The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK / England
Rank 422 363 456
Rank change year-on-year -59 +93  
Contract jobs citing CISM 153 262 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 2.55% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 184 87
Median daily rate £458 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £377 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £471 £423
% change year-on-year -4.40% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £66.56 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +38.67% -29.41%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8528 10264 9694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.67% 20.92% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5363 6477 5602
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 375 433
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +57.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in England

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in England

CISM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISM in England

CISM
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London -7 76 £450 -10.00% 51
South East -5 32 £488 +2.63% 17
East of England -5 17 £450 +15.38% 3
North West +15 8 £575 +36.90% 3
West Midlands +14 6 £386 -17.81% 7
Yorkshire 0 5 £475 +15.85%
Midlands +10 3 £500 -47.36%
East Midlands -2 2 - - 2
South West -3 2 - - 2
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 297 (93.40%) CISSP
2 215 (67.61%) Information Security
3 121 (38.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (37.42%) CISA
5 97 (30.50%) PCI DSS
6 85 (26.73%) Management Information System
7 81 (25.47%) Finance
8 80 (25.16%) Cybersecurity
9 75 (23.58%) Firewall
10 65 (20.44%) Degree
11 62 (19.50%) Risk Management
12 55 (17.30%) ITIL
13 48 (15.09%) SIEM
14 42 (13.21%) Security Cleared
14 42 (13.21%) Security Management
15 41 (12.89%) Data Protection
16 39 (12.26%) Network Security
17 36 (11.32%) SC Cleared
18 35 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
18 35 (11.01%) SANS
19 34 (10.69%) Windows
19 34 (10.69%) Vulnerability Management
20 33 (10.38%) Intrusion Detection
20 33 (10.38%) Linux
20 33 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
21 32 (10.06%) Information Security Management
21 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
22 31 (9.75%) Cisco Certification
22 31 (9.75%) CRISC
22 31 (9.75%) Security Architecture

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.57%) IIS
2 5 (1.57%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.94%) Apache
4 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.94%) JBoss
4 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.63%) Mule
5 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.26%) MS Project
4 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.14%) Office 365
4 9 (2.83%) Mimecast
5 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.57%) IaaS
6 5 (1.57%) PaaS
6 5 (1.57%) SaaS
7 4 (1.26%) Yammer
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.31%) G Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (23.58%) Firewall
2 39 (12.26%) Network Security
3 33 (10.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (5.03%) Internet
5 13 (4.09%) Wireless
6 12 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.77%) VPN
7 9 (2.83%) LAN
7 9 (2.83%) WAN
8 7 (2.20%) LDAP
9 6 (1.89%) HTTP
9 6 (1.89%) SSL
10 5 (1.57%) DNS
11 4 (1.26%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.94%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.63%) SNMP
13 2 (0.63%) SSH
13 2 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.57%) Star Schema
3 3 (0.94%) DataStax
3 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.94%) MariaDB
3 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.63%) Big Data
4 2 (0.63%) HBase
4 2 (0.63%) MySQL
4 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.63%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.94%) AppScan
2 3 (0.94%) Hudson
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 81 (25.47%) Finance
2 22 (6.92%) Banking
3 20 (6.29%) Retail
4 18 (5.66%) Legal
5 17 (5.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (23.58%) Analyst
2 68 (21.38%) Security Analyst
3 58 (18.24%) Consultant
4 56 (17.61%) Security Manager
5 53 (16.67%) Security Consultant
6 38 (11.95%) Architect
7 35 (11.01%) Security Architect
8 32 (10.06%) Information Security Consultant
9 30 (9.43%) Information Manager
10 28 (8.81%) Information Security Manager
11 23 (7.23%) Security Specialist
12 19 (5.97%) Information Analyst
12 19 (5.97%) Information Security Analyst
13 16 (5.03%) IT Analyst
13 16 (5.03%) IT Manager
13 16 (5.03%) IT Security Analyst
14 15 (4.72%) Security Officer
15 14 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 12 (3.77%) Business Analyst
16 12 (3.77%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.14%) Web Services
2 4 (1.26%) COM
2 4 (1.26%) SAML
3 3 (0.94%) .NET
3 3 (0.94%) Ajax
3 3 (0.94%) AppFabric
3 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (0.94%) Hibernate
3 3 (0.94%) JAX-WS
3 3 (0.94%) JMS
3 3 (0.94%) JSP
3 3 (0.94%) Servlets
3 3 (0.94%) Spring
3 3 (0.94%) Spring MVC
3 3 (0.94%) Struts
3 3 (0.94%) WCF
4 2 (0.63%) CSS3
4 2 (0.63%) REST
4 2 (0.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.73%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.29%) CESG
5 18 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (4.40%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.20%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
8 6 (1.89%) Equities
8 6 (1.89%) PKI
9 5 (1.57%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.26%) Fintech
11 3 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.69%) Windows
2 33 (10.38%) Linux
3 15 (4.72%) Unix
4 11 (3.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.26%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (67.61%) Information Security
2 80 (25.16%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (19.50%) Risk Management
4 55 (17.30%) ITIL
5 48 (15.09%) SIEM
6 42 (13.21%) Security Management
7 41 (12.89%) Data Protection
8 35 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (10.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 33 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (10.06%) Information Security Management
12 31 (9.75%) Security Architecture
13 30 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
14 28 (8.81%) Project Management
15 27 (8.49%) Security Operations
16 26 (8.18%) Identity Access Management
17 23 (7.23%) Information Assurance
18 20 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (6.29%) Data Security
18 20 (6.29%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.09%) SQL
2 9 (2.83%) Java
2 9 (2.83%) Python
3 7 (2.20%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.57%) Perl
5 4 (1.26%) VB
6 3 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.63%) C++
7 2 (0.63%) Go
7 2 (0.63%) Haskell
7 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.63%) R
7 2 (0.63%) Ruby
7 2 (0.63%) Scala
8 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 297 (93.40%) CISSP
2 119 (37.42%) CISA
3 65 (20.44%) Degree
4 42 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 36 (11.32%) SC Cleared
6 35 (11.01%) SANS
7 31 (9.75%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (9.75%) CRISC
8 26 (8.18%) GIAC
9 20 (6.29%) CCSP
9 20 (6.29%) CEH
10 17 (5.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 17 (5.35%) SSCP
11 16 (5.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 15 (4.72%) PCI QSA
13 10 (3.14%) CLAS
13 10 (3.14%) GCIH
13 10 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
14 9 (2.83%) GCIA
14 9 (2.83%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (38.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (30.50%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.60%) COBIT
3 21 (6.60%) GDPR
4 14 (4.40%) QA
5 10 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (2.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (2.20%) ISO27002
8 5 (1.57%) FedRAMP
8 5 (1.57%) ISO22301
8 5 (1.57%) SLA
9 4 (1.26%) HIPAA
9 4 (1.26%) RMADS
10 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.94%) GPG13
10 3 (0.94%) PMO
11 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) Snort
3 3 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.94%) Xen
4 2 (0.63%) Docker
4 2 (0.63%) HDFS
4 2 (0.63%) KVM
4 2 (0.63%) LXC
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.31%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.57%) Nessus
3 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.26%) QRadar
4 3 (0.94%) Kibana
4 3 (0.94%) logstash
4 3 (0.94%) Nexpose
4 3 (0.94%) Nmap
5 2 (0.63%) Ansible
5 2 (0.63%) Nagios
5 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.63%) Puppet
5 2 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.31%) Mesos
6 1 (0.31%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.31%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.31%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.72%) CheckPoint
2 15 (4.72%) Cisco
2 15 (4.72%) Splunk
3 14 (4.40%) SAP
4 12 (3.77%) Oracle
5 11 (3.46%) Qualys
6 10 (3.14%) LogRhythm
7 9 (2.83%) Rapid7
8 8 (2.52%) Dell
8 8 (2.52%) Juniper
9 7 (2.20%) CyberArk
9 7 (2.20%) IBM
9 7 (2.20%) Sourcefire
9 7 (2.20%) Tufin
10 6 (1.89%) Sun
11 5 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.26%) F5
12 4 (1.26%) Infor
13 3 (0.94%) Acunetix
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 11 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 11 days ago