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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 191 295 318
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 664 389 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.35% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.26% 4.07% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 226 194
Median daily rate £525 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £434
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £47.95 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +10.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +19.00%
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
10607 9550 9314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.54% 18.78% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6691 5677 5448
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 482 435
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 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 +76 240 £550 +15.78% 62
South East +17 131 £495 +10.00% 30
North West +18 66 £570 +37.34% 11
South West +22 58 £475 +11.76% 9
East of England +33 42 £438 +18.26% 5
Yorkshire +32 35 £500 +33.33% 22
East Midlands +21 29 £593 +31.66% 6
North East -27 27 £700 +211.11% 2
West Midlands -23 18 £498 +9.64% 8
Midlands - 10 £550 -
CISSP
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 670 (57.96%) Information Security
2 522 (45.16%) CISM
3 425 (36.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 280 (24.22%) Cybersecurity
5 256 (22.15%) Finance
6 252 (21.80%) CISA
7 214 (18.51%) Security Architecture
8 213 (18.43%) Firewall
9 211 (18.25%) PCI DSS
10 195 (16.87%) Risk Management
11 191 (16.52%) Security Cleared
12 184 (15.92%) Windows
13 183 (15.83%) Security Operations
14 181 (15.66%) SIEM
15 180 (15.57%) Management Information System
16 179 (15.48%) ITIL
17 166 (14.36%) TOGAF
18 161 (13.93%) CESG
19 160 (13.84%) Degree
20 144 (12.46%) Project Management
21 139 (12.02%) Vulnerability Management
22 136 (11.76%) SC Cleared
23 129 (11.16%) Network Security
24 126 (10.90%) Cisco
25 123 (10.64%) Security Management
26 122 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
27 119 (10.29%) Active Directory
28 116 (10.03%) CESG Certified Professional
29 110 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
30 108 (9.34%) CLAS

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 36 (3.11%) IIS
2 23 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.64%) Mule
5 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.52%) Apache
7 6 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.35%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.35%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.087%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.47%) MS Office
3 16 (1.38%) MS Project
4 15 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.35%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.35%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.087%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 75 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.98%) SaaS
4 40 (3.46%) Office 365
5 21 (1.82%) IaaS
6 17 (1.47%) PaaS
7 6 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.26%) Yammer
11 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 213 (18.43%) Firewall
2 129 (11.16%) Network Security
3 92 (7.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 83 (7.18%) Internet
5 58 (5.02%) TCP/IP
6 55 (4.76%) LAN
6 55 (4.76%) VPN
7 53 (4.58%) WAN
8 45 (3.89%) Wireless
9 32 (2.77%) DNS
9 32 (2.77%) SSL
10 26 (2.25%) HTTP
10 26 (2.25%) SMTP
10 26 (2.25%) SSH
11 25 (2.16%) LDAP
12 24 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (1.73%) IPsec
13 20 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (1.30%) FTP
15 11 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.42%) NonStop SQL
3 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.43%) DB2
4 5 (0.43%) GIS
4 5 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.35%) Big Data
5 4 (0.35%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.26%) MySQL
7 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.087%) Informix
8 1 (0.087%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.087%) Redis
8 1 (0.087%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.35%) JIRA
1 4 (0.35%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.26%) AppScan
3 2 (0.17%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.17%) Hudson
3 2 (0.17%) JMeter
3 2 (0.17%) Subversion
3 2 (0.17%) TestNG
4 1 (0.087%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.087%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.087%) Maven
4 1 (0.087%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.087%) Selenium
4 1 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio
General
1 256 (22.15%) Finance
2 64 (5.54%) Legal
3 54 (4.67%) Banking
4 47 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.68%) Retail
6 14 (1.21%) French Language
7 13 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 11 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.69%) Italian Language
9 8 (0.69%) Polish Language
10 7 (0.61%) German Language
10 7 (0.61%) Law
10 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.43%) Automotive
11 5 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.35%) Advertising
13 3 (0.26%) Back Office
13 3 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 275 (23.79%) Analyst
2 262 (22.66%) Architect
3 219 (18.94%) Security Analyst
4 217 (18.77%) Security Architect
5 214 (18.51%) Consultant
6 192 (16.61%) Security Consultant
7 116 (10.03%) Security Manager
8 73 (6.31%) Information Analyst
8 73 (6.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 71 (6.14%) Information Security Consultant
10 63 (5.45%) Security Specialist
11 62 (5.36%) Security Engineer
12 55 (4.76%) CISSP Architect
13 54 (4.67%) IT Analyst
14 50 (4.33%) Information Security Manager
15 48 (4.15%) IT Security Analyst
16 46 (3.98%) Information Manager
17 38 (3.29%) CISSP Consultant
18 37 (3.20%) Project Manager
19 34 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.82%) SAML
2 14 (1.21%) Web Services
3 12 (1.04%) Middleware
4 5 (0.43%) .NET
5 4 (0.35%) MSMQ
6 3 (0.26%) D3.js
6 3 (0.26%) JSON
6 3 (0.26%) SOAP
6 3 (0.26%) WAP
7 2 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.17%) COM
7 2 (0.17%) HTML
7 2 (0.17%) JMS
7 2 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.17%) REST
7 2 (0.17%) XML
7 2 (0.17%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.17%) XSD
7 2 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 180 (15.57%) Management Information System
2 161 (13.93%) CESG
3 96 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (6.66%) Security Operations Centre
5 76 (6.57%) PKI
6 66 (5.71%) Data Centre
7 53 (4.58%) Cryptography
8 46 (3.98%) CESG CLAS
9 41 (3.55%) Computer Science
10 35 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
11 32 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 23 (1.99%) PMI
13 20 (1.73%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
15 15 (1.30%) Client/Server
16 12 (1.04%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.87%) AS400
17 10 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
17 10 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (0.87%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 184 (15.92%) Windows
2 106 (9.17%) Linux
3 86 (7.44%) Unix
4 30 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.73%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 14 (1.21%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.95%) Solaris
12 9 (0.78%) AIX
13 6 (0.52%) VMS
13 6 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.35%) zOS
16 3 (0.26%) Android
17 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (57.96%) Information Security
2 280 (24.22%) Cybersecurity
3 214 (18.51%) Security Architecture
4 195 (16.87%) Risk Management
5 183 (15.83%) Security Operations
6 181 (15.66%) SIEM
7 179 (15.48%) ITIL
8 166 (14.36%) TOGAF
9 144 (12.46%) Project Management
10 139 (12.02%) Vulnerability Management
11 123 (10.64%) Security Management
12 122 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 110 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
14 107 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
15 103 (8.91%) Information Assurance
16 98 (8.48%) PRINCE2
17 97 (8.39%) Risk Assessment
18 96 (8.30%) Data Protection
19 79 (6.83%) SABSA
20 67 (5.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 44 (3.81%) Python
2 28 (2.42%) Java
2 28 (2.42%) Perl
2 28 (2.42%) SQL
3 26 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 22 (1.90%) C
5 17 (1.47%) VB
6 12 (1.04%) C#
7 7 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.61%) Ruby
8 6 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.52%) C++
9 4 (0.35%) PHP
10 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.087%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.087%) R
11 1 (0.087%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 522 (45.16%) CISM
2 252 (21.80%) CISA
3 191 (16.52%) Security Cleared
4 160 (13.84%) Degree
5 136 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 116 (10.03%) CESG Certified Professional
7 108 (9.34%) CLAS
8 106 (9.17%) CEH
9 75 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
10 66 (5.71%) CISMP
11 63 (5.45%) CRISC
12 62 (5.36%) GIAC
13 54 (4.67%) SANS
14 51 (4.41%) ISSAP
15 49 (4.24%) GCIH
16 40 (3.46%) DV Cleared
16 40 (3.46%) GCIA
17 39 (3.37%) CREST Certified
18 35 (3.03%) IISP
19 34 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (36.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 211 (18.25%) PCI DSS
3 92 (7.96%) COBIT
4 54 (4.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 49 (4.24%) RMADS
6 47 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (1.64%) JSP 440
8 18 (1.56%) ISO27005
9 16 (1.38%) ISO27002
10 15 (1.30%) COSO
11 14 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
12 12 (1.04%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.95%) QA
14 9 (0.78%) GPG13
14 9 (0.78%) ISO22301
14 9 (0.78%) SLA
15 8 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
16 3 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
16 3 (0.26%) SAS 70
17 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 119 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.12%) Sendmail
4 9 (0.78%) BitLocker
4 9 (0.78%) Snort
5 8 (0.69%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.35%) ClearTrust
8 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.26%) UAG
9 2 (0.17%) Firmware
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.17%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.087%) vCloud
10 1 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (2.94%) SCCM
2 26 (2.25%) Puppet
3 19 (1.64%) Ansible
3 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (1.21%) RSA Security Analytics
6 12 (1.04%) Nessus
7 11 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.87%) EnCase
9 9 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 9 (0.78%) RSA Archer
9 9 (0.78%) WSUS
10 8 (0.69%) QRadar
11 7 (0.61%) SmoothWall
12 5 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.26%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 126 (10.90%) Cisco
2 107 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.28%) Oracle
4 56 (4.84%) Splunk
5 49 (4.24%) CheckPoint
6 48 (4.15%) Qualys
7 44 (3.81%) Intel Security
8 40 (3.46%) VMware
9 39 (3.37%) ArcSight
10 32 (2.77%) Cyber-Ark
11 29 (2.51%) Citrix
12 27 (2.34%) Palo Alto
13 25 (2.16%) IBM
14 21 (1.82%) Blue Coat
15 19 (1.64%) Google
16 18 (1.56%) F5
16 18 (1.56%) Forcepoint
16 18 (1.56%) Symantec
17 14 (1.21%) NetWitness
18 13 (1.12%) Juniper
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