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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 239 369 358
Rank change year-on-year
+130 -11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 428 215 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 2.57% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 113 131
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.50
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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
9876 8360 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.95% 17.31% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5558 4712 5036
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 395 575
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +126 240 £450 -10.00% 44
South East -7 58 £469 +9.26% 21
North West +27 57 £500 +26.18% 7
South West +17 43 £450 +9.09% 10
East of England -29 9 £500 +17.64% 2
West Midlands - 9 £525 - 2
East Midlands +6 7 £438 - 4
Yorkshire -4 5 £450 - 6
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 398 (54.30%) Information Security
2 309 (42.16%) CISM
3 215 (29.33%) Firewall
4 208 (28.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 198 (27.01%) Finance
6 173 (23.60%) CISA
7 158 (21.56%) ITIL
8 145 (19.78%) Risk Management
9 138 (18.83%) Windows
10 136 (18.55%) Management Information System
11 128 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
12 119 (16.23%) Cisco
13 107 (14.60%) Network Security
14 105 (14.32%) Security Cleared
14 105 (14.32%) Microsoft
15 104 (14.19%) Penetration Testing
16 102 (13.92%) PCI DSS
17 99 (13.51%) Degree
18 98 (13.37%) Security Architecture
19 96 (13.10%) CheckPoint
20 94 (12.82%) Security Management
21 85 (11.60%) TCP/IP
21 85 (11.60%) UNIX
22 80 (10.91%) Linux
23 79 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
24 76 (10.37%) Banking
25 75 (10.23%) TOGAF
26 74 (10.10%) CEH
26 74 (10.10%) SC Cleared
27 73 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 46 (6.28%) IIS
2 25 (3.41%) Apache
3 17 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.09%) CMS
4 8 (1.09%) Joomla!
5 6 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.37%) MS Office
3 23 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.77%) assyst
2 6 (0.82%) Summit
3 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.91%) IaaS
2 8 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.82%) SaaS
4 5 (0.68%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 215 (29.33%) Firewall
2 107 (14.60%) Network Security
3 85 (11.60%) TCP/IP
4 50 (6.82%) Internet
5 48 (6.55%) OSPF
6 43 (5.87%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (5.46%) VPN
8 39 (5.32%) SNMP
9 35 (4.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 34 (4.64%) LAN
10 34 (4.64%) WAN
11 31 (4.23%) MPLS
12 29 (3.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (3.68%) Cisco PIX
14 25 (3.41%) IPsec
15 23 (3.14%) DNS
16 22 (3.00%) Intranet
17 21 (2.86%) BGP
17 21 (2.86%) Wireless
18 20 (2.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.46%) MySQL
2 9 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.14%) DB2
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.14%) QADirector
General
1 198 (27.01%) Finance
2 76 (10.37%) Banking
3 36 (4.91%) Retail
3 36 (4.91%) Legal
4 33 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.73%) Law
7 18 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.91%) Advertising
10 11 (1.50%) Publishing
11 7 (0.95%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.55%) International Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Marketing
14 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 178 (24.28%) Analyst
2 160 (21.83%) Security Analyst
3 146 (19.92%) Consultant
4 125 (17.05%) Security Consultant
5 99 (13.51%) Architect
6 84 (11.46%) Security Architect
7 75 (10.23%) Security Engineer
8 65 (8.87%) Information Analyst
9 63 (8.59%) Information Security Analyst
10 57 (7.78%) Security Manager
11 43 (5.87%) Security Specialist
12 36 (4.91%) Network Engineer
13 34 (4.64%) Information Manager
14 33 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
15 32 (4.37%) Information Security Consultant
15 32 (4.37%) Senior Security Analyst
16 28 (3.82%) Information Specialist
17 27 (3.68%) Information Security Specialist
18 26 (3.55%) Information Security Manager
19 23 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.05%) Middleware
2 9 (1.23%) Web Services
3 8 (1.09%) .NET
4 5 (0.68%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.55%) JSP
6 3 (0.41%) OLE
7 2 (0.27%) SAML
8 1 (0.14%) LAMP
8 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.14%) XML
8 1 (0.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (18.55%) Management Information System
2 64 (8.73%) CESG
3 47 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 45 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.50%) CESG CLAS
6 31 (4.23%) RMADS
7 27 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
8 24 (3.27%) Open Source
9 14 (1.91%) PKI
10 11 (1.50%) Economics
11 10 (1.36%) PMI
12 9 (1.23%) SecurID
13 8 (1.09%) E-Learning
14 7 (0.95%) CMDB
15 5 (0.68%) FMCG
15 5 (0.68%) Smart Meter
16 4 (0.55%) Human Factors
16 4 (0.55%) Cryptography
16 4 (0.55%) Fixed Income
17 3 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 138 (18.83%) Windows
2 85 (11.60%) UNIX
3 80 (10.91%) Linux
4 19 (2.59%) Solaris
5 17 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.23%) AIX
7 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.55%) HPUX
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.27%) VMS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (54.30%) Information Security
2 158 (21.56%) ITIL
3 145 (19.78%) Risk Management
4 104 (14.19%) Penetration Testing
5 98 (13.37%) Security Architecture
6 94 (12.82%) Security Management
7 79 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 75 (10.23%) TOGAF
9 73 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 69 (9.41%) Risk Assessment
11 65 (8.87%) SIEM
12 64 (8.73%) Data Protection
13 59 (8.05%) Information Security Management
14 50 (6.82%) Cyber Security
15 48 (6.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 47 (6.41%) Information Assurance
16 47 (6.41%) PRINCE2
17 43 (5.87%) Service Management
18 42 (5.73%) ISMS
19 41 (5.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.23%) SQL
2 17 (2.32%) C
2 17 (2.32%) Ruby
3 16 (2.18%) Python
4 15 (2.05%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.91%) PHP
6 8 (1.09%) Java
7 5 (0.68%) Perl
7 5 (0.68%) C++
8 3 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 309 (42.16%) CISM
2 173 (23.60%) CISA
3 128 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (14.32%) Security Cleared
5 99 (13.51%) Degree
6 74 (10.10%) SC Cleared
6 74 (10.10%) CEH
7 69 (9.41%) GIAC
8 62 (8.46%) CCNP
9 50 (6.82%) CCIE
10 48 (6.55%) CCNA
11 45 (6.14%) CRISC
12 37 (5.05%) CCSA
13 34 (4.64%) CCSP
14 33 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (3.96%) GCIA
16 28 (3.82%) MCSE
17 27 (3.68%) CCSE
18 23 (3.14%) JNCIA
19 20 (2.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (28.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (13.92%) PCI DSS
3 42 (5.73%) COBIT
4 34 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (2.46%) QA
6 15 (2.05%) SLA
7 13 (1.77%) BS7799
8 11 (1.50%) ISO 9001
9 10 (1.36%) ISO 9000
10 8 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (0.95%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.82%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.14%) COSO
13 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.46%) Snort
4 6 (0.82%) Nmap
5 3 (0.41%) RACF
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.59%) Nessus
2 18 (2.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 15 (2.05%) FortiGate
4 13 (1.77%) SCCM
5 10 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (1.09%) Puppet
6 8 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.27%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.27%) OpenView
10 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 119 (16.23%) Cisco
2 105 (14.32%) Microsoft
3 96 (13.10%) CheckPoint
4 60 (8.19%) Juniper
5 40 (5.46%) Qualys
6 37 (5.05%) Oracle
7 29 (3.96%) McAfee
8 28 (3.82%) HP
9 27 (3.68%) F5
10 24 (3.27%) ArcSight
11 23 (3.14%) Blue Coat
12 21 (2.86%) VMware
12 21 (2.86%) Fortinet
13 18 (2.46%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.18%) Websense
15 15 (2.05%) SAP
16 13 (1.77%) Nokia
17 10 (1.36%) BMC
17 10 (1.36%) Tufin
17 10 (1.36%) Cyber-Ark
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