The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 111 167 179
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +12
Contract jobs citing CISSP 54 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.64% 4.33% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 24
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £450 £434
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +19.00%
CISSP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
560 763 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.64% 13.29% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 568 741
Median daily rate £475 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £47.50 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the City of London region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the City of London region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 50 (58.82%) CISM
2 46 (54.12%) Information Security
3 43 (50.59%) Finance
4 24 (28.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (27.06%) CISA
6 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (22.35%) Banking
8 18 (21.18%) ITIL
8 18 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (18.82%) Linux
9 16 (18.82%) Degree
10 15 (17.65%) Cyber-Ark
11 14 (16.47%) Firewall
11 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
12 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
12 13 (15.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
13 12 (14.12%) Windows
13 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
13 12 (14.12%) Qualys
13 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
14 10 (11.76%) Network Security
14 10 (11.76%) Security Operations
15 9 (10.59%) Identity Access Management
15 9 (10.59%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (10.59%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (10.59%) Unix
15 9 (10.59%) Cisco
15 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (9.41%) IIS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (9.41%) IIS
2 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Firewall
2 10 (11.76%) Network Security
3 7 (8.24%) LDAP
4 6 (7.06%) HTTP
5 5 (5.88%) DMZ
5 5 (5.88%) DNS
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.71%) LAN
6 4 (4.71%) VPN
7 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.53%) SSH
7 3 (3.53%) SSL
7 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.53%) WAN
8 2 (2.35%) DWDM
8 2 (2.35%) FTP
8 2 (2.35%) MPLS
8 2 (2.35%) NGN
8 2 (2.35%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) TestNG
General
1 43 (50.59%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (4.71%) French Language
4 4 (4.71%) German Language
4 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.35%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.35%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.35%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Analyst
2 22 (25.88%) Security Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Security Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) IT Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) CISSP Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Security Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) SAML
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) JMS
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.18%) XSD
4 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) PKI
5 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.35%) CESG
6 2 (2.35%) SCADA
6 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Statistics
7 1 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Economics
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) Windows
3 9 (10.59%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.53%) VMS
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) Information Security
2 18 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (21.18%) ITIL
3 13 (15.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
5 10 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 9 (10.59%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (10.59%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (10.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (9.41%) Information Security Management
7 8 (9.41%) Security Architecture
7 8 (9.41%) Security Management
8 7 (8.24%) SIEM
8 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.06%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.88%) Information Assurance
10 5 (5.88%) ISMS
10 5 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) Python
2 5 (5.88%) Java
2 5 (5.88%) Perl
2 5 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) C
3 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) CISM
2 23 (27.06%) CISA
3 16 (18.82%) Degree
4 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.06%) CRISC
7 6 (7.06%) IISP
8 5 (5.88%) CCNA
8 5 (5.88%) CEH
9 4 (4.71%) CCNP
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.71%) MCSE
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.53%) CGEIT
10 3 (3.53%) CISMP
10 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.53%) GIAC
10 3 (3.53%) ISSAP
10 3 (3.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.24%) COBIT
3 6 (7.06%) GPG13
4 5 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.71%) COSO
5 4 (4.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (4.71%) ISO27005
5 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.71%) SLA
6 1 (1.18%) BS7799
6 1 (1.18%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.18%) QA
6 1 (1.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Snort
2 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) EnCase
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) FTK
2 1 (1.18%) Nessus
2 1 (1.18%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Cyber-Ark
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Qualys
3 9 (10.59%) Cisco
4 8 (9.41%) Intel Security
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) BMC
6 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.71%) Remedy
6 4 (4.71%) Splunk
7 3 (3.53%) Juniper
7 3 (3.53%) NetApp
7 3 (3.53%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.35%) Cognos
8 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.35%) Lotus
8 2 (2.35%) Novell
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (1.18%) SAP
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Rate: Attractive based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day Initial 3 Month Contract - likely extended
Posted: 4 days ago
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onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago