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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 626 657 643
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing CISMP 23 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.11% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £525 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -13.84%
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
10894 11305 11428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 19.50% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6733 6816 6331
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 535 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.00 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 18 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 25 September 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 +38 23 £525 +50.00% 7
London +14 14 £500 +25.00% 3
South East +23 4 £550 +22.22%
Berkshire - 4 £550 -
Bracknell - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
North West +15 1 £375 +7.14%
Manchester -7 1 £375 +7.14%
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 78 (82.11%) CISSP
2 62 (65.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (61.05%) Information Security
4 46 (48.42%) CISM
5 32 (33.68%) Security Cleared
5 32 (33.68%) ITIL
6 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
7 25 (26.32%) Network Security
7 25 (26.32%) PKI
7 25 (26.32%) Finance
8 21 (22.11%) Risk Management
8 21 (22.11%) TOGAF
9 20 (21.05%) SIEM
10 19 (20.00%) Firewall
10 19 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 18 (18.95%) Project Management
11 18 (18.95%) Security Operations
12 17 (17.89%) Security Operations Centre
12 17 (17.89%) SABSA
12 17 (17.89%) SSL
13 15 (15.79%) Security Architecture
14 14 (14.74%) Cisco
15 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (12.63%) CheckPoint
15 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
15 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (11.58%) PCI DSS
17 10 (10.53%) Cisco ASA

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 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) IaaS
2 4 (4.21%) PaaS
2 4 (4.21%) SaaS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.32%) Network Security
2 19 (20.00%) Firewall
3 17 (17.89%) SSL
4 10 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (10.53%) WAN
4 10 (10.53%) Wireless
5 4 (4.21%) LAN
6 3 (3.16%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
2 8 (8.42%) French Language
2 8 (8.42%) Italian Language
2 8 (8.42%) Polish Language
2 8 (8.42%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.16%) German Language
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Security Manager
2 17 (17.89%) Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Information Security Officer
3 16 (16.84%) Security Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Security Officer
4 15 (15.79%) Chief Information Officer
4 15 (15.79%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 15 (15.79%) Chief Security Officer
4 15 (15.79%) Information Manager
4 15 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
5 14 (14.74%) Analyst
6 13 (13.68%) CIO
6 13 (13.68%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (13.68%) Security Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) IT Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Network Security Manager
7 9 (9.47%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Technical Security Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) PKI
2 17 (17.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (8.42%) SWIFT
4 7 (7.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.16%) CESG
8 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) User Experience
9 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Life Science
9 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.05%) Information Security
2 32 (33.68%) ITIL
3 21 (22.11%) Risk Management
3 21 (22.11%) TOGAF
4 20 (21.05%) SIEM
5 19 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 18 (18.95%) Project Management
6 18 (18.95%) Security Operations
7 17 (17.89%) SABSA
8 15 (15.79%) Security Architecture
9 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 10 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (9.47%) Information Assurance
11 9 (9.47%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (9.47%) OWASP
11 9 (9.47%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) Perl
2 4 (4.21%) Python
3 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (82.11%) CISSP
2 46 (48.42%) CISM
3 32 (33.68%) Security Cleared
4 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.53%) ISSAP
6 9 (9.47%) Degree
7 8 (8.42%) CCENT
8 7 (7.37%) CLAS
9 6 (6.32%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (3.16%) CEH
12 3 (3.16%) CRISC
13 2 (2.11%) CISA
13 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (2.11%) GIAC
14 1 (1.05%) CCNA
14 1 (1.05%) CCNP
14 1 (1.05%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (65.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.16%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (2.11%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) BS25999
5 1 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Snort
2 3 (3.16%) vCloud
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) SmoothWall
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) CheckPoint
3 9 (9.47%) Clearswift
3 9 (9.47%) Kaspersky
4 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.16%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) BT
6 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.11%) Juniper
6 2 (2.11%) Splunk
7 1 (1.05%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix