Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 171 184
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +28
Contract jobs citing CISM 40 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.62% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 17
South West median daily rate £469 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +16.62%
10th Percentile £413 £454 £275
90th Percentile £581 £659 £543
England median daily rate £550 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £67.00 - £44.25

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 1,815 1,609 1,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.71% 29.23% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 857 1,084
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £268 £229 £255
90th Percentile £575 £579 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 118 94
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +16.67% -19.51%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.93 £17.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +10.87%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -3 16 £525 +10.53% 4
Dorset +8 9 £425 - 3
Bristol -13 8 £438 -30.00% 9
Somerset -5 3 £473 -5.50%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 31 (77.50%) Information Security
3 29 (72.50%) CISA
4 18 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
6 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (35.00%) Information Assurance
7 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
8 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (27.50%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (25.00%) JSP 440
11 9 (22.50%) ISSAP
11 9 (22.50%) ISSEP
11 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
11 9 (22.50%) IT Strategy
12 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
12 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (20.00%) HMG Infosec
13 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (17.50%) GDPR
14 6 (15.00%) SIEM
14 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 4 (10.00%) Service 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 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Security Consultant
3 11 (27.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 10 (25.00%) Architect
5 9 (22.50%) Security Architect
6 6 (15.00%) CISSP Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Information Officer
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (7.50%) Security Officer
8 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Compliance Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Information Manager
9 2 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) CESG
4 2 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 18 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (35.00%) Information Assurance
4 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) IT Strategy
5 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
6 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) SIEM
9 4 (10.00%) Critical Thinking
9 4 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (7.50%) Compliance Audit
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL
10 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 29 (72.50%) CISA
3 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (22.50%) ISSAP
6 9 (22.50%) ISSEP
7 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.50%) SSCP
9 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.50%) CRISC
10 1 (2.50%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (25.00%) JSP 440
5 8 (20.00%) HMG Infosec
5 8 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (17.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP