Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 206 190
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 +63
Contract jobs citing CISM 41 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.37% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 2.61% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 31
City of London median daily rate £563 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £413
90th Percentile £813 £675 £588
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
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 938 880 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.44% 14.29% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 607 713
City of London median daily rate £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £297 £274 £259
90th Percentile £700 £646 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 19 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -17.88% +16.47%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.64 £16.13
90th Percentile £39.48 £25.99 £76.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.10 £17.83 £21.78
% change year-on-year +7.14% -18.15% +14.03%

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 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 32 (78.05%) Information Security
3 30 (73.17%) Finance
4 25 (60.98%) CISA
5 17 (41.46%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (39.02%) ITIL
7 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (31.71%) GDPR
8 12 (29.27%) Security Operations
8 12 (29.27%) Banking
8 12 (29.27%) Management Information System
9 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (19.51%) Unix
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Firewall
10 8 (19.51%) Security Management
10 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (19.51%) SIEM
10 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
10 8 (19.51%) COBIT
11 7 (17.07%) CEH
11 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
11 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (14.63%) Analytics
12 6 (14.63%) Linux
13 5 (12.20%) CRISC
13 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft

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 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 4 (9.76%) PaaS
3 4 (9.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.32%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 4 (9.76%) Advertising
4 4 (9.76%) International Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Security Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Security Officer
5 5 (12.20%) Head of Information
5 5 (12.20%) Head of Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Head of Security
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Officer
6 4 (9.76%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Splunk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Fintech
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.44%) PKI
6 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Unix
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Information Security
2 17 (41.46%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (39.02%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) Security Operations
5 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
6 8 (19.51%) Security Management
6 8 (19.51%) SIEM
7 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
7 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (14.63%) Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Data Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
10 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
10 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) Project Management
10 4 (9.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 25 (60.98%) CISA
3 7 (17.07%) CEH
4 5 (12.20%) CRISC
5 4 (9.76%) SANS
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
7 2 (4.88%) CCNA
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.88%) GIAC
7 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.44%) CCSA
8 1 (2.44%) CCSP
8 1 (2.44%) CLAS
8 1 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.44%) GSSP-.NET
8 1 (2.44%) GSSP-JAVA
8 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) GDPR
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.51%) COBIT
3 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.44%) MiFID
4 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.20%) Splunk
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) CyberArk
2 4 (9.76%) Qualys
3 3 (7.32%) AlienVault
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) CA
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow