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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 233 238
Rank change year-on-year +40 +5  
Contract jobs citing CISM 45 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.76% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 16
Median daily rate £500 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -0.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 -
% change year-on-year +24.96% -  

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 1844 2496 2359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.14% 28.33% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1464 1325
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 96 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +7 12 £550 -2.22% 3
West Sussex +25 6 £450 -
Hampshire +8 6 £450 +5.88% 4
Surrey +3 6 £500 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £550 - 2
Kent -1 4 £500 +2.56% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Middlesex +11 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 75 (96.15%) CISSP
2 48 (61.54%) Information Security
3 46 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (32.05%) PCI DSS
4 25 (32.05%) CISA
5 24 (30.77%) ISMS
6 23 (29.49%) Finance
7 22 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (21.79%) COBIT
9 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 14 (17.95%) SIEM
11 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 12 (15.38%) CCSP
12 12 (15.38%) Legal
12 12 (15.38%) Degree
13 11 (14.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
13 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (12.82%) CESG
14 10 (12.82%) Firewall
14 10 (12.82%) Project Management
14 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
14 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.82%) IT Audit
15 9 (11.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (11.54%) CRISC
15 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (11.54%) SANS

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 3 (3.85%) Apache
1 3 (3.85%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (1.28%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.28%) G Suite
3 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Network Security
3 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Star Schema
2 3 (3.85%) Big Data
2 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Legal
3 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Consultant
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 9 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 8 (10.26%) Security Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Information Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Cloud Specialist
7 5 (6.41%) Information Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Security Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Security Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) CISSP Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Information Officer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.82%) CESG
3 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.41%) Smart Energy
4 4 (5.13%) PMI
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.28%) BYOD
7 1 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Solaris
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Information Security
2 24 (30.77%) ISMS
3 22 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (17.95%) SIEM
5 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
7 10 (12.82%) IT Audit
7 10 (12.82%) Project Management
8 9 (11.54%) ITIL
8 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (10.26%) Information Assurance
10 7 (8.97%) Information Security Management
10 7 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (8.97%) Security Management
11 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
11 6 (7.69%) Security Operations
12 5 (6.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (96.15%) CISSP
2 25 (32.05%) CISA
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (15.38%) CCSP
4 12 (15.38%) Degree
5 11 (14.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
7 9 (11.54%) CRISC
7 9 (11.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 9 (11.54%) SANS
8 8 (10.26%) CCNP
9 6 (7.69%) CCDP
9 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (7.69%) SSCP
10 5 (6.41%) CGEIT
11 4 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.13%) GIAC
11 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
11 4 (5.13%) QiCA
12 3 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (32.05%) PCI DSS
3 17 (21.79%) COBIT
4 8 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (7.69%) ISO 22301
6 4 (5.13%) HIPAA
6 4 (5.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (3.85%) GDPR
7 3 (3.85%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (3.85%) JSP 440
7 3 (3.85%) SSAE 16
8 2 (2.56%) FedRAMP
8 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (2.56%) RMADS
8 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (2.56%) SLA
9 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (1.28%) ISO 31000
9 1 (1.28%) PMO
9 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Snort
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
1 2 (2.56%) Nagios
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.28%) Nessus
2 1 (1.28%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) CheckPoint
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco
1 8 (10.26%) SAP
2 3 (3.85%) Splunk
3 2 (2.56%) Juniper
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) Aveksa
4 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.28%) Bomgar
4 1 (1.28%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.28%) Cybereason
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Qualys
4 1 (1.28%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.28%) Tufin
Maidstone, Kent
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 25 days ago