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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 580 601 613
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs citing CISMP 66 44 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.079% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.40% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 7
Median daily rate £600 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11588 10895 10569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 19.46% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 6257 6159
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 554 541
Median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.13% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CISMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CISMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +34 61 £600 +71.42% 9
North West +4 26 £625 +92.30% 2
London +20 24 £550 +12.82% 2
Manchester -20 10 £381 +17.30% 2
Lancashire - 10 £668 -
Blackpool - 10 £668 -
Warrington - 4 £600 -
Yorkshire - 4 £475 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £600 -
City of London +42 3 - -
Bristol +4 3 £650 +75.67%
South West -3 3 £650 +75.67%
Edinburgh -8 3 £550 -
Scotland -24 3 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £475 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £633 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £633 -
South East - 2 - -
West Wales - 1 £680 -
Peel - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Nottingham - 1 £680 -
Sheffield - 1 £475 -
Swansea - 1 £680 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £680 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 77 (87.50%) CISSP
2 57 (64.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (55.68%) Information Security
4 38 (43.18%) CISM
5 29 (32.95%) Network Security
6 28 (31.82%) Finance
7 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
8 24 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 24 (27.27%) PKI
9 23 (26.14%) SIEM
10 22 (25.00%) ITIL
11 18 (20.45%) PRINCE2
11 18 (20.45%) Firewall
11 18 (20.45%) TOGAF
12 17 (19.32%) Project Management
12 17 (19.32%) Security Architecture
13 16 (18.18%) SABSA
13 16 (18.18%) SSL
14 14 (15.91%) Risk Management
15 13 (14.77%) Banking
15 13 (14.77%) Migration
16 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
17 11 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
17 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
18 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (11.36%) CLAS
19 9 (10.23%) Mobile Device Management
19 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS

CISMP
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 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) IaaS
2 4 (4.55%) PaaS
2 4 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) Network Security
2 18 (20.45%) Firewall
3 16 (18.18%) SSL
4 9 (10.23%) WAN
4 9 (10.23%) Wireless
5 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) French Language
3 8 (9.09%) Italian Language
3 8 (9.09%) Polish Language
3 8 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.41%) German Language
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Security Manager
2 15 (17.05%) Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Chief Information Officer
3 14 (15.91%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 14 (15.91%) Chief Security Officer
3 14 (15.91%) Information Security Officer
3 14 (15.91%) Security Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Security Officer
4 13 (14.77%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (13.64%) CIO
6 11 (12.50%) Analyst
7 10 (11.36%) Security Analyst
8 9 (10.23%) Consultant
9 8 (9.09%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 8 (9.09%) Information Manager
9 8 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (9.09%) Network Security Manager
9 8 (9.09%) Security Consultant
10 7 (7.95%) Splunk Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) PKI
2 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (7.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (7.95%) Taxonomies
5 6 (6.82%) SWIFT
6 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.41%) CESG
7 3 (3.41%) Clustering
7 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.27%) User Experience
9 1 (1.14%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.14%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Information Security
2 23 (26.14%) SIEM
3 22 (25.00%) ITIL
4 18 (20.45%) PRINCE2
4 18 (20.45%) TOGAF
5 17 (19.32%) Project Management
5 17 (19.32%) Security Architecture
6 16 (18.18%) SABSA
7 14 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 13 (14.77%) Migration
9 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (10.23%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (10.23%) OWASP
12 9 (10.23%) Supplier Management
13 8 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (9.09%) Line Management
13 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.27%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (87.50%) CISSP
2 38 (43.18%) CISM
3 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
4 24 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.36%) CLAS
6 9 (10.23%) ISSAP
7 7 (7.95%) CCENT
7 7 (7.95%) CISA
7 7 (7.95%) Degree
8 5 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (5.68%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCNP
11 1 (1.14%) CCIE
11 1 (1.14%) CCNA
11 1 (1.14%) CEH
11 1 (1.14%) MCSA
11 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (64.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (2.27%) QA
5 1 (1.14%) BS25999
5 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.14%) RMADS
5 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) QRadar
1 7 (7.95%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Cisco
1 8 (9.09%) Citrix
1 8 (9.09%) Clearswift
1 8 (9.09%) Kaspersky
2 7 (7.95%) Splunk
3 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.27%) BT
5 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft