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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 248 239 297
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +58
Contract jobs citing CISSP 442 500 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 4.80% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 345 224
Median daily rate £460 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 £32.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -32.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
9241 10422 10790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.72% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5847 6396 6222
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 491 497
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 11 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

CISSP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 December 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 -22 176 £500 -4.76% 74
North West +50 77 £548 +21.66% 18
South East -23 71 £475 -5.00% 10
South West +39 66 £413 -8.33% 9
East of England +5 18 £325 -31.57% 8
West Midlands -25 10 £400 -17.94% 13
Yorkshire -4 7 £425 +1.19% 5
North East - 7 £500 -
East Midlands -11 4 £413 -13.15% 6
Midlands - 2 £475 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 601 (58.92%) Information Security
2 444 (43.53%) CISM
3 336 (32.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 273 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
5 251 (24.61%) Finance
6 248 (24.31%) CISA
7 219 (21.47%) Risk Management
8 210 (20.59%) Firewall
9 203 (19.90%) Security Cleared
10 189 (18.53%) Management Information System
11 173 (16.96%) Windows
12 171 (16.76%) ITIL
13 166 (16.27%) PCI DSS
14 160 (15.69%) SIEM
15 152 (14.90%) SC Cleared
16 149 (14.61%) Security Architecture
17 146 (14.31%) Security Operations
18 137 (13.43%) Cisco
19 131 (12.84%) Linux
20 125 (12.25%) Project Management
20 125 (12.25%) Degree
20 125 (12.25%) Network Security
21 124 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
22 121 (11.86%) CESG
23 120 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
24 114 (11.18%) TOGAF
25 110 (10.78%) Unix
26 107 (10.49%) Security Management
27 106 (10.39%) Microsoft
28 103 (10.10%) 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 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.47%) IIS
4 11 (1.08%) Mule
5 10 (0.98%) Apache
6 6 (0.59%) Confluence
6 6 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.20%) JBoss
10 2 (0.20%) SAS
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.098%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.098%) Jetty
11 1 (0.098%) nginx
Applications
1 49 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.37%) MS Project
4 13 (1.27%) MS Office
5 6 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.098%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.59%) SaaS
3 52 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.35%) Office 365
5 15 (1.47%) IaaS
6 10 (0.98%) PaaS
7 7 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
9 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.39%) Yammer
11 3 (0.29%) GitHub
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.098%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.098%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 210 (20.59%) Firewall
2 125 (12.25%) Network Security
3 90 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 86 (8.43%) WAN
5 81 (7.94%) LAN
6 71 (6.96%) VPN
7 55 (5.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 49 (4.80%) Internet
9 46 (4.51%) Wireless
10 41 (4.02%) VoIP
11 33 (3.24%) IPsec
12 31 (3.04%) SSL
13 27 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (2.55%) SSH
15 24 (2.35%) OSPF
16 20 (1.96%) Wireshark
17 19 (1.86%) DNS
17 19 (1.86%) SMTP
18 18 (1.76%) MPLS
19 17 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.53%) NonStop SQL
2 34 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.08%) Redis
4 8 (0.78%) Big Data
5 6 (0.59%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.59%) MySQL
6 5 (0.49%) GIS
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.29%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.20%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.20%) DB2
9 1 (0.098%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.098%) MS Access
9 1 (0.098%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.098%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.08%) JIRA
2 10 (0.98%) Metasploit
3 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.20%) AppScan
4 2 (0.20%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.098%) GDB
5 1 (0.098%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.098%) JMeter
5 1 (0.098%) MSI
5 1 (0.098%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.098%) WinDbg
General
1 251 (24.61%) Finance
2 59 (5.78%) Banking
3 57 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.20%) Legal
5 48 (4.71%) Retail
6 10 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.69%) Advertising
9 6 (0.59%) French Language
9 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.59%) Military
10 5 (0.49%) Back Office
11 4 (0.39%) Automotive
11 4 (0.39%) Law
11 4 (0.39%) Local Government
12 3 (0.29%) Games
12 3 (0.29%) Marketing
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.098%) German Language
Job Titles
1 226 (22.16%) Analyst
2 202 (19.80%) Consultant
3 194 (19.02%) Architect
4 183 (17.94%) Security Analyst
5 175 (17.16%) Security Consultant
6 166 (16.27%) Security Architect
7 90 (8.82%) Security Manager
8 68 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
9 54 (5.29%) Information Analyst
10 53 (5.20%) Information Security Analyst
11 40 (3.92%) Information Security Manager
12 39 (3.82%) Information Manager
13 38 (3.73%) Project Manager
13 38 (3.73%) Security Engineer
13 38 (3.73%) Security Specialist
14 37 (3.63%) IT Analyst
15 36 (3.53%) IT Consultant
16 35 (3.43%) IT Security Analyst
16 35 (3.43%) IT Security Consultant
17 34 (3.33%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.04%) ELK Stack
2 29 (2.84%) Web Services
3 12 (1.18%) Middleware
3 12 (1.18%) RESTful
4 11 (1.08%) SAML
5 7 (0.69%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.59%) COM
6 6 (0.59%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.49%) .NET
8 4 (0.39%) J2EE
8 4 (0.39%) LAMP
9 3 (0.29%) WAP
10 2 (0.20%) HTML
11 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.098%) CGI
11 1 (0.098%) CSS
11 1 (0.098%) jQuery
11 1 (0.098%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 189 (18.53%) Management Information System
2 121 (11.86%) CESG
3 95 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 59 (5.78%) Data Centre
6 48 (4.71%) Computer Science
7 44 (4.31%) Cryptography
8 43 (4.22%) PKI
9 42 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
10 31 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
11 30 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 23 (2.25%) Cyber Attack
13 18 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (1.57%) Fixed Income
15 14 (1.37%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.88%) Equities
17 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.69%) Driving Licence
18 7 (0.69%) Public Cloud
18 7 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.96%) Windows
2 131 (12.84%) Linux
3 110 (10.78%) Unix
4 16 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.27%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.69%) Solaris
8 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.59%) AIX
10 4 (0.39%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.098%) Android
11 1 (0.098%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.098%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (58.92%) Information Security
2 273 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
3 219 (21.47%) Risk Management
4 171 (16.76%) ITIL
5 160 (15.69%) SIEM
6 149 (14.61%) Security Architecture
7 146 (14.31%) Security Operations
8 125 (12.25%) Project Management
9 124 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
10 120 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
11 114 (11.18%) TOGAF
12 107 (10.49%) Security Management
13 103 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 97 (9.51%) PRINCE2
15 92 (9.02%) Information Assurance
16 88 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
17 85 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 77 (7.55%) Information Security Management
19 74 (7.25%) Data Protection
20 67 (6.57%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 51 (5.00%) Python
2 44 (4.31%) SQL
3 22 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 18 (1.76%) C#
4 18 (1.76%) Perl
5 17 (1.67%) Java
6 12 (1.18%) VB
7 7 (0.69%) Ruby
8 6 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.39%) C++
10 3 (0.29%) C
10 3 (0.29%) PHP
11 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.20%) Delphi
11 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.098%) Go
12 1 (0.098%) R
12 1 (0.098%) VBA
Qualifications
1 444 (43.53%) CISM
2 248 (24.31%) CISA
3 203 (19.90%) Security Cleared
4 152 (14.90%) SC Cleared
5 125 (12.25%) Degree
6 95 (9.31%) CEH
7 93 (9.12%) SANS
8 80 (7.84%) CLAS
9 76 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
9 76 (7.45%) GIAC
10 65 (6.37%) CESG Certified Professional
11 63 (6.18%) CRISC
12 54 (5.29%) ISEB
13 46 (4.51%) CCNP
14 45 (4.41%) DV Cleared
15 42 (4.12%) SSCP
16 38 (3.73%) GCIH
17 37 (3.63%) CISMP
18 34 (3.33%) ISSAP
19 27 (2.65%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 336 (32.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 166 (16.27%) PCI DSS
3 75 (7.35%) COBIT
4 46 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 33 (3.24%) ISO27002
7 25 (2.45%) RMADS
8 21 (2.06%) QA
9 12 (1.18%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.69%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.59%) GPG13
12 5 (0.49%) Basel III
13 4 (0.39%) COSO
13 4 (0.39%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.29%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.20%) BS7799
15 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 88 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.08%) Sendmail
4 10 (0.98%) Snort
5 9 (0.88%) BitLocker
6 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.20%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) XenApp
7 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.098%) Docker
8 1 (0.098%) etcd
8 1 (0.098%) Firmware
8 1 (0.098%) flannel
8 1 (0.098%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (3.92%) Nessus
2 39 (3.82%) QRadar
3 17 (1.67%) Nmap
4 16 (1.57%) Puppet
5 15 (1.47%) SCCM
6 14 (1.37%) EnCase
6 14 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (1.18%) Kibana
7 12 (1.18%) logstash
8 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.98%) Ansible
9 10 (0.98%) Nexpose
10 7 (0.69%) Nagios
10 7 (0.69%) RSA enVision
11 5 (0.49%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.29%) ArcSight ESM
13 3 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (13.43%) Cisco
2 106 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 71 (6.96%) Splunk
4 61 (5.98%) CheckPoint
5 41 (4.02%) Oracle
6 39 (3.82%) Apple
6 39 (3.82%) ArcSight
6 39 (3.82%) Palo Alto
7 38 (3.73%) LogRhythm
8 34 (3.33%) Intel Security
9 30 (2.94%) Qualys
10 29 (2.84%) IBM
11 28 (2.75%) Fortinet
12 27 (2.65%) Juniper
13 25 (2.45%) VMware
14 24 (2.35%) Citrix
15 20 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
15 20 (1.96%) F5
16 17 (1.67%) Google
16 17 (1.67%) Varonis
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