Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 179 219
Rank change year-on-year +16 +40 -44
Contract jobs citing CISM 41 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 3.33% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 21
North West median daily rate £550 £575 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +59.72% -20.00%
10th Percentile £373 £390 £294
90th Percentile £675 £748 £625
England median daily rate £513 £475 £506
% change year-on-year +7.89% -6.17% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £56.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +5.26%

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 954 1,112 1,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.85% 18.31% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 664 874
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £255
90th Percentile £586 £625 £555
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 94
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £28.00 £31.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -11.14% +61.80%
10th Percentile £13.84 £11.91 £15.92
90th Percentile £57.25 £53.10 £50.41
England median hourly rate £23.88 £26.25 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.05% -2.16% +41.21%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Cheshire +11 19 £514 -23.85% 2
Manchester +12 17 £586 +1.91% 11
Lancashire +9 3 £575 +27.78%
Merseyside +7 1 £475 -20.83% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 38 (92.68%) CISSP
2 23 (56.10%) Information Security
3 18 (43.90%) ITIL
4 17 (41.46%) Management Information System
4 17 (41.46%) Risk Management
5 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (31.71%) Project Management
6 13 (31.71%) CISA
7 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Data Management
7 10 (24.39%) COBIT
7 10 (24.39%) Data Protection
7 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
8 9 (21.95%) Chartered Engineer
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) Network Design
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (21.95%) CCNP
8 9 (21.95%) CCDP
8 9 (21.95%) SFIA
9 8 (19.51%) Service Management
9 8 (19.51%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
9 8 (19.51%) IT Governance
10 7 (17.07%) Resource Management
10 7 (17.07%) Open Source

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 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) PaaS
1 7 (17.07%) SaaS
2 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Network Security
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Skype
2 2 (4.88%) Structured Cabling
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Law
2 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Security Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Risk Manager
4 7 (17.07%) IT Manager
5 6 (14.63%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (12.20%) CISSP Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (9.76%) IT Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Lync Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.32%) CESG
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.44%) FMCG
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Information Security
2 18 (43.90%) ITIL
3 17 (41.46%) Risk Management
4 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (31.71%) Project Management
5 10 (24.39%) Data Management
5 10 (24.39%) Data Protection
5 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) Network Design
6 9 (21.95%) SFIA
7 8 (19.51%) IT Governance
7 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
7 8 (19.51%) Service Management
8 7 (17.07%) ITSM
8 7 (17.07%) Open Source
8 7 (17.07%) Resource Management
8 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.63%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) CISSP
2 13 (31.71%) CISA
3 9 (21.95%) CCDP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) Chartered Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (14.63%) CRISC
5 6 (14.63%) Degree
6 5 (12.20%) CCIE
6 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.44%) CCFP
8 1 (2.44%) GIAC
8 1 (2.44%) IISP
8 1 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) MCSE
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (24.39%) COBIT
2 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
3 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (7.32%) COSO
4 3 (7.32%) GDPR
5 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (7.32%) XenApp
1 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) Ivanti
3 2 (4.88%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Darktrace
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Shadows