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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 156 166 186
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing CISSP 43 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 3.29% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 18
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£475 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
794 1095 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.57% 18.35% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 803 617
Average daily rate £435 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 50
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £24.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 43 (59.72%) CISM
2 36 (50.00%) Information Security
3 33 (45.83%) CISA
4 30 (41.67%) Finance
5 17 (23.61%) Management Information System
6 14 (19.44%) Firewall
6 14 (19.44%) Banking
6 14 (19.44%) SIEM
7 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (16.67%) Cisco
8 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
8 11 (15.28%) Risk Management
8 11 (15.28%) Network Security
9 9 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 9 (12.50%) UNIX
9 9 (12.50%) Windows
10 8 (11.11%) ITIL
10 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.11%) Juniper
10 8 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (11.11%) Project Management
10 8 (11.11%) Financial Institution
10 8 (11.11%) Degree
10 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 8 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.72%) Cyber-Ark
11 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.72%) CISMP

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (4.17%) IIS
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Lync
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Firewall
2 11 (15.28%) Network Security
3 7 (9.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.56%) LDAP
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
7 2 (2.78%) DNS
7 2 (2.78%) OSPF
7 2 (2.78%) DMZ
7 2 (2.78%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (1.39%) 4G
8 1 (1.39%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) 3G
8 1 (1.39%) MPLS
8 1 (1.39%) SS7
8 1 (1.39%) 2G
8 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Analyst
2 16 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Security Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Project Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Risk Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) IT Risk Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Security Project Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Information Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Information Manager
9 4 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.39%) J2EE
2 1 (1.39%) JSP
2 1 (1.39%) Servlets
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.39%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) PMI
3 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) CESG
4 3 (4.17%) Economics
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) RMADS
5 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) UNIX
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (19.44%) SIEM
3 11 (15.28%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (11.11%) Project Management
4 8 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 6 (8.33%) Security Management
7 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.94%) Change Management
7 5 (6.94%) Wealth Management
7 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (6.94%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (59.72%) CISM
2 33 (45.83%) CISA
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) GIAC
4 7 (9.72%) CISMP
5 5 (6.94%) CRISC
5 5 (6.94%) CCNP
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.94%) PMP
5 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.17%) QiCA
7 2 (2.78%) MCSE
7 2 (2.78%) SSCP
8 1 (1.39%) GCWN
8 1 (1.39%) GCUX
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) COBIT
3 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.78%) QA
4 2 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.39%) BS7799
5 1 (1.39%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (4.17%) OpenView
2 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco
2 8 (11.11%) Juniper
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (8.33%) F5
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (6.94%) Dell
5 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.94%) McAfee
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) SAP
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) Remedy
7 3 (4.17%) BMC
7 3 (4.17%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 2 (2.78%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) CA
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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