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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 130 145 149
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 43 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 0.86% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.68% 5.43% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 56
Median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
560 736 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.37% 15.86% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 547 644
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 56 (57.14%) CISM
2 55 (56.12%) Information Security
3 52 (53.06%) Finance
4 32 (32.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (25.51%) CISA
7 24 (24.49%) ITIL
8 22 (22.45%) Linux
8 22 (22.45%) Security Operations
9 21 (21.43%) Firewall
10 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
10 20 (20.41%) Banking
10 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (18.37%) Cyber-Ark
11 18 (18.37%) SIEM
11 18 (18.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (17.35%) Risk Management
12 17 (17.35%) Active Directory
13 16 (16.33%) Windows
14 15 (15.31%) Cisco
14 15 (15.31%) Degree
14 15 (15.31%) Qualys
15 14 (14.29%) Network Security
15 14 (14.29%) COBIT
15 14 (14.29%) Unix
16 12 (12.24%) PCI DSS
16 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
17 11 (11.22%) Intel Security
17 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
17 11 (11.22%) Vulnerability Management

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 9 (9.18%) IIS
2 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) Firewall
2 14 (14.29%) Network Security
3 7 (7.14%) LDAP
4 6 (6.12%) DNS
4 6 (6.12%) HTTP
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (5.10%) SSL
6 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.08%) Kerberos
6 4 (4.08%) SSH
6 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.06%) FTP
7 3 (3.06%) Internet
7 3 (3.06%) LAN
7 3 (3.06%) WAN
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.04%) VPN
8 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 52 (53.06%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Legal
4 4 (4.08%) French Language
4 4 (4.08%) German Language
4 4 (4.08%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.04%) Polish Language
6 2 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Analyst
2 29 (29.59%) Security Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Security Manager
4 12 (12.24%) Senior Security Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) IT Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (9.18%) Consultant
8 8 (8.16%) Security Consultant
9 7 (7.14%) Security Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Architect
10 6 (6.12%) CISSP Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) IT Manager
10 6 (6.12%) IT Security Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Security Architect
10 6 (6.12%) Security Officer
10 6 (6.12%) Security Specialist
10 6 (6.12%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Active Directory Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) SAML
2 3 (3.06%) Middleware
2 3 (3.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.02%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.16%) PKI
3 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.08%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.06%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.04%) CESG
7 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.04%) SCADA
7 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.02%) Fintech
8 1 (1.02%) iSeries
8 1 (1.02%) Statistics
8 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Linux
2 16 (16.33%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.04%) VMS
5 2 (2.04%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Information Security
2 28 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (24.49%) ITIL
4 22 (22.45%) Security Operations
5 18 (18.37%) SIEM
5 18 (18.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 17 (17.35%) Risk Management
7 11 (11.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (10.20%) Information Security Management
8 10 (10.20%) ISMS
8 10 (10.20%) Security Management
9 9 (9.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.14%) Security Architecture
12 6 (6.12%) IT Audit
12 6 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (6.12%) Security Testing
13 5 (5.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) Python
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) Java
3 5 (5.10%) Perl
4 3 (3.06%) C
4 3 (3.06%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) VB
5 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (57.14%) CISM
2 25 (25.51%) CISA
3 15 (15.31%) Degree
4 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.14%) IISP
8 6 (6.12%) CCNA
8 6 (6.12%) CEH
8 6 (6.12%) CRISC
8 6 (6.12%) GSEC
9 5 (5.10%) CCNP
9 5 (5.10%) GIAC
10 4 (4.08%) CISMP
10 4 (4.08%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (3.06%) MCSE
11 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.29%) COBIT
3 12 (12.24%) PCI DSS
4 10 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (7.14%) GPG13
6 4 (4.08%) COSO
6 4 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (4.08%) ISO27002
6 4 (4.08%) ISO27005
6 4 (4.08%) SLA
7 2 (2.04%) Basel III
8 1 (1.02%) BS7799
8 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) Snort
3 3 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Nessus
1 3 (3.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) EnCase
2 1 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.02%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Cyber-Ark
2 15 (15.31%) Cisco
2 15 (15.31%) Qualys
3 11 (11.22%) Intel Security
3 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle
5 8 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.08%) BMC
7 4 (4.08%) Remedy
7 4 (4.08%) Splunk
7 4 (4.08%) Varonis
7 4 (4.08%) VMware
8 3 (3.06%) NetApp
8 3 (3.06%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.06%) WorldPay
9 2 (2.04%) AppSense
9 2 (2.04%) Brocade
9 2 (2.04%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.04%) Novell