Period
to 21 June 2018

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

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 433 381
Rank change year-on-year +54 -52 +74
Contract jobs citing CISM 253 155 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 2.28% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 114 165
London median daily rate £550 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £390 £388 £413
90th Percentile £763 £650 £713
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.11% -0.10% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 £49.95
% change year-on-year - -7.91% -

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,592 6,803 7,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.87% 17.07% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,907 4,542 5,306
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £266
90th Percentile £675 £638 £649
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 135 93
London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +26.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.59 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.50 £38.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in London

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in London

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in London over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in London

CISM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISM in London

CISM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the London region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Central London -21 50 £563 +7.14% 17
West London -20 14 £525 - 11
South London -45 8 £675 +54.29% 4
East London -17 2 £650 +30.00% 5
North London - 1 £375 - 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 241 (95.26%) CISSP
2 148 (58.50%) Information Security
3 135 (53.36%) CISA
4 95 (37.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 93 (36.76%) Cybersecurity
6 85 (33.60%) Finance
7 63 (24.90%) Security Architecture
7 63 (24.90%) GDPR
8 58 (22.92%) Risk Management
9 49 (19.37%) PCI DSS
10 48 (18.97%) ITIL
11 45 (17.79%) Firewall
12 44 (17.39%) Data Protection
13 42 (16.60%) Management Information System
13 42 (16.60%) SIEM
14 41 (16.21%) Security Operations
15 40 (15.81%) Change Management
16 39 (15.42%) Degree
16 39 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (13.83%) CRISC
19 34 (13.44%) Windows
20 32 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (12.25%) Vulnerability Management
21 31 (12.25%) Project Management
22 30 (11.86%) COBIT
23 29 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (11.46%) Microsoft
24 28 (11.07%) Security Management
24 28 (11.07%) Banking

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (2.37%) IIS
2 2 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (9.88%) IaaS
4 21 (8.30%) PaaS
5 15 (5.93%) Office 365
6 12 (4.74%) SaaS
7 4 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.58%) Serverless
8 3 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.79%) Firewall
2 17 (6.72%) WAN
3 16 (6.32%) Internet
3 16 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (5.93%) LAN
5 13 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.74%) Network Security
7 10 (3.95%) WLAN
8 9 (3.56%) DNS
9 7 (2.77%) SMS
9 7 (2.77%) SSH
10 6 (2.37%) VPN
11 4 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (1.19%) SMTP
13 2 (0.79%) DHCP
13 2 (0.79%) FTP
13 2 (0.79%) HTTP
13 2 (0.79%) SAN
13 2 (0.79%) SSL
13 2 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.58%) Big Data
2 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.58%) AppScan
3 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (33.60%) Finance
2 28 (11.07%) Banking
3 21 (8.30%) Legal
4 8 (3.16%) Publishing
5 6 (2.37%) Retail
6 5 (1.98%) Advertising
6 5 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.79%) International Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (22.53%) Architect
2 53 (20.95%) Security Architect
3 46 (18.18%) Consultant
4 41 (16.21%) Security Consultant
5 38 (15.02%) Security Manager
6 37 (14.62%) Analyst
7 22 (8.70%) Security Analyst
8 20 (7.91%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (5.53%) Head of Information
9 14 (5.53%) Head of Information Security
9 14 (5.53%) Head of Security
10 13 (5.14%) Information Manager
11 12 (4.74%) Azure Architect
11 12 (4.74%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (4.74%) Security Officer
12 11 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 11 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
13 10 (3.95%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.95%) Security Specialist
14 9 (3.56%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) Middleware
2 8 (3.16%) SailPoint
3 6 (2.37%) REST
4 4 (1.58%) .NET
4 4 (1.58%) SAML
5 2 (0.79%) Kafka
5 2 (0.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.60%) Management Information System
2 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.49%) Computer Science
4 23 (9.09%) PKI
5 12 (4.74%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (3.56%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (3.16%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.98%) PMI
12 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.19%) Cyberattack
13 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.19%) FMCG
13 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.44%) Windows
2 25 (9.88%) Unix
3 20 (7.91%) Linux
4 9 (3.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (58.50%) Information Security
2 93 (36.76%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (24.90%) Security Architecture
4 58 (22.92%) Risk Management
5 48 (18.97%) ITIL
6 44 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 42 (16.60%) SIEM
8 41 (16.21%) Security Operations
9 40 (15.81%) Change Management
10 36 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (12.25%) Project Management
11 31 (12.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (11.07%) Security Management
13 26 (10.28%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (10.28%) Incident Management
14 24 (9.49%) Risk Assessment
14 24 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (8.70%) DevOps
16 20 (7.91%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (7.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.77%) Python
2 5 (1.98%) Java
3 4 (1.58%) C
4 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 241 (95.26%) CISSP
2 135 (53.36%) CISA
3 39 (15.42%) Degree
4 35 (13.83%) CRISC
5 29 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (7.51%) CEH
7 18 (7.11%) GIAC
8 15 (5.93%) CCNA
9 14 (5.53%) TOGAF Certification
10 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
11 12 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (4.35%) SC Cleared
13 10 (3.95%) CCIE
13 10 (3.95%) CCNP
13 10 (3.95%) SANS
14 8 (3.16%) AWS Certification
14 8 (3.16%) CCSA
15 7 (2.77%) CESG Certified Professional
16 6 (2.37%) IISP
16 6 (2.37%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (37.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (24.90%) GDPR
3 49 (19.37%) PCI DSS
4 30 (11.86%) COBIT
5 19 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (4.35%) NIST 800
6 11 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.37%) HIPAA
7 6 (2.37%) QA
8 4 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (1.19%) PSD2
10 2 (0.79%) PMO
11 1 (0.40%) GPG13
11 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.40%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.40%) MiFID
11 1 (0.40%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.40%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 23 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.40%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.56%) Nessus
2 6 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.58%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.79%) PowerBroker
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) Salt
4 2 (0.79%) Terraform
5 1 (0.40%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.40%) EnCase
5 1 (0.40%) FTK
5 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.09%) CyberArk
3 21 (8.30%) Splunk
4 10 (3.95%) CA
5 9 (3.56%) ForgeRock
6 8 (3.16%) IBM
6 8 (3.16%) Oracle
7 7 (2.77%) Cisco
8 6 (2.37%) McAfee
8 6 (2.37%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.37%) VMware
9 5 (1.98%) AlienVault
9 5 (1.98%) ForeScout
9 5 (1.98%) Qualys
10 3 (1.19%) Mercator
11 2 (0.79%) Apple
11 2 (0.79%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.79%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.79%) Palo Alto