Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 198 149
Rank change year-on-year +14 -49 +22
Contract jobs citing CISM 4 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 1.33% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 15
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £463 £328 £303
90th Percentile £488 £548 £583
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 861 1280 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.80% 20.66% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 709 495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £525 £544 £525
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +47.95%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.55 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
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 6 months to 22 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
Warwickshire +3 2 £475 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISM.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) GCIA
2 2 (50.00%) GSEC
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SCADA
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE Security
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) GCIA
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Lancope
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware