The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 320 324 310
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 297 180 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 2.30% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 88 177
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £50.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -16.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.83%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10027 7817 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 18.14% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5749 4178 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 436 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CISSP
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +31 156 £452 -9.70% 37
South East +4 66 £500 +17.64% 24
North West -4 32 £510 +70.00% 4
South West -13 12 £480 +12.94% 7
Yorkshire -13 11 £513 +2.50% 6
West Midlands -11 7 £450 - 2
East of England -26 4 £325 -27.77% 4
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 310 (57.73%) Information Security
2 262 (48.79%) CISM
3 172 (32.03%) CISA
4 133 (24.77%) Finance
4 133 (24.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 123 (22.91%) Windows
6 112 (20.86%) Management Information System
7 108 (20.11%) Risk Management
8 104 (19.37%) Banking
9 96 (17.88%) ITIL
10 94 (17.50%) Firewall
11 91 (16.95%) Security Architecture
12 88 (16.39%) UNIX
12 88 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 87 (16.20%) Security Management
14 71 (13.22%) Network Security
15 70 (13.04%) Active Directory
16 62 (11.55%) Risk Assessment
16 62 (11.55%) Security Cleared
17 60 (11.17%) CheckPoint
18 56 (10.43%) TOGAF
19 55 (10.24%) Degree
20 53 (9.87%) Cisco
20 53 (9.87%) GIAC
21 52 (9.68%) PCI DSS
22 51 (9.50%) SIEM
23 50 (9.31%) Information Security Management
24 48 (8.94%) CESG
25 46 (8.57%) Cyber-Ark
26 45 (8.38%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (2.79%) SharePoint
1 15 (2.79%) IIS
2 11 (2.05%) Apache
3 7 (1.30%) Joomla!
3 7 (1.30%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.74%) SAP Web AS
5 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.23%) MS Office
4 10 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) assyst
2 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) Summit
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.50%) Firewall
2 71 (13.22%) Network Security
3 39 (7.26%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (3.72%) VPN
6 16 (2.98%) Internet
6 16 (2.98%) LDAP
7 14 (2.61%) SNMP
8 13 (2.42%) OSPF
9 12 (2.23%) LAN
10 10 (1.86%) WAN
10 10 (1.86%) MPLS
10 10 (1.86%) Intranet
10 10 (1.86%) IPsec
10 10 (1.86%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.68%) DNS
11 9 (1.68%) SSL
12 8 (1.49%) VoIP
12 8 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 7 (1.30%) DB2
2 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.19%) Big Data
3 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) FindBugs
1 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 133 (24.77%) Finance
2 104 (19.37%) Banking
3 28 (5.21%) Legal
4 26 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 25 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.72%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.79%) Retail
8 9 (1.68%) Marketing
9 8 (1.49%) German Language
10 7 (1.30%) Law
11 6 (1.12%) Advertising
12 4 (0.74%) Publishing
13 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.56%) French Language
14 2 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.37%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 127 (23.65%) Analyst
2 110 (20.48%) Consultant
3 101 (18.81%) Security Analyst
4 96 (17.88%) Architect
5 78 (14.53%) Security Architect
6 74 (13.78%) Security Consultant
7 54 (10.06%) Security Manager
8 43 (8.01%) Information Manager
9 36 (6.70%) Information Security Manager
10 34 (6.33%) Security Engineer
11 27 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (4.66%) Senior Security Analyst
12 25 (4.66%) Information Security Consultant
13 24 (4.47%) Project Manager
14 20 (3.72%) IT Security Analyst
15 19 (3.54%) Information Analyst
15 19 (3.54%) Security Specialist
16 17 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
17 16 (2.98%) Risk Analyst
18 14 (2.61%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.30%) XML
2 6 (1.12%) .NET
3 5 (0.93%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.93%) Middleware
4 4 (0.74%) Web Services
5 3 (0.56%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.19%) OpenID
6 1 (0.19%) jQuery
6 1 (0.19%) OAuth
6 1 (0.19%) Spring
6 1 (0.19%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.19%) JSP
6 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (20.86%) Management Information System
2 48 (8.94%) CESG
3 28 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.28%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (2.23%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.23%) Economics
5 12 (2.23%) RMADS
6 9 (1.68%) E-Learning
7 8 (1.49%) PKI
8 5 (0.93%) FMCG
8 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.93%) CMDB
8 5 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.74%) EMV
9 4 (0.74%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.74%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.56%) AS400
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 3 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 123 (22.91%) Windows
2 88 (16.39%) UNIX
3 33 (6.15%) Linux
4 22 (4.10%) VMS
5 12 (2.23%) AIX
6 7 (1.30%) Solaris
7 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) HPUX
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (57.73%) Information Security
2 108 (20.11%) Risk Management
3 96 (17.88%) ITIL
4 91 (16.95%) Security Architecture
5 87 (16.20%) Security Management
6 62 (11.55%) Risk Assessment
7 56 (10.43%) TOGAF
8 51 (9.50%) SIEM
9 50 (9.31%) Information Security Management
10 45 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
10 45 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (8.01%) Identity Management
11 43 (8.01%) Project Management
12 34 (6.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 29 (5.40%) Data Protection
13 29 (5.40%) Risk Analysis
14 28 (5.21%) Information Assurance
15 26 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 23 (4.28%) PRINCE2
16 23 (4.28%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.66%) SQL
2 10 (1.86%) C
3 5 (0.93%) Java
4 2 (0.37%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) Perl
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 262 (48.79%) CISM
2 172 (32.03%) CISA
3 62 (11.55%) Security Cleared
4 55 (10.24%) Degree
5 53 (9.87%) GIAC
6 44 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (7.08%) SC Cleared
8 27 (5.03%) CRISC
9 25 (4.66%) CCNA
10 23 (4.28%) CCNP
10 23 (4.28%) CEH
11 20 (3.72%) CCSA
12 17 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (2.98%) CCIE
13 16 (2.98%) CCSE
14 15 (2.79%) MCSE
15 12 (2.23%) CISMP
15 12 (2.23%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.05%) ISACA
17 9 (1.68%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (24.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (3.72%) COBIT
4 14 (2.61%) BS7799
5 13 (2.42%) QA
6 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.74%) BS25999
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.37%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 70 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.74%) vSphere
4 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.56%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Nmap
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (6.52%) Tivoli
2 23 (4.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 23 (4.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (1.12%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.56%) Nessus
5 2 (0.37%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) Cacti
6 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.17%) CheckPoint
3 53 (9.87%) Cisco
4 46 (8.57%) Cyber-Ark
5 43 (8.01%) Oracle
6 33 (6.15%) Juniper
7 32 (5.96%) Gemalto
8 17 (3.17%) McAfee
9 13 (2.42%) HP
10 12 (2.23%) IBM
10 12 (2.23%) SAP
10 12 (2.23%) F5
11 10 (1.86%) CA
11 10 (1.86%) Blue Coat
12 8 (1.49%) VMware
12 8 (1.49%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.30%) Qualys
14 6 (1.12%) Nokia
14 6 (1.12%) Citrix
15 5 (0.93%) Symantec
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