Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 779 783 827
Rank change year-on-year +4 +44 -20
Contract jobs citing CISMP 38 59 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.062% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.33% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 0
England median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £500 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
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 16,078 17,815 17,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.96% 18.82% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,754 10,615 10,765
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £261
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 718 844 896
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.62 £50.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.53% -16.98% +5.26%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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
London +58 23 £569 +16.67% 5
North of England +17 6 £450 -33.33% 1
South West - 6 £569 - 2
North East +27 3 £450 -33.33%
North West +16 3 £450 -17.81%
Yorkshire +16 2 £450 -33.33% 1
South East +14 2 £600 +33.33% 3
Midlands +17 1 - - 2
West Midlands +16 1 - - 1
CISMP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 26 (68.42%) CISSP
2 19 (50.00%) CISM
3 17 (44.74%) Information Security
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) Information Security Management
8 9 (23.68%) Security Management
8 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
8 9 (23.68%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
9 8 (21.05%) Law
9 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
9 8 (21.05%) Open Source
9 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
9 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
10 7 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (18.42%) Firewall
10 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
10 7 (18.42%) Project Management
10 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
5 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.26%) SaaS
7 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) Network Security
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Security Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Development Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Development Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Service Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Service Development Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Service Security Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Kafka
1 5 (13.16%) SailPoint
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.26%) CESG
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (44.74%) Information Security
2 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
3 9 (23.68%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (23.68%) Information Security Management
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Security Management
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 8 (21.05%) Open Source
4 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
4 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 7 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
5 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
5 7 (18.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) CISSP
2 19 (50.00%) CISM
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
4 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 6 (15.79%) CISA
6 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (7.89%) CRISC
8 3 (7.89%) ISSMP
9 2 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (5.26%) CCSP
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.26%) ISACA
10 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
10 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.63%) GIAC
10 1 (2.63%) GSEC
10 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) QA
3 3 (7.89%) GDPR
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (5.26%) NIST
4 2 (5.26%) RMADS
5 1 (2.63%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.63%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Istio
2 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.63%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Suricata
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock
1 3 (7.89%) Google
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) OneTrust
3 1 (2.63%) Qualys
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk