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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 262 293 258
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Contract jobs citing CISSP 156 96 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 2.91% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 56 130
Average daily rate £452 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
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
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 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 18 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 +8 36 £475 -4.52% 12
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 173 (57.67%) Information Security
2 163 (54.33%) CISM
3 96 (32.00%) CISA
4 90 (30.00%) Banking
5 88 (29.33%) Windows
6 76 (25.33%) Finance
7 69 (23.00%) Management Information System
8 67 (22.33%) Microsoft
9 63 (21.00%) Active Directory
10 60 (20.00%) ITIL
11 58 (19.33%) UNIX
12 53 (17.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 53 (17.67%) Network Security
12 53 (17.67%) Security Architecture
13 52 (17.33%) Firewall
14 41 (13.67%) CheckPoint
14 41 (13.67%) Risk Management
15 40 (13.33%) Security Management
16 39 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
17 38 (12.67%) GIAC
18 35 (11.67%) Degree
18 35 (11.67%) Cyber-Ark
19 32 (10.67%) Gemalto
19 32 (10.67%) Project Management
20 30 (10.00%) TOGAF
20 30 (10.00%) Oracle
21 29 (9.67%) TCP/IP
21 29 (9.67%) Information Security Management
21 29 (9.67%) SIEM
22 27 (9.00%) Identity Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 8 (2.67%) IIS
2 7 (2.33%) Joomla!
2 7 (2.33%) CMS
3 6 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) SAP Web AS
5 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.67%) MS Office
3 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.67%) Network Security
2 52 (17.33%) Firewall
3 29 (9.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (3.33%) Intranet
6 8 (2.67%) LAN
6 8 (2.67%) Internet
7 7 (2.33%) VPN
7 7 (2.33%) LDAP
8 6 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.00%) WAN
9 5 (1.67%) FTP
10 4 (1.33%) IPsec
10 4 (1.33%) SSL
11 3 (1.00%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.00%) NetScreen
11 3 (1.00%) HTTP
11 3 (1.00%) Wireless
12 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) FindBugs
1 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 90 (30.00%) Banking
2 76 (25.33%) Finance
3 20 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.33%) Legal
4 19 (6.33%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.00%) Retail
6 8 (2.67%) Marketing
7 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.33%) Law
8 6 (2.00%) German Language
9 4 (1.33%) Advertising
9 4 (1.33%) Publishing
10 3 (1.00%) French Language
10 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.67%) Games
11 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (28.67%) Analyst
2 67 (22.33%) Security Analyst
3 48 (16.00%) Architect
4 40 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 40 (13.33%) Consultant
5 39 (13.00%) Security Manager
6 31 (10.33%) Information Manager
7 26 (8.67%) Information Security Manager
8 24 (8.00%) Security Consultant
9 21 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
11 19 (6.33%) Project Manager
12 16 (5.33%) Security Specialist
13 13 (4.33%) Information Specialist
14 12 (4.00%) Security Engineer
14 12 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
14 12 (4.00%) Network Engineer
15 11 (3.67%) Risk Analyst
15 11 (3.67%) Security Project Manager
15 11 (3.67%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.33%) XML
2 3 (1.00%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.33%) jQuery
4 1 (0.33%) OpenID
4 1 (0.33%) OAuth
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) JSP
4 1 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.67%) CESG
3 12 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (3.33%) Economics
5 9 (3.00%) E-Learning
6 7 (2.33%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.33%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.33%) FMCG
7 4 (1.33%) RMADS
7 4 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.67%) Equities
9 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.67%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.67%) Social Media
9 2 (0.67%) Derivative
9 2 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.33%) Windows
2 58 (19.33%) UNIX
3 19 (6.33%) Linux
4 18 (6.00%) VMS
5 12 (4.00%) AIX
6 7 (2.33%) Solaris
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) HPUX
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (57.67%) Information Security
2 60 (20.00%) ITIL
3 53 (17.67%) Security Architecture
4 41 (13.67%) Risk Management
5 40 (13.33%) Security Management
6 39 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
7 32 (10.67%) Project Management
8 30 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 29 (9.67%) Information Security Management
9 29 (9.67%) SIEM
10 27 (9.00%) Identity Management
11 21 (7.00%) Risk Analysis
12 20 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (5.33%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (5.00%) Database Security
15 15 (5.00%) SABSA
15 15 (5.00%) Data Protection
16 12 (4.00%) Time Management
16 12 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.33%) SQL
2 5 (1.67%) C
3 2 (0.67%) Java
4 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 163 (54.33%) CISM
2 96 (32.00%) CISA
3 38 (12.67%) GIAC
4 35 (11.67%) Degree
5 24 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.67%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.33%) CCNA
8 13 (4.33%) CCSA
9 12 (4.00%) CCSE
9 12 (4.00%) CEH
9 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.67%) CCNP
10 11 (3.67%) MCSE
10 11 (3.67%) CRISC
10 11 (3.67%) ISACA
11 10 (3.33%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.00%) MCSA
13 7 (2.33%) CCIE
13 7 (2.33%) GCIA
14 6 (2.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (17.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (7.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.00%) QA
4 11 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.67%) COBIT
5 2 (0.67%) BS7799
5 2 (0.67%) BS25999
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (21.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.67%) XenApp
3 2 (0.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (8.67%) Tivoli
2 18 (6.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 18 (6.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.67%) Nessus
3 2 (0.67%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 67 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.67%) CheckPoint
3 35 (11.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 32 (10.67%) Gemalto
5 30 (10.00%) Oracle
6 27 (9.00%) Cisco
7 20 (6.67%) Juniper
8 11 (3.67%) McAfee
8 11 (3.67%) HP
9 9 (3.00%) CA
10 8 (2.67%) IBM
11 7 (2.33%) SAP
12 5 (1.67%) Qualys
12 5 (1.67%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.67%) Citrix
13 4 (1.33%) VMware
13 4 (1.33%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.33%) F5
14 3 (1.00%) Rapid7
14 3 (1.00%) Varonis
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 26 days ago