The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 277 274 284
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 148 139 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% 3.81% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 108 88
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £370 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £600 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £429 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3568 3644 3421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 15.90% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 2398 2075
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 110 129
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £15.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in London

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in London

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the London region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in London

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
City of London -1 35 £475 +5.55% 23
Ilford - 5 £500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £270 -
Bromley - 1 £550 - 1
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 158 (53.38%) CISM
2 139 (46.96%) Information Security
3 104 (35.14%) CISA
4 97 (32.77%) Finance
5 81 (27.36%) Firewall
6 78 (26.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (18.58%) Risk Management
8 48 (16.22%) Banking
9 44 (14.86%) Degree
10 43 (14.53%) Cyber Security
11 42 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
12 40 (13.51%) ITIL
12 40 (13.51%) Security Management
12 40 (13.51%) Management Information System
13 38 (12.84%) Risk Assessment
14 37 (12.50%) Cisco
15 36 (12.16%) Windows
15 36 (12.16%) Network Security
16 33 (11.15%) Data Protection
17 31 (10.47%) Security Cleared
17 31 (10.47%) Security Architecture
17 31 (10.47%) SIEM
17 31 (10.47%) Investment Banking
18 29 (9.80%) Microsoft
18 29 (9.80%) Active Directory
18 29 (9.80%) SC Cleared
19 26 (8.78%) COBIT
19 26 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (8.45%) Project Management
21 23 (7.77%) Linux

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (2.70%) IIS
1 8 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (4.05%) MS Office
1 12 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.73%) SaaS
1 14 (4.73%) PaaS
1 14 (4.73%) IaaS
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (27.36%) Firewall
2 36 (12.16%) Network Security
3 14 (4.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (4.39%) Wireless
4 13 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (3.72%) Internet
6 9 (3.04%) LDAP
6 9 (3.04%) DMZ
6 9 (3.04%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.03%) WAN
10 5 (1.69%) VPN
10 5 (1.69%) DNS
10 5 (1.69%) LAN
10 5 (1.69%) VLAN
11 3 (1.01%) Wireless Security
11 3 (1.01%) Intranet
11 3 (1.01%) Extranet
11 3 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.38%) Big Data
2 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.01%) QlikView
4 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 97 (32.77%) Finance
2 48 (16.22%) Banking
3 31 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.74%) Legal
5 12 (4.05%) Games
6 10 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.70%) Publishing
9 6 (2.03%) Retail
10 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.01%) Advertising
10 3 (1.01%) Law
11 2 (0.68%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (26.35%) Analyst
2 66 (22.30%) Consultant
3 57 (19.26%) Security Consultant
3 57 (19.26%) Security Analyst
4 45 (15.20%) Architect
5 36 (12.16%) Security Architect
6 27 (9.12%) Security Manager
7 26 (8.78%) Information Analyst
8 25 (8.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 24 (8.11%) Security Engineer
10 21 (7.09%) Security Specialist
11 19 (6.42%) Information Security Consultant
11 19 (6.42%) Risk Analyst
12 16 (5.41%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.73%) Security Project Manager
13 14 (4.73%) IT Risk Analyst
14 12 (4.05%) Information Specialist
15 10 (3.38%) Cyber Security Architect
16 9 (3.04%) Risk Consultant
16 9 (3.04%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.70%) Web Services
2 6 (2.03%) .NET
3 5 (1.69%) XML
4 4 (1.35%) Middleware
4 4 (1.35%) HTML
4 4 (1.35%) SOAP
5 3 (1.01%) WCF
6 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (0.68%) REST
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 2 (0.68%) JSP
6 2 (0.68%) Servlets
6 2 (0.68%) J2EE
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) EJB
7 1 (0.34%) JMX
7 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.04%) CESG
4 9 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.36%) PKI
6 6 (2.03%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.35%) Economics
8 4 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.35%) PMI
9 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.01%) RMADS
10 2 (0.68%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.16%) Windows
2 23 (7.77%) Linux
3 22 (7.43%) UNIX
4 6 (2.03%) Solaris
4 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (46.96%) Information Security
2 55 (18.58%) Risk Management
3 43 (14.53%) Cyber Security
4 40 (13.51%) Security Management
4 40 (13.51%) ITIL
5 38 (12.84%) Risk Assessment
6 33 (11.15%) Data Protection
7 31 (10.47%) Security Architecture
7 31 (10.47%) SIEM
8 25 (8.45%) Project Management
9 21 (7.09%) TOGAF
10 20 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (6.76%) Incident Management
11 19 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (5.74%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (4.73%) Information Security Management
15 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.38%) Java
2 8 (2.70%) SQL
3 7 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.01%) C
5 3 (1.01%) C#
6 2 (0.68%) Perl
6 2 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 158 (53.38%) CISM
2 104 (35.14%) CISA
3 44 (14.86%) Degree
4 42 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (10.47%) Security Cleared
6 29 (9.80%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.76%) CCNP
8 17 (5.74%) CRISC
9 16 (5.41%) CEH
10 14 (4.73%) CISMP
11 13 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (4.05%) CCNA
13 11 (3.72%) MCSE
13 11 (3.72%) GIAC
14 9 (3.04%) CCIE
15 8 (2.70%) ISSAP
16 7 (2.36%) JNCIA
16 7 (2.36%) CCSA
17 5 (1.69%) QiCA
17 5 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (26.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.78%) COBIT
3 20 (6.76%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.69%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.01%) QA
6 3 (1.01%) SLA
7 1 (0.34%) BS7799
7 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.34%) COSO
System Software
1 29 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.69%) XenApp
4 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) vCloud
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (1.35%) OpenView
3 3 (1.01%) SCCM
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.01%) Nessus
3 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.68%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.68%) Nmap
4 2 (0.68%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) logstash
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (12.50%) Cisco
2 29 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.42%) VMware
4 17 (5.74%) CheckPoint
5 16 (5.41%) Juniper
6 14 (4.73%) McAfee
7 12 (4.05%) Citrix
8 10 (3.38%) HP
8 10 (3.38%) Symantec
8 10 (3.38%) Cyber-Ark
9 9 (3.04%) ArcSight
10 8 (2.70%) F5
10 8 (2.70%) Oracle
10 8 (2.70%) SAP
11 6 (2.03%) BT
12 5 (1.69%) Tufin
12 5 (1.69%) Splunk
12 5 (1.69%) Prolexic
12 5 (1.69%) ScanSafe
13 4 (1.35%) Rackspace
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + NEG
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago