The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 100 114
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14  
Contract jobs citing CISM 12 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 1.02% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 3.48% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 -
% change year-on-year +24.96% -  

CISM is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 429 690 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.39% 29.20% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 333 226
Median daily rate £438 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -2.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CISM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Berkshire

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Berkshire

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Reading +14 5 £563 -6.25%
Newbury - 2 £550 -
CISM
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CISM.

1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (44.00%) Information Security
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (36.00%) SIEM
6 8 (32.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (32.00%) CISA
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
7 7 (28.00%) COBIT
8 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (20.00%) Star Schema
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) CCSP
9 5 (20.00%) Service Management
9 5 (20.00%) CESG
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) ITSM
9 5 (20.00%) eTOM
9 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Time Management
9 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
9 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (20.00%) Service Design
10 4 (16.00%) SANS
10 4 (16.00%) ISO 22301
10 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.00%) G Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
1 6 (24.00%) Security Manager
1 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Information Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) CESG
1 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) PMI
3 2 (8.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) SIEM
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) eTOM
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) ITSM
4 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Service Design
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Time Management
4 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
6 3 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (32.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 8 (32.00%) CISA
4 5 (20.00%) CCSP
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) SANS
5 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) GIAC
6 3 (12.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.00%) AWS Certification
7 2 (8.00%) CCNP
8 1 (4.00%) CCNA
8 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
8 1 (4.00%) MCSE
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (28.00%) COBIT
2 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.00%) ISO 22301
4 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (8.00%) SLA
6 1 (4.00%) GDPR
6 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.00%) VMware