Period
to 21 May 2019

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 6 months to 21 May 2019 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 West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 160 190
Rank change year-on-year -17 +30 -1
Contract jobs citing CISM 40 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.77% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 2.78% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 3
South West median daily rate £490 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% +3.03% -3.51%
10th Percentile £400 £331 £333
90th Percentile £738 £556 £499
England median daily rate £540 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.86% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,907 1,401 1,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.03% 27.58% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 776 1,048
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £219 £238
90th Percentile £625 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 78 149
South West median hourly rate £41.38 £32.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.31% -17.72% -2.47%
10th Percentile £14.64 £17.50 £17.00
90th Percentile £52.47 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £33.40 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.60% -16.67% +9.09%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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
Wiltshire -21 22 £475 +11.76% 1
Gloucestershire -8 8 £480 +92.00%
Devon 0 3 £300 - 1
Dorset +5 2 - -
Bristol -24 1 £600 +33.33% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 27 (67.50%) Information Security
3 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) Service Management
4 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (32.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (30.00%) CISA
5 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
7 10 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) Security Management
9 8 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (17.50%) Compliance Audit
10 7 (17.50%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
10 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.50%) SSCP
11 6 (15.00%) Military
11 6 (15.00%) Time Management

CISM
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Military
3 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Security Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Identity Management Specialist
4 5 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (10.00%) IAM Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Audit Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) ITSM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
1 5 (12.50%) OAuth
1 5 (12.50%) OpenID
1 5 (12.50%) SAML
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) CESG
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
3 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) Service Management
3 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 11 (27.50%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (20.00%) Security Management
7 7 (17.50%) Compliance Audit
7 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
7 7 (17.50%) Remediation Plan
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (15.00%) Time Management
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.50%) Kanban
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) Service Design
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) CISA
3 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
5 7 (17.50%) SSCP
6 4 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (10.00%) CRISC
6 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) SANS
7 3 (7.50%) ECDL
8 1 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) CEH
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.50%) IISP
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
3 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.50%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) CA
2 5 (12.50%) ForgeRock
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) NetIQ
2 5 (12.50%) Novell
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Ping Identity
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Micro Focus
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.50%) Splunk
5 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec