Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 175 186
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +34
Contract jobs citing CISM 33 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.98% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 18
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +37.93% -22.46%
10th Percentile £415 £431 £275
90th Percentile £588 £656 £538
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £70.00
England median hourly rate £69.75 - £46.50

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 2,064 1,512 1,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.64% 27.41% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,093 814 1,086
South West median daily rate £438 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.81% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £600 £566
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 91 124
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +1.45% -11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.63 £14.11
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +0.48% -1.96% +7.37%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -10 19 £525 +10.53%
Bristol -22 7 £406 -35.00% 3
Dorset - 3 - - 3
Somerset -11 1 £495 -1.00%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 33 (100.00%) CISSP
2 24 (72.73%) Information Security
3 20 (60.61%) CISA
4 19 (57.58%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
6 15 (45.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (42.42%) DV Cleared
7 14 (42.42%) Information Assurance
8 13 (39.39%) JSP 440
9 12 (36.36%) ISSAP
9 12 (36.36%) ISSEP
9 12 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 12 (36.36%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
11 9 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (27.27%) IT Strategy
11 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
12 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
14 6 (18.18%) Critical Thinking
14 6 (18.18%) GDPR
15 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
15 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
16 4 (12.12%) Finance
16 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
16 4 (12.12%) SIEM
16 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
16 4 (12.12%) Regulatory Compliance

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 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 12 (36.36%) Security Architect
3 11 (33.33%) Consultant
4 9 (27.27%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Compliance Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.03%) IT Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth
1 1 (3.03%) OpenID
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 19 (57.58%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (42.42%) Information Assurance
4 12 (36.36%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (27.27%) IT Strategy
5 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 9 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.12%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (12.12%) SIEM
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 3 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
9 3 (9.09%) ITIL
9 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (60.61%) CISA
3 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
4 15 (45.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (42.42%) DV Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) ISSAP
6 12 (36.36%) ISSEP
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) CRISC
8 3 (9.09%) SSCP
9 2 (6.06%) CREST Certified
10 1 (3.03%) CGEIT
10 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (3.03%) Degree
10 1 (3.03%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) JSP 440
2 12 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
4 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (18.18%) GDPR
6 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
7 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) CA
2 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) NetIQ
2 1 (3.03%) Novell
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Ping Identity