Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 141 172
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 +27
Contract jobs citing CISM 42 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 0.96% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 4.82% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 15
East of England median daily rate £499 £325 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.46% -32.29% +28.00%
10th Percentile £363 £194 £319
90th Percentile £619 £588 £625
England median daily rate £513 £465 £513
% change year-on-year +10.22% -9.27% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
East of England median hourly rate - £46.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.09% -3.16%
England median hourly rate - £56.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +5.26%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 942 893 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.81% 19.86% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 501 462
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £192 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.81% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 99 144
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +52.17% +17.95%
10th Percentile £10.60 £13.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -3.70% +42.11%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 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
Hertfordshire 0 18 £300 -57.14% 4
Bedfordshire - 10 £516 -
Cambridgeshire -14 7 £413 - 3
Norfolk - 5 £575 - 3
Suffolk +7 2 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 39 (92.86%) CISSP
2 24 (57.14%) Degree
3 23 (54.76%) Information Security
4 22 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (38.10%) CISA
6 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
7 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.95%) Firewall
8 13 (30.95%) Security Architecture
9 12 (28.57%) Security Management
9 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
10 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (23.81%) SDLC
11 10 (23.81%) Security Operations
11 10 (23.81%) Data Loss Prevention
11 10 (23.81%) Information Security Management
11 10 (23.81%) Finance
11 10 (23.81%) SIEM
11 10 (23.81%) ISMS
11 10 (23.81%) Retail
12 9 (21.43%) Unix
12 9 (21.43%) Linux
13 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
13 8 (19.05%) Network Design
14 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
14 7 (16.67%) ITIL
14 7 (16.67%) CCNA
14 7 (16.67%) Project Management
14 7 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity

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 (11.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.14%) Google App Engine
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) VLAN
3 4 (9.52%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.52%) MVNO
3 4 (9.52%) SS7
3 4 (9.52%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (9.52%) VoLTE
3 4 (9.52%) VoWiFi
4 3 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
1 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
1 11 (26.19%) Security Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Operational Security Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SIEM Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.76%) GDPR Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) CESG
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Solaris
4 3 (7.14%) AIX
4 3 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Security Architecture
3 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 12 (28.57%) Security Management
4 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (23.81%) Data Loss Prevention
5 10 (23.81%) Information Security Management
5 10 (23.81%) ISMS
5 10 (23.81%) SDLC
5 10 (23.81%) Security Operations
5 10 (23.81%) SIEM
6 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 8 (19.05%) Network Design
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (11.90%) Mobile Commerce
9 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (92.86%) CISSP
2 24 (57.14%) Degree
3 16 (38.10%) CISA
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (16.67%) CCNA
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (11.90%) CEH
7 5 (11.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (9.52%) MCSE
9 3 (7.14%) CCSP
9 3 (7.14%) Master's Degree
9 3 (7.14%) SANS
10 2 (4.76%) CCNP
10 2 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) GDPR
4 2 (4.76%) COBIT
4 2 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.38%) GMP
5 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) vCloud
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) QRadar
2 1 (2.38%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Nokia
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Tekelec
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.76%) Imperva
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) VocaLink
5 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.38%) F5