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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 527 567 542
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Contract jobs citing CISMP 51 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.079% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 0
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£463 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
10625 10141 8285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.63% 19.34% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6052 5604 4389
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 514 471
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 28 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 30 March 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 +16 40 £463 -7.50% 5
North West -4 18 £350 +204.34% 1
Manchester -4 13 £325 +182.60% 1
London - 13 £488 - 3
East of England +16 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - - 1
City of London - 5 £463 - 2
Wales - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Cheshire - 3 £575 -
South East -20 2 £685 +37.00%
Warrington - 2 £550 -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Ealing - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 59 (90.77%) CISSP
2 40 (61.54%) Information Security
3 39 (60.00%) CISM
4 30 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (35.38%) SIEM
6 19 (29.23%) Finance
7 16 (24.62%) Management Information System
8 15 (23.08%) ITIL
8 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 15 (23.08%) Firewall
9 14 (21.54%) SSL
9 14 (21.54%) Cisco
9 14 (21.54%) Clearswift
9 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Risk Management
12 11 (16.92%) PKI
12 11 (16.92%) Network Security
12 11 (16.92%) CCENT
12 11 (16.92%) Kaspersky
12 11 (16.92%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (15.38%) Citrix
13 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (15.38%) QA
13 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
14 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
15 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.62%) IIS
1 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
1 3 (4.62%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) SSL
2 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (16.92%) Network Security
4 7 (10.77%) WAN
5 6 (9.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (7.69%) Intranet
6 5 (7.69%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Analyst
2 37 (56.92%) Security Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Information Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Security Specialist
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Information Specialist
7 5 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Compliance Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) IT Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.92%) PKI
3 5 (7.69%) CESG
3 5 (7.69%) RMADS
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) SCADA
6 1 (1.54%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Information Security
2 23 (35.38%) SIEM
3 15 (23.08%) ITIL
4 13 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Risk Management
6 11 (16.92%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (12.31%) Security Architecture
7 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (10.77%) Cyber Security
9 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (9.23%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.69%) SABSA
11 4 (6.15%) Information Assurance
11 4 (6.15%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (90.77%) CISSP
2 39 (60.00%) CISM
3 11 (16.92%) CCENT
4 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) SSCP
6 6 (9.23%) GIAC
6 6 (9.23%) CEH
6 6 (9.23%) Degree
7 5 (7.69%) CISA
8 3 (4.62%) ISACA
9 2 (3.08%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.38%) QA
3 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 14 (21.54%) Cisco
2 14 (21.54%) Clearswift
3 11 (16.92%) Kaspersky
4 10 (15.38%) Citrix
5 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.77%) VMware
7 6 (9.23%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.62%) Lotus
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Juniper
10 1 (1.54%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.54%) IronPort
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