The table below looks at the statistics for CSSLP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSSLP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 578 558 576
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing CSSLP 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.024% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£638 £413 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10139 8295 9521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.33% 17.22% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5652 4713 5016
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 378 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CSSLP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSSLP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CSSLP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CSSLP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSSLP across the England region.

CSSLP Daily Rate Trend in England

CSSLP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) QADirector
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QADirector
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Progress
1 1 (50.00%) HP