The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 156 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing CISSP 42 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.54% 3.42% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 32
Average daily rate
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£488 £478 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £478 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
926 1083 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 15.24% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 747 673
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 61 38
Average hourly rate £18.10 £23.75 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +32.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CISSP
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 41 (52.56%) CISM
1 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 38 (48.72%) Information Security
3 25 (32.05%) CISA
4 23 (29.49%) Firewall
5 21 (26.92%) Degree
6 19 (24.36%) Cisco
7 17 (21.79%) ITIL
8 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (17.95%) SIEM
10 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (16.67%) Banking
11 12 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 12 (15.38%) Security Management
11 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 12 (15.38%) Network Security
12 11 (14.10%) Information Security Management
13 10 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
14 9 (11.54%) Juniper
15 8 (10.26%) Windows
15 8 (10.26%) CCNP
15 8 (10.26%) Financial Institution
15 8 (10.26%) E-Learning
15 8 (10.26%) Advertising
15 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
15 8 (10.26%) Security Architecture
15 8 (10.26%) Economics

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 6 (7.69%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
1 2 (2.56%) PaaS
1 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 12 (15.38%) Network Security
3 7 (8.97%) Intranet
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.85%) FWSM
5 3 (3.85%) VPN
5 3 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (2.56%) Wireless
6 2 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.28%) SSL
7 1 (1.28%) DHCP
7 1 (1.28%) RIP
7 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
General
1 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.26%) Advertising
4 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 4 (5.13%) Publishing
4 4 (5.13%) International Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Consultant
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Architect
3 14 (17.95%) Security Consultant
4 13 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Information Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.41%) IT Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.26%) E-Learning
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) Economics
3 3 (3.85%) CESG
4 2 (2.56%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) RMADS
5 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) VMS
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Information Security
2 17 (21.79%) ITIL
3 14 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (17.95%) SIEM
4 12 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 12 (15.38%) Security Management
5 11 (14.10%) Information Security Management
6 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.26%) Security Architecture
7 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.69%) Service Management
8 6 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.69%) SABSA
9 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
9 5 (6.41%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (5.13%) Migration
10 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) C
1 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (52.56%) CISM
2 25 (32.05%) CISA
3 21 (26.92%) Degree
4 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.26%) CCNP
6 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.97%) CCSE
7 6 (7.69%) CCSA
8 5 (6.41%) ISACA
8 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.41%) CEH
8 5 (6.41%) CCIE
9 4 (5.13%) GIAC
9 4 (5.13%) JNCIP
9 4 (5.13%) JNCIE
10 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.85%) MCSE
10 3 (3.85%) MCSA
10 3 (3.85%) CCSP
10 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (8.97%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.69%) COBIT
5 4 (5.13%) QA
6 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco
2 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (11.54%) Juniper
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) SAP
7 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix
8 2 (2.56%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.56%) F5
9 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.28%) Qualys
9 1 (1.28%) Gemalto
9 1 (1.28%) Splunk
9 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.28%) Nokia
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) McAfee
9 1 (1.28%) Websense
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago