Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 178 191
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing CISM 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Scotland median daily rate £406 £650 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +57.58% -2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £625 £379
90th Percentile £478 £675 £436
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 705 983 990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.98% 22.68% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 610 524
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% - -1.45%
10th Percentile £207 £249 £213
90th Percentile £513 £466 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 26
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.95 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.53 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% +31.58%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Scotland

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in Scotland

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in Scotland

CISM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -7 4 - -
Edinburgh -12 4 £406 -37.50% 1
Stirling - 2 - -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CISM.

1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) COBIT
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Law
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) CRISC
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) IaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) PaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Law
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CRISC
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) COBIT
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials