Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 185 195
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 0
Contract jobs citing CISM 39 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.72% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.58% 1.05% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 8
South West median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +31.75%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £439
90th Percentile £588 £525 £569
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £67.00 £46.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year +45.65% +3.95% -

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 1,513 1,715 1,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.77% 31.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1,010 1,089
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £426 £415
% change year-on-year +5.76% +2.53% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 107
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.24% +7.33% -5.36%
10th Percentile £15.75 £16.83 £20.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £53.38 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -22.41% +9.43% +17.78%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -7 14 £450 -12.20% 9
Wiltshire +3 7 £550 +15.79% 3
Dorset 0 6 £425 -
Devon +10 3 - -
Somerset +2 3 £473 -5.50% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 39 (100.00%) CISSP
2 29 (74.36%) Information Security
3 26 (66.67%) CISA
4 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
5 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
8 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) JSP 440
11 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
12 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
12 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) ISSAP
13 5 (12.82%) ISSEP
13 5 (12.82%) Service Management
13 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (12.82%) HMG Infosec
13 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
14 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
14 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
14 4 (10.26%) Critical Thinking

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 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 11 (28.21%) Security Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Security Manager
5 7 (17.95%) Architect
5 7 (17.95%) Information Officer
5 7 (17.95%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (17.95%) Security Officer
6 6 (15.38%) CISSP Consultant
6 6 (15.38%) Security Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Category Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Security Assurance Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
9 2 (5.13%) IT Security Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Information Security
2 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
7 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (12.82%) Service Management
9 4 (10.26%) Critical Thinking
9 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
10 3 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) SIEM
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) CISSP
2 26 (66.67%) CISA
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
5 5 (12.82%) ISSAP
5 5 (12.82%) ISSEP
6 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) SSCP
8 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.56%) CRISC
8 1 (2.56%) IISP
8 1 (2.56%) OSCP
8 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
2 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (17.95%) JSP 440
5 5 (12.82%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (5.13%) GDPR
7 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle