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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
London / City of London
Rank 132 124 164
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Contract jobs citing CISSP 14 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.94% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 6.25% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 19
Median daily rate £519 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £629 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
432 480 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.82% 15.05% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 344 599
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 16
Median hourly rate £15.98 £22.00 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +15.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.20 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £33.44 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 32 (78.05%) Information Security
2 29 (70.73%) CISM
3 22 (53.66%) Finance
4 17 (41.46%) Security Operations
5 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (36.59%) Firewall
6 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
6 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (31.71%) Network Security
7 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) Unix
7 12 (29.27%) Windows
7 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
9 9 (21.95%) GIAC
10 8 (19.51%) GCIA
10 8 (19.51%) Retail
10 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco
10 8 (19.51%) CISA
10 8 (19.51%) SANS
10 8 (19.51%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (17.07%) SIEM
11 7 (17.07%) Legal
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
11 7 (17.07%) GCIH
11 7 (17.07%) Fixed Income

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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) Network Security
3 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) Internet
5 4 (9.76%) SSL
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) HTTP
7 2 (4.88%) 802.11
7 2 (4.88%) DNS
7 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 2 (4.88%) LDAP
7 2 (4.88%) MPLS
7 2 (4.88%) SSH
7 2 (4.88%) WAN
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Retail
3 7 (17.07%) Legal
4 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Analyst
2 22 (53.66%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Information Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) CISSP Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Security Risk Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Information Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Security Officer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.88%) SAML
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (17.07%) Fixed Income
4 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 6 (14.63%) Equities
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.88%) PKI
7 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.44%) Fintech
7 1 (2.44%) iSeries
7 1 (2.44%) Statistics
7 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
1 12 (29.27%) Unix
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Information Security
2 17 (41.46%) Security Operations
3 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
5 7 (17.07%) SIEM
5 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (14.63%) Network Design
6 6 (14.63%) Threat Detection
7 5 (12.20%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (9.76%) IT Audit
8 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (7.32%) Database Security
9 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (7.32%) Security Management
9 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 2 (4.88%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) CISM
2 9 (21.95%) GIAC
3 8 (19.51%) CISA
3 8 (19.51%) GCIA
3 8 (19.51%) SANS
4 7 (17.07%) GCIH
5 6 (14.63%) CNA
5 6 (14.63%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (14.63%) Novell Certification
6 5 (12.20%) CRISC
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) CCSP
7 3 (7.32%) CEH
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.88%) EnCE
8 2 (4.88%) GCFA
8 2 (4.88%) GSEC
8 2 (4.88%) ISEB
8 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (9.76%) COBIT
5 2 (4.88%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.88%) Nessus
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Sun
3 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) WorldPay
5 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.88%) AppSense
6 2 (4.88%) Brocade
6 2 (4.88%) CyberArk
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.88%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Varonis