The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 124 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Contract jobs citing CISM 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 0.88% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £386 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.81% +34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £504 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £420
% change year-on-year -4.25% +11.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.56 £46.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +44.70% -32.35%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 418 566 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 18.80% 20.69% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 320 234
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 47
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -43.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CISM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the West Midlands

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISM in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISM in the West Midlands

CISM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISM in the West Midlands

CISM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 -
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISM.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) GPG13
5 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (27.27%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 2 (18.18%) ISMS

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (18.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Security Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISMS
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) CISMP
3 2 (18.18%) CRISC
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) GPG13
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (18.18%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire