Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 843 796
Rank change year-on-year +3 -47 +43
Contract jobs citing CISMP 29 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 22
England median daily rate £550 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +22.22%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £400
90th Percentile £714 £518 £645
UK median daily rate £550 £440 £550
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +22.22%
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 18,370 17,832 19,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.14% 18.88% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,953 10,967 12,105
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £248
90th Percentile £630 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 815 775
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.15% +0.75% +2.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
London +12 13 £550 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £375 -3.23% 1
Midlands -18 7 £375 -25.00% 1
North of England -11 6 £675 +42.11% 1
South East -18 3 £475 +18.75% 1
North East - 3 £675 -
North West -11 2 £700 +47.37%
Yorkshire - 2 £675 - 1
CISMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 22 (75.86%) CISSP
2 14 (48.28%) Information Security
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
5 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
6 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
6 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
6 9 (31.03%) CISM
7 8 (27.59%) Information Security Management
7 8 (27.59%) Security Management
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) MCSE
7 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
7 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
8 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (24.14%) ISMS
8 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
8 7 (24.14%) Network Design
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) MCP

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 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Security Architect
2 7 (24.14%) TOGAF Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Security Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Information Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Information
6 1 (3.45%) Information Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (10.34%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
4 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
5 8 (27.59%) Information Security Management
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
5 8 (27.59%) Security Management
6 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (24.14%) ISMS
6 7 (24.14%) Network Design
6 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
7 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.34%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) CISSP
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) CISM
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) MCSE
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.69%) APMP
5 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (20.69%) MCITP
5 6 (20.69%) MCP
6 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) CISA
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (10.34%) ISSMP
8 2 (6.90%) CCNP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (6.90%) ISACA
9 1 (3.45%) ISEB
9 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (20.69%) JSP 440
4 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.45%) GDPR
5 1 (3.45%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Suricata
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Progress
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.45%) Qualys
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk