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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 563 571 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing CISMP 44 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.021% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 -
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -
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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 15 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 22 May 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 +2 37 £350 -12.17% 4
North West -2 23 £325 +57.76%
Manchester +6 22 £325 +57.76%
London - 11 £488 -
Scotland +1 7 - -
Edinburgh +3 6 - -
City of London - 4 £463 -
South West - 2 £370 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £225 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
North East - 1 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £225 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £370 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (90.28%) CISSP
2 42 (58.33%) CISM
3 41 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (55.56%) Information Security
5 28 (38.89%) Firewall
6 26 (36.11%) Clearswift
6 26 (36.11%) CheckPoint
6 26 (36.11%) SSL
6 26 (36.11%) Cisco
7 25 (34.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (34.72%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (34.72%) SIEM
8 24 (33.33%) ITIL
9 23 (31.94%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (31.94%) PKI
10 22 (30.56%) Kaspersky
11 20 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (26.39%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (25.00%) Network Security
14 16 (22.22%) QA
15 15 (20.83%) Citrix
15 15 (20.83%) Finance
16 14 (19.44%) CCENT
17 13 (18.06%) Migration
17 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
17 13 (18.06%) WAN
18 12 (16.67%) VMware
18 12 (16.67%) Risk Management
19 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
20 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.17%) IBM Notes
1 3 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) Firewall
2 26 (36.11%) SSL
3 25 (34.72%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (25.00%) Network Security
5 13 (18.06%) WAN
6 7 (9.72%) Internet
7 6 (8.33%) Intranet
8 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.17%) VPN
9 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Analyst
2 41 (56.94%) Security Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 7 (9.72%) Security Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Information Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Security Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Information Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Information Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Compliance Specialist
10 3 (4.17%) Information Assurance Specialist
10 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) PKI
2 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) CESG
4 3 (4.17%) Life Science
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) RMADS
5 2 (2.78%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.39%) Online Games
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Information Security
2 25 (34.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 25 (34.72%) SIEM
3 24 (33.33%) ITIL
4 23 (31.94%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Migration
6 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
7 12 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (12.50%) Cyber Security
9 8 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
12 5 (6.94%) SABSA
13 4 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (5.56%) Information Assurance
13 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
14 3 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (90.28%) CISSP
2 42 (58.33%) CISM
3 19 (26.39%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (19.44%) CCENT
5 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) Degree
7 7 (9.72%) CEH
8 6 (8.33%) SSCP
8 6 (8.33%) GIAC
9 3 (4.17%) ISACA
10 2 (2.78%) CISA
10 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.78%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (22.22%) QA
3 10 (13.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Clearswift
1 26 (36.11%) CheckPoint
1 26 (36.11%) Cisco
2 22 (30.56%) Kaspersky
3 15 (20.83%) Citrix
4 12 (16.67%) VMware
5 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.17%) Symantec
6 3 (4.17%) Lotus
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.39%) IronPort
8 1 (1.39%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper