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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 274 317 346
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +29
Contract jobs citing CISSP 372 274 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 2.85% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 191 95
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £478 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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
9707 9613 7757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.19% 19.40% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5557 5573 4186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 486 431
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +13 147 £475 +5.55% 54
South East +40 126 £450 -10.00% 53
North West -6 42 £388 -24.20% 12
South West +19 23 £392 -18.43% 13
East of England +13 13 £425 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -9 10 £401 -11.00% 12
Yorkshire -13 5 £413 -8.33% 11
East Midlands -1 3 - - 3
North East -5 1 £225 -6.25% 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 339 (48.22%) Information Security
2 290 (41.25%) CISM
3 225 (32.01%) Firewall
4 218 (31.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 166 (23.61%) Finance
6 158 (22.48%) ITIL
7 146 (20.77%) Management Information System
7 146 (20.77%) Security Cleared
8 135 (19.20%) Cisco
9 127 (18.07%) PCI DSS
10 126 (17.92%) CISA
11 124 (17.64%) Risk Management
12 112 (15.93%) Network Security
13 109 (15.50%) Security Management
14 102 (14.51%) SC Cleared
15 99 (14.08%) Degree
15 99 (14.08%) CheckPoint
16 96 (13.66%) Penetration Testing
17 90 (12.80%) SIEM
18 88 (12.52%) Security Architecture
19 78 (11.10%) Windows
20 77 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
20 77 (10.95%) Cyber Security
21 76 (10.81%) TOGAF
22 74 (10.53%) Microsoft
22 74 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
23 66 (9.39%) Linux
23 66 (9.39%) Risk Assessment
24 64 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
25 62 (8.82%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (5.55%) IIS
2 16 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.57%) Apache
5 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.14%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.98%) MS Office
3 11 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.85%) MS Project
4 6 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.28%) RMDS
2 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.14%) SaaS
2 7 (1.00%) PaaS
2 7 (1.00%) IaaS
3 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 225 (32.01%) Firewall
2 112 (15.93%) Network Security
3 59 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
4 55 (7.82%) VPN
5 51 (7.25%) SSL
6 47 (6.69%) TCP/IP
7 45 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 43 (6.12%) WAN
9 40 (5.69%) Internet
10 38 (5.41%) DNS
10 38 (5.41%) Wireless
11 37 (5.26%) LAN
12 36 (5.12%) OSPF
13 25 (3.56%) DHCP
14 22 (3.13%) IPsec
14 22 (3.13%) RIP
15 21 (2.99%) LDAP
16 20 (2.84%) Cisco ISE
17 19 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 17 (2.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.56%) Big Data
3 10 (1.42%) DB2
3 10 (1.42%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.28%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.85%) TestDirector
1 6 (0.85%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.57%) GDB
3 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.14%) MSI
4 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 166 (23.61%) Finance
2 48 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.69%) Banking
4 30 (4.27%) Legal
5 19 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.28%) Retail
7 12 (1.71%) Games
8 8 (1.14%) Law
9 7 (1.00%) Publishing
10 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Military
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Marketing
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 172 (24.47%) Analyst
2 168 (23.90%) Consultant
3 145 (20.63%) Security Analyst
4 138 (19.63%) Security Consultant
5 96 (13.66%) Architect
6 82 (11.66%) Security Architect
7 66 (9.39%) Security Manager
8 55 (7.82%) Security Engineer
9 39 (5.55%) Information Analyst
10 38 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
11 31 (4.41%) Security Specialist
11 31 (4.41%) Project Manager
12 30 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
13 28 (3.98%) Network Engineer
