The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England / South East
Rank 212 199 230
Rank change year-on-year -13 +31  
Contract jobs citing CISM 33 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.69% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 2.49% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 17
Median daily rate £500 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +6.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £425
% change year-on-year -4.91% +11.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £66.56 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.78% -  
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2196 2527 2652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.34% 27.61% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1559 1377
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 105 104
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.75 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in the South East

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the South East

CISM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISM in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISM in the South East

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 13 £413 -2.94% 4
Hampshire +3 7 £538 +22.15% 1
Surrey 0 5 £468 -6.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £525 - 3
Oxfordshire -7 2 - - 3
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for CISM.

1 47 (100.00%) CISSP
2 27 (57.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (48.94%) Information Security
4 18 (38.30%) CISA
4 18 (38.30%) PCI DSS
5 15 (31.91%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
7 10 (21.28%) ISMS
7 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.28%) SIEM
8 9 (19.15%) CESG
9 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) CCSP
9 8 (17.02%) Degree
10 7 (14.89%) COBIT
10 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
10 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
11 6 (12.77%) Legal
11 6 (12.77%) Security Management
11 6 (12.77%) CEH
11 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco
11 6 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (12.77%) IT Audit

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.13%) G Suite
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.64%) Network Security
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.13%) IPsec
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.13%) SNMP
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.77%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Security Specialist
2 8 (17.02%) Consultant
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Cloud Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Audit Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Audit Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Advisor
8 2 (4.26%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) CGI
2 1 (2.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) CESG
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Information Security
2 15 (31.91%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.28%) ISMS
4 10 (21.28%) SIEM
5 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
6 6 (12.77%) IT Audit
6 6 (12.77%) Security Management
6 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (10.64%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (10.64%) eTOM
7 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.64%) Information Assurance
7 5 (10.64%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.64%) ITSM
7 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Service Design
7 5 (10.64%) Service Management
7 5 (10.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) CISSP
2 18 (38.30%) CISA
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.02%) CCSP
5 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 6 (12.77%) CEH
6 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (10.64%) CCNP
8 4 (8.51%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (8.51%) CGEIT
8 4 (8.51%) QiCA
9 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (6.38%) SANS
10 2 (4.26%) AWS Certification
10 2 (4.26%) CCNA
10 2 (4.26%) GIAC
10 2 (4.26%) IISP
10 2 (4.26%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (57.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (38.30%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.89%) COBIT
4 4 (8.51%) HIPAA
4 4 (8.51%) ISO22301
5 3 (6.38%) ISO27002
6 2 (4.26%) FedRAMP
6 2 (4.26%) GDPR
6 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (4.26%) SLA
7 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.13%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Nagios
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) PowerBroker
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Juniper
4 3 (6.38%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Aveksa
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Lancope
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Qualys
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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