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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 599 637 598
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -39
Contract jobs citing CISMP 51 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.073% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 8
Median daily rate £550 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £255 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £357 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £585 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -13.33%
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
11556 10913 10459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.40% 19.16% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7210 6502 5915
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 542 457
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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 23 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 26 July 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 +23 45 £563 +73.07% 10
London - 20 £550 - 5
North West +13 16 £655 +101.53%
Manchester -1 8 £381 +17.30%
Lancashire - 8 £675 -
Blackpool - 8 £675 -
Leeds - 4 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Edinburgh - 4 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 1
Scotland - 4 £550 - 1
Bristol +1 3 £650 +75.67%
South West -3 3 £650 +75.67% 2
West Wales - 2 £665 -
East Midlands - 2 £633 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £633 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Wales - 2 £665 -
Swansea - 2 £665 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £680 -
Peel - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 69 (84.15%) CISSP
2 53 (64.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (57.32%) Information Security
4 32 (39.02%) CISM
5 29 (35.37%) Security Cleared
6 26 (31.71%) SC Cleared
6 26 (31.71%) Network Security
7 25 (30.49%) Finance
7 25 (30.49%) ITIL
8 24 (29.27%) PKI
9 20 (24.39%) TOGAF
9 20 (24.39%) SIEM
10 19 (23.17%) PRINCE2
11 18 (21.95%) Project Management
11 18 (21.95%) Firewall
12 17 (20.73%) SABSA
13 16 (19.51%) Risk Management
13 16 (19.51%) SSL
14 14 (17.07%) Security Architecture
15 13 (15.85%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (12.20%) Banking
18 10 (12.20%) ISSAP
18 10 (12.20%) Wireless
18 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
18 10 (12.20%) Security Operations
19 9 (10.98%) Security Operations Centre
19 9 (10.98%) OWASP

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 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) IaaS
2 4 (4.88%) PaaS
2 4 (4.88%) SaaS
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) Network Security
2 18 (21.95%) Firewall
3 16 (19.51%) SSL
4 10 (12.20%) Wireless
5 9 (10.98%) WAN
6 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.88%) LAN
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) French Language
3 8 (9.76%) Italian Language
3 8 (9.76%) Polish Language
3 8 (9.76%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.66%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Security Manager
2 14 (17.07%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Chief Information Officer
2 14 (17.07%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 14 (17.07%) Chief Security Officer
2 14 (17.07%) Information Security Officer
2 14 (17.07%) Security Officer
3 13 (15.85%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (15.85%) Security Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) CIO
4 12 (14.63%) Information Manager
4 12 (14.63%) Information Security Manager
5 10 (12.20%) Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Security Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Technical Security Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 8 (9.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) PKI
2 9 (10.98%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (9.76%) SWIFT
4 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.66%) CESG
5 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Information Security
2 25 (30.49%) ITIL
3 20 (24.39%) SIEM
3 20 (24.39%) TOGAF
4 19 (23.17%) PRINCE2
5 18 (21.95%) Project Management
6 17 (20.73%) SABSA
7 16 (19.51%) Risk Management
8 14 (17.07%) Security Architecture
9 13 (15.85%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.20%) Security Operations
13 9 (10.98%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (10.98%) OWASP
13 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.98%) Supplier Management
13 9 (10.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (9.76%) Migration
14 8 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) Perl
1 4 (4.88%) Python
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (84.15%) CISSP
2 32 (39.02%) CISM
3 29 (35.37%) Security Cleared
4 26 (31.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.20%) ISSAP
6 8 (9.76%) Degree
7 7 (8.54%) CCENT
8 6 (7.32%) CLAS
9 5 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (6.10%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (2.44%) CEH
11 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.44%) GIAC
12 1 (1.22%) CCNA
12 1 (1.22%) CCNP
12 1 (1.22%) CISA
12 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (64.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.66%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (2.44%) QA
5 1 (1.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Cisco
1 8 (9.76%) Clearswift
1 8 (9.76%) Kaspersky
2 6 (7.32%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.88%) Splunk
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) BT
5 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow