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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 233 302 258
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -44
Contract jobs citing CISSP 540 417 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 4.03% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 274 308
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £605 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.25 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
10046 10356 10314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.65% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6211 6293 5760
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 496 428
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% +19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 228 £525 +5.00% 76
South East +40 103 £523 +22.94% 22
North West +57 67 £548 +15.26% 12
South West +21 48 £450 -5.26% 6
East of England +40 45 £450 -12.62% 6
Yorkshire +18 19 £500 +14.28% 8
West Midlands -11 17 £413 +29.41% 10
East Midlands -6 7 £580 +65.71% 1
North East -20 5 £500 -9.09% 1
Midlands -3 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 680 (57.29%) Information Security
2 532 (44.82%) CISM
3 414 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 322 (27.13%) Cybersecurity
5 269 (22.66%) Finance
6 256 (21.57%) CISA
7 239 (20.13%) Risk Management
8 224 (18.87%) Firewall
9 220 (18.53%) Security Cleared
10 206 (17.35%) Windows
11 205 (17.27%) Security Architecture
12 202 (17.02%) SIEM
13 200 (16.85%) ITIL
14 192 (16.18%) Management Information System
15 190 (16.01%) PCI DSS
16 185 (15.59%) CESG
17 180 (15.16%) TOGAF
18 174 (14.66%) Security Operations
19 160 (13.48%) Cisco
20 158 (13.31%) SC Cleared
21 155 (13.06%) Degree
22 150 (12.64%) Project Management
23 149 (12.55%) Network Security
24 145 (12.22%) Vulnerability Management
25 138 (11.63%) Active Directory
26 135 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
27 133 (11.20%) Linux
28 126 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
29 120 (10.11%) Microsoft
30 118 (9.94%) Security 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 30 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.44%) IIS
3 27 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.60%) Mule
5 11 (0.93%) Apache
6 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.17%) SAS
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.084%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.084%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.084%) Jetty
11 1 (0.084%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.02%) MS Project
2 24 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.68%) MS Office
4 10 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.084%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 88 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.39%) SaaS
4 40 (3.37%) Office 365
5 25 (2.11%) IaaS
6 19 (1.60%) PaaS
7 7 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.34%) Yammer
11 3 (0.25%) GitHub
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.084%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 224 (18.87%) Firewall
2 149 (12.55%) Network Security
3 78 (6.57%) WAN
4 76 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 71 (5.98%) LAN
6 70 (5.90%) TCP/IP
7 65 (5.48%) Internet
8 58 (4.89%) VPN
9 53 (4.47%) Wireless
10 42 (3.54%) SSL
11 33 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (2.70%) IPsec
12 32 (2.70%) SMTP
13 29 (2.44%) HTTP
13 29 (2.44%) SSH
14 26 (2.19%) DNS
15 25 (2.11%) OSPF
16 23 (1.94%) FTP
17 22 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
17 22 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.54%) NonStop SQL
3 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.76%) Redis
5 8 (0.67%) Big Data
5 8 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.59%) GIS
7 6 (0.51%) MySQL
8 4 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.25%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.17%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.084%) DB2
11 1 (0.084%) MS Access
11 1 (0.084%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.51%) JIRA
3 3 (0.25%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.17%) JMeter
4 2 (0.17%) TestNG
5 1 (0.084%) AppScan
5 1 (0.084%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.084%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.084%) GDB
5 1 (0.084%) Hudson
5 1 (0.084%) Maven
5 1 (0.084%) Selenium
5 1 (0.084%) Subversion
5 1 (0.084%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.084%) WinDbg
General
1 269 (22.66%) Finance
2 64 (5.39%) Banking
3 57 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.13%) Legal
5 37 (3.12%) Retail
6 18 (1.52%) French Language
7 12 (1.01%) Spanish Language
8 9 (0.76%) Italian Language
8 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.67%) German Language
9 8 (0.67%) Polish Language
10 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.59%) Law
11 6 (0.51%) Automotive
12 5 (0.42%) Advertising
12 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.34%) Games
13 4 (0.34%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 260 (21.90%) Architect
2 253 (21.31%) Analyst
3 216 (18.20%) Consultant
4 209 (17.61%) Security Architect
5 208 (17.52%) Security Analyst
6 188 (15.84%) Security Consultant
7 117 (9.86%) Security Manager
8 61 (5.14%) Information Security Consultant
9 60 (5.05%) Security Engineer
10 58 (4.89%) Information Analyst
11 57 (4.80%) Information Security Analyst
12 55 (4.63%) Security Specialist
13 52 (4.38%) Information Security Manager
14 49 (4.13%) IT Analyst
15 48 (4.04%) Information Manager
15 48 (4.04%) Project Manager
16 47 (3.96%) IT Security Analyst
17 44 (3.71%) CISSP Architect
18 40 (3.37%) Security Project Manager
19 38 (3.20%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.85%) Web Services
2 18 (1.52%) ELK Stack
3 17 (1.43%) SAML
4 16 (1.35%) Middleware
5 9 (0.76%) RESTful
6 8 (0.67%) .NET
7 6 (0.51%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.42%) J2EE
8 5 (0.42%) LAMP
9 3 (0.25%) COM
9 3 (0.25%) HTML
9 3 (0.25%) WAP
10 2 (0.17%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.17%) CSS
10 2 (0.17%) jQuery
10 2 (0.17%) JSON
10 2 (0.17%) REST
10 2 (0.17%) Servlets
11 1 (0.084%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 192 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 185 (15.59%) CESG
3 116 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (7.50%) PKI
5 70 (5.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 68 (5.73%) Data Centre
7 56 (4.72%) Cryptography
8 52 (4.38%) CESG CLAS
9 44 (3.71%) Computer Science
10 38 (3.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 33 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
12 23 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
13 21 (1.77%) Client/Server
14 19 (1.60%) Cyber Attack
15 17 (1.43%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.93%) Fixed Income
16 11 (0.93%) PMI
17 10 (0.84%) Public Cloud
18 9 (0.76%) Driving Licence
19 7 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 206 (17.35%) Windows
2 133 (11.20%) Linux
3 108 (9.10%) Unix
4 25 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.68%) Windows Vista
8 19 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.76%) Solaris
12 8 (0.67%) AIX
13 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.42%) VMS
15 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.084%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (57.29%) Information Security
2 322 (27.13%) Cybersecurity
3 239 (20.13%) Risk Management
4 205 (17.27%) Security Architecture
5 202 (17.02%) SIEM
6 200 (16.85%) ITIL
7 180 (15.16%) TOGAF
8 174 (14.66%) Security Operations
9 150 (12.64%) Project Management
10 145 (12.22%) Vulnerability Management
11 135 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 126 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
13 118 (9.94%) Security Management
14 112 (9.44%) PRINCE2
15 105 (8.85%) Information Assurance
16 91 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (7.67%) Data Protection
16 91 (7.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 76 (6.40%) ISMS
18 71 (5.98%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.22%) Python
2 43 (3.62%) SQL
3 34 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 31 (2.61%) Java
5 24 (2.02%) Perl
6 19 (1.60%) C#
6 19 (1.60%) VB
7 11 (0.93%) C
8 7 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.59%) Ruby
9 6 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.42%) C++
10 5 (0.42%) PHP
11 4 (0.34%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.17%) Delphi
13 2 (0.17%) R
14 1 (0.084%) Go
14 1 (0.084%) VBA
Qualifications
1 532 (44.82%) CISM
2 256 (21.57%) CISA
3 220 (18.53%) Security Cleared
4 158 (13.31%) SC Cleared
5 155 (13.06%) Degree
6 118 (9.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 109 (9.18%) CEH
8 104 (8.76%) CLAS
9 85 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
10 72 (6.07%) CISMP
11 71 (5.98%) CRISC
12 65 (5.48%) SANS
13 60 (5.05%) GIAC
14 54 (4.55%) CCNP
15 52 (4.38%) ISEB
16 46 (3.88%) GCIH
17 45 (3.79%) DV Cleared
18 43 (3.62%) ISSAP
19 38 (3.20%) CREST Certified
20 33 (2.78%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 190 (16.01%) PCI DSS
3 94 (7.92%) COBIT
4 48 (4.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 44 (3.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 31 (2.61%) RMADS
7 20 (1.68%) JSP 440
8 17 (1.43%) ISO27002
9 11 (0.93%) QA
10 10 (0.84%) COSO
10 10 (0.84%) GPG13
11 9 (0.76%) SLA
12 7 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (0.59%) ISO22301
12 7 (0.59%) ISO27005
13 5 (0.42%) Basel III
13 5 (0.42%) SAS 70
14 4 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 138 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.43%) Sendmail
4 10 (0.84%) Snort
5 9 (0.76%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.59%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.17%) Docker
9 2 (0.17%) Firmware
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.17%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.084%) etcd
10 1 (0.084%) flannel
10 1 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.084%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (2.86%) SCCM
2 24 (2.02%) QRadar
3 22 (1.85%) Nessus
4 21 (1.77%) Puppet
5 19 (1.60%) Ansible
5 19 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.84%) EnCase
8 10 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.84%) Kibana
8 10 (0.84%) logstash
9 9 (0.76%) RSA Security Analytics
10 8 (0.67%) SmoothWall
11 7 (0.59%) Nagios
12 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.42%) RSA enVision
13 5 (0.42%) WSUS
14 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 160 (13.48%) Cisco
2 120 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 68 (5.73%) CheckPoint
4 67 (5.64%) Splunk
5 62 (5.22%) Oracle
6 50 (4.21%) Intel Security
7 49 (4.13%) Qualys
8 39 (3.29%) ArcSight
8 39 (3.29%) Cyber-Ark
9 38 (3.20%) VMware
10 36 (3.03%) Palo Alto
11 35 (2.95%) Citrix
12 32 (2.70%) LogRhythm
13 28 (2.36%) Fortinet
14 26 (2.19%) IBM
15 24 (2.02%) Google
16 20 (1.68%) F5
17 17 (1.43%) Apple
17 17 (1.43%) Forcepoint
17 17 (1.43%) Juniper
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Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
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