The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CISM 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
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing CISM 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.50% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £471 £420
% change year-on-year -4.40% +12.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +38.67% -29.41%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 168 286 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.89% 28.34% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 145 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +65.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Reading

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISM in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Reading

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for CISM.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) SANS

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Payments Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire