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 24 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 371 424
Rank change year-on-year -18 +53  
Contract jobs citing CISM 195 278 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 2.61% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 139 138
Median daily rate £500 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £420
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 -
% change year-on-year +24.96% -  

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 8243 10634 9584
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.41% 21.54% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4956 6723 5645
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 367 484
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.40 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 -25 79 £500 -9.09% 28
South East +32 45 £500 +8.10% 20
North West +25 40 £613 +63.33% 13
East of England -21 14 £463 +4.16% 7
East Midlands -1 7 £425 -
South West +3 5 £531 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire +6 3 £225 -51.35% 4
West Midlands +14 1 £325 -34.67% 3
North East - 1 - - 4
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 336 (96.28%) CISSP
2 234 (67.05%) Information Security
3 154 (44.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 115 (32.95%) CISA
5 107 (30.66%) PCI DSS
6 102 (29.23%) Risk Management
7 101 (28.94%) Finance
7 101 (28.94%) Cybersecurity
8 78 (22.35%) Management Information System
9 73 (20.92%) Degree
10 68 (19.48%) Firewall
11 61 (17.48%) SIEM
12 52 (14.90%) ITIL
13 50 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (12.89%) Security Architecture
15 44 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (12.03%) SANS
17 40 (11.46%) GDPR
17 40 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (11.46%) Data Protection
18 39 (11.17%) ISMS
19 38 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (10.03%) COBIT
21 33 (9.46%) Security Cleared
21 33 (9.46%) CCSP
21 33 (9.46%) Identity Access Management
22 32 (9.17%) Project Management
22 32 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
23 31 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (8.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP

CISM
Co-occurring 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 (2.58%) Apache
2 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.01%) Apache Pig
3 7 (2.01%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.01%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.72%) JBoss
4 6 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.43%) Mule
6 4 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.15%) IIS
6 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.57%) CMS
7 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.58%) Mimecast
5 8 (2.29%) SaaS
6 7 (2.01%) Office 365
7 6 (1.72%) IaaS
7 6 (1.72%) PaaS
8 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.29%) G Suite
10 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (19.48%) Firewall
2 27 (7.74%) Network Security
3 23 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (4.58%) Internet
5 15 (4.30%) Wireless
6 10 (2.87%) VPN
7 7 (2.01%) LAN
8 6 (1.72%) WAN
9 5 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.15%) DNS
11 3 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.86%) HTTP
11 3 (0.86%) SSL
12 2 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.57%) VLAN
13 1 (0.29%) DMZ
13 1 (0.29%) SAN
13 1 (0.29%) SNMP
13 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.87%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.01%) DataStax
3 7 (2.01%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.43%) MySQL
4 5 (1.43%) Star Schema
5 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.15%) HBase
5 4 (1.15%) MariaDB
5 4 (1.15%) Sqoop
6 3 (0.86%) Big Data
6 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Hudson
1 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.86%) AppScan
3 2 (0.57%) Pylint
3 2 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 101 (28.94%) Finance
2 27 (7.74%) Banking
3 20 (5.73%) Legal
4 18 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.58%) Retail
6 9 (2.58%) Law
7 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.15%) Electronics
9 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Marketing
10 3 (0.86%) Billing
10 3 (0.86%) International Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 97 (27.79%) Consultant
2 88 (25.21%) Security Consultant
3 78 (22.35%) Analyst
4 72 (20.63%) Security Analyst
5 44 (12.61%) Architect
6 39 (11.17%) Security Manager
7 37 (10.60%) Security Architect
8 24 (6.88%) Information Security Consultant
9 22 (6.30%) Information Analyst
10 21 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
11 20 (5.73%) Security Specialist
12 18 (5.16%) Information Manager
12 18 (5.16%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (5.16%) IT Manager
13 16 (4.58%) IT Analyst
13 16 (4.58%) IT Security Analyst
14 14 (4.01%) CISSP Consultant
14 14 (4.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 14 (4.01%) Project Manager
14 14 (4.01%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.72%) Middleware
2 10 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (2.29%) Web Services
4 5 (1.43%) Ajax
4 5 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.43%) CSS
4 5 (1.43%) CSS3
4 5 (1.43%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.43%) HTML
4 5 (1.43%) HTML5
4 5 (1.43%) JAX-WS
4 5 (1.43%) JMS
4 5 (1.43%) jQuery
4 5 (1.43%) JSP
4 5 (1.43%) REST
4 5 (1.43%) RESTful
4 5 (1.43%) Spring
4 5 (1.43%) Spring MVC
4 5 (1.43%) Struts
4 5 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.35%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.16%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.30%) CESG
4 22 (6.30%) Virtual Team
5 16 (4.58%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (1.72%) PMI
8 6 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.43%) PKI
9 5 (1.43%) Smart Energy
10 4 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (1.15%) Fintech
11 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.57%) e-Health
12 2 (0.57%) FMCG
12 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.02%) Windows
2 27 (7.74%) Linux
3 17 (4.87%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.29%) Unix
5 7 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.15%) Solaris
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) VMS
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (67.05%) Information Security
2 102 (29.23%) Risk Management
3 101 (28.94%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (17.48%) SIEM
5 52 (14.90%) ITIL
6 45 (12.89%) Security Architecture
7 44 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (11.46%) Data Protection
8 40 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
9 39 (11.17%) ISMS
10 38 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (9.46%) Identity Access Management
12 32 (9.17%) Project Management
13 28 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
14 27 (7.74%) Information Assurance
14 27 (7.74%) Security Management
15 25 (7.16%) Waterfall
16 22 (6.30%) Risk Assessment
17 21 (6.02%) Information Security Management
17 21 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.15%) Java
2 9 (2.58%) Python
3 8 (2.29%) SQL
4 5 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.86%) C
5 3 (0.86%) C++
6 2 (0.57%) Go
6 2 (0.57%) Haskell
6 2 (0.57%) Perl
6 2 (0.57%) R
6 2 (0.57%) Ruby
6 2 (0.57%) Scala
7 1 (0.29%) C#
7 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 336 (96.28%) CISSP
2 115 (32.95%) CISA
3 73 (20.92%) Degree
4 50 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (12.03%) SANS
6 33 (9.46%) CCSP
6 33 (9.46%) Security Cleared
7 31 (8.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 30 (8.60%) CESG Certified Professional
9 29 (8.31%) CRISC
10 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
11 24 (6.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 23 (6.59%) SSCP
13 22 (6.30%) CEH
14 21 (6.02%) CLAS
15 19 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (4.87%) CCNP
16 17 (4.87%) GIAC
17 12 (3.44%) CCDP
18 10 (2.87%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (44.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (30.66%) PCI DSS
3 40 (11.46%) GDPR
4 35 (10.03%) COBIT
5 15 (4.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 15 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (2.87%) RMADS
7 8 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (2.29%) FedRAMP
7 8 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (2.01%) ISO 22301
9 4 (1.15%) HIPAA
9 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (1.15%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.15%) QA
9 4 (1.15%) SLA
9 4 (1.15%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.86%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.86%) PMO
11 2 (0.57%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.01%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.15%) HDFS
4 3 (0.86%) Xen
5 2 (0.57%) Docker
5 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.57%) KVM
5 2 (0.57%) LXC
5 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Snort
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.01%) Kibana
1 7 (2.01%) logstash
2 6 (1.72%) Nessus
3 4 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.86%) Nmap
4 3 (0.86%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.57%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.57%) QRadar
5 2 (0.57%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.29%) Mesos
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.29%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 28 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.02%) Splunk
3 20 (5.73%) CheckPoint
3 20 (5.73%) Cisco
4 16 (4.58%) LogRhythm
4 16 (4.58%) Qualys
5 15 (4.30%) SAP
6 12 (3.44%) Rapid7
7 11 (3.15%) Dell
8 9 (2.58%) IBM
9 8 (2.29%) Oracle
9 8 (2.29%) Tufin
10 7 (2.01%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.01%) McAfee
11 5 (1.43%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.15%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.15%) CyberArk
12 4 (1.15%) Informatica
13 3 (0.86%) Apple
13 3 (0.86%) Juniper
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