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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 591 572 587
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing CISMP 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.011% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £650 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £650 £500
% change year-on-year
-40.38% +30.00%
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
10574 9243 10096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.62% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5992 5056 5167
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 481 630
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014.

CISMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 21 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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 5 £363 -44.23% 1
London - 1 £375 - 1
Swindon - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Leicester - - - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) CEH
3 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 5 (26.32%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
6 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) SABSA
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) CESG
8 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
8 2 (10.53%) GPEN
8 2 (10.53%) OSCP
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.26%) VoIP
9 1 (5.26%) VPN

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) SABSA
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Information Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) CEH
3 6 (31.58%) CISA
4 4 (21.05%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (10.53%) GPEN
5 2 (10.53%) OSCP
6 1 (5.26%) OSCE
6 1 (5.26%) GIAC
6 1 (5.26%) GCIH
6 1 (5.26%) CISM
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS