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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
UK
Rank 571 602 587
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs citing CISMP 24 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 13
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median 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
9420 11061 10597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 21.25% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 6866 6058
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 445 496
Median hourly rate £30.91 £37.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017.

CISMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +40 24 £550 +10.00% 5
London +21 13 £525 +5.00%
Berkshire +19 5 £550 +10.00%
South East +15 5 £550 -15.38%
Bracknell -1 5 £550 +10.00%
North West - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 2
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £400 +0.62% 1
City of London - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 41 (82.00%) CISSP
2 37 (74.00%) Information Security
3 30 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco
5 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (26.00%) Finance
6 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Banking
7 12 (24.00%) CISM
7 12 (24.00%) Firewall
7 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (22.00%) Degree
8 11 (22.00%) COBIT
8 11 (22.00%) CRISC
8 11 (22.00%) WebEx
8 11 (22.00%) ISO27002
8 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (22.00%) Web Services
8 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (22.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 10 (20.00%) IT Audit
9 10 (20.00%) Intranet
9 10 (20.00%) Internet
9 10 (20.00%) SWIFT
10 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
10 9 (18.00%) NetScaler
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle Identity Manager

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 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) WebEx
3 10 (20.00%) Internet
3 10 (20.00%) Intranet
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (18.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.00%) Network Security
6 2 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Architect
1 15 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 14 (28.00%) Consultant
2 14 (28.00%) Security Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) IT Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 11 (22.00%) Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Security Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
6 9 (18.00%) Information Analyst
6 9 (18.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Security Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Designer
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Security Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Security Designer
9 2 (4.00%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Information Security
2 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 10 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 7 (14.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Security Operations
6 6 (12.00%) SIEM
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
9 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (6.00%) Open Source
9 3 (6.00%) OWASP
9 3 (6.00%) Security Management
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Perl
1 3 (6.00%) Python
1 3 (6.00%) Ruby
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (82.00%) CISSP
2 12 (24.00%) CISM
3 11 (22.00%) CRISC
3 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 6 (12.00%) CEH
5 4 (8.00%) ISSAP
6 3 (6.00%) GIAC
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) CISA
7 2 (4.00%) GSEC
8 1 (2.00%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.00%) COBIT
2 11 (22.00%) ISO27002
3 7 (14.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.00%) GPG13
4 2 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) vCloud
3 3 (6.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.00%) Splunk
6 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Saba