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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 203 324 337
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 242 101 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 2.68% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 68 56
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£450 £492 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £429 £398
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £33.15
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
3850 3771 3790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.69% 14.93% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2552 2398 2289
Average daily rate £425 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 134
Average hourly rate £19.93 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.44% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 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
City of London +66 64 £475 -5.47% 20
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 227 (59.11%) Information Security
2 187 (48.70%) CISM
3 129 (33.59%) Finance
4 111 (28.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 106 (27.60%) Firewall
6 105 (27.34%) CISA
7 97 (25.26%) ITIL
8 77 (20.05%) Risk Management
9 71 (18.49%) Network Security
10 66 (17.19%) Windows
11 62 (16.15%) Management Information System
12 58 (15.10%) Penetration Testing
12 58 (15.10%) Cisco Certification
13 54 (14.06%) Degree
14 52 (13.54%) Banking
15 51 (13.28%) UNIX
16 49 (12.76%) Cisco
16 49 (12.76%) Security Management
17 46 (11.98%) Microsoft
18 45 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
19 44 (11.46%) CheckPoint
20 43 (11.20%) GIAC
21 42 (10.94%) SIEM
22 41 (10.68%) Security Architecture
23 39 (10.16%) TCP/IP
24 38 (9.90%) Linux
24 38 (9.90%) CEH
25 37 (9.64%) Information Security Management
25 37 (9.64%) Active Directory
26 36 (9.38%) Risk Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 13 (3.39%) IIS
2 5 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.30%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.78%) CMS
4 3 (0.78%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.43%) MS Office
3 16 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.34%) MS Project
5 8 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.39%) assyst
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.04%) SaaS
2 4 (1.04%) PaaS
2 4 (1.04%) IaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (27.60%) Firewall
2 71 (18.49%) Network Security
3 39 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 31 (8.07%) Internet
5 20 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (4.43%) Intranet
7 17 (4.43%) DNS
8 14 (3.65%) LAN
8 14 (3.65%) WAN
8 14 (3.65%) DHCP
8 14 (3.65%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (3.39%) LDAP
10 12 (3.13%) VPN
11 9 (2.34%) DMZ
11 9 (2.34%) Wireless
12 7 (1.82%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.30%) TACACS
14 5 (1.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.30%) MySQL
3 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 129 (33.59%) Finance
2 52 (13.54%) Banking
3 30 (7.81%) Legal
4 23 (5.99%) Retail
5 19 (4.95%) Law
6 17 (4.43%) Financial Institution
7 16 (4.17%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.60%) Advertising
9 9 (2.34%) Publishing
10 5 (1.30%) Games
11 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.04%) International Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Marketing
12 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 111 (28.91%) Analyst
2 103 (26.82%) Security Analyst
3 75 (19.53%) Consultant
4 68 (17.71%) Security Consultant
5 57 (14.84%) Information Analyst
5 57 (14.84%) Information Security Analyst
6 42 (10.94%) Security Engineer
7 34 (8.85%) Security Manager
8 33 (8.59%) Architect
9 32 (8.33%) Security Specialist
10 31 (8.07%) Security Architect
11 24 (6.25%) Information Specialist
12 23 (5.99%) Information Security Specialist
13 22 (5.73%) Information Security Consultant
13 22 (5.73%) Senior Security Analyst
13 22 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (5.21%) Network Engineer
15 19 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
16 16 (4.17%) Project Manager
17 14 (3.65%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.86%) Middleware
2 9 (2.34%) Web Services
3 2 (0.52%) .NET
3 2 (0.52%) SAML
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) OLE
4 1 (0.26%) LAMP
4 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.15%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.29%) CESG
3 27 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.21%) CESG CLAS
6 9 (2.34%) RMADS
7 8 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.08%) PMI
8 7 (1.82%) Economics
9 5 (1.30%) SecurID
10 4 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.04%) Open Source
11 3 (0.78%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.78%) FMCG
11 3 (0.78%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.78%) PKI
12 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.52%) Online Games
12 2 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.19%) Windows
2 51 (13.28%) UNIX
3 38 (9.90%) Linux
4 14 (3.65%) Solaris
5 5 (1.30%) AIX
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.52%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (59.11%) Information Security
2 97 (25.26%) ITIL
3 77 (20.05%) Risk Management
4 58 (15.10%) Penetration Testing
5 49 (12.76%) Security Management
6 45 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
7 42 (10.94%) SIEM
8 41 (10.68%) Security Architecture
9 37 (9.64%) Information Security Management
10 36 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
11 35 (9.11%) TOGAF
12 32 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 32 (8.33%) Service Management
13 31 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (7.81%) ISMS
14 30 (7.81%) Cyber Security
15 27 (7.03%) Data Protection
16 26 (6.77%) Information Assurance
16 26 (6.77%) PRINCE2
17 22 (5.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.60%) SQL
2 4 (1.04%) Python
2 4 (1.04%) Ruby
2 4 (1.04%) Perl
3 2 (0.52%) C
3 2 (0.52%) Java
3 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.26%) R
4 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 187 (48.70%) CISM
2 105 (27.34%) CISA
3 58 (15.10%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (14.06%) Degree
5 43 (11.20%) GIAC
6 38 (9.90%) CEH
7 35 (9.11%) Security Cleared
8 30 (7.81%) SC Cleared
8 30 (7.81%) CCNA
9 24 (6.25%) CCSA
10 23 (5.99%) JNCIA
10 23 (5.99%) CCNP
11 19 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (4.69%) CCSE
13 16 (4.17%) CRISC
14 15 (3.91%) GCIA
15 14 (3.65%) MCSE
16 13 (3.39%) PMP
16 13 (3.39%) PMI Certification
17 11 (2.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (28.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.77%) PCI DSS
3 24 (6.25%) COBIT
4 16 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.60%) SLA
5 10 (2.60%) QA
6 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.56%) Nmap
4 4 (1.04%) Snort
5 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (2.34%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.34%) Puppet
3 8 (2.08%) Nessus
4 7 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.52%) SCCM
5 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.52%) OpenView
6 1 (0.26%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (12.76%) Cisco
2 46 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 44 (11.46%) CheckPoint
4 31 (8.07%) Oracle
5 29 (7.55%) Qualys
6 26 (6.77%) HP
7 22 (5.73%) Juniper
8 18 (4.69%) ArcSight
9 16 (4.17%) VMware
10 12 (3.13%) Websense
10 12 (3.13%) SAP
11 11 (2.86%) BMC
11 11 (2.86%) McAfee
12 9 (2.34%) Blue Coat
12 9 (2.34%) Cyber-Ark
13 8 (2.08%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.82%) Tufin
14 7 (1.82%) Citrix
14 7 (1.82%) Sun
15 6 (1.56%) Splunk
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