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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 118 164 149
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 58 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.65% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.54% 4.76% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 50
Median daily rate £525 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +19.00%
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
608 798 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.35% 15.05% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 576 630
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £44.12 £31.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 57 (58.76%) CISM
2 55 (56.70%) Information Security
3 51 (52.58%) Finance
4 31 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (29.90%) CISA
6 25 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (24.74%) Banking
8 23 (23.71%) ITIL
9 20 (20.62%) Risk Management
10 19 (19.59%) Management Information System
10 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (18.56%) Linux
12 17 (17.53%) Cyber-Ark
12 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (17.53%) Security Operations
13 16 (16.49%) Firewall
14 15 (15.46%) Qualys
14 15 (15.46%) SIEM
15 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.43%) Degree
16 13 (13.40%) Network Security
16 13 (13.40%) COBIT
16 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
17 12 (12.37%) Cisco
17 12 (12.37%) Information Security Management
17 12 (12.37%) Security Management
17 12 (12.37%) PCI DSS
18 11 (11.34%) Risk Assessment
18 11 (11.34%) Intel Security
18 11 (11.34%) Windows

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 (9.28%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) Firewall
2 13 (13.40%) Network Security
3 7 (7.22%) LDAP
4 6 (6.19%) HTTP
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (5.15%) DNS
6 4 (4.12%) SSL
7 3 (3.09%) FTP
7 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.09%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.09%) SSH
7 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.06%) DMZ
8 2 (2.06%) LAN
8 2 (2.06%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.03%) Internet
9 1 (1.03%) MGCP
9 1 (1.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) TestNG
General
1 51 (52.58%) Finance
2 24 (24.74%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) French Language
4 4 (4.12%) German Language
4 4 (4.12%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.06%) Polish Language
6 2 (2.06%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Security Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Security Manager
3 12 (12.37%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) IT Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.25%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) IT Manager
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) IT Security Manager
9 6 (6.19%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Active Directory Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) CISSP Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) SAML
3 3 (3.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) JMS
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.03%) XSD
4 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (19.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.22%) PKI
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.06%) CESG
5 2 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) SCADA
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.03%) Economics
6 1 (1.03%) Fintech
6 1 (1.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.03%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Windows
3 9 (9.28%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.06%) VMS
5 2 (2.06%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Information Security
2 25 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (23.71%) ITIL
4 20 (20.62%) Risk Management
5 17 (17.53%) Security Operations
5 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 15 (15.46%) SIEM
7 12 (12.37%) Information Security Management
7 12 (12.37%) Security Management
8 11 (11.34%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (10.31%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (9.28%) ISMS
10 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (7.22%) IT Audit
11 7 (7.22%) Security Architecture
12 6 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (5.15%) Project Management
13 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) Python
2 5 (5.15%) Java
2 5 (5.15%) Perl
2 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) C
3 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.09%) VB
4 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (58.76%) CISM
2 29 (29.90%) CISA
3 14 (14.43%) Degree
3 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.22%) IISP
7 6 (6.19%) CCNA
7 6 (6.19%) CEH
7 6 (6.19%) CRISC
7 6 (6.19%) GSEC
8 5 (5.15%) CCNP
9 4 (4.12%) CISMP
9 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.09%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.09%) GIAC
10 3 (3.09%) ISSAP
10 3 (3.09%) MCSE
10 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.40%) COBIT
3 12 (12.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (7.22%) GPG13
6 4 (4.12%) COSO
6 4 (4.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (4.12%) ISO27005
6 4 (4.12%) SLA
7 3 (3.09%) ISO27002
8 2 (2.06%) Basel III
8 2 (2.06%) QA
9 1 (1.03%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Snort
2 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.06%) Firmware
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) EnCase
2 1 (1.03%) Nagios
2 1 (1.03%) Nessus
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Cyber-Ark
2 15 (15.46%) Qualys
3 12 (12.37%) Cisco
4 11 (11.34%) Intel Security
5 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle
7 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.15%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.12%) BMC
8 4 (4.12%) Remedy
8 4 (4.12%) Splunk
8 4 (4.12%) Varonis
9 3 (3.09%) NetApp
10 2 (2.06%) Cognos
10 2 (2.06%) Lotus
10 2 (2.06%) Novell
10 2 (2.06%) VMware
11 1 (1.03%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.03%) Sony
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