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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 311 351
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40  
Contract jobs citing CISM 78 115 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 2.97% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 43
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £602 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £420
% change year-on-year -4.25% +11.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £46.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +44.70% -32.35%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3355 3870 3617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.21% 17.35% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2732 2371
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 49 88
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CISM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 8 £525 +7.69% 9
Harrow +12 2 - -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 160 (96.39%) CISSP
2 106 (63.86%) Information Security
3 54 (32.53%) CISA
4 53 (31.93%) PCI DSS
5 49 (29.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (27.71%) Finance
7 44 (26.51%) Cybersecurity
8 43 (25.90%) Degree
9 42 (25.30%) Management Information System
10 41 (24.70%) Firewall
11 38 (22.89%) Risk Management
12 26 (15.66%) Security Management
13 25 (15.06%) SANS
14 24 (14.46%) ITIL
15 22 (13.25%) Linux
15 22 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
15 22 (13.25%) CRISC
15 22 (13.25%) Security Architecture
16 21 (12.65%) Security Cleared
17 20 (12.05%) SC Cleared
17 20 (12.05%) SIEM
17 20 (12.05%) Information Security Management
17 20 (12.05%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (11.45%) Windows
18 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
19 18 (10.84%) Computer Science
19 18 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
20 17 (10.24%) Intrusion Detection
21 16 (9.64%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (1.81%) Apache
1 3 (1.81%) Apache Solr
1 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.81%) JBoss
1 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.20%) Mule
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) Mimecast
4 5 (3.01%) IaaS
4 5 (3.01%) PaaS
4 5 (3.01%) SaaS
5 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.70%) Firewall
2 17 (10.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (9.64%) Network Security
4 15 (9.04%) Internet
5 10 (6.02%) Wireless
6 7 (4.22%) VPN
7 6 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.01%) HTTP
9 4 (2.41%) LDAP
10 3 (1.81%) DNS
10 3 (1.81%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.81%) SSL
11 2 (1.20%) LAN
11 2 (1.20%) WAN
12 1 (0.60%) FTP
12 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.60%) SSH
12 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) DataStax
2 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.20%) HBase
3 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.20%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.81%) Hudson
3 2 (1.20%) AppScan
3 2 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Retail
3 11 (6.63%) Legal
4 7 (4.22%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (32.53%) Analyst
2 49 (29.52%) Security Analyst
3 31 (18.67%) Consultant
4 30 (18.07%) Security Consultant
5 26 (15.66%) Architect
6 24 (14.46%) Security Architect
7 20 (12.05%) Security Manager
8 19 (11.45%) Information Security Consultant
9 12 (7.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 11 (6.63%) IT Analyst
10 11 (6.63%) IT Security Analyst
10 11 (6.63%) Security Specialist
11 10 (6.02%) Information Analyst
11 10 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (5.42%) Information Manager
13 8 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
14 6 (3.61%) Business Analyst
14 6 (3.61%) CISSP Manager
14 6 (3.61%) IT Security Specialist
14 6 (3.61%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) Web Services
2 3 (1.81%) Ajax
2 3 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.81%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.81%) JAX-WS
2 3 (1.81%) JMS
2 3 (1.81%) JSP
2 3 (1.81%) SAML
2 3 (1.81%) Servlets
2 3 (1.81%) Spring
2 3 (1.81%) Spring MVC
2 3 (1.81%) Struts
3 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.20%) CSS3
3 2 (1.20%) HTML5
3 2 (1.20%) jQuery
3 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 2 (1.20%) REST
3 2 (1.20%) RESTful
3 2 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.84%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (4.22%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.61%) CESG
7 6 (3.61%) Equities
8 4 (2.41%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.41%) Fintech
9 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) BYOD
10 1 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.60%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.25%) Linux
2 19 (11.45%) Windows
3 10 (6.02%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) VMS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (63.86%) Information Security
2 44 (26.51%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (22.89%) Risk Management
4 26 (15.66%) Security Management
5 24 (14.46%) ITIL
6 22 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
6 22 (13.25%) Security Architecture
7 20 (12.05%) Information Security Management
7 20 (12.05%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (12.05%) SIEM
8 18 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (9.64%) Project Management
9 16 (9.64%) Validation
10 15 (9.04%) Security Operations
11 14 (8.43%) Information Assurance
12 13 (7.83%) Security Testing
13 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (6.63%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (6.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.63%) SQL
2 7 (4.22%) Java
3 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.61%) Python
4 3 (1.81%) Perl
4 3 (1.81%) VB
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 160 (96.39%) CISSP
2 54 (32.53%) CISA
3 43 (25.90%) Degree
4 25 (15.06%) SANS
5 22 (13.25%) CRISC
6 21 (12.65%) Security Cleared
7 20 (12.05%) SC Cleared
8 16 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (9.04%) PCI QSA
10 12 (7.23%) CCSP
10 12 (7.23%) GIAC
11 11 (6.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (6.02%) CEH
12 10 (6.02%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (6.02%) SSCP
13 9 (5.42%) GCIH
14 8 (4.82%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (4.82%) GCIA
15 7 (4.22%) CLAS
16 6 (3.61%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (31.93%) PCI DSS
2 49 (29.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (8.43%) QA
4 13 (7.83%) GDPR
5 9 (5.42%) COBIT
6 4 (2.41%) ISO27002
6 4 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.81%) FedRAMP
7 3 (1.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.81%) PMO
8 2 (1.20%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.60%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.60%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.60%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.60%) MiFID
9 1 (0.60%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.81%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.81%) Kibana
2 3 (1.81%) logstash
3 2 (1.20%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.20%) QRadar
4 1 (0.60%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.02%) LogRhythm
2 10 (6.02%) Splunk
3 9 (5.42%) Rapid7
4 8 (4.82%) Dell
5 7 (4.22%) Qualys
5 7 (4.22%) Tufin
6 6 (3.61%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.61%) Cisco
6 6 (3.61%) Oracle
6 6 (3.61%) Sun
7 5 (3.01%) CyberArk
7 5 (3.01%) IBM
8 3 (1.81%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.81%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.81%) Informatica
9 2 (1.20%) Acunetix
9 2 (1.20%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.20%) Juniper
9 2 (1.20%) SAP