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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 135 130 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing CISSP 27 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.95% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 6.29% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 40
Median daily rate £513 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
475 525 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.84% 15.17% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 392 660
Median daily rate £450 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.10 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.10 £17.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 49 (67.12%) Information Security
2 44 (60.27%) CISM
2 44 (60.27%) Finance
3 25 (34.25%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (32.88%) Security Operations
5 23 (31.51%) Firewall
6 21 (28.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (27.40%) Management Information System
7 20 (27.40%) Risk Management
8 19 (26.03%) Network Security
9 17 (23.29%) CISA
9 17 (23.29%) Linux
10 15 (20.55%) Cisco
10 15 (20.55%) SIEM
11 14 (19.18%) Windows
12 13 (17.81%) Unix
12 13 (17.81%) SQL
13 11 (15.07%) Legal
13 11 (15.07%) PCI DSS
13 11 (15.07%) Banking
13 11 (15.07%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (13.70%) COBIT
14 10 (13.70%) ITIL
14 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
14 10 (13.70%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (12.33%) Cyber-Ark
15 9 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.33%) GIAC
15 9 (12.33%) Fixed Income

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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Firewall
2 19 (26.03%) Network Security
3 11 (15.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.22%) SSL
5 6 (8.22%) VPN
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (6.85%) Internet
7 4 (5.48%) DNS
7 4 (5.48%) HTTP
7 4 (5.48%) LAN
7 4 (5.48%) LDAP
7 4 (5.48%) WAN
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.11%) SSH
9 2 (2.74%) 802.11
9 2 (2.74%) MPLS
10 1 (1.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) DB2
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
General
1 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
2 11 (15.07%) Legal
3 8 (10.96%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Analyst
2 28 (38.36%) Security Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) IT Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Security Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Information Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) CISSP Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Security Officer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) SAML
2 2 (2.74%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (12.33%) Fixed Income
4 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.22%) Equities
6 4 (5.48%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (5.48%) PKI
7 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.37%) iSeries
8 1 (1.37%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.37%) Statistics
8 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) Windows
3 13 (17.81%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Information Security
2 25 (34.25%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (32.88%) Security Operations
4 20 (27.40%) Risk Management
5 15 (20.55%) SIEM
6 10 (13.70%) ITIL
7 8 (10.96%) Information Security Management
7 8 (10.96%) Security Architecture
7 8 (10.96%) Security Management
7 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (9.59%) Network Design
9 6 (8.22%) Asset Management
9 6 (8.22%) ISMS
9 6 (8.22%) IT Audit
9 6 (8.22%) Threat Detection
10 5 (6.85%) Data Privacy
10 5 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 3 (4.11%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (60.27%) CISM
2 17 (23.29%) CISA
3 9 (12.33%) CRISC
3 9 (12.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.33%) GIAC
4 7 (9.59%) GCIH
4 7 (9.59%) SANS
5 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.22%) CNA
5 6 (8.22%) GCIA
5 6 (8.22%) GSEC
5 6 (8.22%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (8.22%) Novell Certification
5 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.48%) CCSP
8 3 (4.11%) CCNP
8 3 (4.11%) CEH
8 3 (4.11%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.74%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.07%) PCI DSS
3 10 (13.70%) COBIT
4 9 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.48%) ISO27002
6 2 (2.74%) Basel III
6 2 (2.74%) GPG13
7 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Snort
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.74%) Nessus
3 1 (1.37%) EnCase
3 1 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
3 7 (9.59%) Fortinet
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) Palo Alto
4 6 (8.22%) Sun
5 5 (6.85%) Intel Security
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) Qualys
6 4 (5.48%) Varonis
7 3 (4.11%) Splunk
7 3 (4.11%) WorldPay
8 2 (2.74%) AppSense
8 2 (2.74%) Brocade
8 2 (2.74%) IBM
8 2 (2.74%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.74%) VMware
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
9 1 (1.37%) Sony
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