contract jobs citing CISM 305 224 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 1.99% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 156 135
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £513 £463
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.81 - -

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
10906 11233 10769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 19.26% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6746 6141
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

CISM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +82 299 £500 - 82
London +8 134 £550 +10.00% 42
South East +29 46 £475 +11.76% 8
City of London +53 36 £559 +17.63% 13
East of England +40 34 £550 +5.76% 5
North West +23 27 £475 -44.44% 5
Yorkshire +20 17 £506 +35.00% 9
Manchester +12 17 £475 +35.71% 3
Hampshire +24 14 £475 -17.39% 1
West Yorkshire +16 13 £488 +30.00% 3
Berkshire +23 12 £450 - 6
Hertfordshire +15 12 £425 -
Tyne and Wear -10 12 £400 -27.27%
North East -10 12 £400 -27.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 12 £400 -27.27%
South West +13 11 £513 +9.62% 3
West Midlands -28 11 £471 +45.00% 7
Cheshire - 10 - -
Ipswich - 10 £550 - 2
Suffolk - 10 £550 - 2
Milton Keynes +24 8 £463 -
Buckinghamshire +20 8 £463 -
Winchester - 8 £475 -
Wiltshire +12 6 £525 +40.00% 1
Essex +4 6 £375 -1.63%
Swindon +10 5 £525 +40.00% 1
Kent +7 5 £550 +29.41% 1
Bristol +1 5 £506 +2.01% 1
Docklands, London - 5 £575 -
Leeds +5 4 £488 +8.33% 3

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 568 (95.14%) CISSP
2 445 (74.54%) Information Security
3 261 (43.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 236 (39.53%) CISA
5 173 (28.98%) Finance
6 156 (26.13%) Risk Management
7 133 (22.28%) Cybersecurity
8 117 (19.60%) PCI DSS
9 102 (17.09%) Management Information System
10 97 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (16.08%) ITIL
12 95 (15.91%) Vulnerability Management
13 93 (15.58%) Security Operations
14 91 (15.24%) Degree
15 87 (14.57%) SIEM
16 84 (14.07%) Security Cleared
16 84 (14.07%) Security Management
17 83 (13.90%) Firewall
17 83 (13.90%) Data Protection
18 74 (12.40%) Network Security
19 70 (11.73%) Cisco
20 68 (11.39%) COBIT
20 68 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
21 66 (11.06%) Penetration Testing
22 65 (10.89%) SC Cleared
23 63 (10.55%) Security Architecture
24 62 (10.39%) Project Management
25 61 (10.22%) Information Security Management
26 57 (9.55%) ISMS
27 55 (9.21%) CESG

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 20 (3.35%) IIS
2 15 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.17%) CICS
4 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.69%) MS Office
3 13 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.01%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (0.67%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.50%) IaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Office 365
5 3 (0.50%) Yammer
6 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (13.90%) Firewall
2 74 (12.40%) Network Security
3 26 (4.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (3.02%) SSL
5 14 (2.35%) LDAP
6 12 (2.01%) Internet
7 11 (1.84%) DNS
7 11 (1.84%) Kerberos
7 11 (1.84%) WAN
8 10 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.68%) HTTP
9 9 (1.51%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.51%) VPN
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (1.17%) LAN
11 6 (1.01%) Intranet
12 4 (0.67%) FTP
12 4 (0.67%) SSH
13 3 (0.50%) IPsec
14 2 (0.34%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.67%) Big Data
4 2 (0.34%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) AppScan
1 3 (0.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.34%) TestNG
General
1 173 (28.98%) Finance
2 30 (5.03%) Retail
3 29 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.69%) Legal
5 13 (2.18%) Banking
6 11 (1.84%) French Language
6 11 (1.84%) Law
7 9 (1.51%) Italian Language
8 8 (1.34%) Polish Language
8 8 (1.34%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.67%) Automotive
10 4 (0.67%) German Language
10 4 (0.67%) Local Government
11 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Military
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (24.62%) Consultant
2 135 (22.61%) Security Consultant
3 122 (20.44%) Analyst
4 100 (16.75%) Security Analyst
5 91 (15.24%) Security Manager
6 82 (13.74%) Architect
7 81 (13.57%) Security Architect
8 50 (8.38%) Information Security Manager
9 48 (8.04%) Information Manager
9 48 (8.04%) Information Security Consultant
9 48 (8.04%) Security Specialist
10 36 (6.03%) Security Officer
11 31 (5.19%) Information Security Officer
12 29 (4.86%) Information Analyst
12 29 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
13 27 (4.52%) IT Consultant
13 27 (4.52%) Project Manager
13 27 (4.52%) Security Project Manager
14 26 (4.36%) CISSP Consultant
14 26 (4.36%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.84%) SAML
2 8 (1.34%) Middleware
3 4 (0.67%) Web Services
4 3 (0.50%) COM
5 2 (0.34%) .NET
5 2 (0.34%) J2EE
6 1 (0.17%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 102 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 68 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (9.21%) CESG
4 47 (7.87%) Security Operations Centre
5 44 (7.37%) PKI
6 41 (6.87%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.35%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (3.02%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.68%) Cryptography
9 16 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (2.51%) PMI
11 9 (1.51%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
12 8 (1.34%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.17%) SCADA
14 6 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.01%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.21%) Windows
2 37 (6.20%) Unix
3 30 (5.03%) Linux
4 3 (0.50%) Solaris
4 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) AIX
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.17%) VMS
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (74.54%) Information Security
2 156 (26.13%) Risk Management
3 133 (22.28%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (16.08%) ITIL
6 95 (15.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 93 (15.58%) Security Operations
8 87 (14.57%) SIEM
9 84 (14.07%) Security Management
10 83 (13.90%) Data Protection
11 66 (11.06%) Penetration Testing
12 63 (10.55%) Security Architecture
13 62 (10.39%) Project Management
14 61 (10.22%) Information Security Management
15 57 (9.55%) ISMS
16 53 (8.88%) Risk Assessment
17 50 (8.38%) PRINCE2
17 50 (8.38%) TOGAF
18 38 (6.37%) Information Assurance
19 36 (6.03%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.36%) Python
2 21 (3.52%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.18%) VB
4 18 (3.02%) SQL
5 17 (2.85%) Perl
6 16 (2.68%) Java
7 14 (2.35%) C#
8 12 (2.01%) C
9 5 (0.84%) C++
10 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.34%) Delphi
10 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 568 (95.14%) CISSP
2 236 (39.53%) CISA
3 91 (15.24%) Degree
4 84 (14.07%) Security Cleared
5 65 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 55 (9.21%) CEH
7 45 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (7.37%) CRISC
9 38 (6.37%) CISMP
10 30 (5.03%) CESG Certified Professional
11 29 (4.86%) GIAC
12 27 (4.52%) CCNP
13 25 (4.19%) CLAS
14 24 (4.02%) GCIH
15 22 (3.69%) CCSP
16 21 (3.52%) SANS
17 20 (3.35%) IISP
18 18 (3.02%) PMI Certification
19 17 (2.85%) GCIA
19 17 (2.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (43.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (19.60%) PCI DSS
3 68 (11.39%) COBIT
4 25 (4.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (3.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (2.01%) RMADS
7 10 (1.68%) GPG13
8 9 (1.51%) JSP 440
9 7 (1.17%) ISO27005
10 6 (1.01%) ISO27002
10 6 (1.01%) SLA
11 5 (0.84%) Basel III
11 5 (0.84%) ISO22301
12 4 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
12 4 (0.67%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.67%) QA
13 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.34%) COSO
14 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 38 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Snort
4 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.17%) RACF
4 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.17%) Nessus
2 7 (1.17%) SmoothWall
3 4 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.34%) EnCase
4 2 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.17%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) logstash
5 1 (0.17%) Nmap
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (11.73%) Cisco
2 44 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.53%) CheckPoint
4 24 (4.02%) Oracle
5 20 (3.35%) Qualys
5 20 (3.35%) Splunk
6 17 (2.85%) Intel Security
7 14 (2.35%) Symantec
8 13 (2.18%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (2.01%) ArcSight
9 12 (2.01%) Varonis
10 8 (1.34%) Citrix
10 8 (1.34%) Fortinet
10 8 (1.34%) SAP
10 8 (1.34%) VMware
11 7 (1.17%) Clearswift
11 7 (1.17%) IBM
11 7 (1.17%) Kaspersky
12 6 (1.01%) Sun
13 5 (0.84%) BMC
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