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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 248 218 320
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +102
Contract jobs citing CISSP 189 226 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.93% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 6.03% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 179 76
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
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
3621 3745 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 15.45% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2414 2381
Average daily rate £435 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 84 98
Average hourly rate £21.64 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 -12 39 £470 -1.05% 16
Ilford - 5 £400 -
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Uxbridge +4 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Docklands, London -7 1 £505 -12.17%
Canary Wharf -9 1 £400 -17.94%
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 200 (56.82%) CISM
2 169 (48.01%) Information Security
3 115 (32.67%) CISA
4 106 (30.11%) Finance
5 98 (27.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 82 (23.30%) Firewall
7 68 (19.32%) Risk Management
8 62 (17.61%) Banking
8 62 (17.61%) SIEM
9 61 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
10 58 (16.48%) ITIL
10 58 (16.48%) Cyber Security
11 56 (15.91%) Windows
12 51 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
13 49 (13.92%) Management Information System
14 41 (11.65%) Microsoft
15 40 (11.36%) Degree
16 39 (11.08%) Network Security
17 38 (10.80%) Security Architecture
18 37 (10.51%) COBIT
18 37 (10.51%) Cisco
19 36 (10.23%) Linux
19 36 (10.23%) Investment Banking
20 35 (9.94%) Data Protection
21 34 (9.66%) PCI DSS
22 33 (9.38%) CRISC
22 33 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (9.38%) CCNA
23 32 (9.09%) Security Cleared
24 31 (8.81%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (3.98%) IIS
2 9 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.99%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.85%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.57%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (6.25%) MS Office
2 21 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.57%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.82%) PaaS
2 19 (5.40%) IaaS
2 19 (5.40%) SaaS
3 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) Google Drive
4 2 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (23.30%) Firewall
2 39 (11.08%) Network Security
3 26 (7.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.55%) Wireless
6 11 (3.13%) Internet
6 11 (3.13%) VPN
6 11 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.99%) VLAN
9 6 (1.70%) OSPF
10 5 (1.42%) DNS
10 5 (1.42%) LAN
10 5 (1.42%) DHCP
11 4 (1.14%) LDAP
11 4 (1.14%) BGP
11 4 (1.14%) Extranet
11 4 (1.14%) WAN
12 3 (0.85%) MPLS
12 3 (0.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.83%) Big Data
2 11 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.56%) QlikView
4 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.57%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (0.57%) DB2
5 2 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
General
1 106 (30.11%) Finance
2 62 (17.61%) Banking
3 36 (10.23%) Investment Banking
4 31 (8.81%) Legal
5 11 (3.13%) Publishing
6 10 (2.84%) Retail
7 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.70%) Games
9 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.85%) Advertising
9 3 (0.85%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Front Office
10 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 85 (24.15%) Consultant
2 77 (21.88%) Analyst
3 74 (21.02%) Security Consultant
4 54 (15.34%) Security Analyst
5 52 (14.77%) Architect
6 45 (12.78%) Security Architect
7 39 (11.08%) Security Engineer
8 30 (8.52%) Security Manager
9 26 (7.39%) Information Security Consultant
10 24 (6.82%) Security Specialist
11 18 (5.11%) Risk Analyst
12 16 (4.55%) Information Analyst
12 16 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
12 16 (4.55%) IT Consultant
13 15 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
14 14 (3.98%) Cyber Security Architect
15 13 (3.69%) Information Specialist
16 12 (3.41%) IT Risk Analyst
16 12 (3.41%) Senior Security Consultant
16 12 (3.41%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.99%) Web Services
1 7 (1.99%) Middleware
2 5 (1.42%) XML
3 4 (1.14%) .NET
4 2 (0.57%) J2EE
4 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.57%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.57%) JSP
4 2 (0.57%) Servlets
4 2 (0.57%) SOAP
4 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (0.57%) HTML
4 2 (0.57%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.28%) REST
5 1 (0.28%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.28%) JMS
5 1 (0.28%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.28%) SAML
5 1 (0.28%) EJB
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 33 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.40%) CESG
4 14 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.84%) PKI
5 10 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.27%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.70%) SCADA
9 5 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.14%) RMADS
10 4 (1.14%) FMCG
10 4 (1.14%) iSeries
11 3 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.57%) PMI
12 2 (0.57%) Equities
12 2 (0.57%) AS400
12 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.91%) Windows
2 36 (10.23%) Linux
3 24 (6.82%) UNIX
4 11 (3.13%) Solaris
5 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.70%) AIX
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.85%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (48.01%) Information Security
2 68 (19.32%) Risk Management
3 62 (17.61%) SIEM
4 58 (16.48%) Cyber Security
4 58 (16.48%) ITIL
5 51 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
6 38 (10.80%) Security Architecture
7 35 (9.94%) Data Protection
8 31 (8.81%) Security Management
8 31 (8.81%) Project Management
9 29 (8.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (7.95%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (7.10%) Incident Management
12 24 (6.82%) TOGAF
13 22 (6.25%) Information Security Management
13 22 (6.25%) Information Assurance
14 19 (5.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 18 (5.11%) Data Analysis
15 18 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.69%) SQL
2 8 (2.27%) C
3 6 (1.70%) Java
4 5 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.57%) Python
6 2 (0.57%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 200 (56.82%) CISM
2 115 (32.67%) CISA
3 61 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (11.36%) Degree
5 33 (9.38%) CRISC
5 33 (9.38%) CCNA
6 32 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 30 (8.52%) SC Cleared
8 27 (7.67%) CCSA
8 27 (7.67%) CEH
9 25 (7.10%) JNCIA
9 25 (7.10%) CCNP
10 13 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (3.69%) MCSE
10 13 (3.69%) CISMP
11 11 (3.13%) GCIH
12 10 (2.84%) GIAC
13 9 (2.56%) GCIA
14 8 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (27.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (10.51%) COBIT
3 34 (9.66%) PCI DSS
4 29 (8.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.99%) QA
6 6 (1.70%) SLA
7 5 (1.42%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.42%) COSO
8 2 (0.57%) GPG13
9 1 (0.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 25 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.85%) Firmware
4 2 (0.57%) Snort
4 2 (0.57%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.57%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) vCloud
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (1.42%) Nessus
2 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.85%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.57%) Nagios
4 2 (0.57%) Nmap
4 2 (0.57%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.57%) SCCM
4 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.57%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.28%) logstash
5 1 (0.28%) Kibana
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) OpenView
5 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.51%) Cisco
3 24 (6.82%) Symantec
4 18 (5.11%) McAfee
4 18 (5.11%) VMware
4 18 (5.11%) Juniper
4 18 (5.11%) CheckPoint
5 15 (4.26%) Oracle
6 14 (3.98%) Sourcefire
6 14 (3.98%) ArcSight
7 13 (3.69%) F5
8 12 (3.41%) Qualys
9 8 (2.27%) IBM
10 7 (1.99%) HP
10 7 (1.99%) SAP
10 7 (1.99%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (1.70%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.70%) FireEye
11 6 (1.70%) Citrix
12 5 (1.42%) CA
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