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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 200 285 299
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 644 405 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 4.06% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 252 234
Median daily rate £519 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £617 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 £57.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +33.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +28.72%
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
10585 9981 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.29% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6055 5387
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 489 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.17 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +36 234 £530 +11.57% 69
South East +31 115 £495 +10.00% 21
South West +24 60 £500 +17.64% 14
North West +29 51 £525 -38.59% 15
East of England +31 49 £475 +5.55% 6
Yorkshire +35 43 £500 +21.21% 9
East Midlands +18 31 £593 +31.66% 2
North East - 27 £713 - 2
West Midlands -15 22 £493 +1.02% 15
Midlands - 8 £525 -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 679 (57.74%) Information Security
2 546 (46.43%) CISM
3 439 (37.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 280 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
5 256 (21.77%) Finance
6 251 (21.34%) CISA
7 215 (18.28%) Firewall
8 213 (18.11%) Security Cleared
9 207 (17.60%) Risk Management
10 202 (17.18%) Security Architecture
11 195 (16.58%) PCI DSS
12 189 (16.07%) ITIL
13 187 (15.90%) Management Information System
14 180 (15.31%) Windows
15 177 (15.05%) TOGAF
15 177 (15.05%) SIEM
16 173 (14.71%) CESG
17 168 (14.29%) Security Operations
18 167 (14.20%) Project Management
19 160 (13.61%) Degree
20 156 (13.27%) SC Cleared
21 147 (12.50%) Cisco
22 141 (11.99%) Vulnerability Management
23 134 (11.39%) Network Security
24 125 (10.63%) Security Management
25 123 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
26 122 (10.37%) Active Directory
27 117 (9.95%) PRINCE2
28 116 (9.86%) CEH
28 116 (9.86%) CESG Certified Professional

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 34 (2.89%) IIS
2 25 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.62%) Mule
5 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.51%) Apache
6 6 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.34%) iPlanet
7 4 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) JBoss
9 2 (0.17%) SAS
9 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 52 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.87%) MS Project
3 19 (1.62%) MS Office
4 17 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.34%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.34%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (4.85%) SaaS
4 41 (3.49%) Office 365
5 21 (1.79%) IaaS
6 17 (1.45%) PaaS
7 7 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.26%) Yammer
11 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 215 (18.28%) Firewall
2 134 (11.39%) Network Security
3 85 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 83 (7.06%) Internet
5 63 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 55 (4.68%) VPN
7 54 (4.59%) LAN
7 54 (4.59%) WAN
8 46 (3.91%) Wireless
9 36 (3.06%) SSL
10 32 (2.72%) DNS
11 27 (2.30%) HTTP
11 27 (2.30%) SMTP
12 26 (2.21%) SSH
13 24 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (2.04%) LDAP
14 22 (1.87%) IPsec
15 21 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (1.28%) FTP
16 15 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.40%) NonStop SQL
2 34 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.43%) Big Data
4 5 (0.43%) GIS
4 5 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.34%) DB2
5 4 (0.34%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.17%) MySQL
6 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.085%) Informix
7 1 (0.085%) MS Access
7 1 (0.085%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.085%) Redis
7 1 (0.085%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.34%) JIRA
2 3 (0.26%) AppScan
2 3 (0.26%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.17%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.17%) Hudson
3 2 (0.17%) JMeter
3 2 (0.17%) Subversion
3 2 (0.17%) TestNG
4 1 (0.085%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.085%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.085%) Maven
4 1 (0.085%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.085%) Selenium
4 1 (0.085%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio
General
1 256 (21.77%) Finance
2 63 (5.36%) Legal
3 59 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 54 (4.59%) Banking
5 30 (2.55%) Retail
6 15 (1.28%) French Language
7 13 (1.11%) Spanish Language
8 10 (0.85%) Law
9 9 (0.77%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.68%) German Language
10 8 (0.68%) Polish Language
11 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.43%) Games
12 5 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.34%) Advertising
13 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 269 (22.87%) Analyst
2 262 (22.28%) Architect
3 220 (18.71%) Security Analyst
4 218 (18.54%) Consultant
5 215 (18.28%) Security Architect
6 196 (16.67%) Security Consultant
7 129 (10.97%) Security Manager
8 72 (6.12%) Information Analyst
8 72 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
9 68 (5.78%) Information Security Consultant
10 65 (5.53%) Security Engineer
10 65 (5.53%) Security Specialist
11 55 (4.68%) CISSP Architect
11 55 (4.68%) Information Security Manager
12 53 (4.51%) IT Analyst
13 51 (4.34%) Information Manager
14 49 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
15 45 (3.83%) Project Manager
16 42 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
17 40 (3.40%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.79%) SAML
2 11 (0.94%) Middleware
2 11 (0.94%) Web Services
3 6 (0.51%) .NET
4 4 (0.34%) MSMQ
4 4 (0.34%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.26%) J2EE
5 3 (0.26%) JSON
5 3 (0.26%) WAP
6 2 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.17%) COM
6 2 (0.17%) CSS
6 2 (0.17%) HTML
6 2 (0.17%) JMS
6 2 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.17%) SOAP
6 2 (0.17%) XML
6 2 (0.17%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.17%) XSD
6 2 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 187 (15.90%) Management Information System
2 173 (14.71%) CESG
3 105 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (7.06%) PKI
5 76 (6.46%) Security Operations Centre
6 70 (5.95%) Data Centre
7 59 (5.02%) CESG CLAS
8 45 (3.83%) Computer Science
9 43 (3.66%) Cryptography
10 34 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 31 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
12 22 (1.87%) PMI
13 20 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
14 19 (1.62%) Mathematics
15 15 (1.28%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
17 10 (0.85%) Driving Licence
18 8 (0.68%) Private Cloud
18 8 (0.68%) SCADA
19 7 (0.60%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 180 (15.31%) Windows
2 107 (9.10%) Linux
3 77 (6.55%) Unix
4 31 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.70%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.28%) Windows Vista
9 14 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.11%) Solaris
11 8 (0.68%) AIX
12 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.43%) VMS
14 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.34%) zOS
15 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.085%) Android
17 1 (0.085%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (57.74%) Information Security
2 280 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 207 (17.60%) Risk Management
4 202 (17.18%) Security Architecture
5 189 (16.07%) ITIL
6 177 (15.05%) SIEM
6 177 (15.05%) TOGAF
7 168 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 167 (14.20%) Project Management
9 141 (11.99%) Vulnerability Management
10 125 (10.63%) Security Management
11 123 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 117 (9.95%) PRINCE2
13 114 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
14 106 (9.01%) Information Assurance
15 104 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
16 100 (8.50%) Data Protection
17 86 (7.31%) Risk Assessment
18 76 (6.46%) SABSA
19 72 (6.12%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 41 (3.49%) Python
2 29 (2.47%) Java
2 29 (2.47%) SQL
3 26 (2.21%) Perl
4 24 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 21 (1.79%) C
6 16 (1.36%) VB
7 12 (1.02%) C#
8 8 (0.68%) C++
9 7 (0.60%) Ruby
10 6 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.26%) PHP
12 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.17%) R
14 1 (0.085%) Go
14 1 (0.085%) VBA
Qualifications
1 546 (46.43%) CISM
2 251 (21.34%) CISA
3 213 (18.11%) Security Cleared
4 160 (13.61%) Degree
5 156 (13.27%) SC Cleared
6 116 (9.86%) CEH
6 116 (9.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 112 (9.52%) CLAS
8 88 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (5.36%) CRISC
10 62 (5.27%) CISMP
11 55 (4.68%) GIAC
12 52 (4.42%) GCIH
13 48 (4.08%) ISSAP
14 47 (4.00%) ISEB
15 45 (3.83%) CCNP
15 45 (3.83%) SANS
16 43 (3.66%) DV Cleared
17 38 (3.23%) GCIA
18 36 (3.06%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (37.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 195 (16.58%) PCI DSS
3 86 (7.31%) COBIT
4 61 (5.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 47 (4.00%) RMADS
6 45 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (2.30%) JSP 440
8 13 (1.11%) ISO27005
9 12 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
10 10 (0.85%) GPG13
10 10 (0.85%) QA
11 9 (0.77%) COSO
11 9 (0.77%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.77%) SLA
12 8 (0.68%) ISO27002
13 7 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (0.51%) ISO22301
15 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 3 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
16 3 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 122 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.11%) Sendmail
4 11 (0.94%) Snort
5 9 (0.77%) BitLocker
6 8 (0.68%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.34%) ClearTrust
9 3 (0.26%) Firmware
9 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.26%) UAG
9 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.17%) Docker
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.17%) XenApp
10 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.085%) vCloud
11 1 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (2.89%) SCCM
2 24 (2.04%) Puppet
3 19 (1.62%) Ansible
3 19 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (1.19%) RSA Security Analytics
5 12 (1.02%) EnCase
5 12 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 12 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (0.94%) Nessus
7 9 (0.77%) RSA Archer
7 9 (0.77%) WSUS
8 8 (0.68%) QRadar
9 7 (0.60%) SmoothWall
10 5 (0.43%) Nagios
11 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 147 (12.50%) Cisco
2 106 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.53%) CheckPoint
4 58 (4.93%) Oracle
5 55 (4.68%) Qualys
6 49 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 46 (3.91%) Splunk
8 35 (2.98%) VMware
9 34 (2.89%) Cyber-Ark
10 32 (2.72%) ArcSight
11 30 (2.55%) Palo Alto
12 29 (2.47%) Citrix
13 20 (1.70%) F5
13 20 (1.70%) Google
14 19 (1.62%) Blue Coat
14 19 (1.62%) Symantec
15 18 (1.53%) Forcepoint
16 17 (1.45%) IBM
17 15 (1.28%) NetWitness
18 13 (1.11%) Juniper
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