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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 276 288 315
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Contract jobs citing CISSP 384 296 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 3.26% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 197 137
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£465 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £557 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £429 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -3 148 £475 - 74
South East +8 103 £451 +6.11% 47
North West -12 33 £415 -15.52% 16
South West +7 32 £409 +2.05% 21
East of England +21 26 £370 +23.45% 19
West Midlands +12 16 £454 +0.83% 16
East Midlands 0 15 £450 +1.40% 1
Yorkshire -20 8 £375 -18.91% 14
North East - 1 £225 - 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 351 (47.95%) Information Security
2 325 (44.40%) CISM
3 252 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 221 (30.19%) Firewall
5 181 (24.73%) Finance
6 160 (21.86%) CISA
7 134 (18.31%) Risk Management
8 130 (17.76%) Management Information System
9 126 (17.21%) ITIL
10 125 (17.08%) Security Management
11 123 (16.80%) SIEM
12 117 (15.98%) Cisco
13 112 (15.30%) PCI DSS
14 111 (15.16%) Security Cleared
14 111 (15.16%) Security Architecture
15 94 (12.84%) Network Security
16 89 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
16 89 (12.16%) Cyber Security
17 83 (11.34%) Windows
18 81 (11.07%) SC Cleared
19 80 (10.93%) CheckPoint
20 78 (10.66%) Degree
21 76 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
22 73 (9.97%) Data Protection
23 72 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
24 70 (9.56%) Banking
25 69 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
26 65 (8.88%) PKI
27 64 (8.74%) Linux
28 63 (8.61%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (4.78%) IIS
2 18 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.50%) Apache
4 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 36 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.10%) MS Office
3 12 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.91%) RMDS
2 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.19%) SaaS
2 15 (2.05%) PaaS
3 14 (1.91%) IaaS
4 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.27%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 221 (30.19%) Firewall
2 94 (12.84%) Network Security
3 48 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 41 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 39 (5.33%) VPN
6 36 (4.92%) WAN
7 35 (4.78%) DNS
8 33 (4.51%) SSL
9 27 (3.69%) LDAP
10 24 (3.28%) LAN
11 22 (3.01%) Wireless
12 21 (2.87%) DHCP
13 20 (2.73%) Internet
14 18 (2.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 16 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 16 (2.19%) Wireshark
16 14 (1.91%) Multicast
16 14 (1.91%) OSPF
17 11 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.19%) Big Data
3 11 (1.50%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (1.50%) DB2
4 10 (1.37%) MySQL
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.41%) QlikView
6 2 (0.27%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.41%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) MSI
General
1 181 (24.73%) Finance
2 70 (9.56%) Banking
3 33 (4.51%) Legal
3 33 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 23 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.60%) Retail
6 18 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.64%) Games
8 11 (1.50%) Publishing
9 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.68%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Advertising
12 3 (0.41%) Military
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 188 (25.68%) Analyst
2 177 (24.18%) Consultant
3 152 (20.77%) Security Analyst
4 146 (19.95%) Security Consultant
5 112 (15.30%) Architect
6 97 (13.25%) Security Architect
7 69 (9.43%) Security Manager
8 51 (6.97%) Security Engineer
9 47 (6.42%) Information Analyst
10 46 (6.28%) Information Security Analyst
11 33 (4.51%) Security Specialist
12 28 (3.83%) Information Security Consultant
13 25 (3.42%) Project Manager
14 23 (3.14%) Risk Analyst
15 22 (3.01%) IT Security Analyst
16 21 (2.87%) Network Consultant
17 19 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
17 19 (2.60%) Information Specialist
18 18 (2.46%) Information Manager
18 18 (2.46%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.01%) .NET
2 20 (2.73%) SOAP
3 18 (2.46%) XML
4 17 (2.32%) HTML
5 16 (2.19%) Web Services
5 16 (2.19%) Middleware
6 14 (1.91%) Rendezvous
7 11 (1.50%) SAML
8 10 (1.37%) JSP
8 10 (1.37%) OAuth
8 10 (1.37%) OpenID
9 8 (1.09%) WCF
10 6 (0.82%) SPML
11 4 (0.55%) REST
11 4 (0.55%) XACML
11 4 (0.55%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.55%) Servlets
11 4 (0.55%) J2EE
12 3 (0.41%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 130 (17.76%) Management Information System
2 65 (8.88%) PKI
3 51 (6.97%) Data Centre
4 49 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.96%) CESG
6 26 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
7 23 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 19 (2.60%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.32%) Cryptography
10 16 (2.19%) CESG CLAS
11 13 (1.78%) RMADS
12 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.09%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (0.96%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.82%) AS400
15 5 (0.68%) SCADA
15 5 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
16 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.34%) Windows
2 64 (8.74%) Linux
3 44 (6.01%) UNIX
4 11 (1.50%) Solaris
5 8 (1.09%) AIX
6 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (47.95%) Information Security
2 134 (18.31%) Risk Management
3 126 (17.21%) ITIL
4 125 (17.08%) Security Management
5 123 (16.80%) SIEM
6 111 (15.16%) Security Architecture
7 89 (12.16%) Cyber Security
7 89 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
8 73 (9.97%) Data Protection
9 72 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 69 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
11 63 (8.61%) Project Management
12 56 (7.65%) TOGAF
13 53 (7.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 50 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
15 48 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (6.42%) Incident Management
17 41 (5.60%) PRINCE2
18 39 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
19 37 (5.05%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.69%) SQL
2 16 (2.19%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.05%) C
4 13 (1.78%) Java
5 11 (1.50%) VB
5 11 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.09%) C#
8 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.41%) ABAP
9 3 (0.41%) Python
9 3 (0.41%) Perl
9 3 (0.41%) VBScript
10 2 (0.27%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 325 (44.40%) CISM
2 160 (21.86%) CISA
3 111 (15.16%) Security Cleared
4 81 (11.07%) SC Cleared
5 78 (10.66%) Degree
6 76 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (6.83%) CISMP
8 43 (5.87%) CRISC
8 43 (5.87%) GIAC
9 39 (5.33%) CCNP
10 37 (5.05%) CEH
10 37 (5.05%) DV Cleared
11 29 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (3.69%) ISSAP
13 26 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (3.28%) CCNA
15 22 (3.01%) CCIE
16 21 (2.87%) MCSE
17 17 (2.32%) CCSP
18 15 (2.05%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (15.30%) PCI DSS
3 45 (6.15%) COBIT
4 27 (3.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (3.28%) QA
6 16 (2.19%) SLA
7 9 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.82%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.82%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.82%) COSO
9 3 (0.41%) GxP
9 3 (0.41%) BS7799
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.96%) XenApp
4 6 (0.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (1.50%) Nessus
3 5 (0.68%) SCCM
3 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.68%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.55%) OpenView
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.27%) Nmap
6 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 117 (15.98%) Cisco
2 80 (10.93%) CheckPoint
3 61 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 51 (6.97%) McAfee
5 50 (6.83%) VMware
6 44 (6.01%) ArcSight
7 40 (5.46%) Juniper
8 30 (4.10%) Citrix
9 29 (3.96%) F5
10 26 (3.55%) Clearswift
11 25 (3.42%) Kaspersky
12 24 (3.28%) Symantec
13 23 (3.14%) Tufin
13 23 (3.14%) SAP
14 22 (3.01%) Sourcefire
14 22 (3.01%) IBM
15 20 (2.73%) Blue Coat
16 19 (2.60%) Oracle
17 18 (2.46%) LogLogic
17 18 (2.46%) Cyber-Ark
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