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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 272 279 311
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Contract jobs citing CISSP 397 339 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 3.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 233 143
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£475 £450 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £449 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.17% -6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
9845 9208 8305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.62% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5237 4514
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 400 457
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 +12 190 £475 - 52
South East -6 84 £450 +5.88% 59
East of England +26 33 £463 +8.82% 15
South West +1 29 £425 -3.95% 20
North West -43 20 £855 +74.04% 23
East Midlands -4 15 £450 - 7
West Midlands +14 12 £500 +11.11% 17
Yorkshire -18 8 £375 -21.05% 10
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 364 (47.33%) Information Security
2 363 (47.20%) CISM
3 273 (35.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 226 (29.39%) Firewall
5 187 (24.32%) Finance
6 172 (22.37%) CISA
7 142 (18.47%) SIEM
8 139 (18.08%) ITIL
9 137 (17.82%) Security Management
10 132 (17.17%) Risk Management
11 128 (16.64%) Management Information System
12 114 (14.82%) Cisco
12 114 (14.82%) PCI DSS
13 112 (14.56%) Security Cleared
13 112 (14.56%) Security Architecture
14 99 (12.87%) Network Security
15 96 (12.48%) Penetration Testing
15 96 (12.48%) Windows
15 96 (12.48%) Cyber Security
16 93 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
17 79 (10.27%) Data Protection
17 79 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
18 78 (10.14%) SC Cleared
18 78 (10.14%) Banking
19 77 (10.01%) Degree
20 75 (9.75%) CheckPoint
21 74 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
22 72 (9.36%) PKI
23 68 (8.84%) Linux
24 66 (8.58%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 36 (4.68%) IIS
2 21 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.04%) Apache
4 7 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.13%) Lync
8 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 39 (5.07%) MS Office
2 35 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) RMDS
2 6 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.26%) Summit
4 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.73%) SaaS
1 21 (2.73%) PaaS
2 16 (2.08%) IaaS
3 8 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 226 (29.39%) Firewall
2 99 (12.87%) Network Security
3 54 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 52 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 44 (5.72%) VPN
6 42 (5.46%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (5.33%) WAN
8 39 (5.07%) SSL
9 35 (4.55%) DNS
10 27 (3.51%) LDAP
11 25 (3.25%) Wireless
12 21 (2.73%) LAN
13 20 (2.60%) DHCP
14 18 (2.34%) Internet
15 17 (2.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 15 (1.95%) Wireshark
17 14 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (1.69%) Multicast
19 11 (1.43%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.86%) Big Data
3 11 (1.43%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (1.43%) DB2
4 10 (1.30%) MySQL
5 7 (0.91%) QlikView
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.26%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.39%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 187 (24.32%) Finance
2 78 (10.14%) Banking
3 40 (5.20%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.94%) Legal
5 25 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.08%) Retail
8 13 (1.69%) Publishing
9 7 (0.91%) Law
10 6 (0.78%) Games
11 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.39%) Advertising
12 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 193 (25.10%) Analyst
2 184 (23.93%) Consultant
3 150 (19.51%) Security Analyst
4 148 (19.25%) Security Consultant
5 114 (14.82%) Architect
6 104 (13.52%) Security Architect
7 82 (10.66%) Security Manager
8 55 (7.15%) Security Engineer
9 41 (5.33%) Information Analyst
10 40 (5.20%) Information Security Analyst
11 36 (4.68%) Security Specialist
12 34 (4.42%) Information Security Consultant
13 27 (3.51%) Risk Analyst
13 27 (3.51%) Security Officer
14 25 (3.25%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.86%) IT Security Manager
16 21 (2.73%) Information Specialist
17 19 (2.47%) Technical Analyst
18 18 (2.34%) Information Manager
18 18 (2.34%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.86%) .NET
2 20 (2.60%) SOAP
3 18 (2.34%) XML
4 17 (2.21%) Middleware
4 17 (2.21%) HTML
5 15 (1.95%) Web Services
6 13 (1.69%) Rendezvous
7 8 (1.04%) WCF
8 7 (0.91%) SAML
8 7 (0.91%) JSP
9 6 (0.78%) OAuth
9 6 (0.78%) SPML
9 6 (0.78%) OpenID
10 5 (0.65%) REST
11 4 (0.52%) XACML
11 4 (0.52%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.52%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.52%) Servlets
11 4 (0.52%) J2EE
12 3 (0.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.64%) Management Information System
2 72 (9.36%) PKI
3 61 (7.93%) Data Centre
4 54 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (5.33%) CESG
6 27 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
7 25 (3.25%) CESG CLAS
8 24 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (2.99%) Computer Science
10 18 (2.34%) RMADS
11 14 (1.82%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (1.04%) SCADA
12 8 (1.04%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.91%) AS400
14 5 (0.65%) GIS
14 5 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.48%) Windows
2 68 (8.84%) Linux
3 42 (5.46%) UNIX
4 13 (1.69%) Solaris
5 11 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.30%) AIX
7 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.26%) Android
9 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (47.33%) Information Security
2 142 (18.47%) SIEM
3 139 (18.08%) ITIL
4 137 (17.82%) Security Management
5 132 (17.17%) Risk Management
6 112 (14.56%) Security Architecture
7 96 (12.48%) Cyber Security
7 96 (12.48%) Penetration Testing
8 79 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
8 79 (10.27%) Data Protection
9 74 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 66 (8.58%) Project Management
11 59 (7.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 58 (7.54%) Kalman Filter
13 53 (6.89%) Information Security Management
14 51 (6.63%) Incident Management
15 49 (6.37%) TOGAF
16 48 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (5.59%) PRINCE2
18 41 (5.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.37%) SQL
2 19 (2.47%) C
3 18 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.56%) Java
5 11 (1.43%) VB
5 11 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.04%) C#
8 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.39%) ABAP
9 3 (0.39%) Python
9 3 (0.39%) Perl
9 3 (0.39%) VBScript
10 2 (0.26%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 363 (47.20%) CISM
2 172 (22.37%) CISA
3 112 (14.56%) Security Cleared
4 93 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 77 (10.01%) Degree
7 53 (6.89%) CCNP
8 46 (5.98%) CCNA
9 45 (5.85%) CRISC
10 44 (5.72%) CEH
11 40 (5.20%) CISMP
12 39 (5.07%) GIAC
13 37 (4.81%) DV Cleared
14 29 (3.77%) CCSA
15 27 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (3.12%) MCSE
16 24 (3.12%) CCSP
17 21 (2.73%) ISSAP
18 17 (2.21%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (35.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (14.82%) PCI DSS
3 44 (5.72%) COBIT
4 41 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (2.73%) SLA
6 20 (2.60%) QA
7 13 (1.69%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.65%) COSO
9 4 (0.52%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.39%) BS7799
10 3 (0.39%) GxP
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.43%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.39%) vSphere
5 2 (0.26%) XenApp
5 2 (0.26%) Snort
5 2 (0.26%) NFS
5 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (1.82%) Nessus
3 5 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.52%) OpenView
4 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.39%) SCCM
5 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.26%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.26%) Nmap
6 2 (0.26%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.13%) Control-M
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 114 (14.82%) Cisco
2 75 (9.75%) CheckPoint
3 62 (8.06%) McAfee
3 62 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 48 (6.24%) ArcSight
5 47 (6.11%) VMware
6 43 (5.59%) Juniper
7 40 (5.20%) F5
8 29 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 29 (3.77%) Symantec
9 28 (3.64%) Sourcefire
10 26 (3.38%) Tufin
10 26 (3.38%) IBM
11 25 (3.25%) Kaspersky
12 24 (3.12%) TippingPoint
13 23 (2.99%) Oracle
13 23 (2.99%) Clearswift
14 22 (2.86%) Citrix
15 21 (2.73%) SAP
16 19 (2.47%) Cyber-Ark
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 - £535 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago