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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 116 157 172
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 41 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 5.07% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 27
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 £427 £352 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.20 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -
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
546 789 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 14.40% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 606 812
Median daily rate £450 £426 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £575 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 18
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.16 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 41 (57.75%) CISM
2 39 (54.93%) Information Security
3 29 (40.85%) Finance
4 26 (36.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (26.76%) CISA
6 16 (22.54%) ITIL
6 16 (22.54%) Banking
6 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (19.72%) Degree
7 14 (19.72%) Risk Management
8 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
8 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.90%) Firewall
9 12 (16.90%) Windows
10 11 (15.49%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (15.49%) Security Architecture
11 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.68%) Information Security Management
12 9 (12.68%) Security Management
12 9 (12.68%) Qualys
12 9 (12.68%) Network Security
12 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.27%) COBIT
13 8 (11.27%) Unix
13 8 (11.27%) Linux

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 7 (9.86%) IIS
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) Network Security
3 5 (7.04%) VPN
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.63%) DMZ
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
5 3 (4.23%) HTTP
5 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.82%) DNS
6 2 (2.82%) DWDM
6 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.82%) IPsec
6 2 (2.82%) LDAP
6 2 (2.82%) MPLS
6 2 (2.82%) NGN
6 2 (2.82%) Packet Switching
6 2 (2.82%) SMTP
6 2 (2.82%) SSH
6 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) TestNG
General
1 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) French Language
3 4 (5.63%) German Language
3 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Legal
3 4 (5.63%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.82%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.82%) Polish Language
4 2 (2.82%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Security Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Consultant
3 7 (9.86%) Security Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Security Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Security Manager
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) CISSP Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Security Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) CISSP Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Information Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.41%) JMS
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) SOAP
3 1 (1.41%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.41%) XSD
3 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
6 3 (4.23%) CESG
6 3 (4.23%) PKI
6 3 (4.23%) SCADA
7 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.82%) Statistics
8 1 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.41%) Economics
8 1 (1.41%) Fintech
8 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.41%) PMI
8 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Unix
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.23%) VMS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.82%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) AIX
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Information Security
2 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (22.54%) ITIL
3 14 (19.72%) Risk Management
4 11 (15.49%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (15.49%) Security Architecture
5 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (12.68%) Information Security Management
6 9 (12.68%) Security Management
7 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
7 7 (9.86%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (8.45%) Information Assurance
8 6 (8.45%) ISMS
8 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Security Operations
9 5 (7.04%) SIEM
9 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) C
2 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.82%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) Python
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (57.75%) CISM
2 19 (26.76%) CISA
3 14 (19.72%) Degree
4 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
5 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) CEH
6 6 (8.45%) CRISC
7 5 (7.04%) CCNA
7 5 (7.04%) IISP
8 4 (5.63%) CCNP
8 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.63%) MCSE
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.23%) CISMP
9 3 (4.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (4.23%) GIAC
9 3 (4.23%) PCI QSA
9 3 (4.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (36.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.27%) COBIT
3 5 (7.04%) GPG13
3 5 (7.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.63%) COSO
4 4 (5.63%) ISO27005
4 4 (5.63%) SLA
5 2 (2.82%) QA
5 2 (2.82%) RMADS
5 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.41%) BS7799
6 1 (1.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) EnCase
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) FTK
2 1 (1.41%) Nessus
2 1 (1.41%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Qualys
3 7 (9.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
4 5 (7.04%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.63%) BMC
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) Remedy
6 3 (4.23%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Cognos
7 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) Lotus
7 2 (2.82%) Novell
7 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.82%) Splunk
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.41%) WorldPay
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