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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 259 225 264
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Contract jobs citing CISSP 177 227 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.00% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 5.96% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 157 138
Median daily rate £505 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £392 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
3543 3811 3938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.43% 16.81% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2286 2524 2738
Median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 66
Median hourly rate £29.50 £20.52 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.79% +26.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £13.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -5 27 £513 +7.89% 19
Feltham - 3 £505 -
Uxbridge - 3 £475 -
Bromley +2 2 £550 +29.41%
Croydon -13 1 £700 +16.66%
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £725 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 246 (58.85%) Information Security
2 221 (52.87%) CISM
3 152 (36.36%) Finance
4 111 (26.56%) Cybersecurity
5 106 (25.36%) CISA
5 106 (25.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 95 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 77 (18.42%) Firewall
8 75 (17.94%) ITIL
8 75 (17.94%) Security Architecture
9 71 (16.99%) Management Information System
10 70 (16.75%) Security Cleared
11 64 (15.31%) SIEM
12 63 (15.07%) Degree
13 61 (14.59%) Project Management
13 61 (14.59%) Cisco
14 60 (14.35%) SC Cleared
15 58 (13.88%) Security Operations
16 56 (13.40%) PCI DSS
17 55 (13.16%) Network Security
18 54 (12.92%) Linux
19 52 (12.44%) Windows
20 49 (11.72%) TOGAF
21 47 (11.24%) Security Management
22 46 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (10.77%) Unix
24 44 (10.53%) Banking
25 43 (10.29%) Information Security Management
26 41 (9.81%) PRINCE2
27 39 (9.33%) GIAC

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 14 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.44%) Apache
2 6 (1.44%) IIS
3 4 (0.96%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.11%) MS Office
2 12 (2.87%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.94%) SaaS
2 21 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.15%) IaaS
5 6 (1.44%) PaaS
6 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.72%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.72%) Office 365
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (18.42%) Firewall
2 55 (13.16%) Network Security
3 29 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 24 (5.74%) Internet
5 21 (5.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (4.07%) WAN
7 16 (3.83%) OSPF
7 16 (3.83%) SSL
8 15 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (3.59%) LAN
9 14 (3.35%) MPLS
10 13 (3.11%) DNS
10 13 (3.11%) VPN
11 11 (2.63%) HTTP
12 10 (2.39%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (2.15%) Ethernet
13 9 (2.15%) LDAP
13 9 (2.15%) Wireless
14 8 (1.91%) BGP
14 8 (1.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.07%) NonStop SQL
1 17 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.44%) MySQL
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.20%) Big Data
3 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 152 (36.36%) Finance
2 44 (10.53%) Banking
3 26 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.98%) Legal
5 18 (4.31%) Retail
6 9 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.67%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (21.53%) Analyst
2 87 (20.81%) Architect
3 79 (18.90%) Security Architect
4 73 (17.46%) Security Analyst
5 63 (15.07%) Consultant
6 60 (14.35%) Security Consultant
7 42 (10.05%) Security Manager
8 28 (6.70%) Information Security Consultant
9 23 (5.50%) Security Engineer
10 19 (4.55%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.31%) Information Manager
12 17 (4.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 17 (4.07%) Information Security Manager
12 17 (4.07%) IT Analyst
12 17 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.83%) Information Analyst
14 15 (3.59%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.59%) Information Security Analyst
14 15 (3.59%) IT Security Analyst
15 14 (3.35%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.91%) SAML
2 6 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.44%) Middleware
2 6 (1.44%) Web Services
3 4 (0.96%) LAMP
4 3 (0.72%) ELK Stack
4 3 (0.72%) J2EE
5 2 (0.48%) .NET
5 2 (0.48%) COM
5 2 (0.48%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.48%) RESTful
5 2 (0.48%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.99%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 31 (7.42%) CESG
5 23 (5.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (5.02%) CESG CLAS
7 19 (4.55%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.83%) Fixed Income
9 14 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (2.15%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.91%) Equities
12 7 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.67%) PKI
13 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.72%) Economics
14 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.92%) Linux
2 52 (12.44%) Windows
3 45 (10.77%) Unix
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.48%) AIX
5 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.48%) Solaris
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (58.85%) Information Security
2 111 (26.56%) Cybersecurity
3 95 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 75 (17.94%) ITIL
4 75 (17.94%) Security Architecture
5 64 (15.31%) SIEM
6 61 (14.59%) Project Management
7 58 (13.88%) Security Operations
8 49 (11.72%) TOGAF
9 47 (11.24%) Security Management
10 46 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (10.29%) Information Security Management
12 41 (9.81%) PRINCE2
13 36 (8.61%) Vulnerability Management
14 30 (7.18%) Risk Assessment
14 30 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (6.46%) SDLC
15 27 (6.46%) Security Testing
16 26 (6.22%) Data Loss Prevention
17 25 (5.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.13%) SQL
2 26 (6.22%) Python
3 15 (3.59%) Java
4 12 (2.87%) Perl
5 9 (2.15%) C#
6 7 (1.67%) Ruby
7 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.20%) VB
9 2 (0.48%) C
9 2 (0.48%) C++
9 2 (0.48%) Delphi
9 2 (0.48%) PHP
9 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) Go
10 1 (0.24%) R
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 221 (52.87%) CISM
2 106 (25.36%) CISA
3 70 (16.75%) Security Cleared
4 63 (15.07%) Degree
5 60 (14.35%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.33%) GIAC
7 37 (8.85%) CRISC
8 31 (7.42%) CEH
9 30 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (6.46%) CLAS
10 27 (6.46%) ISSAP
11 26 (6.22%) ISEB
12 24 (5.74%) SANS
13 18 (4.31%) CCNP
14 17 (4.07%) PCI QSA
15 16 (3.83%) CISMP
15 16 (3.83%) CREST Certified
16 13 (3.11%) CCNA
17 11 (2.63%) GCIH
17 11 (2.63%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (25.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (13.40%) PCI DSS
3 27 (6.46%) COBIT
4 23 (5.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (4.78%) QA
6 13 (3.11%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.20%) Basel III
8 4 (0.96%) GPG13
8 4 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.48%) BS7799
9 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.24%) MiFID
10 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.24%) RMADS
10 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.91%) Snort
4 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) etcd
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) flannel
5 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.11%) Nessus
2 9 (2.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.67%) QRadar
4 6 (1.44%) EnCase
4 6 (1.44%) Nagios
5 4 (0.96%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.72%) Nmap
7 2 (0.48%) Kibana
7 2 (0.48%) logstash
7 2 (0.48%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.48%) SCCM
7 2 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.24%) FTK
8 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (14.59%) Cisco
2 38 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.70%) CheckPoint
4 23 (5.50%) Palo Alto
4 23 (5.50%) Splunk
5 20 (4.78%) Oracle
6 19 (4.55%) VMware
7 16 (3.83%) Fortinet
8 14 (3.35%) Varonis
9 13 (3.11%) Cyber-Ark
10 12 (2.87%) Juniper
10 12 (2.87%) Qualys
11 11 (2.63%) ArcSight
12 9 (2.15%) Intel Security
12 9 (2.15%) LogRhythm
13 8 (1.91%) FireEye
13 8 (1.91%) IBM
14 7 (1.67%) Sun
15 6 (1.44%) Infoblox
16 5 (1.20%) Riverbed
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