Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 407 386 330
Rank change year-on-year -21 -56 +66
Contract jobs citing CISM 226 210 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 2.96% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 133 200
London median daily rate £525 £488 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.96% +15.26%
10th Percentile £419 £348 £388
90th Percentile £675 £723 £706
England median daily rate £513 £475 £515
% change year-on-year +7.89% -7.77% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £56.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +5.26%

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 7,990 7,106 7,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.19% 16.96% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,285 4,633 5,010
London median daily rate £488 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £260
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 124 122
London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.06 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.15% +20.59%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.66 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £49.76 £45.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
% change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 45 £575 +4.55% 19
West London -22 5 £500 +5.26% 12
South London -36 3 £575 -17.86% 1
East London -8 1 £425 -22.73% 3
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 216 (95.58%) CISSP
2 153 (67.70%) Information Security
3 98 (43.36%) Cybersecurity
4 91 (40.27%) CISA
5 85 (37.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 74 (32.74%) Finance
7 56 (24.78%) SIEM
7 56 (24.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 56 (24.78%) GDPR
8 52 (23.01%) Security Operations
8 52 (23.01%) Windows
9 51 (22.57%) PCI DSS
10 48 (21.24%) Risk Management
10 48 (21.24%) Penetration Testing
11 47 (20.80%) Firewall
12 41 (18.14%) Degree
13 40 (17.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 39 (17.26%) Security Architecture
14 39 (17.26%) Management Information System
15 36 (15.93%) Linux
16 35 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (14.60%) Data Protection
18 31 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (13.72%) Change Management
19 30 (13.27%) CEH
20 29 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (12.83%) CRISC
21 28 (12.39%) Project Management
22 27 (11.95%) Security Management
22 27 (11.95%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 (2.65%) IIS
2 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.44%) SAS
3 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.42%) IaaS
3 10 (4.42%) Office 365
3 10 (4.42%) PaaS
4 6 (2.65%) SaaS
5 4 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.33%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.88%) Akamai
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.80%) Firewall
2 24 (10.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (8.41%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.64%) Internet
5 13 (5.75%) NAS
5 13 (5.75%) SAN
6 11 (4.87%) Network Security
7 9 (3.98%) LAN
7 9 (3.98%) WAN
8 5 (2.21%) HTTP
9 4 (1.77%) VPN
9 4 (1.77%) WLAN
10 3 (1.33%) DHCP
10 3 (1.33%) DNS
10 3 (1.33%) FTP
10 3 (1.33%) SMTP
10 3 (1.33%) SSH
10 3 (1.33%) SSL
11 2 (0.88%) LTE
11 2 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.77%) Maltego
2 2 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) sqlmap
General
1 74 (32.74%) Finance
2 25 (11.06%) Banking
3 14 (6.19%) Legal
4 6 (2.65%) Law
4 6 (2.65%) Retail
4 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.21%) Advertising
5 5 (2.21%) International Banking
6 4 (1.77%) Publishing
7 3 (1.33%) Automotive
7 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (26.11%) Consultant
2 46 (20.35%) Security Consultant
3 39 (17.26%) Analyst
4 36 (15.93%) Security Analyst
5 23 (10.18%) Security Manager
6 21 (9.29%) Architect
7 18 (7.96%) Security Architect
8 17 (7.52%) Head of Security
9 13 (5.75%) Security Specialist
10 12 (5.31%) GDPR Consultant
11 11 (4.87%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (4.87%) IT Analyst
11 11 (4.87%) IT Security Analyst
11 11 (4.87%) Risk Manager
12 10 (4.42%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 10 (4.42%) Head of Information
12 10 (4.42%) Head of Information Security
12 10 (4.42%) IT Consultant
13 9 (3.98%) Information Manager
13 9 (3.98%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.77%) SAML
2 3 (1.33%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.33%) Web Services
3 2 (0.88%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.08%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (6.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (6.19%) PKI
6 13 (5.75%) Data Centre
6 13 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (5.31%) Public Cloud
8 11 (4.87%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.54%) CESG
10 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.77%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.33%) BYOD
12 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.33%) EFT
12 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.88%) NHS
13 2 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.01%) Windows
2 36 (15.93%) Linux
3 20 (8.85%) Unix
4 13 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.77%) HPUX
6 4 (1.77%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.77%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.88%) VMS
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (67.70%) Information Security
2 98 (43.36%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (24.78%) SIEM
3 56 (24.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 52 (23.01%) Security Operations
5 48 (21.24%) Penetration Testing
5 48 (21.24%) Risk Management
6 40 (17.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 39 (17.26%) Security Architecture
8 33 (14.60%) Data Protection
9 31 (13.72%) Change Management
10 29 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (12.39%) Project Management
12 27 (11.95%) Security Management
12 27 (11.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 26 (11.50%) DevOps
13 26 (11.50%) ITIL
14 24 (10.62%) Risk Assessment
15 21 (9.29%) Incident Management
16 17 (7.52%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.52%) Python
2 14 (6.19%) Bash Shell
2 14 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.87%) Ruby
4 5 (2.21%) C
5 3 (1.33%) SQL
6 2 (0.88%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 216 (95.58%) CISSP
2 91 (40.27%) CISA
3 41 (18.14%) Degree
4 30 (13.27%) CEH
5 29 (12.83%) CRISC
6 24 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (6.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (5.31%) SANS
9 11 (4.87%) CCSP
10 10 (4.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (3.98%) Security Cleared
11 9 (3.98%) SSCP
12 8 (3.54%) GIAC
12 8 (3.54%) SC Cleared
13 7 (3.10%) CCIE
13 7 (3.10%) ISACA
14 6 (2.65%) CCNP
14 6 (2.65%) IISP
14 6 (2.65%) ISEB
14 6 (2.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (37.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (24.78%) GDPR
3 51 (22.57%) PCI DSS
4 23 (10.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (4.42%) COBIT
6 4 (1.77%) RMADS
6 4 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.33%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.88%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.88%) QA
8 2 (0.88%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 13 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.65%) vSphere
3 4 (1.77%) Docker
4 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) vCloud
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.75%) Ansible
1 13 (5.75%) Terraform
2 12 (5.31%) Nessus
3 10 (4.42%) Packer
4 8 (3.54%) OSSEC
5 7 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.77%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.77%) CSIRT
6 4 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.33%) Mesos
7 3 (1.33%) Nagios
7 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.33%) Puppet
8 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.29%) Cisco
3 18 (7.96%) Qualys
4 16 (7.08%) McAfee
5 13 (5.75%) Splunk
6 12 (5.31%) Tripwire
7 10 (4.42%) VMware
8 8 (3.54%) Intel
8 8 (3.54%) Sourcefire
9 7 (3.10%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.10%) Symantec
9 7 (3.10%) Trend Micro
10 6 (2.65%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.21%) Oracle
12 4 (1.77%) Apple
12 4 (1.77%) CA
12 4 (1.77%) HP
12 4 (1.77%) NetApp
12 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.77%) Tableau