Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 211 181
Rank change year-on-year -11 -30 +74
Contract jobs citing CISM 42 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.44% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 3.11% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 47
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £375 £431 £363
90th Percentile £681 £675 £713
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 961 964 1,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.75% 14.21% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 685 786
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £267 £300 £275
90th Percentile £677 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 25 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -9.50% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.31 £16.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.86 £79.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% +8.99%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 42 (100.00%) CISSP
2 28 (66.67%) Information Security
3 24 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (52.38%) CISA
5 21 (50.00%) Finance
5 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (30.95%) ITIL
7 13 (30.95%) Security Operations
8 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 11 (26.19%) GDPR
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 10 (23.81%) Retail
10 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 7 (16.67%) Splunk
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (16.67%) CCNA
13 7 (16.67%) Data Security
13 7 (16.67%) SDLC
13 7 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (16.67%) CyberArk
14 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
14 6 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 6 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
14 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity

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 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
3 3 (7.14%) PaaS
3 3 (7.14%) SaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Network Security
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Security Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Risk Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.52%) CISSP Manager
5 4 (9.52%) GDPR Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Chief Information Officer
7 2 (4.76%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 2 (4.76%) Chief Security Officer
7 2 (4.76%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) REST
2 2 (4.76%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.90%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Information Security
2 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (30.95%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) Security Operations
4 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (16.67%) Data Security
7 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 6 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Data Science
9 5 (11.90%) DevOps
9 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (11.90%) Privileged Access Management
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (52.38%) CISA
3 10 (23.81%) Degree
4 7 (16.67%) CCNA
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (11.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (9.52%) CRISC
7 3 (7.14%) CEH
7 3 (7.14%) ISACA
7 3 (7.14%) ISSMP
7 3 (7.14%) SANS
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
8 2 (4.76%) CCSA
8 2 (4.76%) CISMP
8 2 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (2.38%) GIAC
9 1 (2.38%) MBCS
9 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.19%) GDPR
3 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
4 6 (14.29%) HIPAA
5 4 (9.52%) COBIT
5 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.38%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) CyberArk
1 7 (16.67%) Splunk
2 5 (11.90%) ForeScout
2 5 (11.90%) McAfee
3 3 (7.14%) ForgeRock
4 2 (4.76%) CA
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft