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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 209 300 303
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 235 126 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 3.33% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 93 60
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£450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £666
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
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
3890 3785 3576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.84% 14.99% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2478 2238
Average daily rate £425 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 82 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +54 63 £475 +5.55% 25
Bromley - 1 £550 - 2
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 243 (61.21%) Information Security
2 201 (50.63%) CISM
3 127 (31.99%) Finance
4 115 (28.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 103 (25.94%) CISA
6 102 (25.69%) ITIL
7 99 (24.94%) Firewall
8 86 (21.66%) Risk Management
9 69 (17.38%) Network Security
10 66 (16.62%) Windows
11 63 (15.87%) Management Information System
12 61 (15.37%) UNIX
13 58 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
14 57 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
14 57 (14.36%) Degree
15 50 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
16 49 (12.34%) GIAC
16 49 (12.34%) Security Management
17 48 (12.09%) Banking
18 47 (11.84%) Linux
19 45 (11.34%) Cisco
20 44 (11.08%) Microsoft
21 43 (10.83%) TCP/IP
21 43 (10.83%) CheckPoint
22 42 (10.58%) SIEM
23 39 (9.82%) Security Architecture
24 38 (9.57%) Security Cleared
25 37 (9.32%) CEH
26 36 (9.07%) Cyber Security
27 35 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 21 (5.29%) IIS
2 7 (1.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.01%) Apache
4 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.76%) Joomla!
5 3 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.79%) MS Office
3 12 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.27%) MS Project
5 8 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.27%) assyst
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.25%) RMDS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.26%) SaaS
2 5 (1.26%) PaaS
2 5 (1.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (24.94%) Firewall
2 69 (17.38%) Network Security
3 43 (10.83%) TCP/IP
4 32 (8.06%) Internet
5 24 (6.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (4.53%) Intranet
8 14 (3.53%) DNS
8 14 (3.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (3.27%) LDAP
9 13 (3.27%) DHCP
10 12 (3.02%) LAN
10 12 (3.02%) WAN
11 10 (2.52%) VPN
12 7 (1.76%) Wireless
13 6 (1.51%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.51%) DMZ
14 5 (1.26%) OSPF
14 5 (1.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.26%) MySQL
3 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.01%) MS Access
4 2 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) AppScan
1 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 127 (31.99%) Finance
2 48 (12.09%) Banking
3 32 (8.06%) Legal
4 21 (5.29%) Retail
5 19 (4.79%) Law
6 17 (4.28%) Financial Institution
7 14 (3.53%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.52%) Advertising
9 9 (2.27%) Publishing
10 6 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.01%) International Banking
12 3 (0.76%) Games
13 2 (0.50%) Marketing
13 2 (0.50%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (29.22%) Analyst
2 108 (27.20%) Security Analyst
3 84 (21.16%) Consultant
4 76 (19.14%) Security Consultant
5 58 (14.61%) Information Analyst
5 58 (14.61%) Information Security Analyst
6 44 (11.08%) Security Engineer
7 32 (8.06%) Architect
8 31 (7.81%) Security Manager
9 29 (7.30%) Security Specialist
10 27 (6.80%) Security Architect
11 25 (6.30%) Information Security Consultant
12 22 (5.54%) Senior Security Analyst
12 22 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (5.54%) Information Specialist
13 21 (5.29%) Information Security Specialist
14 18 (4.53%) Project Manager
14 18 (4.53%) Network Engineer
15 17 (4.28%) Network Security Engineer
16 14 (3.53%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.02%) Web Services
2 9 (2.27%) Middleware
3 5 (1.26%) SAML
4 3 (0.76%) OAuth
4 3 (0.76%) OpenID
5 2 (0.50%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) WAP
6 1 (0.25%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.25%) OLE
6 1 (0.25%) LAMP
6 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.05%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.05%) CESG
4 18 (4.53%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (2.52%) PMI
6 9 (2.27%) RMADS
7 7 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.26%) SecurID
9 4 (1.01%) Economics
9 4 (1.01%) Open Source
10 3 (0.76%) FMCG
10 3 (0.76%) PKI
10 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.76%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.76%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.76%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.76%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.50%) Equities
11 2 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.62%) Windows
2 61 (15.37%) UNIX
3 47 (11.84%) Linux
4 16 (4.03%) Solaris
5 5 (1.26%) AIX
6 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.25%) VMS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (61.21%) Information Security
2 102 (25.69%) ITIL
3 86 (21.66%) Risk Management
4 58 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
5 50 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 49 (12.34%) Security Management
7 42 (10.58%) SIEM
8 39 (9.82%) Security Architecture
9 36 (9.07%) Cyber Security
10 35 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 33 (8.31%) Risk Assessment
11 33 (8.31%) TOGAF
12 32 (8.06%) Information Security Management
13 31 (7.81%) Service Management
14 30 (7.56%) PRINCE2
15 28 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (7.05%) ISMS
15 28 (7.05%) Data Protection
16 25 (6.30%) Information Assurance
17 24 (6.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.78%) SQL
2 4 (1.01%) Python
2 4 (1.01%) Perl
2 4 (1.01%) Ruby
3 3 (0.76%) C
4 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.50%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) R
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) C++
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 201 (50.63%) CISM
2 103 (25.94%) CISA
3 57 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (14.36%) Degree
4 49 (12.34%) GIAC
5 38 (9.57%) Security Cleared
6 37 (9.32%) CEH
7 32 (8.06%) SC Cleared
8 31 (7.81%) CCNA
9 27 (6.80%) CCSA
10 24 (6.05%) JNCIA
11 21 (5.29%) CCNP
12 20 (5.04%) CRISC
13 19 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (4.53%) GCIA
15 15 (3.78%) PMP
15 15 (3.78%) PMI Certification
16 14 (3.53%) MCSE
17 13 (3.27%) CCSE
18 12 (3.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (28.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (6.80%) COBIT
2 27 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.52%) SLA
5 6 (1.51%) QA
6 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.25%) BS7799
9 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.02%) Nmap
4 4 (1.01%) Snort
5 3 (0.76%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 12 (3.02%) Puppet
2 12 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.52%) Nessus
4 8 (2.02%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (1.76%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.50%) OpenView
7 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (11.34%) Cisco
2 44 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.83%) CheckPoint
4 33 (8.31%) Oracle
5 30 (7.56%) Qualys
6 25 (6.30%) HP
7 21 (5.29%) Juniper
8 19 (4.79%) ArcSight
9 17 (4.28%) VMware
10 14 (3.53%) BMC
11 12 (3.02%) SAP
12 11 (2.77%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (2.52%) McAfee
13 10 (2.52%) Websense
14 9 (2.27%) Blue Coat
15 8 (2.02%) Tufin
15 8 (2.02%) Sun
16 7 (1.76%) Fortinet
17 6 (1.51%) F5
17 6 (1.51%) Splunk
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