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 3 months to 28 June 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 86
Contract jobs citing CISM 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.30% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.01% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £430
% change year-on-year +4.16% +11.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £27.62 -
% change year-on-year +66.54% -  

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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 142 133 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.62% 9.85% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 124 129
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +32.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 28 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISM.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment

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 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (100.00%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco