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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 208 301 269
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -32
Contract jobs citing CISSP 609 395 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 3.91% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 255 281
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £44.25 £57.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.04% +33.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +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
10246 10103 9544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.41% 19.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6419 6116 5492
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 486 402
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.25 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +34 255 £550 +10.00% 51
South East +51 117 £500 +17.64% 20
East of England +44 53 £525 +9.09% 8
South West +27 52 £500 +5.26% 10
North West +36 48 £570 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +23 38 £525 +20.00% 10
West Midlands -28 20 £450 +38.46% 11
East Midlands +1 14 £600 +33.33% 4
Midlands -3 6 £525 +35.48%
North East -13 5 £466 -15.22%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 688 (58.75%) Information Security
2 549 (46.88%) CISM
3 425 (36.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 304 (25.96%) Cybersecurity
5 270 (23.06%) Finance
6 256 (21.86%) CISA
7 243 (20.75%) Risk Management
8 211 (18.02%) Firewall
8 211 (18.02%) Security Cleared
9 206 (17.59%) Security Architecture
10 196 (16.74%) ITIL
11 193 (16.48%) PCI DSS
12 190 (16.23%) Management Information System
13 185 (15.80%) SIEM
14 183 (15.63%) CESG
15 178 (15.20%) Windows
16 175 (14.94%) TOGAF
17 164 (14.01%) Security Operations
18 155 (13.24%) Cisco
19 154 (13.15%) Degree
20 152 (12.98%) Project Management
21 149 (12.72%) SC Cleared
22 148 (12.64%) Network Security
23 141 (12.04%) Vulnerability Management
24 138 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
25 131 (11.19%) Active Directory
26 129 (11.02%) Security Management
26 129 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
27 116 (9.91%) PRINCE2
28 114 (9.74%) CESG Certified Professional

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 28 (2.39%) IIS
2 26 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 26 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.62%) Mule
4 9 (0.77%) Apache
5 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) SAS
9 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 62 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.88%) MS Project
2 22 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.71%) MS Office
4 13 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.085%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (5.21%) SaaS
4 41 (3.50%) Office 365
5 25 (2.13%) IaaS
6 19 (1.62%) PaaS
7 7 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.34%) Yammer
11 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.26%) GitHub
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 211 (18.02%) Firewall
2 148 (12.64%) Network Security
3 70 (5.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 69 (5.89%) Internet
5 61 (5.21%) WAN
6 56 (4.78%) TCP/IP
7 54 (4.61%) LAN
8 49 (4.18%) Wireless
9 41 (3.50%) VPN
10 39 (3.33%) SSL
11 32 (2.73%) SMTP
12 31 (2.65%) IPsec
13 30 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (2.31%) HTTP
15 26 (2.22%) DNS
16 23 (1.96%) SSH
17 22 (1.88%) OSPF
18 21 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
18 21 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.42%) NonStop SQL
3 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.68%) Big Data
4 8 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.51%) GIS
6 5 (0.43%) MySQL
7 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.17%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.17%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.085%) MS Access
9 1 (0.085%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Jenkins
1 6 (0.51%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) AppScan
3 3 (0.26%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.26%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.17%) JMeter
4 2 (0.17%) TestNG
5 1 (0.085%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.085%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.085%) GDB
5 1 (0.085%) Hudson
5 1 (0.085%) Maven
5 1 (0.085%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.085%) Selenium
5 1 (0.085%) Subversion
5 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.085%) WinDbg
General
1 270 (23.06%) Finance
2 61 (5.21%) Banking
3 58 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 51 (4.36%) Legal
5 35 (2.99%) Retail
6 15 (1.28%) French Language
7 12 (1.02%) Spanish Language
8 9 (0.77%) Italian Language
8 9 (0.77%) Law
9 8 (0.68%) German Language
9 8 (0.68%) Polish Language
10 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.51%) Automotive
11 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
13 4 (0.34%) Games
13 4 (0.34%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 266 (22.72%) Architect
2 234 (19.98%) Analyst
3 222 (18.96%) Consultant
4 216 (18.45%) Security Architect
5 197 (16.82%) Security Consultant
6 194 (16.57%) Security Analyst
7 129 (11.02%) Security Manager
8 66 (5.64%) Information Security Consultant
9 58 (4.95%) Information Analyst
9 58 (4.95%) Information Security Analyst
10 57 (4.87%) Information Security Manager
11 56 (4.78%) Security Engineer
11 56 (4.78%) Security Specialist
12 54 (4.61%) Information Manager
13 51 (4.36%) Project Manager
14 50 (4.27%) CISSP Architect
15 46 (3.93%) IT Analyst
16 45 (3.84%) Security Project Manager
17 44 (3.76%) IT Security Analyst
18 37 (3.16%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.45%) SAML
2 15 (1.28%) Web Services
3 14 (1.20%) Middleware
4 7 (0.60%) .NET
5 5 (0.43%) LAMP
6 4 (0.34%) J2EE
6 4 (0.34%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.26%) COM
7 3 (0.26%) HTML
7 3 (0.26%) JSON
7 3 (0.26%) WAP
8 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.17%) CSS
8 2 (0.17%) JMS
8 2 (0.17%) jQuery
8 2 (0.17%) SOAP
8 2 (0.17%) XML
8 2 (0.17%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.17%) XSD
8 2 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 190 (16.23%) Management Information System
2 183 (15.63%) CESG
3 109 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (7.43%) PKI
5 71 (6.06%) Data Centre
6 70 (5.98%) Security Operations Centre
7 56 (4.78%) CESG CLAS
8 52 (4.44%) Cryptography
9 42 (3.59%) Computer Science
10 33 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 27 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
12 24 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
13 20 (1.71%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.54%) Mathematics
15 15 (1.28%) PMI
16 12 (1.02%) Fixed Income
17 11 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
18 8 (0.68%) Driving Licence
19 7 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
19 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (15.20%) Windows
2 100 (8.54%) Linux
3 81 (6.92%) Unix
4 24 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 21 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.62%) Windows Vista
7 17 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.60%) Solaris
11 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.43%) AIX
12 5 (0.43%) VMS
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.085%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (58.75%) Information Security
2 304 (25.96%) Cybersecurity
3 243 (20.75%) Risk Management
4 206 (17.59%) Security Architecture
5 196 (16.74%) ITIL
6 185 (15.80%) SIEM
7 175 (14.94%) TOGAF
8 164 (14.01%) Security Operations
9 152 (12.98%) Project Management
10 141 (12.04%) Vulnerability Management
11 138 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 129 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
12 129 (11.02%) Security Management
13 116 (9.91%) PRINCE2
14 106 (9.05%) Information Assurance
15 100 (8.54%) Data Protection
16 99 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
17 85 (7.26%) ISMS
18 77 (6.58%) Information Security Management
19 76 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 48 (4.10%) Python
2 34 (2.90%) SQL
3 30 (2.56%) Java
3 30 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 24 (2.05%) Perl
5 19 (1.62%) VB
6 17 (1.45%) C
6 17 (1.45%) C#
7 9 (0.77%) C++
8 7 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.60%) Ruby
9 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.34%) PHP
11 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.17%) Delphi
12 2 (0.17%) R
13 1 (0.085%) Go
13 1 (0.085%) VBA
Qualifications
1 549 (46.88%) CISM
2 256 (21.86%) CISA
3 211 (18.02%) Security Cleared
4 154 (13.15%) Degree
5 149 (12.72%) SC Cleared
6 114 (9.74%) CESG Certified Professional
7 108 (9.22%) CLAS
8 106 (9.05%) CEH
9 91 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
10 72 (6.15%) CRISC
11 64 (5.47%) CISMP
12 57 (4.87%) CCNP
13 56 (4.78%) GIAC
14 50 (4.27%) ISEB
14 50 (4.27%) SANS
15 46 (3.93%) ISSAP
16 45 (3.84%) GCIH
17 43 (3.67%) DV Cleared
18 36 (3.07%) CREST Certified
19 30 (2.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (36.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 193 (16.48%) PCI DSS
3 90 (7.69%) COBIT
4 54 (4.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 44 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (3.07%) RMADS
7 23 (1.96%) JSP 440
8 11 (0.94%) ISO27002
9 10 (0.85%) GPG13
9 10 (0.85%) ISO27005
10 9 (0.77%) COSO
10 9 (0.77%) QA
11 8 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (0.68%) SLA
12 6 (0.51%) ISO22301
13 5 (0.43%) Basel III
13 5 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 131 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.37%) Sendmail
4 10 (0.85%) Snort
5 9 (0.77%) BitLocker
6 8 (0.68%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.26%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) Docker
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.17%) XenApp
10 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.085%) etcd
11 1 (0.085%) flannel
11 1 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (2.90%) SCCM
2 20 (1.71%) Puppet
3 19 (1.62%) Ansible
3 19 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (1.62%) Nessus
4 13 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.02%) FortiGate
6 8 (0.68%) SmoothWall
7 7 (0.60%) QRadar
7 7 (0.60%) RSA Security Analytics
8 6 (0.51%) Nagios
9 5 (0.43%) EnCase
9 5 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.43%) WSUS
10 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.34%) Nmap
11 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.26%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 155 (13.24%) Cisco
2 110 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 67 (5.72%) CheckPoint
4 58 (4.95%) Oracle
5 53 (4.53%) Splunk
6 52 (4.44%) Qualys
7 49 (4.18%) Intel Security
8 40 (3.42%) ArcSight
9 36 (3.07%) Cyber-Ark
10 33 (2.82%) Citrix
10 33 (2.82%) VMware
11 29 (2.48%) Palo Alto
12 23 (1.96%) Google
13 21 (1.79%) F5
13 21 (1.79%) Fortinet
14 18 (1.54%) Blue Coat
15 17 (1.45%) Forcepoint
15 17 (1.45%) Symantec
16 16 (1.37%) Juniper
17 15 (1.28%) IBM
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Rate: Highly Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Rate: Highly Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Reed Business Information
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ministry of Justice
Rate: £58,113 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago