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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 147 193 200
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 51 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 3.33% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 30
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£475 £498 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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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
895 1111 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.48% 15.08% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 777 708
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 51 (57.30%) Information Security
2 48 (53.93%) Finance
3 40 (44.94%) CISM
4 27 (30.34%) Firewall
5 24 (26.97%) CISA
6 20 (22.47%) ITIL
6 20 (22.47%) Degree
6 20 (22.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
9 16 (17.98%) Cisco
10 15 (16.85%) Network Security
11 14 (15.73%) Windows
11 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
12 13 (14.61%) Security Management
13 12 (13.48%) Banking
13 12 (13.48%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (13.48%) Information Security Management
14 11 (12.36%) GIAC
14 11 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (12.36%) CheckPoint
14 11 (12.36%) SIEM
15 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
16 9 (10.11%) UNIX
16 9 (10.11%) Juniper
16 9 (10.11%) Service Management
16 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
16 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
16 9 (10.11%) Security Architecture
16 9 (10.11%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (6.74%) CMS
1 6 (6.74%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
3 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
1 2 (2.25%) PaaS
1 2 (2.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) Firewall
2 15 (16.85%) Network Security
3 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.99%) Intranet
5 6 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.49%) Internet
7 3 (3.37%) FWSM
8 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.25%) VPN
8 2 (2.25%) LAN
8 2 (2.25%) WAN
9 1 (1.12%) SMTP
9 1 (1.12%) DHCP
9 1 (1.12%) RIP
9 1 (1.12%) DNS
9 1 (1.12%) SSL
9 1 (1.12%) DMZ
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
General
1 48 (53.93%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.74%) Advertising
4 6 (6.74%) Publishing
5 5 (5.62%) Legal
5 5 (5.62%) Retail
6 4 (4.49%) International Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Consultant
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Security Consultant
2 20 (22.47%) Security Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Information Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Security Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) Security Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Information Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Information Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) E-Learning
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.99%) Economics
3 4 (4.49%) CESG
4 2 (2.25%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.25%) RMADS
4 2 (2.25%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) UNIX
3 4 (4.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) VMS
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Information Security
2 20 (22.47%) ITIL
3 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
4 13 (14.61%) Security Management
5 12 (13.48%) Information Security Management
5 12 (13.48%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (12.36%) SIEM
7 9 (10.11%) Security Architecture
7 9 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (10.11%) Service Management
8 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.87%) Network Design
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
10 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (5.62%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (4.49%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (44.94%) CISM
2 24 (26.97%) CISA
3 20 (22.47%) Degree
4 18 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.36%) GIAC
6 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.99%) CCNP
8 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.87%) CCSE
8 7 (7.87%) CEH
9 6 (6.74%) CCSA
9 6 (6.74%) GCIA
10 5 (5.62%) CCIE
10 5 (5.62%) ISACA
11 4 (4.49%) CCNA
11 4 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (4.49%) CNA
11 4 (4.49%) Novell Certification
11 4 (4.49%) CRISC
11 4 (4.49%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
4 6 (6.74%) COBIT
5 5 (5.62%) QA
6 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.12%) GPG13
7 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Cisco
2 11 (12.36%) CheckPoint
3 9 (10.11%) Juniper
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.25%) Sun
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix
7 2 (2.25%) F5
8 1 (1.12%) Splunk
8 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.12%) Qualys
8 1 (1.12%) Tufin
8 1 (1.12%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec
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