14 23 (3.27%) Information Manager
14 23 (3.27%) Network Security Engineer
15 22 (3.13%) Network Consultant
15 22 (3.13%) Design Engineer
16 21 (2.99%) Information Security Manager
17 19 (2.70%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.99%) SAML
2 20 (2.84%) .NET
2 20 (2.84%) OAuth
2 20 (2.84%) OpenID
3 17 (2.42%) SOAP
4 16 (2.28%) Rendezvous
5 15 (2.13%) XML
6 13 (1.85%) HTML
6 13 (1.85%) Web Services
7 10 (1.42%) Middleware
8 8 (1.14%) JSP
9 6 (0.85%) WCF
10 4 (0.57%) SAP Basis
11 3 (0.43%) XACML
11 3 (0.43%) SPML
11 3 (0.43%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 2 (0.28%) REST
12 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
12 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 146 (20.77%) Management Information System
2 60 (8.53%) PKI
3 50 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.41%) CESG
5 23 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 18 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
8 17 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.99%) SecurID
10 11 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.42%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.28%) Human Factors
13 7 (1.00%) RMADS
13 7 (1.00%) CMDB
13 7 (1.00%) SCADA
14 5 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
14 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.10%) Windows
2 66 (9.39%) Linux
3 42 (5.97%) UNIX
4 12 (1.71%) Solaris
5 10 (1.42%) AIX
6 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (48.22%) Information Security
2 158 (22.48%) ITIL
3 124 (17.64%) Risk Management
4 109 (15.50%) Security Management
5 96 (13.66%) Penetration Testing
6 90 (12.80%) SIEM
7 88 (12.52%) Security Architecture
8 77 (10.95%) Cyber Security
9 76 (10.81%) TOGAF
10 74 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 66 (9.39%) Risk Assessment
12 64 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (8.82%) Data Protection
14 60 (8.53%) Project Management
15 57 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 57 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
16 53 (7.54%) PRINCE2
17 49 (6.97%) Change Management
18 44 (6.26%) Incident Management
19 39 (5.55%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.84%) SQL
2 17 (2.42%) C
2 17 (2.42%) Shell Script
3 15 (2.13%) Java
4 14 (1.99%) VB
5 13 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.00%) C#
6 7 (1.00%) Perl
6 7 (1.00%) Python
7 6 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.71%) C++
9 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.57%) VC++
9 4 (0.57%) PHP
10 3 (0.43%) VBScript
10 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.43%) ABAP
11 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 290 (41.25%) CISM
2 146 (20.77%) Security Cleared
3 126 (17.92%) CISA
4 102 (14.51%) SC Cleared
5 99 (14.08%) Degree
6 77 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (7.97%) CEH
8 54 (7.68%) CISMP
9 51 (7.25%) DV Cleared
10 48 (6.83%) CRISC
11 47 (6.69%) CCNP
12 42 (5.97%) GIAC
13 36 (5.12%) ISSAP
14 32 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (3.13%) CCNA
17 20 (2.84%) MCSE
18 17 (2.42%) GCIH
18 17 (2.42%) CCIE
19 14 (1.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (31.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (18.07%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.55%) COBIT
4 27 (3.84%) QA
5 21 (2.99%) SLA
6 18 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.85%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.85%) COSO
9 3 (0.43%) BS7799
9 3 (0.43%) GxP
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.85%) XenApp
3 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (2.56%) Nessus
2 12 (1.71%) SCCM
3 8 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.71%) WebInspect
4 5 (0.71%) Nmap
4 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.71%) CORE IMPACT
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (0.57%) OpenView
6 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 135 (19.20%) Cisco
2 99 (14.08%) CheckPoint
3 74 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 53 (7.54%) F5
5 48 (6.83%) Juniper
6 37 (5.26%) McAfee
7 36 (5.12%) VMware
8 34 (4.84%) Tufin
9 29 (4.13%) Citrix
10 26 (3.70%) Clearswift
10 26 (3.70%) ArcSight
11 25 (3.56%) Blue Coat
12 24 (3.41%) Kaspersky
13 22 (3.13%) Fortinet
14 20 (2.84%) Symantec
15 17 (2.42%) Oracle
16 16 (2.28%) TIBCO
16 16 (2.28%) Bloomberg
16 16 (2.28%) HP
16 16 (2.28%) SAP
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