Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 29 March 2020 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing CISM 6 6 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 2.33% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £388 £513 £485
% change year-on-year -24.39% +5.67% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 285 257 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.91% 18.62% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 158
Median daily rate £400 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.01% -8.75%
10th Percentile £186 £185 £200
90th Percentile £663 £550 £540
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 42
Median hourly rate £23.66 £42.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.67% +140.00% -
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.98 £66.81 £47.25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +14.29% -50.00%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing CISM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Hertfordshire

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CISM in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for CISM in Hertfordshire

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CISM in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CISM in Hertfordshire

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. 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
Watford 0 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £325 -
CISM
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CISM 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CISM.

1 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) SSCP
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) SANS
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) NIST
5 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Attestation
5 1 (16.67%) COBIT
5 1 (16.67%) Azure
5 1 (16.67%) AWS
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) CRISC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) SSCP
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SANS
5 1 (16.67%) CRISC
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) NIST
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft