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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
London / City of London
Rank 145 137 169
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32  
Contract jobs citing CISM 8 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.64% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 4.36% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 16
Median daily rate £525 £488 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £472 £425
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +38.67% -29.41%  

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 430 482 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.18% 14.63% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 345 627
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.96 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (72.73%) Information Security
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
4 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 7 (31.82%) SANS
6 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 7 (31.82%) GCIA
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
7 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (22.73%) Retail
8 5 (22.73%) Network Design
8 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 5 (22.73%) Threat Detection
8 5 (22.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) CNA
8 5 (22.73%) Novell Certification
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) GCIH
8 5 (22.73%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (22.73%) GIAC

CISM
Top Related 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (22.73%) Network Security
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
2 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Application Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 5 (22.73%) Equities
3 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Information Security
2 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (36.36%) Security Operations
4 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 5 (22.73%) Network Design
6 5 (22.73%) Threat Detection
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 2 (9.09%) IT Audit
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Security
8 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) GCIA
2 7 (31.82%) SANS
3 5 (22.73%) CNA
3 5 (22.73%) GCIH
3 5 (22.73%) GIAC
3 5 (22.73%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Novell Certification
4 4 (18.18%) CISA
5 3 (13.64%) CEH
5 3 (13.64%) CRISC
6 2 (9.09%) CCFP
6 2 (9.09%) CREST Certified
6 2 (9.09%) EnCE
6 2 (9.09%) GCFA
6 2 (9.09%) GPEN
6 2 (9.09%) GREM
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sun
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Varonis