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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 236 260 276
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 194 159 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 4.48% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 124 110
Median daily rate £500 £475 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £632 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £499 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+52.63% +26.66%
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
3606 3547 3728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 16.00% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2513 2298 2562
Median daily rate £450 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £561 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 91 119
Median hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £14.79 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +39 37 £490 +3.15% 21
Hounslow - 5 - -
Bromley - 4 £488 -
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Canary Wharf +8 3 £575 +310.71%
Feltham +5 2 £525 +6.06%
Croydon - 1 £472 -
Ealing - 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £495 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 251 (59.90%) Information Security
2 227 (54.18%) CISM
3 158 (37.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 128 (30.55%) Finance
5 98 (23.39%) Security Architecture
6 97 (23.15%) CISA
7 89 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
8 87 (20.76%) Risk Management
9 86 (20.53%) Firewall
10 82 (19.57%) PCI DSS
11 69 (16.47%) Degree
12 67 (15.99%) Management Information System
13 64 (15.27%) SIEM
14 59 (14.08%) Network Security
14 59 (14.08%) ITIL
15 56 (13.37%) TOGAF
16 55 (13.13%) Security Cleared
17 54 (12.89%) Security Operations
18 51 (12.17%) Windows
19 50 (11.93%) Vulnerability Management
20 49 (11.69%) SC Cleared
21 48 (11.46%) Project Management
22 47 (11.22%) CEH
22 47 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
24 43 (10.26%) Unix
25 41 (9.79%) Microsoft
26 40 (9.55%) VPN
26 40 (9.55%) SABSA
27 37 (8.83%) Cisco Certification

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 15 (3.58%) IIS
2 12 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.91%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.19%) iPlanet
6 5 (1.19%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.48%) Apache
8 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 12 (2.86%) MS Office
2 7 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.19%) SmartSuite
4 4 (0.95%) MS Project
5 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) BusinessWare
1 5 (1.19%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.10%) SaaS
4 10 (2.39%) IaaS
5 7 (1.67%) PaaS
6 4 (0.95%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 86 (20.53%) Firewall
2 59 (14.08%) Network Security
3 40 (9.55%) VPN
4 32 (7.64%) TCP/IP
5 28 (6.68%) LAN
6 24 (5.73%) Internet
7 19 (4.53%) WAN
8 18 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (2.86%) DNS
9 12 (2.86%) LDAP
10 11 (2.63%) SSH
10 11 (2.63%) Wireless
11 10 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.91%) HTTP
13 7 (1.67%) BGP
13 7 (1.67%) HSRP
13 7 (1.67%) OSPF
13 7 (1.67%) SSL
13 7 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (1.19%) DB2
3 5 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (0.48%) Big Data
4 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) TestNG
2 1 (0.24%) AppScan
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 128 (30.55%) Finance
2 33 (7.88%) Legal
3 29 (6.92%) Banking
4 21 (5.01%) Retail
5 16 (3.82%) Spanish Language
6 12 (2.86%) French Language
6 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.91%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.91%) Polish Language
8 7 (1.67%) German Language
9 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.19%) Advertising
11 4 (0.95%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (24.58%) Analyst
2 95 (22.67%) Architect
3 94 (22.43%) Security Architect
4 84 (20.05%) Security Analyst
5 68 (16.23%) Consultant
6 66 (15.75%) Security Consultant
7 40 (9.55%) Security Manager
8 36 (8.59%) Information Analyst
8 36 (8.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 29 (6.92%) Security Engineer
10 26 (6.21%) Information Security Consultant
11 22 (5.25%) CISSP Analyst
12 21 (5.01%) IT Analyst
13 20 (4.77%) Information Manager
14 19 (4.53%) CISSP Architect
14 19 (4.53%) Information Security Manager
15 18 (4.30%) Cloud Architect
15 18 (4.30%) Information Security Officer
15 18 (4.30%) IT Security Analyst
15 18 (4.30%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.63%) Web Services
2 10 (2.39%) SAML
3 5 (1.19%) Middleware
3 5 (1.19%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.72%) D3.js
5 2 (0.48%) JMS
5 2 (0.48%) JSON
5 2 (0.48%) SOAP
5 2 (0.48%) XML
5 2 (0.48%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.48%) XSD
5 2 (0.48%) XSLT
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.99%) Management Information System
2 47 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.88%) CESG
4 22 (5.25%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.53%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.06%) Cryptography
7 13 (3.10%) PMI
8 12 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (2.15%) PKI
10 8 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.43%) Statistics
12 5 (1.19%) AS400
12 5 (1.19%) Equities
12 5 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.19%) FMCG
12 5 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
13 4 (0.95%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.17%) Windows
2 43 (10.26%) Unix
3 25 (5.97%) Linux
4 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.67%) AIX
6 7 (1.67%) Solaris
6 7 (1.67%) VMS
6 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.19%) zOS
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (59.90%) Information Security
2 98 (23.39%) Security Architecture
3 89 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (20.76%) Risk Management
5 64 (15.27%) SIEM
6 59 (14.08%) ITIL
7 56 (13.37%) TOGAF
8 54 (12.89%) Security Operations
9 50 (11.93%) Vulnerability Management
10 48 (11.46%) Project Management
11 44 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
12 40 (9.55%) SABSA
13 36 (8.59%) Data Protection
13 36 (8.59%) Identity Access Management
14 35 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (7.16%) Information Assurance
17 27 (6.44%) Penetration Testing
17 27 (6.44%) Security Management
18 23 (5.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.86%) SQL
2 8 (1.91%) Python
3 7 (1.67%) C
3 7 (1.67%) Java
4 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.95%) Perl
5 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.72%) VB
6 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.48%) C#
6 2 (0.48%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 227 (54.18%) CISM
2 97 (23.15%) CISA
3 69 (16.47%) Degree
4 55 (13.13%) Security Cleared
5 49 (11.69%) SC Cleared
6 47 (11.22%) CEH
7 37 (8.83%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (7.40%) SANS
9 30 (7.16%) CLAS
9 30 (7.16%) GIAC
10 26 (6.21%) CISMP
11 25 (5.97%) CESG Certified Professional
12 20 (4.77%) CCNA
13 19 (4.53%) ISSAP
14 18 (4.30%) CRISC
15 15 (3.58%) GCIA
15 15 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (3.34%) PMI Certification
17 13 (3.10%) GCIH
17 13 (3.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (37.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (19.57%) PCI DSS
3 27 (6.44%) COBIT
4 17 (4.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (3.34%) RMADS
6 11 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (1.67%) QA
8 6 (1.43%) ISO27002
9 5 (1.19%) COSO
9 5 (1.19%) GPG13
9 5 (1.19%) ISO27005
9 5 (1.19%) SLA
10 3 (0.72%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.19%) ClearTrust
2 5 (1.19%) Snort
3 4 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.72%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.48%) Firmware
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.39%) EnCase
2 9 (2.15%) RSA Archer
3 8 (1.91%) QRadar
4 6 (1.43%) Nessus
4 6 (1.43%) SCCM
5 5 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.19%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.95%) Proventia
7 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.48%) Nmap
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.24%) FTK
8 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.35%) Oracle
3 34 (8.11%) Cisco
4 20 (4.77%) CheckPoint
5 19 (4.53%) Splunk
6 12 (2.86%) ArcSight
6 12 (2.86%) Juniper
6 12 (2.86%) Qualys
7 10 (2.39%) IBM
8 9 (2.15%) Citrix
8 9 (2.15%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (1.67%) F5
9 7 (1.67%) NetApp
10 6 (1.43%) Blue Coat
10 6 (1.43%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.43%) SAP
10 6 (1.43%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.19%) BEA
11 5 (1.19%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.19%) VMware
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago