The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 123 125
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2  
Contract jobs citing CISM 40 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.35% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 4.65% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 19
Median daily rate £613 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £359 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £494 £855
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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 528 775 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 17.88% 20.56% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 896 927
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £266 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 45 155
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +91.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 £47.39 £53.50
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 the North West

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the North West

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in the North West

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the North West

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the North West 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
Cheshire +23 17 - - 3
Manchester -3 12 £500 +15.94% 9
Merseyside +2 8 £600 -
Lancashire - 3 £638 - 1
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 North West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 48 (100.00%) CISSP
2 38 (79.17%) Information Security
3 33 (68.75%) Risk Management
4 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (45.83%) Waterfall
5 18 (37.50%) Virtual Team
5 18 (37.50%) Project Planning
6 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (22.92%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
9 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 8 (16.67%) CLAS
10 8 (16.67%) GDPR
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Law
11 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.50%) CISA
13 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
13 4 (8.33%) Information Governance
14 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 3 (6.25%) COBIT
14 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
15 2 (4.17%) CESG
15 2 (4.17%) SAP
15 2 (4.17%) Degree

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.08%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) VLAN
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Consultant
1 32 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Security Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Security Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.33%) CISSP Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Architect
7 3 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
7 3 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Virtual Team
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.17%) CESG
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Information Security
2 33 (68.75%) Risk Management
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) Waterfall
4 18 (37.50%) Project Planning
5 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.33%) Information Governance
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (4.17%) IT Audit
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
9 2 (4.17%) SIEM
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team Management
10 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (22.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) CLAS
4 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.50%) CISA
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.08%) CGEIT
7 1 (2.08%) ISEB
7 1 (2.08%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (16.67%) GDPR
4 3 (6.25%) COBIT
5 2 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) AlienVault
2 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.08%) Qualys
2 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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