Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 February 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 207 184
Rank change year-on-year +2 -23 +66
Contract jobs citing CISM 41 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.46% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 3.25% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 38
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £413
90th Percentile £813 £701 £1,100
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 971 862 1,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.75% 14.19% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 601 750
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £240
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £496 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 19
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.94 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -14.56% +37.61%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.13 £16.15
90th Percentile £44.35 £20.88 £33.28
Central London median hourly rate £22.02 £17.69 £20.50
% change year-on-year +24.43% -13.70% +20.59%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 40 (97.56%) CISSP
2 37 (90.24%) Information Security
3 23 (56.10%) CISA
3 23 (56.10%) Finance
4 21 (51.22%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (31.71%) Firewall
5 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (29.27%) Banking
6 12 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (29.27%) GDPR
7 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
7 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (24.39%) SIEM
7 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 8 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
10 7 (17.07%) Unix
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.63%) Project Management
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
11 6 (14.63%) Qualys
11 6 (14.63%) CRISC
11 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 5 (12.20%) Nessus
12 5 (12.20%) CEH

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Maltego
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 4 (9.76%) Advertising
4 4 (9.76%) International Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Security Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) IT Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) IT Security Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Information
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Security
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Splunk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.88%) VMS
6 1 (2.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Information Security
2 21 (51.22%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
4 10 (24.39%) SIEM
4 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
8 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
8 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
9 5 (12.20%) Security Management
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Change Management
10 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.76%) Information Management
10 4 (9.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) Ruby
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (97.56%) CISSP
2 23 (56.10%) CISA
3 6 (14.63%) CRISC
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) CEH
5 4 (9.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (9.76%) CCSP
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.32%) GIAC
7 2 (4.88%) CCNA
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.88%) GCIA
7 2 (4.88%) GCIH
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.88%) Novell Certification
7 2 (4.88%) SANS
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
8 1 (2.44%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) GDPR
1 12 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) COBIT
3 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Nessus
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) CSIRT
2 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.88%) OSSEC
2 2 (4.88%) Packer
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Qualys
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) Splunk
5 3 (7.32%) AlienVault
5 3 (7.32%) CyberArk
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Intel
6 2 (4.88%) McAfee
6 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.88%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
6 2 (4.88%) Tripwire
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Tableau