Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 219 201
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 -15
Contract jobs citing CISM 35 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 3.99% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 25
City of London median daily rate £538 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £422 £413 £383
90th Percentile £644 £813 £715
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
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 946 1,003 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.87% 14.04% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 727 622
City of London median daily rate £480 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £268
90th Percentile £675 £678 £663
Central London median daily rate £495 £498 £450
% change year-on-year -0.50% +10.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +13.89% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.48 £15.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £33.68 £35.40 £21.15
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -10.95% +17.42% -12.76%

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 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) CISSP
2 28 (80.00%) Finance
3 22 (62.86%) Information Security
4 18 (51.43%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (48.57%) CISA
6 11 (31.43%) CRISC
6 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
8 8 (22.86%) GDPR
8 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
9 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Network Security
9 7 (20.00%) SIEM
10 6 (17.14%) Database Security
10 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
10 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) Back Office
11 5 (14.29%) Legal
11 5 (14.29%) ISSAP
11 5 (14.29%) Firewall
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (11.43%) HIPAA
12 4 (11.43%) OWASP
12 4 (11.43%) COBIT
12 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
12 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
12 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (11.43%) SABSA
12 4 (11.43%) Change Management

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 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Essbase
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AppScan
1 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Back Office
3 5 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) French Language
4 2 (5.71%) German Language
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Head of Security
2 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Head of Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Finance
6 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Metrics Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) PKI
1 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
4 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (20.00%) SIEM
6 6 (17.14%) Database Security
6 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) OWASP
7 4 (11.43%) SABSA
7 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) CISSP
2 17 (48.57%) CISA
3 11 (31.43%) CRISC
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) ISSAP
6 2 (5.71%) CISMP
6 2 (5.71%) SANS
7 1 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.86%) CSSLP
7 1 (2.86%) GIAC
7 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.86%) GDPR
3 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.43%) COBIT
4 4 (11.43%) HIPAA
5 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.86%) Google