Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 379 360
Rank change year-on-year -67 -19 +55
Contract jobs citing CISM 182 249 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 3.19% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 158 191
London median daily rate £525 £544 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £396 £388
90th Percentile £675 £725 £675
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 7782 7799 7561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.22% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 5027 4993
London median daily rate £475 £458 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +2.81% +4.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 110 146
London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -3.85% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.48 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.29
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -22 31 £475 -17.39% 7
West London -11 4 - - 1
South London -21 2 £575 -16.36% 1
East London -11 1 £500 -9.09%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 179 (98.35%) CISSP
2 124 (68.13%) Information Security
3 81 (44.51%) Cybersecurity
4 73 (40.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 61 (33.52%) Finance
6 55 (30.22%) CISA
7 52 (28.57%) SIEM
8 48 (26.37%) Vulnerability Management
9 45 (24.73%) Firewall
10 44 (24.18%) Risk Management
11 42 (23.08%) Windows
12 40 (21.98%) Security Operations
13 38 (20.88%) Degree
14 37 (20.33%) PCI DSS
15 34 (18.68%) Management Information System
16 32 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
17 31 (17.03%) Linux
18 29 (15.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 28 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
19 28 (15.38%) Banking
20 26 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
20 26 (14.29%) GDPR
21 25 (13.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 24 (13.19%) CEH
22 24 (13.19%) ITIL
23 22 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
23 22 (12.09%) Security Architecture
24 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 21 (11.54%) CRISC

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 (3.30%) IIS
2 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.65%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) Apache
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
4 2 (1.10%) Mule
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.85%) SaaS
4 6 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.20%) Office 365
5 4 (2.20%) PaaS
6 3 (1.65%) IaaS
6 3 (1.65%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.10%) Akamai
7 2 (1.10%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.73%) Firewall
2 28 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (10.99%) Network Security
4 17 (9.34%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.49%) SAN
6 9 (4.95%) NAS
7 8 (4.40%) Internet
8 7 (3.85%) LAN
9 6 (3.30%) VPN
10 5 (2.75%) WAN
11 4 (2.20%) DNS
11 4 (2.20%) HTTP
12 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.10%) DMZ
13 2 (1.10%) FTP
13 2 (1.10%) LTE
13 2 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.10%) SSH
13 2 (1.10%) SSL
13 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.20%) Maltego
1 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.65%) DataStax
2 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.10%) MySQL
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.55%) HBase
4 1 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Hudson
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) sqlmap
General
1 61 (33.52%) Finance
2 28 (15.38%) Banking
3 8 (4.40%) Legal
4 6 (3.30%) International Banking
5 5 (2.75%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.20%) Law
7 3 (1.65%) Automotive
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (25.27%) Analyst
2 44 (24.18%) Security Analyst
3 33 (18.13%) Consultant
4 26 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 19 (10.44%) Architect
6 17 (9.34%) Security Specialist
7 16 (8.79%) Security Manager
8 14 (7.69%) IT Analyst
8 14 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (7.69%) Security Architect
9 11 (6.04%) IT Security Specialist
10 10 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Head of Security
11 9 (4.95%) Information Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Security Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Information Manager
12 8 (4.40%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (4.40%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) Middleware
2 6 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.65%) Web Services
4 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.10%) CSS
4 2 (1.10%) CSS3
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) HTML5
4 2 (1.10%) jQuery
4 2 (1.10%) REST
4 2 (1.10%) RESTful
4 2 (1.10%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.55%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.55%) JAX-WS
5 1 (0.55%) JSP
5 1 (0.55%) Servlets
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.68%) Management Information System
2 26 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (5.49%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (4.95%) PKI
8 8 (4.40%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.30%) CESG
9 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.30%) NHS
10 4 (2.20%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.65%) BYOD
11 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.10%) Fintech
12 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.08%) Windows
2 31 (17.03%) Linux
3 18 (9.89%) Unix
4 14 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.75%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.20%) HPUX
6 4 (2.20%) Kali Linux
6 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.10%) Android
7 2 (1.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (68.13%) Information Security
2 81 (44.51%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (28.57%) SIEM
4 48 (26.37%) Vulnerability Management
5 44 (24.18%) Risk Management
6 40 (21.98%) Security Operations
7 32 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
8 29 (15.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 25 (13.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 24 (13.19%) ITIL
11 22 (12.09%) Security Architecture
12 20 (10.99%) Data Protection
12 20 (10.99%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (10.44%) Incident Management
14 17 (9.34%) Migration
14 17 (9.34%) Project Management
15 16 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (8.24%) Identity Access Management
17 14 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.04%) Python
2 8 (4.40%) Ruby
3 7 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.85%) SQL
4 4 (2.20%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) C
5 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 179 (98.35%) CISSP
2 55 (30.22%) CISA
3 38 (20.88%) Degree
4 24 (13.19%) CEH
5 22 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (11.54%) CRISC
7 13 (7.14%) SANS
7 13 (7.14%) SSCP
8 11 (6.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 10 (5.49%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (5.49%) ISACA
10 9 (4.95%) CCNA
11 8 (4.40%) CCSP
12 7 (3.85%) CCSA
12 7 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 7 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 7 (3.85%) Security Cleared
13 6 (3.30%) IISP
13 6 (3.30%) JNCIA
13 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (40.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (20.33%) PCI DSS
3 26 (14.29%) GDPR
4 20 (10.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (5.49%) COBIT
6 5 (2.75%) RMADS
6 5 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.10%) FedRAMP
8 2 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.10%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (1.10%) QA
8 2 (1.10%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.55%) GCP
9 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.20%) vSphere
3 3 (1.65%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) HDFS
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) Nessus
2 7 (3.85%) Ansible
2 7 (3.85%) Packer
2 7 (3.85%) Terraform
3 5 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.75%) OSSEC
4 4 (2.20%) CSIRT
4 4 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.65%) Kibana
5 3 (1.65%) logstash
6 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.10%) Nmap
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.55%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.55%) SCCM
7 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (10.99%) Qualys
2 18 (9.89%) Splunk
3 15 (8.24%) Cisco
4 14 (7.69%) McAfee
5 13 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.95%) LogRhythm
6 9 (4.95%) Oracle
6 9 (4.95%) Tripwire
7 7 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.85%) Intel
7 7 (3.85%) Symantec
7 7 (3.85%) VMware
8 6 (3.30%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.75%) Apple
9 5 (2.75%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.75%) Trend Micro
10 4 (2.20%) HP
10 4 (2.20%) NetApp
10 4 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.20%) Tableau