The first table below looks at the demand for CISMP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISMP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 584 - 576
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CISMP 9 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.086% - 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Average daily rate
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£375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10442 9068 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.10% 17.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5891 4873 5063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 504 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

CISMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CISMP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISMP within the UK.

CISMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CISMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

CISMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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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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 - 5 £363 - 1
East of England - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 15 (75.00%) CISSP
2 11 (55.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (35.00%) CEH
5 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) CISA
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Data Management
6 5 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (20.00%) Security Management
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (20.00%) SABSA
8 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.00%) GPEN
8 3 (15.00%) OSCP
8 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
9 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Open Source

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CISMP 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 CISMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Security Tester
6 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CESG
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (25.00%) Data Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Security Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) SABSA
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) CEH
3 5 (25.00%) CISA
4 4 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (15.00%) GPEN
5 3 (15.00%) OSCP
6 2 (10.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) GWAPT
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.00%) GCIH
7 1 (5.00%) CISM
7 1 (5.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS