The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CISMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
England / North West
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing CISMP 0 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £363
% change year-on-year - +72.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

CISMP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 482 801 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.67% 20.87% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 340
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 70
Median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £46.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.18% -14.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CISMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CISMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISMP in the North West

CISMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISMP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISMP in the North West

CISMP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (90.00%) COBIT
2 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) WebEx
2 9 (90.00%) ISO27002
2 9 (90.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft

CISMP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Consultant
1 10 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 10 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 10 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (90.00%) COBIT
2 9 (90.00%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft