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 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 151 176 186
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 44 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 3.20% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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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
816 1155 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 18.35% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 814 645
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 42 (57.53%) CISM
2 39 (53.42%) Information Security
3 33 (45.21%) Finance
4 29 (39.73%) CISA
5 17 (23.29%) Management Information System
5 17 (23.29%) Firewall
6 15 (20.55%) Banking
7 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
7 14 (19.18%) Cisco
8 12 (16.44%) SIEM
9 11 (15.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (15.07%) Network Security
9 11 (15.07%) Juniper
10 10 (13.70%) UNIX
10 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
11 9 (12.33%) CISMP
11 9 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (12.33%) Degree
11 9 (12.33%) F5
11 9 (12.33%) Financial Institution
11 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
12 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
12 8 (10.96%) Windows
12 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (10.96%) GIAC
12 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
13 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.37%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) Network Security
3 9 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.85%) LAN
5 5 (6.85%) WAN
6 4 (5.48%) LDAP
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.11%) SSL
8 2 (2.74%) OSPF
8 2 (2.74%) DMZ
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
8 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.74%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) DNS
8 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.74%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (45.21%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (12.33%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Security Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Risk Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Security Manager
4 11 (15.07%) IT Risk Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Consultant
5 10 (13.70%) Project Manager
6 9 (12.33%) Security Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Security Project Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Information Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.37%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.37%) J2EE
2 1 (1.37%) JSP
2 1 (1.37%) Servlets
2 1 (1.37%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Economics
4 3 (4.11%) CESG
4 3 (4.11%) PMI
5 2 (2.74%) RMADS
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) UNIX
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Information Security
2 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
3 12 (16.44%) SIEM
4 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
5 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL
6 6 (8.22%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.85%) Information Assurance
7 5 (6.85%) Wealth Management
7 5 (6.85%) Investment Management
7 5 (6.85%) Security Management
7 5 (6.85%) Project Management
7 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.48%) Change Management
8 4 (5.48%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (5.48%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) CISM
2 29 (39.73%) CISA
3 9 (12.33%) CISMP
3 9 (12.33%) Degree
4 8 (10.96%) GIAC
5 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.85%) CCNP
7 4 (5.48%) PMP
7 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
7 4 (5.48%) CRISC
8 3 (4.11%) CEH
8 3 (4.11%) SSCP
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.74%) CCSA
9 2 (2.74%) QiCA
10 1 (1.37%) APMP
10 1 (1.37%) GWAPT
10 1 (1.37%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.74%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.37%) COSO
4 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (4.11%) OpenView
2 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) Nessus
3 1 (1.37%) Nmap
3 1 (1.37%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco
2 11 (15.07%) Juniper
3 9 (12.33%) F5
4 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle
5 6 (8.22%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (6.85%) Dell
7 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.48%) Citrix
7 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.48%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.11%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.11%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.11%) Remedy
8 3 (4.11%) McAfee
8 3 (4.11%) SAP
8 3 (4.11%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) BMC
9 1 (1.37%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.37%) ScanSafe
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