Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 318 340
Rank change year-on-year +57 +22 -31
Contract jobs citing CISM 116 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 1.46% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 42
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.44% +14.21%
10th Percentile £400 £355 £413
90th Percentile £578 £615 £636
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3730 4311 5190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.15% 25.85% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2118 2636 3090
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £252 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 223 250
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.88 £11.98
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.80 £51.79
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Thames Valley +42 70 £513 -2.38% 4
Berkshire +37 58 £550 +2.33% 4
West Sussex +6 19 £450 -2.70%
Buckinghamshire -18 13 £475 -9.52%
Hampshire +6 8 - - 3
Kent -8 7 £500 -9.09% 2
East Sussex +3 3 £414 +18.21%
Surrey -12 3 - - 6
Sussex - 3 £488 -
Middlesex +7 2 - -
CISM
England

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 South East region with a requirement for CISM.

1 110 (94.83%) CISSP
2 87 (75.00%) Information Security
3 73 (62.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (46.55%) PCI DSS
5 45 (38.79%) COBIT
6 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (28.45%) Degree
8 29 (25.00%) CISA
9 27 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (23.28%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (21.55%) Management Information System
11 24 (20.69%) Risk Management
11 24 (20.69%) Data Protection
12 23 (19.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 23 (19.83%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (19.83%) GDPR
13 22 (18.97%) SANS
14 21 (18.10%) CESG
15 20 (17.24%) Finance
16 19 (16.38%) Time Management
16 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
17 18 (15.52%) SIEM
17 18 (15.52%) ITIL
18 17 (14.66%) Legal
18 17 (14.66%) IT Audit
19 16 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
19 16 (13.79%) Telecoms
20 15 (12.93%) Public Cloud
20 15 (12.93%) Security Operations
21 14 (12.07%) Security Management

CISM
Co-occurring 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 1 (0.86%) IIS
1 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.83%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (9.48%) Mimecast
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) Intranet
3 7 (6.03%) Network Security
3 7 (6.03%) SAN
4 4 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) SCCP
6 1 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) Star Schema
General
1 20 (17.24%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Legal
3 16 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.17%) Marketing
5 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.45%) Electronics
7 3 (2.59%) Banking
7 3 (2.59%) Retail
8 2 (1.72%) Automotive
8 2 (1.72%) Law
9 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Consultant
2 27 (23.28%) Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Security Specialist
4 23 (19.83%) Security Analyst
5 22 (18.97%) Security Consultant
6 13 (11.21%) Security Manager
7 12 (10.34%) Information Analyst
7 12 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) Cloud Specialist
9 9 (7.76%) CISSP Specialist
9 9 (7.76%) Information Manager
9 9 (7.76%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (6.90%) CISSP Consultant
10 8 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
11 7 (6.03%) Architect
11 7 (6.03%) Security Architect
12 6 (5.17%) Compliance Specialist
12 6 (5.17%) Information Security Officer
12 6 (5.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) LAMP
1 1 (0.86%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.10%) CESG
3 15 (12.93%) Public Cloud
4 9 (7.76%) PKI
5 7 (6.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.72%) CCTV
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.72%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Linux
3 3 (2.59%) Solaris
3 3 (2.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (75.00%) Information Security
2 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (23.28%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 24 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 19 (16.38%) Time Management
6 18 (15.52%) ITIL
6 18 (15.52%) SIEM
7 17 (14.66%) IT Audit
8 16 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (12.93%) Security Operations
10 14 (12.07%) Security Management
10 14 (12.07%) Service Management
11 13 (11.21%) Data Privacy
11 13 (11.21%) eTOM
11 13 (11.21%) ITSM
11 13 (11.21%) Service Design
12 12 (10.34%) Project Management
13 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (7.76%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 110 (94.83%) CISSP
2 33 (28.45%) Degree
3 29 (25.00%) CISA
4 27 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (19.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 22 (18.97%) SANS
7 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) CCSP
8 14 (12.07%) SSCP
9 10 (8.62%) CISMP
10 9 (7.76%) CRISC
11 8 (6.90%) PCI QSA
11 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 5 (4.31%) ISACA
14 4 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (2.59%) CCNP
15 3 (2.59%) GIAC
15 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (62.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (46.55%) PCI DSS
3 45 (38.79%) COBIT
4 23 (19.83%) GDPR
5 10 (8.62%) ISO 22301
6 9 (7.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.72%) SLA
9 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Qualys
2 11 (9.48%) Splunk
2 11 (9.48%) Tufin
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.45%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Remedy
6 1 (0.86%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec