Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 163 182
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 +41
Contract jobs citing CISM 34 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.74% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 4.25% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 12
North West median daily rate £650 £514 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.46% -4.37% -10.42%
10th Percentile £500 £368 £389
90th Percentile £800 £675 £749
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £69.75 - £46.50

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 1,125 989 1,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.66% 17.36% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 569 693
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £213
90th Percentile £600 £553 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 78 59
North West median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +45.45% -7.47%
10th Percentile £15.80 £13.60 £12.15
90th Percentile £51.80 £55.00 £53.10
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +6.00% -1.96% +9.09%

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 December 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 18 December 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 +6 20 £475 -5.00% 6
Manchester -32 9 £650 +15.35% 9
Lancashire -20 2 £650 +30.00%
Merseyside -4 1 £550 +15.79% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 29 (85.29%) Information Security
3 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (44.12%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) CISA
6 11 (32.35%) Legal
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) Banking
7 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
7 9 (26.47%) ISMS
7 9 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (23.53%) Analytics
8 8 (23.53%) Law
9 7 (20.59%) Investment Banking
9 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
9 7 (20.59%) GDPR
10 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
11 5 (14.71%) Data Security
11 5 (14.71%) Security Management
11 5 (14.71%) Retail
11 5 (14.71%) Security Operations
11 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
11 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
11 5 (14.71%) CRISC

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Network Security
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
1 4 (11.76%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
1 11 (32.35%) Legal
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Law
4 7 (20.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (14.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Consultant
1 13 (38.24%) Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) CISSP Manager
4 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Due Diligence Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Supplier Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (26.47%) ISMS
4 8 (23.53%) Analytics
5 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Data Security
7 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Security Operations
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (11.76%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (11.76%) Due Diligence
8 4 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (44.12%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) CISA
4 5 (14.71%) CRISC
5 4 (11.76%) PCI QSA
6 3 (8.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) SANS
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CEH
8 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.94%) GIAC
8 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (20.59%) GDPR
3 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (11.76%) PA-DSS
5 1 (2.94%) COBIT
5 1 (2.94%) COSO
5 1 (2.94%) IASME
5 1 (2.94%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Google
1 1 (2.94%) Hyland
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) SAP