Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 181 209
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 -18
Contract jobs citing CISM 30 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 1.14% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -19.75% -22.86%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £385
90th Percentile £646 £504 £526
England median daily rate £500 £455 £500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -9.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £70.00 -
England median hourly rate - £66.88 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +33.75% +5.26%

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 1,356 1,751 2,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.38% 32.32% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 1,123 1,279
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £255
90th Percentile £597 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 143 130
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% -5.52% +9.54%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.67
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +39.47%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Gloucestershire - 15 £400 -
Bristol -1 10 £503 - 4
Devon - 2 - - 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 30 (100.00%) CISSP
2 24 (80.00%) Information Security
3 19 (63.33%) Risk Management
4 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 10 (33.33%) Legal
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (30.00%) GDPR
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) Firewall
8 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
9 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (23.33%) Network Security
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Validation
9 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.00%) COBIT
10 6 (20.00%) Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) Internal Audit
10 6 (20.00%) IT Audit
11 5 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
11 5 (16.67%) CRISC

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 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (13.33%) VLAN
4 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Core Network Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Data Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Information Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) SAML
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.33%) CESG
5 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
1 7 (23.33%) Unix
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) Risk Management
3 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Internal Audit
6 6 (20.00%) IT Audit
7 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
7 5 (16.67%) ISMS
7 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (16.67%) Security Management
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
3 5 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (16.67%) CEH
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CRISC
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (13.33%) ISACA
5 3 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (6.67%) IISP
6 2 (6.67%) ISEB
6 2 (6.67%) OSCP
6 2 (6.67%) SANS
7 1 (3.33%) CASP
7 1 (3.33%) CISA
7 1 (3.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (30.00%) GDPR
4 6 (20.00%) COBIT
5 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (3.33%) PMO
7 1 (3.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP
1 2 (6.67%) Micro Focus
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Qualys