The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 60
Contract jobs citing CISM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.65% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £420
% change year-on-year -4.25% +11.90%  
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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 153 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.83% 22.47% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 74
Median daily rate £363 £389 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +16.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISM.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) CISMP
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) CRISC
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) GPG13
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ERP

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (66.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Conceptual Models
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Segmentation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CISMP
2 2 (66.67%) CRISC
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (66.67%) GPG13
1 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper