The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 96 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 4.42% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £575 £618 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +76.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £420
% change year-on-year -4.25% +11.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +38.67% -29.41%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 196 249 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.84% 13.90% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 117
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing CISM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Manchester

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISM in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CISM.

1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) CISA
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) COBIT
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
2 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Risk Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Security Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Security
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) VMS Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CRISC
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) AlienVault
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
1 1 (11.11%) Qualys
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk