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 24 September 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 227 240 222
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 228 211 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 5.73% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 150 195
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £464
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
4026 3681 3853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.80% 15.73% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2461 2541
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 80
Median hourly rate £17.93 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 45 £510 +7.93% 31
Docklands, London +17 6 £575 +13.86%
Bromley 0 4 £688 +25.00%
Feltham - 3 £525 -
Uxbridge +4 2 £475 -
Ilford -5 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £530 -
Croydon - 1 £700 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 271 (57.54%) Information Security
2 240 (50.96%) CISM
3 157 (33.33%) Finance
4 151 (32.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 124 (26.33%) Cybersecurity
6 104 (22.08%) CISA
7 98 (20.81%) Risk Management
7 98 (20.81%) ITIL
8 91 (19.32%) Security Architecture
9 86 (18.26%) Degree
10 82 (17.41%) Firewall
11 81 (17.20%) Security Cleared
12 76 (16.14%) Project Management
13 75 (15.92%) SIEM
14 73 (15.50%) TOGAF
15 71 (15.07%) Management Information System
16 70 (14.86%) SC Cleared
17 69 (14.65%) Security Operations
18 62 (13.16%) Linux
19 61 (12.95%) Cisco
19 61 (12.95%) Network Security
20 54 (11.46%) Microsoft
20 54 (11.46%) Banking
21 53 (11.25%) PCI DSS
22 51 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
22 51 (10.83%) Windows
22 51 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (10.62%) PRINCE2
24 47 (9.98%) CESG
24 47 (9.98%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.40%) IIS
3 8 (1.70%) Apache
4 6 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.42%) SAS
7 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.40%) MS Office
3 10 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.49%) MS Project
5 6 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.07%) SaaS
2 31 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.55%) IaaS
5 10 (2.12%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.64%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.64%) Office 365
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.41%) Firewall
2 61 (12.95%) Network Security
3 22 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.46%) Internet
5 20 (4.25%) SSL
6 19 (4.03%) DNS
7 17 (3.61%) HTTP
7 17 (3.61%) LDAP
8 15 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (3.18%) WAN
9 14 (2.97%) LAN
10 13 (2.76%) VPN
11 12 (2.55%) OSPF
12 11 (2.34%) Kerberos
12 11 (2.34%) Wireless
13 10 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.12%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (2.12%) MPLS
14 8 (1.70%) VoIP
15 7 (1.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.88%) NonStop SQL
1 23 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.06%) Big Data
4 5 (1.06%) MySQL
5 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) MS Access
6 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) TestNG
General
1 157 (33.33%) Finance
2 54 (11.46%) Banking
3 21 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.25%) Legal
5 14 (2.97%) Retail
6 13 (2.76%) French Language
7 12 (2.55%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.70%) Italian Language
8 8 (1.70%) Polish Language
9 7 (1.49%) German Language
10 5 (1.06%) Advertising
10 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Marketing
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (21.44%) Analyst
2 98 (20.81%) Architect
3 88 (18.68%) Security Architect
4 79 (16.77%) Security Analyst
5 65 (13.80%) Consultant
6 60 (12.74%) Security Consultant
7 52 (11.04%) Security Manager
8 39 (8.28%) Security Engineer
9 28 (5.94%) Security Officer
10 24 (5.10%) Information Manager
10 24 (5.10%) Information Security Manager
11 23 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
12 22 (4.67%) IT Analyst
13 21 (4.46%) Project Manager
14 20 (4.25%) IT Security Analyst
14 20 (4.25%) Senior Analyst
15 18 (3.82%) Information Analyst
16 17 (3.61%) Information Security Analyst
16 17 (3.61%) Senior Security Analyst
17 16 (3.40%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.97%) SAML
2 10 (2.12%) Web Services
3 6 (1.27%) Middleware
4 4 (0.85%) LAMP
5 3 (0.64%) .NET
5 3 (0.64%) ELK Stack
5 3 (0.64%) J2EE
