The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 297 300 336
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +36
Contract jobs citing CISSP 314 272 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 3.03% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 186 91
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £500 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +26.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
CISSP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the England region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in England

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in England

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the England region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in England

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -44 114 £475 - 47
South East +25 104 £488 -2.50% 26
North West -13 36 £490 -2.00% 9
South West +2 31 £525 +0.96% 10
East of England +12 13 £425 +6.91% 4
Yorkshire -9 7 £400 -23.80% 7
West Midlands -9 5 £400 -15.78% 8
East Midlands 0 4 £675 +58.82% 3
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 375 (53.42%) Information Security
2 317 (45.16%) CISM
3 205 (29.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 191 (27.21%) Firewall
5 163 (23.22%) Security Cleared
6 154 (21.94%) ITIL
7 153 (21.79%) Risk Management
8 152 (21.65%) Finance
9 139 (19.80%) CISA
10 126 (17.95%) Management Information System
10 126 (17.95%) PCI DSS
11 122 (17.38%) SC Cleared
12 115 (16.38%) Network Security
12 115 (16.38%) Cisco
13 107 (15.24%) Degree
14 96 (13.68%) Windows
15 92 (13.11%) Security Management
16 91 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (12.68%) CheckPoint
17 89 (12.68%) Security Architecture
18 86 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
19 79 (11.25%) TOGAF
20 77 (10.97%) PRINCE2
21 73 (10.40%) Linux
22 72 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
23 70 (9.97%) Telecoms
24 68 (9.69%) TCP/IP
24 68 (9.69%) CRISC
25 67 (9.54%) Microsoft
26 66 (9.40%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 39 (5.56%) IIS
2 11 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.85%) Apache
4 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.14%) Lync
7 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.85%) MS Office
3 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.57%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.57%) RMDS
2 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.28%) assyst
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.28%) Summit
3 2 (0.28%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.14%) SaaS
2 7 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.00%) IaaS
3 5 (0.71%) PaaS
4 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 191 (27.21%) Firewall
2 115 (16.38%) Network Security
3 68 (9.69%) TCP/IP
4 48 (6.84%) OSPF
5 46 (6.55%) VPN
6 45 (6.41%) LAN
7 44 (6.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 40 (5.70%) WAN
8 40 (5.70%) Internet
9 33 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (4.27%) Wireless
10 30 (4.27%) SSL
11 25 (3.56%) MPLS
12 24 (3.42%) IPsec
13 20 (2.85%) DNS
13 20 (2.85%) RIP
13 20 (2.85%) SNMP
14 18 (2.56%) DHCP
15 17 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (2.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.57%) MS Access
3 4 (0.57%) Big Data
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.28%) MySQL
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.57%) GDB
3 3 (0.43%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.14%) MSI
4 1 (0.14%) AppScan
4 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 152 (21.65%) Finance
2 70 (9.97%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.98%) Legal
4 37 (5.27%) Banking
5 20 (2.85%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.28%) Retail
7 13 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.57%) Publishing
9 10 (1.42%) Games
10 9 (1.28%) Law
11 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.57%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Marketing
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (26.64%) Consultant
2 155 (22.08%) Security Consultant
3 147 (20.94%) Analyst
4 130 (18.52%) Security Analyst
5 86 (12.25%) Architect
6 74 (10.54%) Security Architect
7 64 (9.12%) Security Engineer
7 64 (9.12%) Security Manager
8 61 (8.69%) Information Analyst
9 60 (8.55%) Information Security Analyst
10 38 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
11 35 (4.99%) Project Manager
11 35 (4.99%) Network Engineer
12 26 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
12 26 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
13 25 (3.56%) Information Manager
14 24 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
14 24 (3.42%) Design Engineer
15 21 (2.99%) Security Specialist
16 20 (2.85%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.85%) SAML
1 27 (3.85%) OAuth
1 27 (3.85%) OpenID
2 11 (1.57%) Rendezvous
3 8 (1.14%) Web Services
4 6 (0.85%) JSP
5 5 (0.71%) Middleware
6 4 (0.57%) .NET
7 3 (0.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.28%) JCE
8 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.14%) HTML
9 1 (0.14%) J2EE
9 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 126 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 38 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.27%) CESG
5 26 (3.70%) PKI
6 24 (3.42%) Cryptography
7 23 (3.28%) CESG CLAS
8 21 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (2.28%) SecurID
10 15 (2.14%) RMADS
11 13 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.71%) Smart Meter
12 12 (1.71%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.42%) FMCG
14 9 (1.28%) Human Factors
15 8 (1.14%) SCADA
16 7 (1.00%) CMDB
17 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
18 5 (0.71%) PMI
19 4 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 96 (13.68%) Windows
2 73 (10.40%) Linux
3 63 (8.97%) UNIX
4 12 (1.71%) Solaris
5 10 (1.42%) AIX
6 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (53.42%) Information Security
2 154 (21.94%) ITIL
3 153 (21.79%) Risk Management
4 92 (13.11%) Security Management
5 91 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (12.68%) Security Architecture
7 79 (11.25%) TOGAF
8 77 (10.97%) PRINCE2
9 72 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 66 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
11 58 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
12 55 (7.83%) SIEM
12 55 (7.83%) Cyber Security
13 52 (7.41%) Information Assurance
14 50 (7.12%) Data Protection
15 48 (6.84%) Project Management
16 47 (6.70%) Incident Management
17 44 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
18 39 (5.56%) Identity Management
19 37 (5.27%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (4.27%) SQL
2 12 (1.71%) C
3 11 (1.57%) Java
3 11 (1.57%) Shell Script
4 7 (1.00%) Python
5 5 (0.71%) C++
5 5 (0.71%) Perl
6 4 (0.57%) PHP
6 4 (0.57%) VB
6 4 (0.57%) VC++
6 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.14%) R
8 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 317 (45.16%) CISM
2 163 (23.22%) Security Cleared
3 139 (19.80%) CISA
4 122 (17.38%) SC Cleared
5 107 (15.24%) Degree
6 86 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (9.69%) CRISC
8 60 (8.55%) CEH
9 59 (8.40%) GIAC
10 54 (7.69%) DV Cleared
11 46 (6.55%) CCNP
12 32 (4.56%) CCIE
13 31 (4.42%) CCNA
14 28 (3.99%) ISSAP
15 27 (3.85%) CISMP
16 24 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (2.85%) CCSA
17 20 (2.85%) GCIA
18 19 (2.71%) PMP
18 19 (2.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (29.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 28 (3.99%) COBIT
4 22 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (2.56%) SLA
6 17 (2.42%) QA
7 16 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.85%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.43%) COSO
11 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.28%) BS7799
12 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.00%) Nmap
4 5 (0.71%) XenApp
4 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.57%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.28%) Snort
6 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (3.85%) Nessus
2 12 (1.71%) SCCM
3 8 (1.14%) Puppet
3 8 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.43%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (0.43%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.43%) OpenView
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (16.38%) Cisco
2 89 (12.68%) CheckPoint
3 67 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 48 (6.84%) F5
5 44 (6.27%) Juniper
6 32 (4.56%) ArcSight
7 30 (4.27%) Tufin
8 28 (3.99%) McAfee
9 27 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 25 (3.56%) Qualys
10 25 (3.56%) VMware
11 24 (3.42%) Oracle
12 20 (2.85%) Blue Coat
13 17 (2.42%) HP
14 16 (2.28%) AlgoSec
15 14 (1.99%) Citrix
16 13 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
17 12 (1.71%) TippingPoint
17 12 (1.71%) Websense
17 12 (1.71%) CA
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