Period
to 26 April 2018

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 6 months to 26 April 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 > North West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 172 197
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing CISM 50 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 2.36% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 20
North West median daily rate £500 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £315
90th Percentile £638 £660 £636
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £64.38 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +28.75% -

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,026 1,016 1,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.80% 18.88% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 555 858
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.31%
10th Percentile £210 £236 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 107 77
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +1.27% +57.25%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.30 £15.85
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.00 £57.75
England median hourly rate £23.44 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +9.09% +37.50%

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 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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 6 months to 26 April 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
Manchester +10 29 £400 -30.43% 8
Cheshire -18 11 £514 - 2
Lancashire 0 7 £600 - 2
Merseyside +10 2 £475 -1.55% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 North West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 50 (100.00%) CISSP
2 28 (56.00%) Management Information System
3 27 (54.00%) Project Management
4 26 (52.00%) Information Security
5 25 (50.00%) ITIL
6 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (44.00%) PRINCE2
7 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (42.00%) Data Management
9 20 (40.00%) Network Design
9 20 (40.00%) Problem Management
9 20 (40.00%) Cisco
9 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (40.00%) CCNP
9 20 (40.00%) CCDP
9 20 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
9 20 (40.00%) SFIA
10 19 (38.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (36.00%) Resource Management
11 18 (36.00%) Finance
11 18 (36.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (36.00%) Open Source
11 18 (36.00%) SaaS
11 18 (36.00%) PaaS
12 14 (28.00%) Product Management
12 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
13 13 (26.00%) CCIE
13 13 (26.00%) Degree
13 13 (26.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (26.00%) IT Strategy

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) PaaS
1 18 (36.00%) SaaS
2 7 (14.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.00%) BGP
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (8.00%) OSPF
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) GIS
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Security Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Risk Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Security Officer
5 5 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Information Officer
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (56.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.00%) CESG
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Project Management
2 26 (52.00%) Information Security
3 25 (50.00%) ITIL
4 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) PRINCE2
5 21 (42.00%) Data Management
6 20 (40.00%) Network Design
6 20 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 20 (40.00%) SFIA
7 18 (36.00%) Open Source
7 18 (36.00%) Resource Management
8 14 (28.00%) Product Management
8 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
9 13 (26.00%) Contract Management
9 13 (26.00%) Decision-Making
9 13 (26.00%) IT Strategy
10 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (20.00%) Security Architecture
12 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (40.00%) CCDP
3 20 (40.00%) CCNP
3 20 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 18 (36.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (26.00%) CCIE
5 13 (26.00%) Degree
5 13 (26.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (22.00%) CISA
7 7 (14.00%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (10.00%) GIAC
9 3 (6.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (2.00%) CEH
10 1 (2.00%) CRISC
10 1 (2.00%) IISP
10 1 (2.00%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (18.00%) GDPR
4 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.00%) COBIT
6 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (14.00%) XenApp
1 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (4.00%) MIIS
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Citrix
2 7 (14.00%) Ivanti
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) CA
4 3 (6.00%) Informatica
5 1 (2.00%) Darktrace
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Shadows
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) VMware