6 2 (0.42%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.42%) RESTful
6 2 (0.42%) WAP
7 1 (0.21%) CSS
7 1 (0.21%) JMS
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.21%) XSD
7 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 51 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (9.98%) CESG
4 30 (6.37%) Computer Science
5 24 (5.10%) CESG CLAS
6 22 (4.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (3.40%) PKI
8 15 (3.18%) Cryptography
8 15 (3.18%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (2.34%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.27%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.06%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.06%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.85%) Equities
14 4 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.16%) Linux
2 51 (10.83%) Windows
3 46 (9.77%) Unix
4 6 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.06%) VMS
6 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) AIX
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Solaris
8 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (57.54%) Information Security
2 124 (26.33%) Cybersecurity
3 98 (20.81%) ITIL
3 98 (20.81%) Risk Management
4 91 (19.32%) Security Architecture
5 76 (16.14%) Project Management
6 75 (15.92%) SIEM
7 73 (15.50%) TOGAF
8 69 (14.65%) Security Operations
9 51 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (10.62%) PRINCE2
11 47 (9.98%) Vulnerability Management
12 39 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (7.64%) Security Management
14 32 (6.79%) Information Security Management
14 32 (6.79%) Security Testing
15 31 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
15 31 (6.58%) Risk Assessment
16 29 (6.16%) Data Protection
16 29 (6.16%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.43%) SQL
2 32 (6.79%) Python
3 21 (4.46%) Java
4 17 (3.61%) Perl
5 11 (2.34%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.12%) VB
7 8 (1.70%) C#
8 7 (1.49%) Ruby
9 6 (1.27%) C
10 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.64%) C++
10 3 (0.64%) PHP
11 2 (0.42%) Delphi
11 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.21%) Go
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 240 (50.96%) CISM
2 104 (22.08%) CISA
3 86 (18.26%) Degree
4 81 (17.20%) Security Cleared
5 70 (14.86%) SC Cleared
6 42 (8.92%) CEH
7 40 (8.49%) CISMP
8 38 (8.07%) CLAS
9 33 (7.01%) GIAC
10 32 (6.79%) ISSAP
11 31 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (6.16%) ISEB
13 27 (5.73%) CRISC
14 22 (4.67%) SANS
15 18 (3.82%) CCNA
15 18 (3.82%) CREST Certified
16 17 (3.61%) CCNP
17 16 (3.40%) CESG Certified Professional
18 15 (3.18%) IISP
19 12 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (32.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (11.25%) PCI DSS
3 31 (6.58%) COBIT
4 22 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.76%) ISO27002
6 10 (2.12%) GPG13
7 9 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (1.49%) QA
8 7 (1.49%) SLA
9 5 (1.06%) Basel III
10 4 (0.85%) COSO
10 4 (0.85%) ISO27005
11 3 (0.64%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.21%) BS7799
12 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 42 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.91%) Snort
4 5 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.42%) Firmware
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.42%) XenApp
5 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) etcd
6 1 (0.21%) flannel
6 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.49%) SCCM
2 6 (1.27%) Nessus
3 5 (1.06%) EnCase
3 5 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (1.06%) Nagios
3 5 (1.06%) QRadar
4 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.42%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (0.42%) Kibana
6 2 (0.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.42%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.21%) FTK
7 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.21%) OpenView
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (12.95%) Cisco
2 54 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.37%) Oracle
4 28 (5.94%) CheckPoint
5 26 (5.52%) Cyber-Ark
6 24 (5.10%) Qualys
7 21 (4.46%) Splunk
8 19 (4.03%) VMware
9 17 (3.61%) Intel Security
9 17 (3.61%) Palo Alto
10 15 (3.18%) Fortinet
11 13 (2.76%) Varonis
12 12 (2.55%) ArcSight
13 9 (1.91%) Juniper
14 8 (1.70%) FireEye
14 8 (1.70%) NetApp
15 7 (1.49%) IBM
15 7 (1.49%) LogRhythm
16 5 (1.06%) BMC
16 5 (1.06%) Mercator
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Posted: 5 days ago