Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 179 218
Rank change year-on-year +24 +39 -43
Contract jobs citing CISM 46 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.71% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 3.83% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 20
North West median daily rate £595 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.26% -20.83% +26.32%
10th Percentile £415 £368 £309
90th Percentile £690 £748 £855
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 995 1281 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.51% 18.58% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 753 954
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £226 £251
90th Percentile £550 £595 £574
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 59 110
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.91% -9.90% +45.33%
10th Percentile £14.49 £12.15 £15.62
90th Percentile £51.20 £54.66 £55.23
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +15 24 £577 +7.35% 2
Cheshire +15 17 £650 -3.70% 1
Lancashire +17 4 £625 +38.89%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (93.48%) CISSP
2 34 (73.91%) Information Security
3 26 (56.52%) Risk Management
4 14 (30.43%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 11 (23.91%) CISA
6 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (21.74%) Law
8 9 (19.57%) COBIT
9 8 (17.39%) Project Management
9 8 (17.39%) Virtual Team
10 6 (13.04%) Service Management
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
10 6 (13.04%) IT Governance
10 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
10 6 (13.04%) CRISC
10 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.87%) Network Design
11 5 (10.87%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (10.87%) Data Management
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco
11 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.87%) CCNP
11 5 (10.87%) CCDP

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 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) PaaS
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Law
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Consultant
1 16 (34.78%) Security Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Security Manager
3 9 (19.57%) IT Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (6.52%) CISSP Architect
7 3 (6.52%) CISSP Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.39%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.70%) CESG
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.17%) FMCG
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Information Security
2 26 (56.52%) Risk Management
3 12 (26.09%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 6 (13.04%) IT Governance
6 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 6 (13.04%) Service Management
6 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.87%) Data Management
7 5 (10.87%) Network Design
7 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.87%) SFIA
8 4 (8.70%) ITSM
8 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 43 (93.48%) CISSP
2 11 (23.91%) CISA
3 6 (13.04%) CRISC
4 5 (10.87%) CCDP
4 5 (10.87%) CCNP
4 5 (10.87%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) CCIE
6 3 (6.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) CCFP
7 1 (2.17%) GIAC
7 1 (2.17%) IISP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.57%) COBIT
3 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.70%) COSO
5 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (2.17%) GDPR
7 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) AppSense
3 1 (2.17%) CA
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix