Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 452 396
Rank change year-on-year +75 -56 -20
Contract jobs citing CISM 260 172 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 2.27% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 117 153
London median daily rate £550 £513 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -3.30% +6.00%
10th Percentile £376 £423 £403
90th Percentile £738 £650 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £67.00 - £44.25

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 7,376 7,592 7,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.95% 16.68% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,794 5,031 5,033
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 171 103
London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% -3.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £49.84
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 51 £550 +10.00% 24
West London +5 17 £619 - 10
South London -23 4 £725 +45.00% 4
East London -16 2 £488 +5.41% 5
North London - 2 £350 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 251 (96.54%) CISSP
2 143 (55.00%) Information Security
3 142 (54.62%) CISA
4 105 (40.38%) Cybersecurity
5 88 (33.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 80 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 73 (28.08%) Finance
8 59 (22.69%) Degree
9 57 (21.92%) GDPR
10 56 (21.54%) Identity Access Management
11 51 (19.62%) PCI DSS
12 49 (18.85%) Security Architecture
13 48 (18.46%) SIEM
13 48 (18.46%) CRISC
14 46 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 45 (17.31%) Management Information System
16 41 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
17 40 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (14.23%) Cisco Certification
20 34 (13.08%) Active Directory
20 34 (13.08%) Splunk
20 34 (13.08%) CyberArk
21 32 (12.31%) Security Operations
21 32 (12.31%) Firewall
22 29 (11.15%) ITIL
22 29 (11.15%) Data Protection
23 28 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
23 28 (10.77%) Network Security
24 27 (10.38%) Stakeholder 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 7 (2.69%) Confluence
2 2 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (4.23%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 46 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (4.62%) Mimecast
5 9 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.69%) IaaS
6 7 (2.69%) Sumo Logic
6 7 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.31%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (2.31%) Office 365
8 4 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.54%) SaaS
8 4 (1.54%) Serverless
9 3 (1.15%) PaaS
10 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.31%) Firewall
2 28 (10.77%) Network Security
3 16 (6.15%) VPN
4 13 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (3.85%) WAN
6 8 (3.08%) LAN
6 8 (3.08%) SSH
7 7 (2.69%) SMS
7 7 (2.69%) WLAN
8 6 (2.31%) DNS
9 4 (1.54%) Internet
10 3 (1.15%) SSL
10 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.77%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.38%) Skype
12 1 (0.38%) SMTP
12 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.23%) Essbase
1 11 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.31%) Big Data
4 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.77%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.69%) JIRA
3 3 (1.15%) AppScan
General
1 73 (28.08%) Finance
2 23 (8.85%) Legal
3 19 (7.31%) Banking
4 17 (6.54%) Retail
5 8 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.69%) Publishing
7 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.77%) International Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (26.54%) Consultant
2 61 (23.46%) Security Consultant
3 41 (15.77%) Analyst
3 41 (15.77%) Architect
4 38 (14.62%) Security Architect
5 36 (13.85%) Security Manager
6 25 (9.62%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (6.92%) Information Manager
7 18 (6.92%) Security Analyst
8 16 (6.15%) Information Analyst
8 16 (6.15%) Information Security Consultant
8 16 (6.15%) Security Engineer
9 15 (5.77%) CyberArk Engineer
9 15 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
10 13 (5.00%) Information Risk Analyst
10 13 (5.00%) Risk Management Analyst
11 12 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (4.23%) Risk Consultant
12 11 (4.23%) Technical Leader
13 10 (3.85%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.00%) SailPoint
2 12 (4.62%) Web Services
3 10 (3.85%) Middleware
4 8 (3.08%) REST
5 4 (1.54%) .NET
5 4 (1.54%) Kafka
6 2 (0.77%) LDAP
6 2 (0.77%) SAML
7 1 (0.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) OAuth
7 1 (0.38%) OpenID
7 1 (0.38%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 39 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 19 (7.31%) PKI
5 16 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.85%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.69%) CESG
9 7 (2.69%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.92%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.54%) PMI
12 4 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (1.15%) Cybercrime
13 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.46%) Unix
2 21 (8.08%) Windows
3 8 (3.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) CentOS
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (55.00%) Information Security
2 105 (40.38%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 56 (21.54%) Identity Access Management
5 49 (18.85%) Security Architecture
6 48 (18.46%) SIEM
7 40 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (12.31%) Security Operations
9 29 (11.15%) Data Protection
9 29 (11.15%) ITIL
10 28 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
11 27 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (9.23%) DevOps
14 23 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (8.46%) SABSA
16 20 (7.69%) Data Security
16 20 (7.69%) Project Management
16 20 (7.69%) SDLC
17 19 (7.31%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.08%) Python
2 4 (1.54%) Java
3 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.15%) C
4 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.77%) Perl
4 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) C++
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 251 (96.54%) CISSP
2 142 (54.62%) CISA
3 59 (22.69%) Degree
4 48 (18.46%) CRISC
5 37 (14.23%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (9.62%) CCNA
7 20 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (7.31%) CSSLP
9 15 (5.77%) GCIH
10 14 (5.38%) AWS Certification
10 14 (5.38%) CEH
10 14 (5.38%) SANS
11 13 (5.00%) ISSMP
12 12 (4.62%) GCFA
12 12 (4.62%) GIAC
13 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
14 10 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 10 (3.85%) CCSA
14 10 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (3.46%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (33.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (21.92%) GDPR
3 51 (19.62%) PCI DSS
4 20 (7.69%) HIPAA
5 16 (6.15%) COBIT
6 12 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (2.69%) FedRAMP
7 7 (2.69%) QA
7 7 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.92%) PSD2
9 4 (1.54%) NIST 800
10 3 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.77%) SLA
12 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.38%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 34 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.38%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) CASB
2 7 (2.69%) Istio
3 6 (2.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.92%) Puppet
5 4 (1.54%) Terraform
6 3 (1.15%) EnCase
6 3 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.15%) FTK
7 2 (0.77%) Ansible
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.77%) Nessus
7 2 (0.77%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.38%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 34 (13.08%) CyberArk
1 34 (13.08%) Splunk
2 24 (9.23%) Oracle
3 19 (7.31%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.38%) ForgeRock
5 13 (5.00%) IBM
5 13 (5.00%) Thycotic
6 12 (4.62%) Darktrace
6 12 (4.62%) McAfee
7 11 (4.23%) ForeScout
7 11 (4.23%) Hyperion
8 10 (3.85%) Google
9 9 (3.46%) CA
10 7 (2.69%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.69%) VMware
11 4 (1.54%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.15%) Cisco
13 2 (0.77%) SAP
13 2 (0.77%) Symantec