Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 379 418 390
Rank change year-on-year +39 -28 -52
Contract jobs citing CISM 250 216 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 2.69% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 148 134
London median daily rate £550 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +6.33% -10.23%
10th Percentile £379 £413 £352
90th Percentile £788 £675 £721
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £56.00

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 7,153 8,018 7,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.10% 17.27% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,576 5,299 4,681
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 121
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £49.19
England median hourly rate £27.96 £23.38 £25.50
% change year-on-year +19.61% -8.33% -0.62%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
Central London -25 41 £525 -8.70% 25
West London +26 19 £656 +31.25% 9
South London +4 5 £650 +13.04% 2
East London -31 1 £488 +14.71% 4
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 242 (96.80%) CISSP
2 139 (55.60%) Information Security
3 138 (55.20%) CISA
4 120 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
5 79 (31.60%) Finance
6 78 (31.20%) Risk Management
7 76 (30.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 63 (25.20%) CRISC
9 54 (21.60%) Security Architecture
10 50 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 48 (19.20%) SIEM
12 47 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
13 46 (18.40%) PCI DSS
14 43 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 41 (16.40%) GDPR
16 40 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
16 40 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
17 38 (15.20%) Firewall
17 38 (15.20%) Degree
18 37 (14.80%) Network Security
19 32 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
20 29 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (11.20%) Legal
21 28 (11.20%) ISSMP
21 28 (11.20%) SABSA
22 27 (10.80%) Security Management
23 25 (10.00%) TOGAF
23 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
24 24 (9.60%) Google Cloud Platform

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 7 (2.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (5.20%) Sumo Logic
4 13 (5.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (4.80%) Mimecast
6 11 (4.40%) IaaS
7 6 (2.40%) PaaS
8 4 (1.60%) Office 365
9 3 (1.20%) SaaS
10 1 (0.40%) GitHub
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.20%) Firewall
2 37 (14.80%) Network Security
3 24 (9.60%) VPN
4 14 (5.60%) LAN
4 14 (5.60%) WAN
4 14 (5.60%) WLAN
5 7 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.00%) Internet
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.80%) IPsec
7 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.40%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.40%) Essbase
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.20%) Big Data
4 2 (0.80%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.80%) JIRA
3 2 (0.80%) AppScan
3 2 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 79 (31.60%) Finance
2 28 (11.20%) Legal
3 20 (8.00%) Banking
4 11 (4.40%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.40%) Retail
5 9 (3.60%) Back Office
6 7 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.00%) French Language
7 5 (2.00%) German Language
8 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.80%) International Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (27.20%) Consultant
2 62 (24.80%) Security Consultant
3 39 (15.60%) Architect
4 38 (15.20%) Security Architect
5 37 (14.80%) Analyst
6 28 (11.20%) Security Manager
7 22 (8.80%) Security Analyst
8 21 (8.40%) Information Security Consultant
9 19 (7.60%) Security Engineer
10 12 (4.80%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 11 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 11 (4.40%) Risk Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Head of Security
12 10 (4.00%) Information Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Information Manager
12 10 (4.00%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.00%) Security Specialist
12 10 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.40%) Web Services
2 3 (1.20%) ISPF
2 3 (1.20%) OAuth
2 3 (1.20%) OpenID
3 2 (0.80%) .NET
3 2 (0.80%) LDAP
3 2 (0.80%) SAML
4 1 (0.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.40%) Kafka
4 1 (0.40%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (6.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (5.20%) PKI
6 11 (4.40%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (3.20%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.20%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.80%) CESG
8 7 (2.80%) Cybercrime
9 5 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.60%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.60%) Fintech
11 3 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.80%) FMCG
12 2 (0.80%) PMI
12 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.40%) Linux
2 12 (4.80%) Windows
3 3 (1.20%) zOS
4 2 (0.80%) Android
4 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.80%) Unix
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (55.60%) Information Security
2 120 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (31.20%) Risk Management
4 54 (21.60%) Security Architecture
5 48 (19.20%) SIEM
6 40 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
6 40 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
7 32 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
8 29 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.20%) SABSA
10 27 (10.80%) Security Management
11 25 (10.00%) TOGAF
12 24 (9.60%) Security Operations
13 23 (9.20%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (8.40%) Database Security
15 20 (8.00%) OWASP
16 19 (7.60%) Data Loss Prevention
16 19 (7.60%) Information Security Management
17 18 (7.20%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.40%) Python
2 7 (2.80%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.40%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.00%) Java
4 5 (2.00%) Perl
5 3 (1.20%) JCL
5 3 (1.20%) REXX
6 2 (0.80%) C
6 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 242 (96.80%) CISSP
2 138 (55.20%) CISA
3 63 (25.20%) CRISC
4 38 (15.20%) Degree
5 28 (11.20%) ISSMP
6 23 (9.20%) CSSLP
6 23 (9.20%) ISSAP
6 23 (9.20%) SANS
7 19 (7.60%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (6.80%) Security Cleared
9 14 (5.60%) GCIH
9 14 (5.60%) GIAC
10 13 (5.20%) ISACA
11 12 (4.80%) CEH
11 12 (4.80%) GCFA
11 12 (4.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 12 (4.80%) SC Cleared
12 11 (4.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 11 (4.40%) GSEC
13 10 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (30.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (18.40%) PCI DSS
3 41 (16.40%) GDPR
4 20 (8.00%) HIPAA
5 15 (6.00%) COBIT
6 13 (5.20%) FedRAMP
7 10 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.60%) QA
8 4 (1.60%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 3 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.80%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.80%) SLA
11 1 (0.40%) COSO
11 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.60%) Docker
3 3 (1.20%) ACF2
3 3 (1.20%) RACF
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.40%) CASB
2 13 (5.20%) Istio
3 12 (4.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 8 (3.20%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.80%) EnCase
5 7 (2.80%) FTK
6 3 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.80%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.40%) Puppet
8 1 (0.40%) SCCM
8 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.40%) Suricata
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.40%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 20 (8.00%) Google
2 19 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.60%) Splunk
3 14 (5.60%) Oracle
4 13 (5.20%) CyberArk
5 12 (4.80%) Darktrace
5 12 (4.80%) Thycotic
6 11 (4.40%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.00%) Qualys
8 4 (1.60%) ForgeRock
8 4 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.20%) Symantec
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco
10 2 (0.80%) SAP
11 1 (0.40%) CA
11 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.40%) IBM
11 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com