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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 581 576 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing CISMP 14 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.012% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - -
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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

CISMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 26 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 19 December 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 -22 14 £425 +6.25%
London +17 8 £500 +25.00%
City of London +12 6 £500 +11.11%
Reading - 5 £375 -
Berkshire - 5 £375 -
South East - 5 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Leeds - - - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (88.24%) CISM
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
5 8 (47.06%) CISA
6 7 (41.18%) SIEM
7 6 (35.29%) MobileIron
7 6 (35.29%) Information Security
7 6 (35.29%) Financial Institution
7 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (23.53%) RMADS
9 3 (17.65%) CEH
10 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
10 1 (5.88%) Banking
10 1 (5.88%) Retail
10 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
10 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
10 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (5.88%) MS Office
10 1 (5.88%) ITIL
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.88%) GCIH
10 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
10 1 (5.88%) GWAPT
10 1 (5.88%) GPEN
10 1 (5.88%) OSCP

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Security Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Risk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (88.24%) CISM
3 8 (47.06%) CISA
4 3 (17.65%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) GWAPT
5 1 (5.88%) GPEN
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) MobileIron