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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 209 283 329
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +46
Contract jobs citing CISSP 562 396 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 4.12% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 233 198
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.95 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.20 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -
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
10466 9620 9688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.22% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6541 5606 5716
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 475 498
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 201 £500 +5.26% 77
South East +6 136 £475 +5.55% 32
North West +2 57 £575 +64.28% 10
South West +6 44 £400 +3.09% 9
East of England +28 36 £438 +18.12% 10
North East -26 24 £725 +222.22% 1
Yorkshire +18 20 £430 +4.24% 10
East Midlands +17 19 £593 +43.63% 3
West Midlands -12 12 £494 +21.01% 5
Midlands - 5 £550 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 649 (59.00%) Information Security
2 529 (48.09%) CISM
3 430 (39.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 256 (23.27%) CISA
5 238 (21.64%) PCI DSS
6 229 (20.82%) Finance
7 227 (20.64%) Firewall
8 226 (20.55%) Cybersecurity
9 216 (19.64%) Security Architecture
10 202 (18.36%) Risk Management
11 186 (16.91%) Security Cleared
12 171 (15.55%) SIEM
13 170 (15.45%) Degree
14 168 (15.27%) Management Information System
15 159 (14.45%) ITIL
16 157 (14.27%) Windows
16 157 (14.27%) Security Operations
17 135 (12.27%) SC Cleared
18 133 (12.09%) TOGAF
19 128 (11.64%) CESG
20 126 (11.45%) Security Management
20 126 (11.45%) Network Security
21 123 (11.18%) Cisco
22 122 (11.09%) Vulnerability Management
23 121 (11.00%) CEH
24 118 (10.73%) Project Management
25 113 (10.27%) Data Protection
26 107 (9.73%) Information Assurance
27 106 (9.64%) CESG Certified Professional
28 105 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management

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 42 (3.82%) IIS
2 22 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.82%) Mule
6 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.55%) Apache
8 6 (0.55%) iPlanet
8 6 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.091%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.091%) Liferay
11 1 (0.091%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.45%) MS Office
3 13 (1.18%) MS Project
4 11 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.45%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) BusinessWare
1 6 (0.55%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.091%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.27%) SaaS
4 23 (2.09%) Office 365
5 17 (1.55%) IaaS
6 11 (1.00%) PaaS
7 10 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 227 (20.64%) Firewall
2 126 (11.45%) Network Security
3 89 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 79 (7.18%) Internet
5 57 (5.18%) VPN
6 55 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 42 (3.82%) LAN
8 36 (3.27%) WAN
9 34 (3.09%) Wireless
10 25 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (2.18%) SSH
12 23 (2.09%) DNS
12 23 (2.09%) SSL
13 20 (1.82%) SMTP
14 19 (1.73%) IPsec
15 18 (1.64%) HTTP
16 15 (1.36%) LDAP
17 13 (1.18%) BGP
17 13 (1.18%) OSPF
18 12 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
3 7 (0.64%) DB2
4 6 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (0.36%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.27%) Big Data
6 3 (0.27%) MySQL
7 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.091%) Informix
8 1 (0.091%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.091%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.091%) Redis
8 1 (0.091%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.27%) AppScan
2 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.18%) Hudson
3 2 (0.18%) Subversion
3 2 (0.18%) TestNG
4 1 (0.091%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.091%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.091%) JMeter
4 1 (0.091%) Maven
4 1 (0.091%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.091%) Selenium
4 1 (0.091%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.091%) Visual Studio
General
1 229 (20.82%) Finance
2 59 (5.36%) Legal
3 45 (4.09%) Banking
4 41 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.36%) Retail
6 16 (1.45%) Spanish Language
7 14 (1.27%) French Language
8 12 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.73%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.73%) Polish Language
11 7 (0.64%) German Language
11 7 (0.64%) Law
12 6 (0.55%) Automotive
13 5 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.36%) Advertising
14 4 (0.36%) Games
14 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 248 (22.55%) Analyst
2 228 (20.73%) Consultant
3 222 (20.18%) Architect
4 207 (18.82%) Security Consultant
5 197 (17.91%) Security Analyst
6 192 (17.45%) Security Architect
7 115 (10.45%) Security Manager
8 82 (7.45%) Information Analyst
8 82 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 76 (6.91%) Information Security Consultant
10 74 (6.73%) Security Specialist
11 56 (5.09%) Security Engineer
12 49 (4.45%) CISSP Architect
13 48 (4.36%) Information Security Manager
14 46 (4.18%) Information Manager
15 45 (4.09%) IT Analyst
16 42 (3.82%) CISSP Consultant
17 39 (3.55%) IT Security Analyst
18 34 (3.09%) CISSP Analyst
19 31 (2.82%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.55%) Web Services
2 15 (1.36%) Middleware
3 11 (1.00%) SAML
4 6 (0.55%) MSMQ
5 5 (0.45%) .NET
6 3 (0.27%) D3.js
6 3 (0.27%) JSON
6 3 (0.27%) SOAP
7 2 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.18%) COM
7 2 (0.18%) JMS
7 2 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.18%) REST
7 2 (0.18%) XML
7 2 (0.18%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.18%) XSD
7 2 (0.18%) XSLT
8 1 (0.091%) CSS
8 1 (0.091%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 168 (15.27%) Management Information System
2 128 (11.64%) CESG
3 84 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 64 (5.82%) PKI
6 61 (5.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 55 (5.00%) Cryptography
8 40 (3.64%) Computer Science
9 37 (3.36%) Cyberthreat
10 31 (2.82%) CESG CLAS
10 31 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 27 (2.45%) PMI
12 21 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
13 20 (1.82%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.55%) Driving Licence
15 15 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (1.36%) Smartcard
16 13 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 13 (1.18%) Private Cloud
17 12 (1.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 157 (14.27%) Windows
2 78 (7.09%) Unix
3 75 (6.82%) Linux
4 23 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.45%) Solaris
7 15 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.18%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.09%) AIX
10 9 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.55%) VMS
11 6 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.55%) zOS
12 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.36%) Android
14 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (59.00%) Information Security
2 226 (20.55%) Cybersecurity
3 216 (19.64%) Security Architecture
4 202 (18.36%) Risk Management
5 171 (15.55%) SIEM
6 159 (14.45%) ITIL
7 157 (14.27%) Security Operations
8 133 (12.09%) TOGAF
9 126 (11.45%) Security Management
10 122 (11.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 118 (10.73%) Project Management
12 113 (10.27%) Data Protection
13 107 (9.73%) Information Assurance
14 105 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (9.27%) Risk Assessment
16 88 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
17 85 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
17 85 (7.73%) PRINCE2
18 80 (7.27%) SABSA
19 65 (5.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (2.73%) Python
2 25 (2.27%) C
3 21 (1.91%) Java
3 21 (1.91%) SQL
4 14 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.18%) Perl
6 12 (1.09%) C#
7 9 (0.82%) VB
8 7 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.55%) C++
10 4 (0.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.091%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.091%) R
12 1 (0.091%) Ruby
12 1 (0.091%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 529 (48.09%) CISM
2 256 (23.27%) CISA
3 186 (16.91%) Security Cleared
4 170 (15.45%) Degree
5 135 (12.27%) SC Cleared
6 121 (11.00%) CEH
7 106 (9.64%) CESG Certified Professional
8 98 (8.91%) CLAS
9 91 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (6.18%) CISMP
11 56 (5.09%) GIAC
11 56 (5.09%) SANS
12 51 (4.64%) GCIH
13 46 (4.18%) CRISC
14 45 (4.09%) GCIA
15 44 (4.00%) DV Cleared
16 42 (3.82%) IISP
17 40 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (3.55%) CREST Certified
19 32 (2.91%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (39.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 238 (21.64%) PCI DSS
3 86 (7.82%) COBIT
4 59 (5.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 55 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 50 (4.55%) RMADS
7 23 (2.09%) ISO27005
8 19 (1.73%) ISO 9001
8 19 (1.73%) JSP 440
9 18 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
10 17 (1.55%) ISO27002
11 15 (1.36%) COSO
12 13 (1.18%) ISAE 3402
12 13 (1.18%) QA
13 9 (0.82%) ISO22301
14 7 (0.64%) SLA
15 6 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
15 6 (0.55%) GPG13
16 4 (0.36%) ISO 9000
17 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 77 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.09%) Sendmail
4 6 (0.55%) BitLocker
4 6 (0.55%) ClearTrust
4 6 (0.55%) ProxySG
4 6 (0.55%) Snort
5 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.27%) UAG
6 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.18%) XenApp
6 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.091%) Docker
7 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.091%) vCloud
7 1 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (2.00%) SCCM
2 19 (1.73%) RSA Security Analytics
3 16 (1.45%) Puppet
4 13 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (1.18%) Nessus
5 10 (0.91%) EnCase
5 10 (0.91%) QRadar
5 10 (0.91%) RSA Archer
6 9 (0.82%) Ansible
6 9 (0.82%) WSUS
7 8 (0.73%) FortiGate
7 8 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (0.73%) Windows Intune
8 7 (0.64%) SmoothWall
9 6 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.45%) Nmap
11 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.27%) Proventia
11 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.27%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 123 (11.18%) Cisco
2 98 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.55%) Oracle
4 49 (4.45%) Splunk
5 47 (4.27%) CheckPoint
6 45 (4.09%) Qualys
7 44 (4.00%) ArcSight
8 37 (3.36%) VMware
9 36 (3.27%) Intel Security
10 34 (3.09%) IBM
11 24 (2.18%) Citrix
12 22 (2.00%) F5
13 18 (1.64%) Cyber-Ark
14 16 (1.45%) Forcepoint
14 16 (1.45%) Juniper
14 16 (1.45%) NetWitness
14 16 (1.45%) Palo Alto
14 16 (1.45%) Symantec
15 15 (1.36%) Barracuda Networks
16 14 (1.27%) Blue Coat
Warwickshire
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago