Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 184 190
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing CISM 40 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 10
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -3.51% -18.57%
10th Percentile £338 £333 £396
90th Percentile £580 £499 £579
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +7.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -8.00% -

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 1,408 1,647 2,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.84% 31.72% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 1,047 1,219
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £219 £239 £255
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 146 131
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £39.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.24% -4.22% +6.41%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £51.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +23.99%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Bristol +5 11 £450 -12.20% 4
Gloucestershire - 7 £250 - 1
Dorset -7 5 £425 - 1
Wiltshire +18 4 £425 +16.84%
Devon +2 3 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £450 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 36 (90.00%) Information Security
3 23 (57.50%) CISA
4 21 (52.50%) PCI DSS
5 17 (42.50%) Risk Management
6 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
7 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (27.50%) Legal
8 11 (27.50%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (22.50%) GDPR
9 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 6 (15.00%) Degree
12 6 (15.00%) IT Audit
12 6 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
12 6 (15.00%) CRISC
12 6 (15.00%) COBIT
13 5 (12.50%) HMG Infosec
13 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
13 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (12.50%) Internal Audit
13 5 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
13 5 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness

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 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
1 11 (27.50%) Legal
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Security Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Information Officer
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Security Officer
5 5 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Category Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Security Assurance Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) SAML
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Information Security
2 17 (42.50%) Risk Management
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (15.00%) IT Audit
6 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
7 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (12.50%) Internal Audit
7 5 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.00%) IT Strategy
8 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management
9 3 (7.50%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (57.50%) CISA
3 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CRISC
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 5 (12.50%) ISSAP
5 5 (12.50%) ISSEP
6 3 (7.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) IISP
7 2 (5.00%) ISACA
7 2 (5.00%) ISEB
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.50%) OSCP
8 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) PCI DSS
2 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (22.50%) GDPR
4 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (15.00%) COBIT
6 5 (12.50%) HMG Infosec
6 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
7 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) HP
1 2 (5.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle