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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 270 259 339
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +80
Contract jobs citing CISSP 405 395 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.78% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 4.21% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 281 137
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£475 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -
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
10154 9384 8450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.11% 18.65% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6152 5396 4705
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 386 436
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 189 £500 +11.11% 69
South East +5 80 £431 -4.16% 45
South West +2 39 £475 +5.84% 16
East of England +21 26 £481 -12.50% 15
North West -65 25 £475 -5.00% 18
West Midlands +7 15 £325 -38.09% 10
East Midlands -8 13 £450 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire -22 11 £438 -2.77% 14
North East - 2 £550 - 2
Midlands - 1 £388 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 377 (47.54%) Information Security
2 375 (47.29%) CISM
3 277 (34.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 244 (30.77%) Firewall
5 182 (22.95%) Finance
6 169 (21.31%) CISA
7 157 (19.80%) SIEM
8 146 (18.41%) ITIL
9 138 (17.40%) Risk Management
10 137 (17.28%) Security Management
11 125 (15.76%) Management Information System
12 122 (15.38%) Cisco
13 120 (15.13%) Security Architecture
14 116 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
15 113 (14.25%) Network Security
16 112 (14.12%) Security Cleared
17 109 (13.75%) PCI DSS
18 103 (12.99%) Cyber Security
19 101 (12.74%) Penetration Testing
20 96 (12.11%) Windows
21 86 (10.84%) Degree
22 85 (10.72%) Banking
23 81 (10.21%) Data Protection
24 80 (10.09%) Vulnerability Management
24 80 (10.09%) Kalman Filter
25 79 (9.96%) Data Centre
26 78 (9.84%) CheckPoint
27 77 (9.71%) SC Cleared
27 77 (9.71%) PKI
28 73 (9.21%) Risk Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.92%) IIS
2 23 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.01%) Apache
4 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.25%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.13%) Lync
8 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 45 (5.67%) MS Office
2 39 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) RMDS
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) BusinessWare
4 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.25%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.15%) PaaS
2 21 (2.65%) SaaS
3 16 (2.02%) IaaS
4 8 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.25%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 244 (30.77%) Firewall
2 113 (14.25%) Network Security
3 62 (7.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 54 (6.81%) VPN
5 51 (6.43%) SSL
6 49 (6.18%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (5.80%) WAN
8 42 (5.30%) TCP/IP
9 27 (3.40%) Wireless
10 26 (3.28%) DNS
11 25 (3.15%) LAN
12 24 (3.03%) LDAP
13 20 (2.52%) Internet
14 16 (2.02%) OSPF
14 16 (2.02%) DHCP
14 16 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (1.89%) BGP
16 14 (1.77%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.15%) Big Data
3 13 (1.64%) DB2 UDB
3 13 (1.64%) DB2
4 9 (1.13%) QlikView
5 8 (1.01%) MySQL
6 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.25%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.38%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 182 (22.95%) Finance
2 85 (10.72%) Banking
3 43 (5.42%) Legal
4 39 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.40%) Retail
7 16 (2.02%) Publishing
8 14 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.76%) Games
9 6 (0.76%) Law
10 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.38%) Military
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
12 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 193 (24.34%) Analyst
2 179 (22.57%) Consultant
3 154 (19.42%) Security Analyst
4 142 (17.91%) Security Consultant
5 131 (16.52%) Architect
6 119 (15.01%) Security Architect
7 81 (10.21%) Security Manager
8 56 (7.06%) Security Engineer
9 41 (5.17%) Security Specialist
10 37 (4.67%) Information Security Consultant
11 35 (4.41%) Information Analyst
12 34 (4.29%) Information Security Analyst
13 27 (3.40%) Security Officer
14 24 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
14 24 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
14 24 (3.03%) Information Manager
14 24 (3.03%) IT Consultant
15 22 (2.77%) Technical Analyst
15 22 (2.77%) Information Security Manager
16 21 (2.65%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.77%) .NET
2 18 (2.27%) XML
3 17 (2.14%) SOAP
3 17 (2.14%) HTML
3 17 (2.14%) Middleware
4 15 (1.89%) Web Services
5 8 (1.01%) WCF
6 7 (0.88%) JSP
7 6 (0.76%) Rendezvous
7 6 (0.76%) SPML
8 5 (0.63%) REST
8 5 (0.63%) SAML
9 4 (0.50%) Servlets
9 4 (0.50%) J2EE
9 4 (0.50%) SailPoint
9 4 (0.50%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.50%) OpenID
9 4 (0.50%) OAuth
9 4 (0.50%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.50%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (15.76%) Management Information System
2 79 (9.96%) Data Centre
3 77 (9.71%) PKI
4 52 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (6.43%) CESG
6 29 (3.66%) CESG CLAS
7 28 (3.53%) Data Protection Act
8 27 (3.40%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.65%) RMADS
10 18 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.64%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.13%) AS400
13 8 (1.01%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
14 7 (0.88%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.63%) SCADA
15 5 (0.63%) GIS
15 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.11%) Windows
2 65 (8.20%) Linux
3 39 (4.92%) UNIX
4 17 (2.14%) AIX
5 15 (1.89%) Solaris
6 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.25%) zOS
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (47.54%) Information Security
2 157 (19.80%) SIEM
3 146 (18.41%) ITIL
4 138 (17.40%) Risk Management
5 137 (17.28%) Security Management
6 120 (15.13%) Security Architecture
7 103 (12.99%) Cyber Security
8 101 (12.74%) Penetration Testing
9 81 (10.21%) Data Protection
10 80 (10.09%) Vulnerability Management
10 80 (10.09%) Kalman Filter
11 73 (9.21%) Risk Assessment
12 65 (8.20%) Project Management
13 63 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 58 (7.31%) Information Security Management
15 53 (6.68%) TOGAF
16 50 (6.31%) Incident Management
17 44 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (5.55%) Information Assurance
18 37 (4.67%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.31%) SQL
2 27 (3.40%) C
3 18 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 11 (1.39%) VB
5 10 (1.26%) Java
5 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.01%) C#
8 5 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.50%) Perl
10 3 (0.38%) ABAP
10 3 (0.38%) Python
10 3 (0.38%) VBScript
11 2 (0.25%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 375 (47.29%) CISM
2 169 (21.31%) CISA
3 116 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (14.12%) Security Cleared
5 86 (10.84%) Degree
6 77 (9.71%) SC Cleared
7 67 (8.45%) CCNP
8 56 (7.06%) CCNA
9 48 (6.05%) CRISC
10 46 (5.80%) CEH
11 43 (5.42%) CISMP
12 39 (4.92%) CCSA
13 36 (4.54%) DV Cleared
14 33 (4.16%) GIAC
14 33 (4.16%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (3.91%) CCSP
16 27 (3.40%) CCIE
17 22 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (2.77%) JNCIA
18 19 (2.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (34.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (13.75%) PCI DSS
3 51 (6.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 50 (6.31%) COBIT
5 27 (3.40%) SLA
6 26 (3.28%) QA
7 17 (2.14%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.88%) COSO
9 4 (0.50%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.38%) GPG13
10 3 (0.38%) GxP
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.25%) BS7799
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.89%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.50%) Snort
5 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.25%) XenApp
6 2 (0.25%) NFS
6 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 2 (0.25%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (1.77%) Nessus
3 8 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (0.50%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.38%) SCCM
6 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.25%) Nmap
7 2 (0.25%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) Cacti
8 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.13%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 122 (15.38%) Cisco
2 78 (9.84%) CheckPoint
3 72 (9.08%) McAfee
4 66 (8.32%) Microsoft
5 50 (6.31%) ArcSight
6 49 (6.18%) Juniper
7 48 (6.05%) VMware
8 41 (5.17%) F5
9 37 (4.67%) Blue Coat
9 37 (4.67%) Symantec
10 36 (4.54%) Sourcefire
11 30 (3.78%) Kaspersky
11 30 (3.78%) IBM
12 28 (3.53%) Clearswift
13 25 (3.15%) Oracle
14 24 (3.03%) SAP
15 23 (2.90%) Tufin
16 21 (2.65%) Qualys
16 21 (2.65%) TippingPoint
17 20 (2.52%) Fortinet
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