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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 158 164 167
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 33 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 3.27% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £396
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +26.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
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
905 1041 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.63% 17.66% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 686 610
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 39
Average hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 48 (62.34%) CISM
1 48 (62.34%) Information Security
2 33 (42.86%) Finance
3 27 (35.06%) CISA
4 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
5 17 (22.08%) Firewall
6 15 (19.48%) Management Information System
6 15 (19.48%) GIAC
7 14 (18.18%) UNIX
7 14 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (16.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (16.88%) Degree
8 13 (16.88%) Windows
9 12 (15.58%) ITIL
10 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 11 (14.29%) Banking
10 11 (14.29%) Network Security
10 11 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
11 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
12 9 (11.69%) IIS
12 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.69%) Legal
12 9 (11.69%) SIEM
12 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
13 8 (10.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
13 8 (10.39%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (10.39%) Cisco
13 8 (10.39%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (11.69%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) RMDS
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) Firewall
2 14 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (14.29%) Network Security
4 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.49%) LAN
5 5 (6.49%) WAN
6 3 (3.90%) LDAP
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.60%) OSPF
7 2 (2.60%) DHCP
7 2 (2.60%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) DNS
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
7 2 (2.60%) DMZ
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.60%) Multicast
7 2 (2.60%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
4 9 (11.69%) Legal
5 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Analyst
2 31 (40.26%) Security Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Information Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Consultant
5 11 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 11 (14.29%) Security Manager
6 10 (12.99%) Project Manager
7 8 (10.39%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Security Project Manager
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Information Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Rendezvous
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
1 2 (2.60%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) PMI
3 3 (3.90%) CESG
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.60%) Economics
4 2 (2.60%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) RMADS
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) UNIX
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Information Security
2 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
3 12 (15.58%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
6 9 (11.69%) SIEM
7 8 (10.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (10.39%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 7 (9.09%) Security Management
8 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.49%) Identity Management
10 5 (6.49%) Cyber Security
11 4 (5.19%) Change Management
11 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (62.34%) CISM
2 27 (35.06%) CISA
3 15 (19.48%) GIAC
4 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 7 (9.09%) CISMP
5 7 (9.09%) CRISC
6 6 (7.79%) CEH
7 5 (6.49%) GCIA
8 4 (5.19%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.19%) PMP
8 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
8 4 (5.19%) SSCP
8 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.90%) CCSA
10 2 (2.60%) GSEC
10 2 (2.60%) QiCA
10 2 (2.60%) CNA
10 2 (2.60%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.90%) COBIT
4 2 (2.60%) QA
4 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.30%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.60%) Nmap
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.60%) OpenView
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 8 (10.39%) Cisco
3 7 (9.09%) Juniper
3 7 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (7.79%) F5
4 6 (7.79%) MobileIron
5 5 (6.49%) Blue Coat
6 4 (5.19%) HP
6 4 (5.19%) Dell
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
8 2 (2.60%) BMC
8 2 (2.60%) Sun
8 2 (2.60%) SAP
8 2 (2.60%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.60%) Qualys
8 2 (2.60%) TippingPoint
8 2 (2.60%) Tufin
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