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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 87 106 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 +26  
Contract jobs citing CISM 13 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.65% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% 2.52% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £425
% change year-on-year -4.91% +11.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +38.67% -29.41%  

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 444 634 751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.24% 25.81% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 318 332
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £285 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 28 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £28.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.42% +13.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 March 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
Maidenhead - 4 £490 -
Reading +18 3 £400 -38.46% 3
Newbury - 1 - -
CISM
South East

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) COBIT
4 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) CESG
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) CISA
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) CCSP
6 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) eTOM
6 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
6 5 (27.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (27.78%) Service Design
7 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 4 (22.22%) ISO22301
7 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) CEH

CISM
Top Related 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.56%) G Suite
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
1 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) eTOM
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Service Design
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Time Management
5 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
7 2 (11.11%) Data Security
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (27.78%) CCSP
3 5 (27.78%) CISA
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CITP
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.56%) SANS
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) COBIT
2 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) ISO22301
4 2 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.56%) VMware