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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 171 172 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing CISSP 34 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 2.93% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 31
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £429 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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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
775 989 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.46% 16.93% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 718 729
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 60
Average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.03 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 July 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 July 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 (56.00%) CISM
2 37 (49.33%) Information Security
3 34 (45.33%) CISA
4 29 (38.67%) Finance
5 16 (21.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (20.00%) SIEM
7 14 (18.67%) Banking
7 14 (18.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (17.33%) Firewall
9 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
9 11 (14.67%) Windows
9 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
10 10 (13.33%) Cisco
10 10 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
10 10 (13.33%) Network Security
11 9 (12.00%) Cyber Security
11 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.00%) ITIL
11 9 (12.00%) UNIX
12 8 (10.67%) Linux
12 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.67%) Juniper
12 8 (10.67%) Degree
13 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.33%) Cyber-Ark
13 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
13 7 (9.33%) Security Architecture
13 7 (9.33%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) Network Security
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.33%) LDAP
5 3 (4.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.67%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.33%) 2G
7 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.33%) LAN
7 1 (1.33%) SMS
7 1 (1.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.33%) 3G
7 1 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Security Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Risk Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) IT Risk Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Security Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.67%) Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Security Specialist
8 6 (8.00%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Information Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Information Specialist
10 4 (5.33%) Information Security Specialist
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Information Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) J2EE
1 1 (1.33%) JSP
1 1 (1.33%) Servlets
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) CESG
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) PMI
5 3 (4.00%) Economics
6 2 (2.67%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) RMADS
7 1 (1.33%) iSeries
7 1 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) UNIX
3 8 (10.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Information Security
2 15 (20.00%) SIEM
3 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
4 10 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (12.00%) Cyber Security
5 9 (12.00%) ITIL
6 7 (9.33%) Security Architecture
6 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.00%) Security Management
7 6 (8.00%) Wealth Management
8 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.33%) Investment Management
9 4 (5.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Java
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) CISM
2 34 (45.33%) CISA
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) GIAC
5 5 (6.67%) PMP
5 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.67%) CCNP
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.67%) CISMP
5 5 (6.67%) CRISC
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) QiCA
7 2 (2.67%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) PhD
8 1 (1.33%) GCWN
8 1 (1.33%) GCUX
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.00%) COBIT
3 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) COSO
4 1 (1.33%) BS7799
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) XenApp
2 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) OpenView
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.33%) logstash
2 1 (1.33%) Kibana
2 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Cisco
2 8 (10.67%) Juniper
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (6.67%) McAfee
5 4 (5.33%) Citrix
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) F5
6 3 (4.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (4.00%) BMC
6 3 (4.00%) Remedy
6 3 (4.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Dell
6 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
7 2 (2.67%) VMware
8 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.33%) IronPort
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