Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 411 457 391
Rank change year-on-year +46 -66 +22
Contract jobs citing CISM 236 160 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 2.22% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 115 159
London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £388 £415 £405
90th Percentile £774 £675 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £67.00 £46.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year +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 7,446 7,222 7,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.36% 16.95% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,808 4,727 5,396
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £427 £415
% change year-on-year +5.39% +2.89% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 151 86
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.20% -8.43%
10th Percentile £14.08 £13.35 £12.56
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.65
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.74% +6.48% +20.00%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +8 52 £550 +10.00% 17
West London -14 13 £556 - 12
South London -25 9 £675 +44.00%
North London - 2 £350 -
East London -21 1 - - 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 228 (96.61%) CISSP
2 130 (55.08%) Information Security
3 128 (54.24%) CISA
4 91 (38.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (38.14%) Cybersecurity
6 76 (32.20%) Finance
7 62 (26.27%) Risk Management
8 54 (22.88%) GDPR
9 53 (22.46%) Degree
10 50 (21.19%) Security Architecture
11 43 (18.22%) PCI DSS
12 40 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (16.95%) Security Operations
13 39 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (15.68%) Identity Access Management
15 37 (15.68%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (15.25%) CRISC
17 35 (14.83%) Data Protection
17 35 (14.83%) ITIL
18 34 (14.41%) Management Information System
19 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (13.56%) Firewall
21 29 (12.29%) CyberArk
22 28 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
23 27 (11.44%) Computer Science
23 27 (11.44%) SIEM
24 26 (11.02%) DevOps
24 26 (11.02%) CCNA
24 26 (11.02%) Project 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 4 (1.69%) Confluence
1 4 (1.69%) IIS
2 2 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.78%) IaaS
4 13 (5.51%) PaaS
4 13 (5.51%) SaaS
5 9 (3.81%) Office 365
6 6 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.69%) Serverless
8 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.56%) Firewall
2 16 (6.78%) Network Security
3 12 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.39%) Internet
5 7 (2.97%) DNS
5 7 (2.97%) SMS
5 7 (2.97%) SSH
5 7 (2.97%) VPN
5 7 (2.97%) WAN
6 5 (2.12%) LAN
6 5 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (1.27%) SSL
8 3 (1.27%) WLAN
9 2 (0.85%) DMZ
9 2 (0.85%) VoIP
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.42%) SCCP
10 1 (0.42%) SMTP
10 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.27%) Big Data
1 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.54%) JIRA
3 4 (1.69%) AppScan
General
1 76 (32.20%) Finance
2 23 (9.75%) Banking
3 20 (8.47%) Legal
4 14 (5.93%) Retail
5 8 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.97%) Publishing
7 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Law
9 2 (0.85%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) International Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (25.42%) Consultant
2 52 (22.03%) Security Consultant
3 46 (19.49%) Architect
4 43 (18.22%) Security Architect
5 33 (13.98%) Analyst
6 30 (12.71%) Security Manager
7 21 (8.90%) Information Security Manager
8 17 (7.20%) Security Analyst
9 15 (6.36%) Information Analyst
10 14 (5.93%) CyberArk Engineer
11 13 (5.51%) Information Manager
11 13 (5.51%) Information Security Consultant
12 11 (4.66%) Risk Consultant
12 11 (4.66%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (4.66%) Technical Leader
13 10 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (4.24%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 9 (3.81%) Cloud Consultant
14 9 (3.81%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) SailPoint
2 11 (4.66%) Middleware
3 8 (3.39%) REST
4 4 (1.69%) .NET
5 3 (1.27%) Kafka
5 3 (1.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) OAuth
6 1 (0.42%) OpenID
6 1 (0.42%) SAML
6 1 (0.42%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (14.41%) Management Information System
3 27 (11.44%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.36%) PKI
5 12 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (4.24%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (3.39%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.12%) CESG
10 5 (2.12%) Cyberattack
10 5 (2.12%) Mainframe
10 5 (2.12%) PMI
10 5 (2.12%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.59%) Windows
2 23 (9.75%) Unix
3 12 (5.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (55.08%) Information Security
2 90 (38.14%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (26.27%) Risk Management
4 50 (21.19%) Security Architecture
5 40 (16.95%) Security Operations
6 37 (15.68%) Identity Access Management
7 35 (14.83%) Data Protection
7 35 (14.83%) ITIL
8 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
10 27 (11.44%) SIEM
11 26 (11.02%) DevOps
11 26 (11.02%) Project Management
12 23 (9.75%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (8.47%) Privileged Access Management
14 19 (8.05%) Data Security
14 19 (8.05%) Security Testing
15 18 (7.63%) Change Management
15 18 (7.63%) Security Management
15 18 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.81%) Python
2 5 (2.12%) Java
3 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.85%) C
4 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 228 (96.61%) CISSP
2 128 (54.24%) CISA
3 53 (22.46%) Degree
4 37 (15.68%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (15.25%) CRISC
6 26 (11.02%) CCNA
7 19 (8.05%) CEH
7 19 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (6.78%) GIAC
9 14 (5.93%) SANS
10 12 (5.08%) AWS Certification
11 10 (4.24%) CCSA
11 10 (4.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 10 (4.24%) Security Cleared
12 9 (3.81%) CSSLP
12 9 (3.81%) SC Cleared
13 8 (3.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (3.39%) ISACA
13 8 (3.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (38.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (22.88%) GDPR
3 43 (18.22%) PCI DSS
4 19 (8.05%) COBIT
5 14 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (5.08%) HIPAA
7 8 (3.39%) NIST 800
8 6 (2.54%) QA
8 6 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (1.69%) PSD2
10 3 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.85%) PMO
12 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.42%) GPG13
12 1 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.42%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.42%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.42%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.42%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.42%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.69%) Puppet
2 4 (1.69%) Terraform
3 3 (1.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.85%) Ansible
4 2 (0.85%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.85%) Nessus
4 2 (0.85%) PowerBroker
4 2 (0.85%) Salt
5 1 (0.42%) EnCase
5 1 (0.42%) FTK
5 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.42%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.42%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.42%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.42%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 29 (12.29%) CyberArk
2 24 (10.17%) Splunk
3 19 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.93%) ForgeRock
5 13 (5.51%) IBM
5 13 (5.51%) Oracle
6 12 (5.08%) McAfee
7 11 (4.66%) ForeScout
8 8 (3.39%) CA
9 7 (2.97%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.97%) VMware
10 4 (1.69%) Cisco
11 3 (1.27%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.27%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.27%) Google
11 3 (1.27%) SAP
12 2 (0.85%) BeyondTrust
12 2 (0.85%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.42%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.42%) Qualys