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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 212 295 322
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +27
Contract jobs citing CISSP 523 322 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 3.42% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 187 167
Average daily rate £500 £490 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £480 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 1
Average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
9995 9420 8751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.14% 20.23% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5517 4799
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 441 399
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +72 204 £500 - 104
South East +17 118 £500 +5.26% 35
North West +2 51 £450 -9.09% 13
South West +17 46 £425 -19.04% 18
Yorkshire +13 33 £420 +5.00% 11
East of England +19 30 £425 +9.67% 7
East Midlands +12 24 £550 -18.51% 4
West Midlands 0 18 £460 +15.00% 7
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 588 (59.45%) Information Security
2 442 (44.69%) CISM
3 324 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 238 (24.06%) Finance
5 219 (22.14%) Firewall
6 207 (20.93%) PCI DSS
7 204 (20.63%) Risk Management
8 202 (20.42%) CISA
9 188 (19.01%) Security Architecture
10 186 (18.81%) SIEM
11 182 (18.40%) Management Information System
12 167 (16.89%) Windows
13 164 (16.58%) Cybersecurity
14 156 (15.77%) Security Cleared
15 146 (14.76%) Security Operations
16 135 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
17 133 (13.45%) ITIL
18 131 (13.25%) Security Management
19 128 (12.94%) Cisco
20 126 (12.74%) Risk Assessment
21 122 (12.34%) Degree
22 118 (11.93%) Network Security
23 115 (11.63%) Microsoft
24 113 (11.43%) SC Cleared
25 110 (11.12%) Information Assurance
26 99 (10.01%) TOGAF
27 97 (9.81%) CLAS
28 95 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
29 92 (9.30%) Unix
30 90 (9.10%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 37 (3.74%) IIS
2 26 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.21%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.91%) iPlanet
5 9 (0.91%) MQSeries
5 9 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.30%) Apache
6 3 (0.30%) JBoss
6 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) Liferay
8 1 (0.10%) Mule
Applications
1 40 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.22%) MS Office
3 11 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.81%) MS Project
5 5 (0.51%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) BusinessWare
1 9 (0.91%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Maximo
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.34%) PaaS
3 32 (3.24%) IaaS
3 32 (3.24%) SaaS
4 21 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 219 (22.14%) Firewall
2 118 (11.93%) Network Security
3 84 (8.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 70 (7.08%) VPN
5 52 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 43 (4.35%) LAN
7 40 (4.04%) Internet
8 36 (3.64%) WAN
9 26 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (2.43%) SSH
10 24 (2.43%) Wireless
11 23 (2.33%) DNS
12 22 (2.22%) OSPF
13 20 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.92%) BGP
15 18 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (1.82%) NX-OS
15 18 (1.82%) SSL
16 17 (1.72%) HSRP
17 15 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.01%) Big Data
2 10 (1.01%) DB2
3 9 (0.91%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.20%) MySQL
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.10%) Informix
6 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.10%) Redis
6 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.30%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.30%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.10%) AppScan
3 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.10%) Hudson
3 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.10%) JIRA
3 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 238 (24.06%) Finance
2 67 (6.77%) Banking
3 66 (6.67%) Legal
4 32 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.13%) Retail
6 20 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.01%) Games
10 9 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.51%) Advertising
11 5 (0.51%) Automotive
11 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.40%) Local Government
12 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) Law
14 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Military
15 1 (0.10%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 245 (24.77%) Consultant
2 210 (21.23%) Analyst
3 207 (20.93%) Security Consultant
4 189 (19.11%) Architect
5 174 (17.59%) Security Architect
6 153 (15.47%) Security Analyst
7 85 (8.59%) Security Manager
8 67 (6.77%) Information Analyst
8 67 (6.77%) Information Security Consultant
9 64 (6.47%) Information Security Analyst
10 61 (6.17%) Security Specialist
11 54 (5.46%) Security Engineer
12 36 (3.64%) CISSP Consultant
12 36 (3.64%) Information Security Manager
13 34 (3.44%) Information Manager
14 32 (3.24%) CISSP Architect
14 32 (3.24%) IT Consultant
14 32 (3.24%) IT Security Consultant
14 32 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (2.73%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.44%) Middleware
2 21 (2.12%) Web Services
3 9 (0.91%) MSMQ
4 7 (0.71%) SailPoint
4 7 (0.71%) SAML
5 3 (0.30%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.30%) D3.js
6 1 (0.10%) .NET
6 1 (0.10%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.10%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.10%) COM
6 1 (0.10%) Java EE
6 1 (0.10%) OAuth
6 1 (0.10%) OpenID
6 1 (0.10%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (18.40%) Management Information System
2 81 (8.19%) CESG
3 77 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (7.18%) Data Centre
5 44 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 38 (3.84%) Cryptography
7 35 (3.54%) CESG CLAS
8 34 (3.44%) Cyberthreat
8 34 (3.44%) PKI
9 30 (3.03%) Computer Science
10 25 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.52%) AS400
12 15 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (1.42%) FMCG
14 13 (1.31%) Driving Licence
15 12 (1.21%) PMI
16 9 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.91%) SCADA
16 9 (0.91%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 167 (16.89%) Windows
2 92 (9.30%) Unix
3 86 (8.70%) Linux
4 34 (3.44%) AIX
5 29 (2.93%) Windows Server
6 24 (2.43%) Solaris
7 14 (1.42%) VMS
8 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.91%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.91%) zOS
10 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.40%) Android
14 3 (0.30%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (59.45%) Information Security
2 204 (20.63%) Risk Management
3 188 (19.01%) Security Architecture
4 186 (18.81%) SIEM
5 164 (16.58%) Cybersecurity
6 146 (14.76%) Security Operations
7 133 (13.45%) ITIL
8 131 (13.25%) Security Management
9 126 (12.74%) Risk Assessment
10 110 (11.12%) Information Assurance
11 99 (10.01%) TOGAF
12 95 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 90 (9.10%) Project Management
14 78 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
15 69 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
16 67 (6.77%) Data Protection
17 66 (6.67%) Incident Management
18 61 (6.17%) SABSA
19 52 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 50 (5.06%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.34%) C
2 25 (2.53%) SQL
3 9 (0.91%) Python
4 7 (0.71%) Perl
5 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.30%) C#
6 3 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.30%) VB
7 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.20%) Java
7 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.10%) PHP
8 1 (0.10%) Ruby
8 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 442 (44.69%) CISM
2 202 (20.42%) CISA
3 156 (15.77%) Security Cleared
4 135 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (12.34%) Degree
6 113 (11.43%) SC Cleared
7 97 (9.81%) CLAS
8 74 (7.48%) CCNA
9 71 (7.18%) CEH
9 71 (7.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 65 (6.57%) GIAC
11 60 (6.07%) DV Cleared
12 50 (5.06%) SANS
13 48 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (4.45%) CCNP
15 43 (4.35%) CRISC
16 40 (4.04%) CISMP
17 38 (3.84%) CCIE
18 33 (3.34%) CCSA
18 33 (3.34%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 207 (20.93%) PCI DSS
3 75 (7.58%) COBIT
4 61 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 46 (4.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 29 (2.93%) ISO27002
7 25 (2.53%) RMADS
8 21 (2.12%) COSO
9 19 (1.92%) QA
10 18 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
11 16 (1.62%) JSP 440
12 13 (1.31%) ISO 9001
13 12 (1.21%) ISO27005
14 10 (1.01%) SLA
15 9 (0.91%) ISAE 3402
16 7 (0.71%) ISO 9000
17 6 (0.61%) ISO22301
18 5 (0.51%) HIPAA
18 5 (0.51%) SAS 70
19 4 (0.40%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.31%) Snort
4 9 (0.91%) ClearTrust
5 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.40%) XenApp
6 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.30%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (1.92%) RSA Security Analytics
2 13 (1.31%) Nessus
3 12 (1.21%) EnCase
3 12 (1.21%) RSA enVision
4 10 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.01%) Proventia
4 10 (1.01%) QRadar
5 7 (0.71%) Nmap
6 6 (0.61%) Puppet
7 5 (0.51%) Nagios
7 5 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.40%) Endace
8 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.30%) Ettercap
9 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.20%) Graphite
10 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.20%) Opsview
Vendors
1 128 (12.94%) Cisco
2 115 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 73 (7.38%) CheckPoint
4 72 (7.28%) Oracle
5 45 (4.55%) Juniper
6 44 (4.45%) Intel Security
7 43 (4.35%) F5
8 42 (4.25%) ArcSight
9 37 (3.74%) IBM
10 34 (3.44%) VMware
11 33 (3.34%) Blue Coat
12 32 (3.24%) Qualys
13 31 (3.13%) Sourcefire
14 28 (2.83%) Symantec
15 26 (2.63%) Splunk
16 24 (2.43%) Cyber-Ark
17 23 (2.33%) Palo Alto
18 17 (1.72%) SAP
19 16 (1.62%) CA
19 16 (1.62%) HP
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £620 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Rate: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +28 days hols pro-rata,free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gatwick
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £46 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago