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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 320 341
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21  
Contract jobs citing CISM 80 114 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 3.09% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 76
Median daily rate £500 £559 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.51% +17.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £434 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £430
% change year-on-year +4.16% +11.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £27.62 -
% change year-on-year +66.54% -  

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 3407 3689 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 16.99% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4516 5268 4405
Median daily rate £475 £457 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +7.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 68 171
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -14 18 £525 -4.54% 8
Harrow +9 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £500 -25.92%
Bromley - 1 £500 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 154 (97.47%) CISSP
2 103 (65.19%) Information Security
3 63 (39.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (33.54%) Cybersecurity
5 52 (32.91%) PCI DSS
6 50 (31.65%) CISA
7 49 (31.01%) Degree
8 45 (28.48%) Risk Management
9 43 (27.22%) Firewall
9 43 (27.22%) Management Information System
10 42 (26.58%) Finance
11 35 (22.15%) SIEM
12 28 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (17.72%) Security Architecture
12 28 (17.72%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (16.46%) ITIL
14 24 (15.19%) SANS
15 22 (13.92%) Windows
15 22 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (13.29%) GDPR
16 21 (13.29%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (12.66%) Computer Science
17 20 (12.66%) CCSP
17 20 (12.66%) Information Assurance
18 19 (12.03%) Linux
18 19 (12.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 18 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (10.76%) Splunk
20 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (10.76%) Security Monitoring

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 7 (4.43%) Apache Solr
1 7 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (4.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.80%) Apache
2 6 (3.80%) JBoss
2 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.16%) Mule
4 4 (2.53%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.43%) Mimecast
4 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.80%) SaaS
5 4 (2.53%) IaaS
5 4 (2.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (27.22%) Firewall
2 17 (10.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (9.49%) Internet
3 15 (9.49%) Network Security
4 14 (8.86%) Wireless
5 5 (3.16%) VPN
6 3 (1.90%) LAN
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.27%) DMZ
7 2 (1.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.63%) HTTP
8 1 (0.63%) SAN
8 1 (0.63%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) DataStax
1 7 (4.43%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.53%) HBase
4 4 (2.53%) Sqoop
5 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.90%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Hudson
1 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.63%) AppScan
General
1 42 (26.58%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Banking
3 12 (7.59%) Retail
4 8 (5.06%) Legal
5 4 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.53%) International Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (31.01%) Analyst
2 46 (29.11%) Security Analyst
3 30 (18.99%) Consultant
4 28 (17.72%) Security Consultant
5 23 (14.56%) Architect
6 19 (12.03%) Security Architect
6 19 (12.03%) Security Manager
7 15 (9.49%) IT Analyst
7 15 (9.49%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) Information Manager
8 9 (5.70%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Security Specialist
9 8 (5.06%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Applications Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.23%) Middleware
2 10 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (3.16%) Ajax
3 5 (3.16%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.16%) CSS
3 5 (3.16%) CSS3
3 5 (3.16%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.16%) HTML
3 5 (3.16%) HTML5
3 5 (3.16%) JAX-WS
3 5 (3.16%) JMS
3 5 (3.16%) jQuery
3 5 (3.16%) JSP
3 5 (3.16%) REST
3 5 (3.16%) RESTful
3 5 (3.16%) Servlets
3 5 (3.16%) Spring
3 5 (3.16%) Spring MVC
3 5 (3.16%) Struts
3 5 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.22%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.06%) CESG
4 8 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.16%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (2.53%) Fintech
9 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 2 (1.27%) PMI
11 1 (0.63%) Blog
11 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.63%) PKI
11 1 (0.63%) SCADA
11 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.92%) Windows
2 19 (12.03%) Linux
3 17 (10.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.16%) Unix
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (65.19%) Information Security
2 53 (33.54%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (28.48%) Risk Management
4 35 (22.15%) SIEM
5 28 (17.72%) Identity Access Management
5 28 (17.72%) Security Architecture
6 26 (16.46%) ITIL
7 21 (13.29%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (12.66%) Information Assurance
9 19 (12.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (10.76%) Security Monitoring
11 17 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.13%) Cryptography
12 16 (10.13%) Data Protection
12 16 (10.13%) TOGAF
13 15 (9.49%) Project Management
13 15 (9.49%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (8.86%) Security Management
14 14 (8.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.70%) Java
2 7 (4.43%) SQL
3 6 (3.80%) Python
4 5 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.63%) C
6 1 (0.63%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 154 (97.47%) CISSP
2 50 (31.65%) CISA
3 49 (31.01%) Degree
4 28 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (15.19%) SANS
6 20 (12.66%) CCSP
7 17 (10.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 17 (10.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (10.13%) CEH
9 13 (8.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 12 (7.59%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (7.59%) SSCP
11 11 (6.96%) CRISC
12 9 (5.70%) CLAS
12 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.06%) ISACA
13 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
14 7 (4.43%) CCNP
14 7 (4.43%) ISSMP
14 7 (4.43%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (39.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (32.91%) PCI DSS
3 21 (13.29%) GDPR
4 14 (8.86%) COBIT
5 6 (3.80%) FedRAMP
5 6 (3.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (3.80%) RMADS
6 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (1.27%) Basel III
9 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (1.27%) PMO
9 2 (1.27%) QA
10 1 (0.63%) GCP
10 1 (0.63%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.63%) SLA
10 1 (0.63%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) Kibana
1 7 (4.43%) logstash
2 2 (1.27%) Nessus
3 1 (0.63%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Splunk
2 16 (10.13%) LogRhythm
3 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.23%) Qualys
5 12 (7.59%) Rapid7
6 11 (6.96%) Dell
7 9 (5.70%) Cisco
8 7 (4.43%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.43%) Cloudera
8 7 (4.43%) Tufin
9 6 (3.80%) IBM
9 6 (3.80%) Oracle
10 4 (2.53%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.53%) Informatica
11 3 (1.90%) Apple
11 3 (1.90%) McAfee
11 3 (1.90%) SAP
12 2 (1.27%) Adobe
12 2 (1.27%) Sophos
12 2 (1.27%) WorldPay
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