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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 275 306 345
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +39
Contract jobs citing CISSP 326 252 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 2.99% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 154 105
Average daily rate
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£500 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £584 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £492 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -9 125 £500 +11.11% 57
South East +56 109 £525 +5.00% 38
North West +1 34 £495 -2.94% 9
South West +5 33 £525 +101.92% 17
Yorkshire -2 10 £400 -20.00% 5
East of England +3 6 £618 +77.06% 6
West Midlands -1 5 £400 -16.66% 8
East Midlands +13 4 £675 +58.82% 2
Midlands - - - -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 436 (57.07%) Information Security
2 348 (45.55%) CISM
3 233 (30.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 209 (27.36%) Firewall
5 179 (23.43%) Security Cleared
6 176 (23.04%) Risk Management
6 176 (23.04%) ITIL
7 161 (21.07%) Finance
8 151 (19.76%) CISA
9 140 (18.32%) SC Cleared
10 127 (16.62%) Management Information System
11 126 (16.49%) PCI DSS
12 122 (15.97%) Network Security
13 120 (15.71%) Degree
14 115 (15.05%) Cisco
15 110 (14.40%) Windows
16 98 (12.83%) Cisco Certification
16 98 (12.83%) Security Management
17 91 (11.91%) Security Architecture
18 90 (11.78%) TOGAF
19 88 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 88 (11.52%) CheckPoint
19 88 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
20 84 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
21 79 (10.34%) UNIX
22 77 (10.08%) PRINCE2
22 77 (10.08%) Linux
23 75 (9.82%) TCP/IP
23 75 (9.82%) Microsoft
24 74 (9.69%) CEH

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 41 (5.37%) IIS
2 14 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.79%) Apache
4 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.13%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.62%) MS Office
3 7 (0.92%) MS Project
3 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) assyst
2 4 (0.52%) RMDS
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.26%) Summit
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.31%) IaaS
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
4 5 (0.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 209 (27.36%) Firewall
2 122 (15.97%) Network Security
3 75 (9.82%) TCP/IP
4 57 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (7.20%) Internet
6 52 (6.81%) OSPF
7 48 (6.28%) LAN
8 45 (5.89%) VPN
9 41 (5.37%) WAN
9 41 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (4.19%) SSL
11 28 (3.66%) Wireless
12 25 (3.27%) IPsec
12 25 (3.27%) MPLS
13 23 (3.01%) SNMP
14 20 (2.62%) DNS
14 20 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (2.49%) RIP
15 19 (2.49%) DHCP
16 16 (2.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.65%) Big Data
4 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.52%) MS Access
4 4 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.52%) GDB
3 3 (0.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.13%) MSI
4 1 (0.13%) AppScan
General
1 161 (21.07%) Finance
2 63 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.54%) Banking
4 48 (6.28%) Legal
5 24 (3.14%) Retail
6 17 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.23%) Law
7 16 (2.09%) Publishing
8 13 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.44%) Games
10 8 (1.05%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Marketing
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 195 (25.52%) Consultant
2 167 (21.86%) Security Consultant
3 160 (20.94%) Analyst
4 147 (19.24%) Security Analyst
5 89 (11.65%) Architect
6 75 (9.82%) Security Architect
7 74 (9.69%) Security Engineer
8 67 (8.77%) Information Analyst
9 66 (8.64%) Information Security Analyst
10 59 (7.72%) Security Manager
11 46 (6.02%) Information Security Consultant
12 39 (5.10%) Network Engineer
13 31 (4.06%) Network Security Engineer
13 31 (4.06%) Project Manager
14 30 (3.93%) Security Specialist
15 26 (3.40%) IT Security Analyst
15 26 (3.40%) Information Manager
16 25 (3.27%) Information Security Manager
17 24 (3.14%) Design Engineer
18 21 (2.75%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.27%) SAML
1 25 (3.27%) OpenID
1 25 (3.27%) OAuth
2 13 (1.70%) Web Services
3 7 (0.92%) Middleware
4 5 (0.65%) JSP
5 4 (0.52%) Rendezvous
6 3 (0.39%) .NET
7 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.26%) JCE
8 1 (0.13%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) CSS
8 1 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (16.62%) Management Information System
2 50 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 48 (6.28%) CESG
4 41 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (5.10%) CESG CLAS
6 29 (3.80%) PKI
6 29 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
7 25 (3.27%) RMADS
8 23 (3.01%) Cryptography
9 20 (2.62%) SecurID
10 15 (1.96%) Smart Meter
11 13 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.57%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.18%) FMCG
14 7 (0.92%) PMI
14 7 (0.92%) CMDB
15 6 (0.79%) Open Source
15 6 (0.79%) Human Factors
16 5 (0.65%) SCADA
17 4 (0.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 110 (14.40%) Windows
2 79 (10.34%) UNIX
3 77 (10.08%) Linux
4 18 (2.36%) Solaris
5 11 (1.44%) AIX
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.13%) VMS
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (57.07%) Information Security
2 176 (23.04%) Risk Management
2 176 (23.04%) ITIL
3 98 (12.83%) Security Management
4 91 (11.91%) Security Architecture
5 90 (11.78%) TOGAF
6 88 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 84 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
8 77 (10.08%) PRINCE2
9 66 (8.64%) Data Protection
10 61 (7.98%) Information Assurance
11 58 (7.59%) Cyber Security
12 53 (6.94%) Incident Management
13 51 (6.68%) Risk Assessment
14 50 (6.54%) Project Management
14 50 (6.54%) SIEM
15 48 (6.28%) Information Security Management
16 45 (5.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 45 (5.89%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.93%) SQL
2 12 (1.57%) C
3 9 (1.18%) Python
3 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.05%) Java
5 7 (0.92%) Perl
6 5 (0.65%) C++
7 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.52%) PHP
7 4 (0.52%) VB
7 4 (0.52%) VC++
8 3 (0.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.26%) C#
10 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 348 (45.55%) CISM
2 179 (23.43%) Security Cleared
3 151 (19.76%) CISA
4 140 (18.32%) SC Cleared
5 120 (15.71%) Degree
6 98 (12.83%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (9.69%) CEH
8 72 (9.42%) CRISC
9 71 (9.29%) GIAC
10 50 (6.54%) DV Cleared
11 47 (6.15%) CCNP
12 43 (5.63%) CCNA
13 32 (4.19%) GCIA
13 32 (4.19%) CCIE
14 31 (4.06%) CCSA
15 26 (3.40%) ISSAP
16 24 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (3.01%) JNCIA
18 20 (2.62%) CISMP
18 20 (2.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (30.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (16.49%) PCI DSS
3 43 (5.63%) COBIT
4 24 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (2.88%) SLA
6 21 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 16 (2.09%) QA
8 7 (0.92%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.79%) BS7799
10 5 (0.65%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.39%) COSO
13 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 42 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.31%) Nmap
4 5 (0.65%) Snort
5 4 (0.52%) XenApp
5 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.52%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.26%) UAG
6 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (3.93%) Nessus
2 13 (1.70%) Puppet
2 13 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.57%) SCCM
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.39%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 115 (15.05%) Cisco
2 88 (11.52%) CheckPoint
3 75 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 47 (6.15%) Juniper
5 42 (5.50%) F5
6 36 (4.71%) ArcSight
7 32 (4.19%) Fortinet
8 30 (3.93%) Qualys
9 28 (3.66%) Oracle
10 27 (3.53%) Tufin
11 26 (3.40%) VMware
12 23 (3.01%) HP
13 18 (2.36%) McAfee
14 16 (2.09%) AlgoSec
15 15 (1.96%) Blue Coat
16 13 (1.70%) CA
17 12 (1.57%) Websense
17 12 (1.57%) BMC
18 10 (1.31%) Cyber-Ark
18 10 (1.31%) Sourcefire
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