Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 314 417 400
Rank change year-on-year +103 -17 +26
Contract jobs citing CISM 91 178 251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 2.81% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 119 182
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £355 £445 £413
90th Percentile £825 £750 £738
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 3,685 6,332 7,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.54% 15.82% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,309 4,061 5,049
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £307 £312 £275
90th Percentile £663 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 118 216
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -16.00%
10th Percentile £19.99 £15.18 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.85 £60.38 £47.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.11
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.03% -16.31%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +72 11 £700 +27.27% 2
West London +58 8 £375 -31.82%
South London +46 2 £450 -30.77%
East London +48 1 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 83 (91.21%) CISSP
2 74 (81.32%) Information Security
3 31 (34.07%) CISA
4 28 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (24.18%) Finance
7 21 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 17 (18.68%) Risk Management
9 16 (17.58%) GIAC
9 16 (17.58%) Degree
9 16 (17.58%) GDPR
9 16 (17.58%) Public Sector
10 15 (16.48%) Windows
10 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
10 15 (16.48%) Security Architecture
11 13 (14.29%) CRISC
11 13 (14.29%) Project Management
12 12 (13.19%) Internet
12 12 (13.19%) TOGAF
12 12 (13.19%) AWS
12 12 (13.19%) NIST
13 11 (12.09%) Cellebrite
13 11 (12.09%) FTK
13 11 (12.09%) EnCase
13 11 (12.09%) CREST Certified
13 11 (12.09%) Azure
13 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.09%) Linux
13 11 (12.09%) Cisco

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 2 (2.20%) IIS
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) AWS
2 11 (12.09%) Azure
3 6 (6.59%) GCP
4 3 (3.30%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) Office 365
4 3 (3.30%) SaaS
5 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.20%) PaaS
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) Internet
2 7 (7.69%) Network Security
3 6 (6.59%) Firewall
4 4 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.20%) Skype
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.10%) LAN
7 1 (1.10%) SSL
7 1 (1.10%) VoIP
7 1 (1.10%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Public Sector
3 7 (7.69%) Legal
4 5 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.30%) Electronics
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 2 (2.20%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Military
8 1 (1.10%) Police
8 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Architect
2 20 (21.98%) Consultant
3 19 (20.88%) Security Architect
3 19 (20.88%) Security Consultant
4 12 (13.19%) Security Manager
5 10 (10.99%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Information Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.30%) Information Security Officer
10 3 (3.30%) IT Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) SAML
3 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
3 1 (1.10%) REST
3 1 (1.10%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.10%) SOAP
3 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) CESG
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Blog
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (81.32%) Information Security
2 28 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (18.68%) Risk Management
4 15 (16.48%) Security Architecture
5 13 (14.29%) Project Management
6 12 (13.19%) TOGAF
7 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.99%) Data Protection
8 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (10.99%) Security Operations
9 9 (9.89%) Data Privacy
9 9 (9.89%) Digital Forensics
9 9 (9.89%) Security Management
10 8 (8.79%) Information Security Management
10 8 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (8.79%) Security Testing
11 7 (7.69%) OWASP
11 7 (7.69%) Scrum
11 7 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) Python
2 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.10%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) Perl
2 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (91.21%) CISSP
2 31 (34.07%) CISA
3 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.58%) Degree
4 16 (17.58%) GIAC
5 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
6 13 (14.29%) CRISC
7 11 (12.09%) CREST Certified
8 10 (10.99%) CEH
9 9 (9.89%) DV Cleared
10 8 (8.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (5.49%) SANS
13 3 (3.30%) CLAS
13 3 (3.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 3 (3.30%) ISSAP
14 2 (2.20%) CCSP
14 2 (2.20%) CSSLP
14 2 (2.20%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (17.58%) GDPR
3 12 (13.19%) NIST
4 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
5 6 (6.59%) COBIT
6 5 (5.49%) PMO
7 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
8 3 (3.30%) AICPA
8 3 (3.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (2.20%) NCSC
9 2 (2.20%) QA
9 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (1.10%) FedRAMP
10 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
10 1 (1.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.99%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.10%) Docker
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) EnCase
1 11 (12.09%) FTK
2 3 (3.30%) Terraform
3 2 (2.20%) Ansible
3 2 (2.20%) Nessus
3 2 (2.20%) Nexpose
3 2 (2.20%) OpenVAS
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.10%) Grafana
4 1 (1.10%) Istio
4 1 (1.10%) Kibana
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Cellebrite
1 11 (12.09%) Cisco
2 5 (5.49%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.40%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Splunk
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix
5 2 (2.20%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.10%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.10%) NetApp
6 1 (1.10%) Qualys