Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 181 209
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28 -1
Contract jobs citing CISM 29 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.33% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 3
South West median daily rate £500 £400 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.44% +16.73%
10th Percentile £455 £275 £382
90th Percentile £658 £538 £545
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £70.00 -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 1592 1733 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.09% 30.47% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1080 1235
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £532
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 134
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -31.68% +15.00%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -8 10 £625 +23.46% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £488 - 1
Somerset - 6 £500 -
Wiltshire -11 3 £475 +31.03%
Devon - 1 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (72.41%) Information Security
3 20 (68.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (55.17%) Risk Management
5 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
6 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (34.48%) Windows
9 9 (31.03%) Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Unix
9 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 9 (31.03%) Network Security
9 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Degree
10 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
10 8 (27.59%) Analytics
10 8 (27.59%) Information Management
10 8 (27.59%) HND
10 8 (27.59%) IISP
10 8 (27.59%) CLAS
11 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
11 7 (24.14%) Validation
11 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (20.69%) SIEM
12 6 (20.69%) Radio Access Network

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 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
1 9 (31.03%) Network Security
2 6 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (20.69%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Electronics
3 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (20.69%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Consultant
2 17 (58.62%) Security Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Security Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Core Network Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Data Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Network Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) SAML
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.79%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.45%) CESG
5 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) Risk Management
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Analytics
6 8 (27.59%) Information Management
7 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
7 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
8 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
8 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (20.69%) SIEM
9 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
11 3 (10.34%) Project Management
11 3 (10.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) CLAS
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) HND
3 8 (27.59%) IISP
4 6 (20.69%) CEH
4 6 (20.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (20.69%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (17.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) SANS
8 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (6.90%) ISACA
8 2 (6.90%) OSCP
9 1 (3.45%) CISA
9 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) JSP 440
3 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (6.90%) GDPR
5 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (3.45%) PMO
6 1 (3.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
1 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk