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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / England
Rank 263 215 282
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +67
Contract jobs citing CISSP 344 526 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 1.13% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 5.38% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 345 190
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £498
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
8249 9777 9425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.22% 21.02% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5997 5586
Median daily rate £423 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 452 431
Median hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -33 154 £519 -1.19% 75
South East -51 58 £500 -7.83% 24
North West +19 46 £525 +26.20% 14
South West +14 43 £450 +5.88% 12
East of England -10 18 £363 -14.70% 7
West Midlands -6 9 £450 +1.40% 9
Yorkshire -12 7 £500 +19.04% 2
East Midlands -12 3 £375 -31.81% 4
Midlands - 3 £500 -
North East - 2 £500 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 491 (58.66%) Information Security
2 371 (44.32%) CISM
3 251 (29.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 233 (27.84%) Cybersecurity
5 212 (25.33%) CISA
6 207 (24.73%) Finance
7 204 (24.37%) Risk Management
8 201 (24.01%) Firewall
9 159 (19.00%) Security Cleared
10 149 (17.80%) Management Information System
11 146 (17.44%) PCI DSS
12 141 (16.85%) Windows
13 138 (16.49%) ITIL
14 134 (16.01%) Degree
15 117 (13.98%) SC Cleared
15 117 (13.98%) SIEM
15 117 (13.98%) Security Operations
16 115 (13.74%) Security Architecture
17 110 (13.14%) Linux
18 105 (12.54%) Unix
19 103 (12.31%) Network Security
20 93 (11.11%) Cisco
21 90 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
22 89 (10.63%) CESG
22 89 (10.63%) Microsoft
23 88 (10.51%) Vulnerability Management
23 88 (10.51%) SANS
24 83 (9.92%) TCP/IP
25 82 (9.80%) Information Assurance
26 80 (9.56%) 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 21 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.67%) IIS
3 11 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.19%) Apache
5 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.72%) Confluence
5 6 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.60%) JBoss
6 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.12%) Jetty
9 1 (0.12%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.08%) MS Office
4 7 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.82%) SaaS
4 11 (1.31%) Office 365
5 10 (1.19%) IaaS
6 6 (0.72%) PaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Yammer
7 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.48%) GitHub
8 4 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 201 (24.01%) Firewall
2 103 (12.31%) Network Security
3 83 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 68 (8.12%) WAN
5 66 (7.89%) LAN
6 62 (7.41%) VPN
7 45 (5.38%) Internet
8 42 (5.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 41 (4.90%) VoIP
10 34 (4.06%) Wireless
11 29 (3.46%) IPsec
12 25 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (2.99%) SSL
13 21 (2.51%) OSPF
14 20 (2.39%) SSH
15 19 (2.27%) Wireshark
16 18 (2.15%) DNS
16 18 (2.15%) LDAP
16 18 (2.15%) MPLS
17 13 (1.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
3 11 (1.31%) Redis
4 7 (0.84%) Big Data
5 6 (0.72%) MySQL
6 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.36%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.24%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.24%) DB2
8 2 (0.24%) GIS
9 1 (0.12%) MS Access
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.31%) JIRA
2 10 (1.19%) Metasploit
3 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.48%) AppScan
5 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.12%) GDB
6 1 (0.12%) MSI
6 1 (0.12%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
General
1 207 (24.73%) Finance
2 56 (6.69%) Banking
3 54 (6.45%) Retail
4 44 (5.26%) Legal
4 44 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.08%) Advertising
7 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.60%) French Language
9 4 (0.48%) Back Office
10 3 (0.36%) Automotive
10 3 (0.36%) Local Government
10 3 (0.36%) Military
11 2 (0.24%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 190 (22.70%) Analyst
2 159 (19.00%) Consultant
2 159 (19.00%) Security Analyst
3 139 (16.61%) Architect
4 133 (15.89%) Security Consultant
5 125 (14.93%) Security Architect
6 76 (9.08%) Security Manager
7 54 (6.45%) Information Analyst
8 53 (6.33%) Information Security Analyst
9 49 (5.85%) Information Security Consultant
10 36 (4.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 33 (3.94%) IT Analyst
12 32 (3.82%) IT Security Analyst
12 32 (3.82%) Security Engineer
13 31 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
14 30 (3.58%) Information Manager
14 30 (3.58%) Information Security Manager
15 29 (3.46%) Security Specialist
16 28 (3.35%) CISSP Consultant
16 28 (3.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.70%) ELK Stack
1 31 (3.70%) Web Services
2 12 (1.43%) RESTful
3 11 (1.31%) Middleware
4 8 (0.96%) COM
5 7 (0.84%) 802.1X
5 7 (0.84%) SAML
6 4 (0.48%) LAMP
7 3 (0.36%) .NET
8 2 (0.24%) J2EE
8 2 (0.24%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.12%) CGI
9 1 (0.12%) HTML
9 1 (0.12%) jQuery
9 1 (0.12%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.80%) Management Information System
2 89 (10.63%) CESG
3 68 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (6.69%) Data Centre
5 53 (6.33%) Cryptography
6 50 (5.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 45 (5.38%) Computer Science
8 32 (3.82%) PKI
9 26 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 21 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
11 21 (2.51%) Cyber Defence
12 20 (2.39%) CESG CLAS
12 20 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
13 16 (1.91%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.31%) SWIFT
15 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.19%) Equities
16 9 (1.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 141 (16.85%) Windows
2 110 (13.14%) Linux
3 105 (12.54%) Unix
4 12 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.19%) Windows Vista
7 9 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.60%) Solaris
10 4 (0.48%) AIX
10 4 (0.48%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (58.66%) Information Security
2 233 (27.84%) Cybersecurity
3 204 (24.37%) Risk Management
4 138 (16.49%) ITIL
5 117 (13.98%) Security Operations
5 117 (13.98%) SIEM
6 115 (13.74%) Security Architecture
7 90 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
8 88 (10.51%) Vulnerability Management
9 82 (9.80%) Information Assurance
10 80 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (8.84%) TOGAF
12 72 (8.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 70 (8.36%) Security Management
14 69 (8.24%) Data Protection
15 67 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
16 66 (7.89%) Project Management
17 60 (7.17%) Patch Management
17 60 (7.17%) PRINCE2
18 55 (6.57%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 48 (5.73%) Python
2 39 (4.66%) SQL
3 19 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.03%) Java
5 16 (1.91%) C#
5 16 (1.91%) Perl
6 11 (1.31%) VB
7 4 (0.48%) Ruby
8 3 (0.36%) C++
8 3 (0.36%) PHP
9 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.24%) Delphi
9 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.12%) C
10 1 (0.12%) Scala
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 371 (44.32%) CISM
2 212 (25.33%) CISA
3 159 (19.00%) Security Cleared
4 134 (16.01%) Degree
5 117 (13.98%) SC Cleared
6 88 (10.51%) SANS
7 74 (8.84%) CEH
8 69 (8.24%) GIAC
9 61 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (7.29%) CLAS
10 59 (7.05%) CESG Certified Professional
11 45 (5.38%) SSCP
12 44 (5.26%) CISMP
12 44 (5.26%) CRISC
12 44 (5.26%) DV Cleared
13 34 (4.06%) GCIH
14 31 (3.70%) CCNP
15 28 (3.35%) ISEB
16 26 (3.11%) CCNA
16 26 (3.11%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (29.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 146 (17.44%) PCI DSS
3 56 (6.69%) COBIT
4 52 (6.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 31 (3.70%) ISO27002
6 28 (3.35%) RMADS
7 26 (3.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 23 (2.75%) QA
9 12 (1.43%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.72%) GDPR
12 5 (0.60%) Basel III
13 4 (0.48%) GPG13
13 4 (0.48%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.48%) SLA
14 3 (0.36%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.24%) BS7799
15 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
15 2 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.24%) SAS 70
System Software
1 54 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.96%) BitLocker
4 7 (0.84%) Sendmail
5 6 (0.72%) Snort
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) XenApp
7 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (4.78%) Nessus
2 38 (4.54%) QRadar
3 20 (2.39%) Nmap
4 13 (1.55%) EnCase
5 12 (1.43%) Kibana
5 12 (1.43%) logstash
5 12 (1.43%) Nexpose
6 10 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (0.96%) Puppet
8 7 (0.84%) Nagios
8 7 (0.84%) RSA enVision
9 5 (0.60%) CSIRT
9 5 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.48%) WSUS
11 3 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.36%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.36%) SCCM
12 2 (0.24%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 93 (11.11%) Cisco
2 89 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.24%) Splunk
4 43 (5.14%) CheckPoint
5 39 (4.66%) Apple
6 37 (4.42%) Oracle
7 35 (4.18%) LogRhythm
8 31 (3.70%) IBM
9 30 (3.58%) ArcSight
10 26 (3.11%) Intel Security
11 25 (2.99%) Juniper
11 25 (2.99%) Palo Alto
12 23 (2.75%) Fortinet
13 22 (2.63%) VMware
14 21 (2.51%) F5
15 18 (2.15%) Citrix
15 18 (2.15%) Qualys
16 13 (1.55%) NetWitness
16 13 (1.55%) SAP
17 12 (1.43%) Brocade
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