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 27 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 270 315 337
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +22
Contract jobs citing CISSP 395 276 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 2.98% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 190 101
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
CISSP
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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
9492 9267 7633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.94% 19.30% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5509 5486 4114
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 473 427
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 163 £475 +5.43% 53
South East +24 117 £450 +5.88% 69
North West -5 40 £350 -34.88% 8
South West +22 29 £379 -15.77% 14
East of England +11 16 £370 +23.45% 7
West Midlands -4 11 £408 -9.33% 7
East Midlands - 8 £413 - 4
Yorkshire -22 7 £413 -13.15% 10
North East - 1 £225 - 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 341 (48.37%) Information Security
2 304 (43.12%) CISM
3 230 (32.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 229 (32.48%) Firewall
5 168 (23.83%) Finance
6 144 (20.43%) Management Information System
7 140 (19.86%) ITIL
8 139 (19.72%) CISA
9 132 (18.72%) Security Cleared
10 128 (18.16%) Cisco
11 126 (17.87%) Risk Management
12 124 (17.59%) PCI DSS
13 114 (16.17%) Security Management
14 108 (15.32%) SIEM
15 100 (14.18%) Network Security
16 96 (13.62%) Security Architecture
17 90 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
17 90 (12.77%) SC Cleared
18 89 (12.62%) Degree
18 89 (12.62%) CheckPoint
19 79 (11.21%) Cyber Security
20 77 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
20 77 (10.92%) Windows
21 73 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
22 72 (10.21%) Microsoft
22 72 (10.21%) Data Protection
23 67 (9.50%) TOGAF
23 67 (9.50%) Project Management
23 67 (9.50%) Risk Assessment
24 61 (8.65%) PKI

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 40 (5.67%) IIS
2 16 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.28%) Apache
4 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Lync
8 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 36 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.40%) MS Office
3 12 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.13%) RMDS
2 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.28%) Summit
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.42%) SaaS
2 9 (1.28%) PaaS
2 9 (1.28%) IaaS
3 8 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 229 (32.48%) Firewall
2 100 (14.18%) Network Security
3 56 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 50 (7.09%) VPN
5 45 (6.38%) WAN
5 45 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 43 (6.10%) SSL
7 36 (5.11%) DNS
7 36 (5.11%) LAN
8 35 (4.96%) Wireless
9 34 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 31 (4.40%) Internet
11 26 (3.69%) OSPF
12 25 (3.55%) LDAP
12 25 (3.55%) DHCP
13 19 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
14 17 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 16 (2.27%) Wireshark
15 16 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.56%) DB2
2 11 (1.56%) DB2 UDB
3 9 (1.28%) Big Data
4 7 (0.99%) MySQL
5 2 (0.28%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.57%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.43%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) MSI
General
1 168 (23.83%) Finance
2 56 (7.94%) Banking
3 38 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.54%) Legal
5 26 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.70%) Retail
7 16 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.70%) Games
9 7 (0.99%) Publishing
10 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.71%) Law
12 3 (0.43%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) Military
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 174 (24.68%) Analyst
2 171 (24.26%) Consultant
3 145 (20.57%) Security Analyst
4 140 (19.86%) Security Consultant
5 106 (15.04%) Architect
6 91 (12.91%) Security Architect
7 68 (9.65%) Security Manager
8 49 (6.95%) Security Engineer
9 40 (5.67%) Information Analyst
10 39 (5.53%) Information Security Analyst
11 33 (4.68%) Project Manager
12 32 (4.54%) Security Specialist
13 29 (4.11%) IT Security Analyst
14 22 (3.12%) Network Consultant
15 21 (2.98%) Information Security Consultant
16 20 (2.84%) Security Project Manager
16 20 (2.84%) Network Engineer
17 19 (2.70%) Information Manager
18 18 (2.55%) Risk Analyst
18 18 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.26%) .NET
2 18 (2.55%) SOAP
3 16 (2.27%) XML
4 15 (2.13%) Web Services
4 15 (2.13%) Rendezvous
5 14 (1.99%) HTML
5 14 (1.99%) SAML
6 13 (1.84%) OpenID
6 13 (1.84%) OAuth
6 13 (1.84%) Middleware
7 8 (1.13%) JSP
7 8 (1.13%) WCF
8 4 (0.57%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.57%) XACML
8 4 (0.57%) SPML
9 3 (0.43%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.28%) REST
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 144 (20.43%) Management Information System
2 61 (8.65%) PKI
3 48 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 28 (3.97%) CESG
6 24 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (3.12%) Data Protection Act
8 20 (2.84%) Cryptography
9 18 (2.55%) CESG CLAS
10 17 (2.41%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.28%) Human Factors
11 9 (1.28%) SecurID
11 9 (1.28%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.13%) RMADS
13 7 (0.99%) SCADA
13 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.71%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 77 (10.92%) Windows
2 60 (8.51%) Linux
3 43 (6.10%) UNIX
4 11 (1.56%) Solaris
5 7 (0.99%) AIX
5 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (48.37%) Information Security
2 140 (19.86%) ITIL
3 126 (17.87%) Risk Management
4 114 (16.17%) Security Management
5 108 (15.32%) SIEM
6 96 (13.62%) Security Architecture
7 90 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
8 79 (11.21%) Cyber Security
9 73 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
10 72 (10.21%) Data Protection
11 67 (9.50%) Risk Assessment
11 67 (9.50%) TOGAF
11 67 (9.50%) Project Management
12 57 (8.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 55 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (6.95%) Kalman Filter
15 46 (6.52%) Incident Management
16 44 (6.24%) Change Management
16 44 (6.24%) PRINCE2
17 35 (4.96%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.96%) SQL
2 15 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.99%) C
4 12 (1.70%) Shell Script
5 11 (1.56%) Java
5 11 (1.56%) VB
6 9 (1.28%) C#
7 6 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.43%) ABAP
9 3 (0.43%) Python
9 3 (0.43%) Perl
9 3 (0.43%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 304 (43.12%) CISM
2 139 (19.72%) CISA
3 132 (18.72%) Security Cleared
4 90 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 89 (12.62%) Degree
6 77 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (7.52%) CISMP
8 44 (6.24%) DV Cleared
8 44 (6.24%) CRISC
8 44 (6.24%) CCNP
9 43 (6.10%) GIAC
10 41 (5.82%) CEH
11 37 (5.25%) ISSAP
12 28 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (2.84%) CCNA
14 20 (2.84%) MCSE
15 19 (2.70%) CCIE
16 15 (2.13%) CCSP
16 15 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (32.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (17.59%) PCI DSS
3 36 (5.11%) COBIT
4 25 (3.55%) QA
4 25 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (2.70%) SLA
6 10 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.85%) COSO
8 4 (0.57%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.43%) GxP
9 3 (0.43%) BS7799
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 56 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.99%) XenApp
4 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.28%) NFS
6 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (2.13%) Nessus
2 12 (1.70%) SCCM
3 9 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.28%) TrustSec
4 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (0.57%) OpenView
5 4 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.43%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (0.43%) Nmap
6 3 (0.43%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 128 (18.16%) Cisco
2 89 (12.62%) CheckPoint
3 72 (10.21%) Microsoft
4 45 (6.38%) Juniper
4 45 (6.38%) VMware
5 44 (6.24%) F5
5 44 (6.24%) McAfee
6 33 (4.68%) ArcSight
7 30 (4.26%) Tufin
7 30 (4.26%) Citrix
8 26 (3.69%) Clearswift
9 25 (3.55%) Kaspersky
10 24 (3.40%) Blue Coat
11 21 (2.98%) SAP
11 21 (2.98%) Symantec
12 18 (2.55%) Oracle
13 17 (2.41%) TippingPoint
13 17 (2.41%) LogLogic
14 16 (2.27%) Sourcefire
14 16 (2.27%) IBM
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