Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 134 113
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 -
Contract jobs citing CISM 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.61% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -34.62% -
10th Percentile £375 £337 £625
90th Percentile £425 £480 £675
Scotland median daily rate £525 £425 £650
% change year-on-year +23.53% -34.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 280 311 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.87% 10.57% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 189 124
Edinburgh median daily rate £424 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.58% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £220 £224 £229
90th Percentile £525 £538 £609
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -75.96% +240.98%
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% -23.61% +71.43%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Edinburgh

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISM.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (20.00%) GDPR
5 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS