The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 99 128
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29  
Contract jobs citing CISM 15 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.89% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 5.07% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 8
Median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £415
% change year-on-year -0.55% +9.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £68.00

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 East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 439 454 520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.81% 17.64% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 242 254
Median daily rate £416 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.44% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.65 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% +89.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISM in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in the East of England

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the East of England

CISM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISM in the East of England

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +11 8 £450 -10.00%
Essex -7 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £363 -17.23% 2
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 32 (91.43%) CISSP
2 25 (71.43%) Information Security
3 18 (51.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (51.43%) CISA
4 12 (34.29%) SIEM
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 9 (25.71%) GIAC
7 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
8 8 (22.86%) SANS
9 7 (20.00%) Firewall
9 7 (20.00%) SSCP
9 7 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
10 6 (17.14%) LAN
10 6 (17.14%) WAN
10 6 (17.14%) Data Security
10 6 (17.14%) Network Segmentation
10 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
11 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (14.29%) Banking
12 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (11.43%) Data Management
12 4 (11.43%) Degree

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Yammer
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AppScan
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Consultant
1 13 (37.14%) Security Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Security Officer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
5 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) e-Health
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) SIEM
3 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
5 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (17.14%) Data Security
5 6 (17.14%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Data Management
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Case Management
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Document Management
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C++
1 1 (2.86%) Go
1 1 (2.86%) Haskell
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) R
1 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) CISSP
2 18 (51.43%) CISA
3 9 (25.71%) GIAC
4 8 (22.86%) SANS
5 7 (20.00%) SSCP
6 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) IISP
7 2 (5.71%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) CEH
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CBAP
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
8 1 (2.86%) CCSA
8 1 (2.86%) CRISC
8 1 (2.86%) GISP
8 1 (2.86%) GSEC
8 1 (2.86%) ISEB
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
1 1 (2.86%) LXC
1 1 (2.86%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.86%) Mesos
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.86%) Nmap
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Infor
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Acunetix
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.86%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk