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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 249 350 331
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -19
Contract jobs citing CISSP 435 217 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 2.69% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 134 116
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£465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10697 8053 9145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.05% 17.08% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6060 4657 4862
Average daily rate £397 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 336 525
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +95 238 £450 - 44
South East +1 78 £500 +17.64% 32
North West +13 44 £500 +25.31% 20
South West -3 38 £450 +20.00% 6
East of England -16 14 £438 -2.77% 4
West Midlands -8 11 £525 +31.25% 2
Yorkshire -6 8 £410 -8.88% 3
East Midlands -1 5 £413 +8.55% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 433 (56.31%) Information Security
2 338 (43.95%) CISM
3 233 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 206 (26.79%) Firewall
5 196 (25.49%) Finance
6 186 (24.19%) ITIL
7 177 (23.02%) Risk Management
8 172 (22.37%) CISA
9 133 (17.30%) Windows
10 128 (16.64%) Management Information System
11 117 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
11 117 (15.21%) PCI DSS
12 115 (14.95%) Security Cleared
13 111 (14.43%) Network Security
14 107 (13.91%) Degree
15 105 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
15 105 (13.65%) Cisco
16 98 (12.74%) Microsoft
17 92 (11.96%) Security Architecture
18 89 (11.57%) Linux
19 88 (11.44%) UNIX
20 86 (11.18%) TCP/IP
21 85 (11.05%) Security Management
22 83 (10.79%) SC Cleared
23 81 (10.53%) CheckPoint
24 79 (10.27%) Vulnerability Management
25 78 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
26 76 (9.88%) GIAC
26 76 (9.88%) Data Protection
27 75 (9.75%) CEH

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 58 (7.54%) IIS
2 21 (2.73%) Apache
3 13 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.39%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.39%) SAS
6 3 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.81%) MS Office
3 23 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) assyst
2 6 (0.78%) Summit
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.08%) IaaS
2 12 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.78%) SaaS
4 5 (0.65%) PaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 206 (26.79%) Firewall
2 111 (14.43%) Network Security
3 86 (11.18%) TCP/IP
4 49 (6.37%) Internet
5 42 (5.46%) OSPF
6 41 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 39 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (4.68%) VPN
9 33 (4.29%) SNMP
10 30 (3.90%) LAN
10 30 (3.90%) WAN
11 24 (3.12%) MPLS
11 24 (3.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (2.73%) Wireless
14 20 (2.60%) IPsec
15 18 (2.34%) Intranet
16 16 (2.08%) BGP
16 16 (2.08%) Telnet
16 16 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.34%) MySQL
2 10 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.65%) MS Access
3 5 (0.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) DB2
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.13%) QADirector
General
1 196 (25.49%) Finance
2 72 (9.36%) Banking
3 47 (6.11%) Legal
4 36 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 33 (4.29%) Retail
6 20 (2.60%) Law
7 19 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.95%) Advertising
9 12 (1.56%) Publishing
10 5 (0.65%) Games
11 4 (0.52%) International Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Marketing
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 183 (23.80%) Consultant
2 181 (23.54%) Analyst
3 164 (21.33%) Security Analyst
4 159 (20.68%) Security Consultant
5 94 (12.22%) Architect
6 84 (10.92%) Security Architect
7 68 (8.84%) Information Analyst
7 68 (8.84%) Information Security Analyst
8 66 (8.58%) Security Engineer
9 59 (7.67%) Security Manager
10 47 (6.11%) Information Security Consultant
11 39 (5.07%) Security Specialist
12 32 (4.16%) Information Manager
13 31 (4.03%) Network Engineer
14 27 (3.51%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (3.51%) Senior Security Analyst
15 26 (3.38%) Information Security Manager
15 26 (3.38%) Information Specialist
16 25 (3.25%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.69%) Web Services
1 13 (1.69%) Middleware
2 10 (1.30%) SAML
3 8 (1.04%) OAuth
3 8 (1.04%) OpenID
4 5 (0.65%) .NET
5 4 (0.52%) JSP
6 3 (0.39%) OLE
7 1 (0.13%) LAMP
7 1 (0.13%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) XML
7 1 (0.13%) WAP
7 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.64%) Management Information System
2 53 (6.89%) CESG
3 46 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.42%) CESG CLAS
6 32 (4.16%) Data Protection Act
6 32 (4.16%) RMADS
7 24 (3.12%) Open Source
8 19 (2.47%) PKI
9 13 (1.69%) PMI
10 11 (1.43%) Cryptography
11 9 (1.17%) SecurID
11 9 (1.17%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.04%) FMCG
13 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.52%) Human Factors
14 4 (0.52%) Economics
14 4 (0.52%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.39%) E-Learning
15 3 (0.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.30%) Windows
2 89 (11.57%) Linux
3 88 (11.44%) UNIX
4 19 (2.47%) Solaris
5 17 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.91%) AIX
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.26%) HPUX
10 2 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (56.31%) Information Security
2 186 (24.19%) ITIL
3 177 (23.02%) Risk Management
4 105 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
5 92 (11.96%) Security Architecture
6 85 (11.05%) Security Management
7 79 (10.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 78 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 76 (9.88%) Data Protection
10 69 (8.97%) TOGAF
11 66 (8.58%) SIEM
12 63 (8.19%) PRINCE2
13 62 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
14 59 (7.67%) Cyber Security
15 54 (7.02%) Information Assurance
15 54 (7.02%) Information Security Management
16 51 (6.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 50 (6.50%) Incident Management
18 45 (5.85%) Project Management
19 44 (5.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.42%) SQL
2 18 (2.34%) Python
2 18 (2.34%) Ruby
3 15 (1.95%) Bash Shell
3 15 (1.95%) C
4 14 (1.82%) PHP
5 6 (0.78%) Java
6 5 (0.65%) Perl
7 3 (0.39%) C++
8 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.13%) R
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 338 (43.95%) CISM
2 172 (22.37%) CISA
3 117 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (14.95%) Security Cleared
5 107 (13.91%) Degree
6 83 (10.79%) SC Cleared
7 76 (9.88%) GIAC
8 75 (9.75%) CEH
9 58 (7.54%) CRISC
10 50 (6.50%) CCNP
11 49 (6.37%) CCNA
12 41 (5.33%) CCIE
13 32 (4.16%) DV Cleared
14 31 (4.03%) CCSA
14 31 (4.03%) GCIA
15 29 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (3.64%) CCSP
17 26 (3.38%) JNCIA
18 24 (3.12%) MCSE
19 22 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (15.21%) PCI DSS
3 44 (5.72%) COBIT
4 30 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (2.21%) QA
5 17 (2.21%) SLA
6 12 (1.56%) ISO 9000
7 10 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.30%) BS7799
7 10 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 7 (0.91%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.78%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.13%) COSO
10 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 55 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.47%) Snort
4 8 (1.04%) Nmap
5 3 (0.39%) RACF
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (3.51%) Nessus
2 18 (2.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 13 (1.69%) SCCM
4 12 (1.56%) Puppet
4 12 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (1.17%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.26%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.26%) OpenView
11 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 105 (13.65%) Cisco
2 98 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 81 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 50 (6.50%) Juniper
5 46 (5.98%) Oracle
6 44 (5.72%) Qualys
7 34 (4.42%) ArcSight
8 31 (4.03%) McAfee
9 30 (3.90%) HP
10 24 (3.12%) VMware
11 22 (2.86%) F5
11 22 (2.86%) Fortinet
12 19 (2.47%) Blue Coat
13 17 (2.21%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.08%) Websense
15 14 (1.82%) BMC
15 14 (1.82%) SAP
16 12 (1.56%) Splunk
17 11 (1.43%) Tufin
17 11 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
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