Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 72 92
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 +21
Contract jobs citing CISM 18 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.38% 1.48% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.92% 9.09% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.19% +2.38% +75.00%
10th Percentile £267 £390 £363
90th Percentile £502 £675 £738
North West median daily rate £500 £586 £475
% change year-on-year -14.68% +23.37% +35.71%
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 260 209 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.94% 16.25% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 143 176
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £218
90th Percentile £588 £500 £675
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £421
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.13 £32.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.61% +52.38% +21.18%
10th Percentile £17.50 £26.00 £14.43
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.13 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -27.50% +52.38% -12.31%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 October 2018. 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
Knutsford -11 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
CISM
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 16 (88.89%) Information Security
3 14 (77.78%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Project Planning
4 11 (61.11%) Virtual Team
5 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
8 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (27.78%) CISA
9 5 (27.78%) Legal
9 5 (27.78%) Network Security
9 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
10 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 4 (22.22%) Firewall
11 3 (16.67%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 3 (16.67%) Big Data
11 3 (16.67%) GDPR
11 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
11 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
11 3 (16.67%) PA-DSS
12 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (11.11%) Degree
12 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
12 2 (11.11%) Analytics

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
1 10 (55.56%) Security Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Virtual Team
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Project Planning
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
9 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Analytics
10 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 2 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
10 2 (11.11%) Data Security
10 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
11 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CISA
3 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) CEH
5 1 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (5.56%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GDPR
1 3 (16.67%) PA-DSS
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) Imperva
1 1 (5.56%) Splunk