Period
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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 25 May 2022 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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 398 324 329
Rank change year-on-year -74 +5 +80
Contract jobs citing CISM 197 136 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 3.23% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 85 72
10th Percentile £475 £413 £363
25th Percentile £500 £500 £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £719 £694 £675
90th Percentile £798 £775 £825
England median daily rate £613 £550 £565
% change year-on-year +11.36% -2.65% +4.63%

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 6,022 4,217 3,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.59% 17.27% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,207 2,869 2,620
10th Percentile £375 £325 £306
25th Percentile £463 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £524 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.06% +4.70% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £739 £700 £651
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 67 54
10th Percentile £21.95 £20.40 £18.95
25th Percentile £25.68 £26.65 £22.61
Median hourly rate £43.75 £36.50 £34.34
Median % change year-on-year +19.86% +6.30% +16.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £49.80 £47.83
90th Percentile £62.95 £59.85 £52.78
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year +12.93% +32.46% -7.21%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in London

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for CISM in London

CISM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CISM in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CISM in London

CISM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CISM in London.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -33 10 £600 -2.44% 7
West London -7 1 £600 -10.45% 2
East London - 1 £500 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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.

1 185 (93.91%) CISSP
2 109 (55.33%) Information Security
3 89 (45.18%) Cybersecurity
4 79 (40.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (34.52%) CRISC
6 67 (34.01%) CISA
7 65 (32.99%) Risk Management
8 59 (29.95%) Finance
9 41 (20.81%) Degree
10 38 (19.29%) Agile
10 38 (19.29%) Social Skills
11 37 (18.78%) NIST
12 35 (17.77%) Banking
12 35 (17.77%) Management Information System
13 33 (16.75%) Incident Management
13 33 (16.75%) Azure
13 33 (16.75%) Security Operations
14 32 (16.24%) GDPR
14 32 (16.24%) SABSA
15 31 (15.74%) Security Architecture
16 30 (15.23%) TOGAF
17 28 (14.21%) SIEM
18 27 (13.71%) CEH
19 26 (13.20%) Application Security
20 25 (12.69%) Security Management
20 25 (12.69%) Security Cleared
20 25 (12.69%) ISMS
21 24 (12.18%) SC Cleared
22 23 (11.68%) Project Management
22 23 (11.68%) SOC 2

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 (3.05%) Confluence
2 5 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.54%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.75%) Azure
2 19 (9.64%) AWS
3 11 (5.58%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (3.55%) IaaS
4 7 (3.55%) PaaS
5 6 (3.05%) GitHub
5 6 (3.05%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.54%) CloudBees
7 4 (2.03%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (2.03%) GCP
8 3 (1.52%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.02%) SaaS
10 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.66%) Firewall
2 9 (4.57%) Network Security
3 7 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.05%) FTP
5 2 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.02%) Internet
5 2 (1.02%) NGFW
6 1 (0.51%) DNS
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.51%) LAN
6 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.51%) SMTP
6 1 (0.51%) SNMP
6 1 (0.51%) SSH
6 1 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) WAN
6 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.51%) Big Data
2 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.51%) MySQL
2 1 (0.51%) Power BI
2 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.05%) JIRA
1 6 (3.05%) SonarQube
2 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (29.95%) Finance
2 38 (19.29%) Social Skills
3 35 (17.77%) Banking
4 22 (11.17%) Legal
5 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (7.61%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (5.08%) Investment Banking
8 8 (4.06%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (4.06%) Public Sector
9 7 (3.55%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (2.03%) Retail
11 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.52%) Law
12 2 (1.02%) Automotive
12 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (21.32%) Analyst
2 32 (16.24%) Architect
2 32 (16.24%) Security Architect
3 29 (14.72%) Security Analyst
4 28 (14.21%) Security Manager
5 27 (13.71%) Consultant
6 24 (12.18%) Security Consultant
7 14 (7.11%) Information Security Consultant
8 13 (6.60%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (6.09%) Information Manager
10 8 (4.06%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Head of Security
12 6 (3.05%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Information Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Security Officer
12 6 (3.05%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) Web Services
2 6 (3.05%) REST
3 5 (2.54%) jQuery
3 5 (2.54%) JSON
3 5 (2.54%) React
3 5 (2.54%) SOAP
4 4 (2.03%) Middleware
5 3 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (0.51%) LDAP
6 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Spring
6 1 (0.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.58%) User Experience
3 7 (3.55%) Cloud Native
3 7 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.54%) CESG
4 5 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.54%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.03%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.52%) CSOC
6 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.02%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.02%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.51%) BYOD
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.58%) Linux
2 10 (5.08%) Windows
3 5 (2.54%) Unix
4 4 (2.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.33%) Information Security
2 89 (45.18%) Cybersecurity
3 65 (32.99%) Risk Management
4 38 (19.29%) Agile
5 33 (16.75%) Incident Management
5 33 (16.75%) Security Operations
6 32 (16.24%) SABSA
7 31 (15.74%) Security Architecture
8 30 (15.23%) TOGAF
9 28 (14.21%) SIEM
10 26 (13.20%) Application Security
11 25 (12.69%) ISMS
11 25 (12.69%) Security Management
12 23 (11.68%) Project Management
13 21 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (10.15%) DevOps
14 20 (10.15%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (9.64%) Threat Modelling
16 18 (9.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.08%) Python
2 9 (4.57%) SQL
3 7 (3.55%) C
4 6 (3.05%) VBA
5 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.02%) Bash
6 2 (1.02%) Perl
6 2 (1.02%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 185 (93.91%) CISSP
2 68 (34.52%) CRISC
3 67 (34.01%) CISA
4 41 (20.81%) Degree
5 27 (13.71%) CEH
6 25 (12.69%) Security Cleared
7 24 (12.18%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (5.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (3.55%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.55%) GIAC
10 7 (3.55%) SSCP
11 6 (3.05%) SANS
12 5 (2.54%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.03%) CCSK
13 4 (2.03%) CREST Certified
13 4 (2.03%) ISACA
14 3 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (40.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (18.78%) NIST
3 32 (16.24%) GDPR
4 23 (11.68%) SOC 2
5 14 (7.11%) COBIT
5 14 (7.11%) PCI DSS
6 12 (6.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (5.58%) GRC
7 11 (5.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (5.58%) SOC 1
8 8 (4.06%) NIST 800
9 6 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (3.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (2.54%) JSP 440
10 5 (2.54%) NCSC
11 4 (2.03%) SLA
12 3 (1.52%) ITGC
13 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.02%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) CSIRT
1 9 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.03%) CASB
3 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.57%) Intel
3 8 (4.06%) Splunk
4 6 (3.05%) SAP
5 5 (2.54%) ForgeRock
6 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.52%) Qualys
8 2 (1.02%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.02%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.02%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.02%) Google
8 2 (1.02%) McAfee
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle
8 2 (1.02%) Tanium
8 2 (1.02%) Zscaler
9 1 (0.51%) Aveksa
9 1 (0.51%) CA
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Netskope
9 1 (0.51%) Rapid7