Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 July 2019 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 85 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +49
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.40% 1.02% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 5.88% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £408 -
North West median daily rate £590 £425 £563
% change year-on-year +38.82% -24.44% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 178 238 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.93% 17.42% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 132 120
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -14.71%
10th Percentile £145 £224 £219
90th Percentile £538 £531 £538
North West median daily rate £438 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 24
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +12.90% +24.00%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -6.98%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Cheshire

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Cheshire

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
CISM
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CISM.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) SCADA
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SCCP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SCADA Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Software Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (50.00%) CCSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft