Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 157 153
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing CISM 19 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.94% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 5.13% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 13
North West median daily rate £580 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.47% -22.73% +44.26%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £450
90th Percentile £625 £638 £650
England median daily rate £540 £550 £486
% change year-on-year -1.82% +13.11% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £67.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -47.76% +45.65% +8.24%

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 939 1,130 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.57% 18.38% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 663 535
North West median daily rate £438 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +0.61% -
10th Percentile £186 £208 £239
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 105
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -6.39%
10th Percentile £15.40 £13.25 £14.10
90th Percentile £55.90 £67.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.92
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.44% +8.80%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 -17 11 £580 +36.47% 6
Cheshire +4 4 - - 1
Merseyside -3 4 £600 -11.11%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 17 (89.47%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) CISA
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Time Management
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) GDPR
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Network Design
7 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Big Data

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) SCCP
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Security Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) IT Security Officer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) SCADA Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Kafka
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) CESG
3 2 (10.53%) SCADA
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Time Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (10.53%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) SSCP
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GDPR
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) COSO
3 1 (5.26%) RMADS
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco