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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / England
Rank 279 211 312
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +101
Contract jobs citing CISSP 333 530 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 1.13% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 5.30% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 353 185
Median daily rate £488 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 0
Median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
8660 10007 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.72% 21.33% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5546 6256 5464
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 402 442
Median hourly rate £31.22 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £58.20 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 153 £505 -2.65% 62
South East -31 66 £475 -5.00% 13
North West +31 49 £550 +46.66% 15
South West -23 24 £450 +5.88% 11
East of England -11 17 £400 -5.88% 5
West Midlands -8 8 £538 +16.84% 11
Yorkshire -10 8 £500 +19.04% 8
Midlands - 3 £500 -
East Midlands -14 2 - - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 442 (55.67%) Information Security
2 335 (42.19%) CISM
3 239 (30.10%) Cybersecurity
4 235 (29.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 212 (26.70%) Firewall
6 200 (25.19%) CISA
7 180 (22.67%) Finance
8 156 (19.65%) Security Cleared
9 153 (19.27%) Risk Management
10 151 (19.02%) PCI DSS
11 145 (18.26%) Management Information System
12 138 (17.38%) Windows
13 131 (16.50%) ITIL
14 130 (16.37%) Degree
15 124 (15.62%) Linux
16 119 (14.99%) SC Cleared
17 115 (14.48%) SANS
18 112 (14.11%) Unix
19 111 (13.98%) Security Operations
20 102 (12.85%) SIEM
21 98 (12.34%) Security Architecture
22 95 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
23 90 (11.34%) Network Security
24 88 (11.08%) TCP/IP
25 84 (10.58%) Penetration Testing
25 84 (10.58%) Splunk
26 82 (10.33%) CESG
27 80 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 80 (10.08%) Cisco
27 80 (10.08%) Microsoft

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.76%) IIS
3 10 (1.26%) JBoss
3 10 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.88%) Apache
5 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.76%) Confluence
7 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.38%) Jetty
9 3 (0.38%) Mongrel
9 3 (0.38%) nginx
9 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.63%) MS Office
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.53%) SaaS
4 11 (1.39%) Office 365
5 9 (1.13%) Mimecast
6 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.01%) IaaS
7 6 (0.76%) PaaS
8 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.50%) Yammer
10 3 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.13%) G Suite
11 1 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 212 (26.70%) Firewall
2 90 (11.34%) Network Security
3 88 (11.08%) TCP/IP
4 79 (9.95%) WAN
5 78 (9.82%) LAN
5 78 (9.82%) VPN
6 52 (6.55%) VoIP
7 47 (5.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 42 (5.29%) Internet
8 42 (5.29%) Wireless
9 32 (4.03%) SSL
10 28 (3.53%) IPsec
11 21 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (2.52%) DNS
13 19 (2.39%) SSH
14 18 (2.27%) LDAP
15 17 (2.14%) HTTP
16 15 (1.89%) MPLS
16 15 (1.89%) OSPF
17 14 (1.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.27%) Redis
3 14 (1.76%) NonStop SQL
4 5 (0.63%) Star Schema
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.38%) Big Data
6 3 (0.38%) DB2
6 3 (0.38%) MySQL
7 2 (0.25%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.25%) GIS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.26%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.01%) JIRA
3 4 (0.50%) AppScan
3 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.38%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.13%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.13%) GDB
6 1 (0.13%) MSI
6 1 (0.13%) WinDbg
General
1 180 (22.67%) Finance
2 58 (7.30%) Banking
3 46 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.67%) Retail
5 40 (5.04%) Legal
6 9 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.88%) Advertising
9 5 (0.63%) French Language
10 4 (0.50%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Military
11 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 200 (25.19%) Analyst
2 167 (21.03%) Security Analyst
3 139 (17.51%) Consultant
4 114 (14.36%) Architect
5 108 (13.60%) Security Consultant
6 100 (12.59%) Security Architect
7 76 (9.57%) Security Manager
8 54 (6.80%) Information Analyst
9 53 (6.68%) Information Security Analyst
10 41 (5.16%) Information Security Consultant
11 39 (4.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 38 (4.79%) Security Specialist
13 37 (4.66%) IT Analyst
14 36 (4.53%) IT Security Analyst
14 36 (4.53%) Security Engineer
15 28 (3.53%) Business Analyst
15 28 (3.53%) Information Manager
16 27 (3.40%) Information Security Manager
17 25 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
18 24 (3.02%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
2 36 (4.53%) Web Services
3 18 (2.27%) RESTful
4 14 (1.76%) Middleware
5 8 (1.01%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.01%) SAML
6 6 (0.76%) COM
7 5 (0.63%) .NET
8 3 (0.38%) J2EE
8 3 (0.38%) Servlets
9 2 (0.25%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.25%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.13%) HTML
10 1 (0.13%) OAuth
10 1 (0.13%) OAuth2
10 1 (0.13%) OpenID
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.13%) SOAP
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 145 (18.26%) Management Information System
2 82 (10.33%) CESG
3 59 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (6.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 47 (5.92%) Data Centre
6 44 (5.54%) Computer Science
7 28 (3.53%) Cyber Attack
8 27 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (3.40%) PKI
9 21 (2.64%) CESG CLAS
10 20 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
11 19 (2.39%) Cyber Defence
12 16 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.39%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.39%) SWIFT
14 9 (1.13%) Equities
14 9 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.01%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 138 (17.38%) Windows
2 124 (15.62%) Linux
3 112 (14.11%) Unix
4 10 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 6 (0.76%) Solaris
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.50%) AIX
8 4 (0.50%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.38%) SUSE
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (55.67%) Information Security
2 239 (30.10%) Cybersecurity
3 153 (19.27%) Risk Management
4 131 (16.50%) ITIL
5 111 (13.98%) Security Operations
6 102 (12.85%) SIEM
7 98 (12.34%) Security Architecture
8 95 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 84 (10.58%) Penetration Testing
10 80 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 72 (9.07%) Risk Assessment
12 71 (8.94%) Information Assurance
13 68 (8.56%) Patch Management
14 65 (8.19%) Security Management
15 64 (8.06%) TOGAF
16 62 (7.81%) Data Protection
17 61 (7.68%) Project Management
17 61 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 52 (6.55%) Information Security Management
19 51 (6.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.42%) Python
2 36 (4.53%) SQL
3 24 (3.02%) Java
4 16 (2.02%) Perl
5 14 (1.76%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.13%) C#
7 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.50%) Ruby
8 4 (0.50%) VB
9 3 (0.38%) C++
9 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.38%) PHP
10 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.25%) C
11 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 335 (42.19%) CISM
2 200 (25.19%) CISA
3 156 (19.65%) Security Cleared
4 130 (16.37%) Degree
5 119 (14.99%) SC Cleared
6 115 (14.48%) SANS
7 71 (8.94%) SSCP
8 65 (8.19%) GIAC
9 60 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (7.43%) CEH
11 58 (7.30%) CESG Certified Professional
12 57 (7.18%) CLAS
13 41 (5.16%) CISMP
13 41 (5.16%) DV Cleared
14 38 (4.79%) CRISC
15 27 (3.40%) ISSAP
15 27 (3.40%) PCI QSA
16 26 (3.27%) GCIH
17 25 (3.15%) ISEB
18 24 (3.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (29.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (19.02%) PCI DSS
3 58 (7.30%) COBIT
4 45 (5.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 38 (4.79%) ISO27002
6 28 (3.53%) RMADS
7 26 (3.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 20 (2.52%) GDPR
8 20 (2.52%) QA
9 14 (1.76%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.76%) ISO22301
12 4 (0.50%) SLA
13 3 (0.38%) GPG13
13 3 (0.38%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.25%) COSO
14 2 (0.25%) FedRAMP
14 2 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 45 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.13%) BitLocker
4 6 (0.76%) Snort
5 5 (0.63%) Sendmail
6 4 (0.50%) Xen
7 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (7.05%) QRadar
2 34 (4.28%) Nessus
3 19 (2.39%) Nmap
4 18 (2.27%) Kibana
5 17 (2.14%) logstash
6 14 (1.76%) Puppet
7 13 (1.64%) EnCase
8 12 (1.51%) Nexpose
9 11 (1.39%) RSA enVision
10 10 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (1.01%) Nagios
12 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.63%) CSIRT
14 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.50%) WSUS
15 3 (0.38%) Cobbler
15 3 (0.38%) Computer Incident Response Team
15 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (0.38%) SCCM
16 2 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 84 (10.58%) Splunk
2 80 (10.08%) Cisco
2 80 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.55%) Apple
4 49 (6.17%) LogRhythm
5 43 (5.42%) IBM
6 39 (4.91%) CheckPoint
7 28 (3.53%) Oracle
8 26 (3.27%) Intel Security
9 23 (2.90%) Juniper
10 22 (2.77%) Palo Alto
10 22 (2.77%) Qualys
11 21 (2.64%) ArcSight
12 20 (2.52%) VMware
13 15 (1.89%) F5
13 15 (1.89%) SAP
14 14 (1.76%) Fortinet
14 14 (1.76%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.64%) Blue Coat
15 13 (1.64%) CyberArk
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