The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 596 582 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing CISMP 17 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10437 10204 8844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.69% 19.28% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6117 5810 4731
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 464 498
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.94 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

CISMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CISMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CISMP
Top 15 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 3 July 2015. 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 -21 17 £325 -7.14% 6
Manchester +2 12 £325 +9.42%
North West -10 12 £325 -7.14%
South West - 2 £370 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £225 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £370 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
London - 1 £426 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £225 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £225 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 62 (89.86%) CISSP
2 40 (57.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (56.52%) CISM
3 39 (56.52%) Information Security
4 28 (40.58%) Firewall
5 26 (37.68%) Clearswift
5 26 (37.68%) CheckPoint
5 26 (37.68%) SSL
5 26 (37.68%) Cisco
6 25 (36.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (36.23%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (34.78%) ITIL
8 23 (33.33%) SIEM
8 23 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (33.33%) PKI
9 22 (31.88%) Kaspersky
10 20 (28.99%) Security Patching
10 20 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (27.54%) Network Security
11 19 (27.54%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (24.64%) QA
13 15 (21.74%) Citrix
14 14 (20.29%) CCENT
15 13 (18.84%) Data Centre
15 13 (18.84%) Service Delivery
15 13 (18.84%) Finance
15 13 (18.84%) Migration
15 13 (18.84%) WAN
16 12 (17.39%) VMware
16 12 (17.39%) Risk Management

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (4.35%) IIS
1 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 3 (4.35%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.58%) Firewall
2 26 (37.68%) SSL
3 25 (36.23%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (27.54%) Network Security
5 13 (18.84%) WAN
6 7 (10.14%) Internet
7 6 (8.70%) Intranet
8 3 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Analyst
2 38 (55.07%) Security Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Security Specialist
4 8 (11.59%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Information Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Information Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Compliance Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) PKI
2 13 (18.84%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) CESG
5 3 (4.35%) Life Science
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
6 2 (2.90%) SCADA
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Online Games
7 1 (1.45%) RMADS
7 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Information Security
2 25 (36.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 24 (34.78%) ITIL
4 23 (33.33%) SIEM
4 23 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (28.99%) Security Patching
5 20 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (18.84%) Migration
6 13 (18.84%) Service Delivery
7 12 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.04%) Cyber Security
8 9 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (11.59%) Security Architecture
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
12 5 (7.25%) Information Assurance
12 5 (7.25%) SABSA
13 4 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (89.86%) CISSP
2 39 (56.52%) CISM
3 19 (27.54%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (20.29%) CCENT
5 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.59%) Degree
7 7 (10.14%) CEH
8 6 (8.70%) GIAC
8 6 (8.70%) SSCP
9 3 (4.35%) ISACA
10 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.90%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (57.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (24.64%) QA
3 10 (14.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Cisco
1 26 (37.68%) CheckPoint
1 26 (37.68%) Clearswift
2 22 (31.88%) Kaspersky
3 15 (21.74%) Citrix
4 12 (17.39%) VMware
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.35%) Symantec
6 3 (4.35%) Lotus
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
8 1 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.45%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.45%) IronPort
8 1 (1.45%) Trustwave