Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 October 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.

ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 833 812
Rank change year-on-year +38 -21 +42
Contract jobs citing CISMP 58 18 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.020% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.10% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 32
England median daily rate £550 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +57.14%
10th Percentile £372 £400 £400
90th Percentile £688 £510 £687
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

CISMP 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,332 17,242 20,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.53% 18.87% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,281 10,540 12,861
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 817 746
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.97% +11.96%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.92
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +12.50%

CISMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CISMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CISMP in England

CISMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISMP in England

CISMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISMP in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISMP in England

CISMP
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 CISMP within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
South East +4 25 £450 +12.50% 1
London -7 18 £550 +22.22% 5
North of England - 8 £675 - 1
Midlands -12 7 £375 -25.00%
West Midlands - 7 £375 -
North East - 5 £675 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £675 -
North West - 2 £700 -
CISMP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISMP 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 England region with a requirement for CISMP.

1 49 (84.48%) CISSP
2 39 (67.24%) Information Security
3 30 (51.72%) CISM
4 25 (43.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
5 23 (39.66%) Security Architecture
6 21 (36.21%) Risk Management
7 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
8 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
9 14 (24.14%) Information Assurance
9 14 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
9 14 (24.14%) Kubernetes
10 12 (20.69%) Information Security Management
10 12 (20.69%) Security Management
10 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
10 12 (20.69%) Firewall
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (20.69%) ITIL
10 12 (20.69%) PRINCE2
10 12 (20.69%) MCSE
10 12 (20.69%) ISMS
10 12 (20.69%) Docker
10 12 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (18.97%) Matrix Management
11 11 (18.97%) Protective Monitoring
11 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management

CISMP
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 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
1 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.34%) Military
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Security Manager
2 14 (24.14%) Information Manager
3 13 (22.41%) Information Security Manager
4 12 (20.69%) Information Security Officer
4 12 (20.69%) Security Officer
5 11 (18.97%) Chief Information Officer
5 11 (18.97%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 11 (18.97%) Chief Security Officer
5 11 (18.97%) CIO
6 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 7 (12.07%) Security Architect
6 7 (12.07%) TOGAF Architect
7 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Technical Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) Information Officer
10 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) JSON
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.07%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
1 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) Security Architecture
3 21 (36.21%) Risk Management
4 14 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (24.14%) Information Assurance
5 12 (20.69%) Information Security Management
5 12 (20.69%) ISMS
5 12 (20.69%) ITIL
5 12 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 12 (20.69%) Security Management
5 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
6 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.97%) Matrix Management
6 11 (18.97%) Protective Monitoring
7 10 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (12.07%) Network Design
9 7 (12.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
1 3 (5.17%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (84.48%) CISSP
2 30 (51.72%) CISM
3 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
4 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 12 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (20.69%) MCSE
5 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (15.52%) CISA
7 8 (13.79%) Degree
8 6 (10.34%) APMP
8 6 (10.34%) CCNP
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (10.34%) MCITP
8 6 (10.34%) MCP
9 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
10 3 (5.17%) CRISC
10 3 (5.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 3 (5.17%) ISSMP
10 3 (5.17%) SANS
11 1 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.52%) Data Quality
3 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (10.34%) JSP 440
5 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.72%) GDPR
6 1 (1.72%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Suricata
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Progress
3 3 (5.17%) Becrypt
3 3 (5.17%) LogRhythm
3 3 (5.17%) Symantec
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.72%) Qualys
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk