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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 565 552 542
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing CISMP 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.066% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
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
10260 9121 8068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.19% 18.73% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 4949 4256
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 427 562
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -15 12 £400 - 2
London -8 6 £500 +25.00% 1
City of London +21 5 £500 +11.11%
North West - 3 £319 - 1
Manchester - 3 £319 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Leeds - - - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (76.19%) CISM
3 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) Information Security
5 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 6 (28.57%) CISA
5 6 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (28.57%) SIEM
5 6 (28.57%) MobileIron
6 4 (19.05%) RMADS
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
7 3 (14.29%) IIS
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
7 3 (14.29%) Apache
7 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (14.29%) SSL
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Lotus
7 3 (14.29%) ISACA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 1 (4.76%) MS Office

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 3 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Security Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Risk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
3 1 (4.76%) ISMS
3 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (76.19%) CISM
3 6 (28.57%) CISA
4 3 (14.29%) ISACA
5 1 (4.76%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) MobileIron
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) IronPort
4 1 (4.76%) Trustwave
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