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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 588 616 635
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +19
Contract jobs citing CISMP 26 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.060% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Median daily rate £550 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £480 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +28.00%
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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 14 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 10 December 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 +24 26 £550 +15.78% 7
North West - 9 - - 2
Manchester - 9 - - 2
South East +12 6 £550 +11.67% 1
Bracknell +8 6 £550 - 1
Berkshire +7 6 £550 +22.22% 1
London +10 4 £500 - 3
South West - 3 £600 - 1
Bristol - 3 £600 -
Yorkshire +23 2 £400 -
West Midlands -20 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Skipton - 1 £400 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 37 (75.51%) CISSP
2 33 (67.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (63.27%) Information Security
4 23 (46.94%) CISM
5 20 (40.82%) Cisco
6 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
8 12 (24.49%) Security Operations
9 11 (22.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.45%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) Risk Management
9 11 (22.45%) Firewall
9 11 (22.45%) CRISC
9 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
9 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (18.37%) SAML
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle
11 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 9 (18.37%) NetScaler
11 9 (18.37%) Palo Alto
12 8 (16.33%) ISO27002
12 8 (16.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 8 (16.33%) WebEx
12 8 (16.33%) Security Architecture
12 8 (16.33%) COBIT

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:

Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.37%) NetScaler
4 8 (16.33%) WebEx
5 4 (8.16%) Network Security
6 3 (6.12%) SSL
7 2 (4.08%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 8 (16.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Architect
1 19 (38.78%) Security Architect
2 11 (22.45%) Consultant
2 11 (22.45%) Security Consultant
2 11 (22.45%) Security Manager
3 10 (20.41%) IT Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) IT Security Consultant
4 9 (18.37%) Information Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Information Officer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) SAML
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Information Security
2 13 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Security Operations
4 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.33%) Security Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance
6 6 (12.24%) SIEM
7 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.12%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.12%) Matrix Management
9 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (6.12%) OWASP
9 3 (6.12%) Presales
9 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
1 2 (4.08%) Python
1 2 (4.08%) Ruby
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (75.51%) CISSP
2 23 (46.94%) CISM
3 11 (22.45%) CRISC
3 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) CEH
4 5 (10.20%) ISSAP
5 2 (4.08%) CISA
5 2 (4.08%) GIAC
6 1 (2.04%) CCENT
6 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.04%) CLAS
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) ECSA
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (67.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.33%) COBIT
2 8 (16.33%) ISO27002
3 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (6.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (4.08%) GPG13
5 2 (4.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) vCloud
3 3 (6.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 9 (18.37%) Palo Alto
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Splunk
7 1 (2.04%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.04%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.04%) Saba
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