Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 192 225
Rank change year-on-year -38 +33 +34
Contract jobs citing CISM 27 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.78% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.72% 4.99% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 35
City of London median daily rate £475 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £431 £363 £410
90th Percentile £645 £713 £1,100
Central London median daily rate £488 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -15.22% +15.00% +5.26%
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 993 1042 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.87% 15.56% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 731 999
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +20.33%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 26 (96.30%) CISSP
2 24 (88.89%) Information Security
3 18 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (40.74%) Banking
5 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
6 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (29.63%) Security Operations
7 7 (25.93%) Qualys
7 7 (25.93%) CISA
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
8 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) International Banking
9 5 (18.52%) Splunk
9 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
10 4 (14.81%) Unix
10 4 (14.81%) SIEM
10 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (11.11%) CEH
11 3 (11.11%) Network Design
11 3 (11.11%) Online Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Tableau
11 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance

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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Maltego
General
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) International Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) CLAS Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Online Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Fintech
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Kali Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Information Security
2 18 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 8 (29.63%) Security Operations
4 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.11%) Network Design
7 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
2 7 (25.93%) CISA
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (11.11%) CCSP
4 3 (11.11%) CEH
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CRISC
4 3 (11.11%) ISACA
4 3 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (7.41%) CLAS
5 2 (7.41%) GCIA
5 2 (7.41%) GCIH
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (7.41%) ISSMP
5 2 (7.41%) MBCS
5 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Novell Certification
5 2 (7.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) GDPR
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.70%) RMADS
4 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) CSIRT
2 2 (7.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (7.41%) Nessus
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) OSSEC
2 2 (7.41%) Packer
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Qualys
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) Intel
4 2 (7.41%) McAfee
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro
4 2 (7.41%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) VMware