The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 247 285 255
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -30
Contract jobs citing CISSP 147 96 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 2.91% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 59 133
Average daily rate £464 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £419 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.83%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3841 3296 3905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.44% 15.23% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 1991 2296
Average daily rate £410 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.79 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
CISSP
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 36 £475 -4.04% 5
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 165 (56.51%) Information Security
2 159 (54.45%) CISM
3 95 (32.53%) CISA
4 86 (29.45%) Windows
5 85 (29.11%) Banking
6 72 (24.66%) Finance
7 67 (22.95%) Management Information System
8 65 (22.26%) Microsoft
9 62 (21.23%) Active Directory
10 59 (20.21%) ITIL
11 58 (19.86%) UNIX
12 55 (18.84%) Network Security
13 52 (17.81%) Security Architecture
13 52 (17.81%) Firewall
14 50 (17.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 42 (14.38%) CheckPoint
15 42 (14.38%) Risk Management
16 39 (13.36%) Security Management
17 37 (12.67%) Risk Assessment
17 37 (12.67%) GIAC
18 34 (11.64%) Degree
18 34 (11.64%) Cyber-Ark
19 32 (10.96%) Gemalto
20 31 (10.62%) Project Management
21 30 (10.27%) Information Security Management
22 29 (9.93%) TOGAF
22 29 (9.93%) Oracle
22 29 (9.93%) Cisco
22 29 (9.93%) TCP/IP
23 28 (9.59%) SIEM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (2.40%) IIS
1 7 (2.40%) CMS
1 7 (2.40%) Joomla!
2 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.03%) Apache
4 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.68%) SAP Web AS
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.74%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (18.84%) Network Security
2 52 (17.81%) Firewall
3 29 (9.93%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (3.42%) Intranet
6 8 (2.74%) Internet
6 8 (2.74%) LAN
7 7 (2.40%) WAN
7 7 (2.40%) VPN
7 7 (2.40%) LDAP
8 6 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.71%) FTP
10 4 (1.37%) IPsec
11 3 (1.03%) Wireless
11 3 (1.03%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.03%) HTTP
11 3 (1.03%) SSL
11 3 (1.03%) NetScreen
12 2 (0.68%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.37%) DB2
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.34%) FindBugs
General
1 85 (29.11%) Banking
2 72 (24.66%) Finance
3 20 (6.85%) Financial Institution
3 20 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.51%) Legal
5 8 (2.74%) Retail
5 8 (2.74%) Marketing
6 7 (2.40%) Law
6 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.05%) German Language
8 4 (1.37%) Advertising
8 4 (1.37%) Publishing
9 3 (1.03%) French Language
9 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Games
10 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 85 (29.11%) Analyst
2 66 (22.60%) Security Analyst
3 47 (16.10%) Architect
4 39 (13.36%) Security Architect
4 39 (13.36%) Security Manager
5 37 (12.67%) Consultant
6 31 (10.62%) Information Manager
7 26 (8.90%) Information Security Manager
8 22 (7.53%) Security Consultant
9 21 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (6.85%) Senior Security Analyst
11 17 (5.82%) Project Manager
12 15 (5.14%) Security Specialist
13 13 (4.45%) Security Engineer
13 13 (4.45%) Network Engineer
14 12 (4.11%) Information Specialist
15 11 (3.77%) Security Project Manager
15 11 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
15 11 (3.77%) Information Security Consultant
16 10 (3.42%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.37%) XML
2 3 (1.03%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) Spring
4 1 (0.34%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.34%) jQuery
4 1 (0.34%) OAuth
4 1 (0.34%) OpenID
4 1 (0.34%) JSP
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.95%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.45%) CESG
4 11 (3.77%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (3.42%) Economics
6 9 (3.08%) E-Learning
7 7 (2.40%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.37%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.37%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.03%) PKI
9 3 (1.03%) RMADS
9 3 (1.03%) FMCG
9 3 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Online Games
10 2 (0.68%) Derivative
10 2 (0.68%) Statistics
10 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.45%) Windows
2 58 (19.86%) UNIX
3 19 (6.51%) Linux
4 18 (6.16%) VMS
5 12 (4.11%) AIX
6 7 (2.40%) Solaris
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (56.51%) Information Security
2 59 (20.21%) ITIL
3 52 (17.81%) Security Architecture
4 42 (14.38%) Risk Management
5 39 (13.36%) Security Management
6 37 (12.67%) Risk Assessment
7 31 (10.62%) Project Management
8 30 (10.27%) Information Security Management
9 29 (9.93%) TOGAF
10 28 (9.59%) SIEM
11 26 (8.90%) Identity Management
12 21 (7.19%) Risk Analysis
13 19 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (5.48%) SABSA
15 15 (5.14%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (5.14%) Database Security
16 14 (4.79%) Data Protection
17 12 (4.11%) Zachman Framework
17 12 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.48%) SQL
2 5 (1.71%) C
3 2 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 159 (54.45%) CISM
2 95 (32.53%) CISA
3 37 (12.67%) GIAC
4 34 (11.64%) Degree
5 24 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.48%) CCNA
6 16 (5.48%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.79%) CCSA
8 13 (4.45%) CCSE
9 11 (3.77%) MCSE
9 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.77%) CCNP
9 11 (3.77%) ISACA
10 10 (3.42%) CRISC
10 10 (3.42%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.42%) CEH
11 9 (3.08%) MCSA
12 7 (2.40%) CCIE
12 7 (2.40%) GCIA
13 6 (2.05%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (17.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (6.51%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.45%) QA
4 10 (3.42%) COBIT
4 10 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.68%) BS7799
5 2 (0.68%) BS25999
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (21.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.68%) vSphere
3 2 (0.68%) XenApp
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.34%) Nmap
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (8.56%) Tivoli
2 17 (5.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 17 (5.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.68%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) Cacti
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 65 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.38%) CheckPoint
3 34 (11.64%) Cyber-Ark
4 32 (10.96%) Gemalto
5 29 (9.93%) Oracle
5 29 (9.93%) Cisco
6 21 (7.19%) Juniper
7 11 (3.77%) HP
7 11 (3.77%) McAfee
8 8 (2.74%) IBM
8 8 (2.74%) CA
9 7 (2.40%) SAP
10 5 (1.71%) Citrix
10 5 (1.71%) Qualys
10 5 (1.71%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.37%) VMware
11 4 (1.37%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.37%) F5
12 3 (1.03%) Splunk
12 3 (1.03%) Symantec
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