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 3 months to 26 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 134 186
Rank change year-on-year -19 +52  
Contract jobs citing CISM 16 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.93% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 5.57% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 16
Median daily rate £525 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 -
% change year-on-year +24.96% -  

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 475 557 769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.32% 16.75% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 416 570
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 18
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.89 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -14.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £93.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 7 (29.17%) Security Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) ISACA
6 7 (29.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
6 7 (29.17%) MBCS
7 6 (25.00%) ISSMP
7 6 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (25.00%) Security Auditing
7 6 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (20.83%) CLAS
9 4 (16.67%) CISA
9 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (16.67%) Splunk
9 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 4 (16.67%) International Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Qualys
10 3 (12.50%) RMADS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) International Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Security Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
4 7 (29.17%) Security Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (25.00%) Security Auditing
5 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) IT Audit
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Security Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (29.17%) ISACA
2 7 (29.17%) MBCS
3 6 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (25.00%) ISSMP
4 5 (20.83%) CLAS
5 4 (16.67%) CISA
6 2 (8.33%) CEH
6 2 (8.33%) CREST Certified
6 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.33%) PMP
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.33%) SANS
7 1 (4.17%) CITP
7 1 (4.17%) CRISC
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) RMADS
3 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (4.17%) COBIT
4 1 (4.17%) GDPR
4 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Qualys
1 4 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) Varonis
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