Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 393 394 452
Rank change year-on-year +1 +58 -58
Contract jobs citing CISM 173 242 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 3.23% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 186 112
London median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £417 £389 £425
90th Percentile £760 £769 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £67.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -32.84% +45.65% +3.95%

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 6,110 7,498 7,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.59% 16.38% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,974 4,835 4,795
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 205 162
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -0.54% +8.28%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £13.37
90th Percentile £58.33 £49.19 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.07 £23.00 £28.35
% change year-on-year +52.46% -18.86% +7.98%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 44 £575 +4.55% 19
East London +16 4 £725 +48.72% 1
West London +6 2 £550 -1.12% 13
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 167 (96.53%) CISSP
2 103 (59.54%) Information Security
3 82 (47.40%) CISA
4 72 (41.62%) Cybersecurity
5 70 (40.46%) Finance
6 60 (34.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (24.28%) Risk Management
8 39 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (21.97%) SIEM
10 36 (20.81%) CRISC
11 33 (19.08%) Security Architecture
12 32 (18.50%) Azure
12 32 (18.50%) AWS
13 30 (17.34%) Firewall
14 28 (16.18%) Degree
15 27 (15.61%) GDPR
16 26 (15.03%) PCI DSS
16 26 (15.03%) Management Information System
17 24 (13.87%) Security Operations
18 21 (12.14%) NIST
18 21 (12.14%) Security Management
19 19 (10.98%) Data Security
20 18 (10.40%) Banking
20 18 (10.40%) TOGAF
21 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (9.83%) CEH
21 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
21 17 (9.83%) Risk Assessment
21 17 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
21 17 (9.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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 (1.73%) Confluence
1 3 (1.73%) IIS
1 3 (1.73%) JBoss
1 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.50%) AWS
1 32 (18.50%) Azure
2 15 (8.67%) SaaS
3 10 (5.78%) IaaS
3 10 (5.78%) PaaS
4 8 (4.62%) GCP
5 7 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (4.05%) Serverless
6 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.31%) Office 365
7 3 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.73%) G Suite
7 3 (1.73%) GitHub
7 3 (1.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.34%) Firewall
2 14 (8.09%) Network Security
3 5 (2.89%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.73%) NAS
5 3 (1.73%) SAN
5 3 (1.73%) VPN
6 2 (1.16%) DNS
6 2 (1.16%) HTTP
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.58%) FTP
7 1 (0.58%) Skype
7 1 (0.58%) SMTP
7 1 (0.58%) SSL
7 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.62%) Big Data
2 4 (2.31%) Data Lake
3 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) JIRA
2 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Hudson
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (40.46%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Banking
3 10 (5.78%) Legal
4 6 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Retail
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Military
7 3 (1.73%) Police
7 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (21.39%) Architect
1 37 (21.39%) Security Architect
2 31 (17.92%) Analyst
2 31 (17.92%) Consultant
3 28 (16.18%) Security Consultant
4 24 (13.87%) Security Analyst
5 16 (9.25%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (8.09%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Security Manager
7 13 (7.51%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
9 10 (5.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) IT Manager
11 8 (4.62%) Head of Security
12 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 7 (4.05%) Information Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Risk Manager
12 7 (4.05%) Security Officer
12 7 (4.05%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) Web Services
2 6 (3.47%) OAuth
2 6 (3.47%) OpenID
3 5 (2.89%) OAuth2
4 3 (1.73%) Middleware
4 3 (1.73%) SAML
4 3 (1.73%) XACML
5 2 (1.16%) JSON
6 1 (0.58%) .NET
6 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.58%) Kafka
6 1 (0.58%) REST
6 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.58%) SOAP
6 1 (0.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.94%) PKI
3 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.78%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.31%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.73%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.73%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
10 1 (0.58%) BYOD
10 1 (0.58%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Windows
2 9 (5.20%) Linux
2 9 (5.20%) Unix
3 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.58%) AIX
4 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (59.54%) Information Security
2 72 (41.62%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (24.28%) Risk Management
4 39 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (21.97%) SIEM
6 33 (19.08%) Security Architecture
7 24 (13.87%) Security Operations
8 21 (12.14%) Security Management
9 19 (10.98%) Data Security
10 18 (10.40%) TOGAF
11 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (9.83%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (9.25%) Data Protection
13 15 (8.67%) DevOps
13 15 (8.67%) Identity Access Management
14 14 (8.09%) Information Security Management
14 14 (8.09%) Project Management
15 12 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
15 12 (6.94%) ITIL
15 12 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.05%) C
1 7 (4.05%) Python
2 6 (3.47%) Java
3 4 (2.31%) C++
3 4 (2.31%) Go
4 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.16%) Perl
4 2 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (96.53%) CISSP
2 82 (47.40%) CISA
3 36 (20.81%) CRISC
4 28 (16.18%) Degree
5 17 (9.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 17 (9.83%) CEH
5 17 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.51%) GIAC
7 12 (6.94%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.78%) CISMP
8 10 (5.78%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (4.05%) CCSP
9 7 (4.05%) CSSLP
9 7 (4.05%) ISSAP
9 7 (4.05%) SANS
10 6 (3.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 5 (2.89%) CGEIT
11 5 (2.89%) GCIH
11 5 (2.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (34.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (15.61%) GDPR
3 26 (15.03%) PCI DSS
4 21 (12.14%) NIST
5 11 (6.36%) COBIT
6 7 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.73%) PSD2
8 3 (1.73%) QA
9 2 (1.16%) COSO
9 2 (1.16%) SLA
10 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.58%) ITGC
10 1 (0.58%) NCSC
10 1 (0.58%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (2.89%) CASB
3 4 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.31%) QRadar
4 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.73%) Puppet
5 2 (1.16%) Nessus
5 2 (1.16%) PingFederate
5 2 (1.16%) Suricata
5 2 (1.16%) Terraform
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
6 1 (0.58%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 13 (7.51%) Splunk
2 7 (4.05%) Google
3 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.89%) Cisco
5 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.73%) Darktrace
5 3 (1.73%) Fortinet
5 3 (1.73%) Juniper
5 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.73%) Qualys
5 3 (1.73%) Thycotic
6 2 (1.16%) Citrix
6 2 (1.16%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Ping Identity
6 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.16%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) Dell
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Sun