The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England / South West
Rank 135 132 138
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing CISM 2 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.84% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £493 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £471 £423
% change year-on-year -4.40% +11.42%  
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 804 953 897
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.24% 32.85% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 557 548
Median daily rate £393 £388 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% -3.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in the South West

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Devon -4 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) CISSP
3 7 (46.67%) CISA
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (26.67%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (26.67%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (26.67%) CREST Certified
6 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
6 4 (26.67%) Snort
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (20.00%) .NET

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Security Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Systems Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) AppFabric
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Go
1 1 (6.67%) Haskell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) R
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
1 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (26.67%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (26.67%) CREST Certified
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) CLAS
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (13.33%) RMADS
4 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Snort
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) LXC
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Nessus
2 2 (13.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Qualys
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