Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 219 191
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 +69
Contract jobs citing CISM 40 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.39% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 2.74% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 39
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £431 £450 £419
90th Percentile £688 £675 £643
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%
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 985 912 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.89% 14.12% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 626 760
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £310 £271 £263
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.88 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -19.22% +11.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.30 £16.24
90th Percentile £33.75 £29.29 £72.18
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £21.78
% change year-on-year +5.23% -18.41% +16.47%

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 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
London Bridge - 1 £575 -
CISM
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 (100.00%) CISSP
2 27 (67.50%) Information Security
3 25 (62.50%) Finance
4 20 (50.00%) CISA
5 19 (47.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (42.50%) ITIL
7 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (30.00%) Security Operations
9 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (22.50%) CyberArk
11 9 (22.50%) Banking
11 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (20.00%) Splunk
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (20.00%) GDPR
13 7 (17.50%) SDLC
13 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
13 7 (17.50%) Unix
13 7 (17.50%) Windows
13 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (17.50%) CCNA
13 7 (17.50%) Degree
13 7 (17.50%) SIEM
14 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
14 6 (15.00%) COBIT
14 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
14 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
14 6 (15.00%) Retail

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
2 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (5.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) International Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Information Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Security Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 17 (42.50%) ITIL
3 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (30.00%) Security Operations
5 10 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) SIEM
8 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) Data Science
9 5 (12.50%) Data Security
9 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (12.50%) Security Management
10 4 (10.00%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.00%) People Management
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (50.00%) CISA
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (10.00%) SANS
6 3 (7.50%) AWS Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CEH
7 2 (5.00%) CCSA
7 2 (5.00%) CRISC
7 2 (5.00%) GIAC
8 1 (2.50%) CLAS
8 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.50%) CSSLP
8 1 (2.50%) GSSP-.NET
8 1 (2.50%) GSSP-JAVA
8 1 (2.50%) GWAPT
8 1 (2.50%) ISACA
8 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) GDPR
3 6 (15.00%) COBIT
4 5 (12.50%) HIPAA
4 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.50%) MiFID
7 1 (2.50%) PSD2
7 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.50%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) CyberArk
2 8 (20.00%) Splunk
3 5 (12.50%) ForeScout
3 5 (12.50%) McAfee
4 3 (7.50%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
5 2 (5.00%) CA
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Qualys