Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 418 346
Rank change year-on-year +30 -72 +111
Contract jobs citing CISM 247 164 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 2.39% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 112 191
London median daily rate £550 £490 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -6.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £413 £339 £388
90th Percentile £743 £710 £706
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £64.38 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +28.75% -

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 8,019 6,852 7,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.36% 16.94% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,148 4,647 5,386
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £264 £297 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £639
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 119 116
London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +36.36% +25.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £12.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -15 47 £575 +9.52% 18
West London -28 10 £500 -10.71% 8
South London -45 7 £650 +48.57% 2
East London -5 2 £538 -10.42%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 237 (95.95%) CISSP
2 156 (63.16%) Information Security
3 133 (53.85%) CISA
4 97 (39.27%) Cybersecurity
5 91 (36.84%) Finance
5 91 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (27.94%) Security Architecture
6 69 (27.94%) GDPR
7 54 (21.86%) SIEM
8 53 (21.46%) Risk Management
9 52 (21.05%) Change Management
10 51 (20.65%) PCI DSS
11 49 (19.84%) Security Operations
11 49 (19.84%) Management Information System
12 45 (18.22%) Firewall
13 44 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (17.00%) Windows
15 41 (16.60%) ITIL
15 41 (16.60%) Data Protection
16 37 (14.98%) Project Management
16 37 (14.98%) Degree
17 36 (14.57%) Vulnerability Management
18 35 (14.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 35 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (13.36%) Security Management
20 33 (13.36%) Microsoft
21 32 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
22 31 (12.55%) Linux
23 29 (11.74%) Incident Management

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 (2.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.40%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (10.53%) IaaS
4 23 (9.31%) PaaS
5 19 (7.69%) Office 365
6 13 (5.26%) SaaS
7 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.81%) Akamai
8 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.22%) Firewall
2 18 (7.29%) Internet
3 17 (6.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (6.88%) LAN
3 17 (6.88%) WAN
4 14 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.45%) WLAN
6 9 (3.64%) Network Security
7 8 (3.24%) NAS
7 8 (3.24%) SAN
8 5 (2.02%) Sourcefire
8 5 (2.02%) VPN
9 4 (1.62%) DNS
9 4 (1.62%) HTTP
10 2 (0.81%) DHCP
10 2 (0.81%) FTP
10 2 (0.81%) SMTP
10 2 (0.81%) SSH
10 2 (0.81%) SSL
10 2 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.81%) Big Data
2 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (2.83%) JIRA
2 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) AppScan
4 1 (0.40%) sqlmap
General
1 91 (36.84%) Finance
2 24 (9.72%) Banking
3 19 (7.69%) Legal
4 6 (2.43%) Law
4 6 (2.43%) Retail
4 6 (2.43%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Advertising
5 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.62%) International Banking
6 4 (1.62%) Publishing
7 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (23.08%) Consultant
2 49 (19.84%) Security Consultant
3 47 (19.03%) Architect
4 43 (17.41%) Security Architect
5 34 (13.77%) Analyst
6 30 (12.15%) Security Manager
7 29 (11.74%) Security Analyst
8 17 (6.88%) Head of Security
9 15 (6.07%) Azure Architect
10 14 (5.67%) Information Security Manager
11 12 (4.86%) Head of Information
11 12 (4.86%) Head of Information Security
12 11 (4.45%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 10 (4.05%) Risk Manager
13 10 (4.05%) Security Officer
14 9 (3.64%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 9 (3.64%) Information Manager
14 9 (3.64%) Information Security Analyst
14 9 (3.64%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.62%) SAML
2 3 (1.21%) Middleware
2 3 (1.21%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.81%) .NET
3 2 (0.81%) Velocity
3 2 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.84%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.48%) PKI
5 13 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.83%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.43%) CESG
9 6 (2.43%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.62%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.62%) PMI
12 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.21%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.00%) Windows
2 31 (12.55%) Linux
3 18 (7.29%) Unix
4 11 (4.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.81%) VMS
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (63.16%) Information Security
2 97 (39.27%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (27.94%) Security Architecture
4 54 (21.86%) SIEM
5 53 (21.46%) Risk Management
6 52 (21.05%) Change Management
7 49 (19.84%) Security Operations
8 41 (16.60%) Data Protection
8 41 (16.60%) ITIL
9 37 (14.98%) Project Management
10 36 (14.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 35 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (14.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 33 (13.36%) Security Management
13 32 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
14 29 (11.74%) Incident Management
15 26 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (9.72%) DevOps
16 24 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
17 21 (8.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.26%) Python
2 11 (4.45%) Bash Shell
2 11 (4.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.83%) Ruby
4 5 (2.02%) Java
5 3 (1.21%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (95.95%) CISSP
2 133 (53.85%) CISA
3 37 (14.98%) Degree
4 29 (11.74%) CEH
5 28 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (10.53%) CRISC
7 16 (6.48%) GIAC
8 14 (5.67%) CCIE
8 14 (5.67%) TOGAF Certification
9 13 (5.26%) CCNP
10 12 (4.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (4.05%) Security Cleared
12 9 (3.64%) CCSP
12 9 (3.64%) SSCP
13 8 (3.24%) PMI Certification
13 8 (3.24%) PMP
13 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
14 7 (2.83%) SANS
15 6 (2.43%) IISP
15 6 (2.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (27.94%) GDPR
3 51 (20.65%) PCI DSS
4 20 (8.10%) COBIT
5 19 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (4.45%) NIST 800
7 7 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.81%) QA
10 1 (0.40%) GPG13
10 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.40%) MiFID
10 1 (0.40%) PMO
10 1 (0.40%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.62%) Docker
2 4 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) vCloud
4 1 (0.40%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.86%) Nessus
2 9 (3.64%) Ansible
2 9 (3.64%) Terraform
3 6 (2.43%) Packer
3 6 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.02%) OSSEC
5 4 (1.62%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.21%) Mesos
6 3 (1.21%) Nagios
6 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.21%) Puppet
7 2 (0.81%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.40%) QRadar
8 1 (0.40%) SCCM
8 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.88%) Cisco
3 12 (4.86%) Splunk
4 11 (4.45%) CyberArk
4 11 (4.45%) Qualys
5 9 (3.64%) McAfee
6 6 (2.43%) AlienVault
7 5 (2.02%) Intel
7 5 (2.02%) Tripwire
8 4 (1.62%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.62%) CA
8 4 (1.62%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.62%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.62%) Symantec
8 4 (1.62%) Trend Micro
8 4 (1.62%) VMware
9 3 (1.21%) Lumension
9 3 (1.21%) Mercator
9 3 (1.21%) Thycotic
9 3 (1.21%) Varonis