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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 128 163 180
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +17
Contract jobs citing CISSP 24 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 3.47% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 23
Average daily rate £525 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.05% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
469 779 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.95% 15.47% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 581 669
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Average hourly rate £21.81 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.08 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 35 (56.45%) CISM
2 28 (45.16%) Information Security
3 26 (41.94%) Finance
4 21 (33.87%) CISA
5 20 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (24.19%) Banking
6 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (20.97%) Network Security
7 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (20.97%) Firewall
8 12 (19.35%) Windows
8 12 (19.35%) Cisco
9 11 (17.74%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (14.52%) Unix
11 8 (12.90%) VPN
11 8 (12.90%) WAN
11 8 (12.90%) CCNP
11 8 (12.90%) GIAC
11 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
12 7 (11.29%) COBIT
12 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
12 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.29%) LAN
13 6 (9.68%) Linux
13 6 (9.68%) SQL
13 6 (9.68%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Maximo
1 1 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) IaaS
2 3 (4.84%) PaaS
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Firewall
1 13 (20.97%) Network Security
2 8 (12.90%) VPN
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) LAN
4 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.45%) NX-OS
5 4 (6.45%) OSPF
5 4 (6.45%) Wireless
6 3 (4.84%) BGP
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.84%) HSRP
6 3 (4.84%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (4.84%) VLAN
6 3 (4.84%) VRRP
7 2 (3.23%) NGN
7 2 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.23%) Burp Suite
2 2 (3.23%) sqlmap
3 1 (1.61%) AppScan
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Security Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Security Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) SAML
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) SCADA
5 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) iSeries
5 2 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) CESG
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) AIX
5 3 (4.84%) VMS
6 2 (3.23%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Information Security
2 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (17.74%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (9.68%) Information Security Management
7 6 (9.68%) Security Management
8 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) SIEM
9 4 (6.45%) Network Design
9 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (4.84%) OWASP
10 3 (4.84%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (56.45%) CISM
2 21 (33.87%) CISA
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.90%) CCNP
4 8 (12.90%) GIAC
5 6 (9.68%) CRISC
6 5 (8.06%) CCNA
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
7 4 (6.45%) CCSE
7 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) CCDP
8 3 (4.84%) CCIE
8 3 (4.84%) CEH
8 3 (4.84%) GSEC
8 3 (4.84%) PCI QSA
8 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) CCSA
9 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) OSCE
9 2 (3.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.29%) COBIT
3 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.61%) QA
5 1 (1.61%) RMADS
5 1 (1.61%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Snort
3 1 (1.61%) Firmware
3 1 (1.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nessus
1 3 (4.84%) Proventia
2 2 (3.23%) EnCase
2 2 (3.23%) Ettercap
2 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.23%) Nmap
3 1 (1.61%) FTK
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Cisco
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.06%) Juniper
3 5 (8.06%) McAfee
4 4 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Qualys
5 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.84%) F5
5 3 (4.84%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.23%) AppSense
6 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.23%) Symantec
6 2 (3.23%) Websense
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