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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 239 251 284
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +33
Contract jobs citing CISSP 190 162 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 4.35% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 127 90
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£475 £475 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £449 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.17% -6.02%
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
3672 3728 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.66% 15.85% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2378 2388 2163
Average daily rate £425 £422 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 103 123
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 August 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 August 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 -17 38 £470 -3.58% 10
Ilford - 6 £400 -
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Uxbridge -6 2 - -
Canary Wharf -6 2 £270 -40.00%
Docklands, London -6 1 £505 -12.17%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 189 (56.08%) CISM
2 157 (46.59%) Information Security
3 121 (35.91%) CISA
4 107 (31.75%) Finance
5 99 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 78 (23.15%) Firewall
7 64 (18.99%) Risk Management
8 57 (16.91%) ITIL
9 56 (16.62%) Banking
10 53 (15.73%) Windows
11 51 (15.13%) Risk Assessment
11 51 (15.13%) SIEM
12 48 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
13 45 (13.35%) Cyber Security
14 44 (13.06%) Management Information System
15 38 (11.28%) Degree
16 37 (10.98%) Investment Banking
16 37 (10.98%) Security Management
16 37 (10.98%) Microsoft
17 36 (10.68%) Data Protection
18 34 (10.09%) Network Security
18 34 (10.09%) Security Cleared
18 34 (10.09%) Cisco
19 33 (9.79%) Security Architecture
20 31 (9.20%) SC Cleared
20 31 (9.20%) PCI DSS
20 31 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (8.90%) COBIT
21 30 (8.90%) Active Directory
22 29 (8.61%) Linux

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (3.56%) IIS
2 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (5.34%) MS Office
2 17 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.34%) PaaS
2 17 (5.04%) SaaS
3 16 (4.75%) IaaS
4 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.15%) Firewall
2 34 (10.09%) Network Security
3 22 (6.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (4.75%) Wireless
5 11 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.26%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (2.97%) Internet
7 9 (2.67%) LDAP
8 5 (1.48%) VPN
8 5 (1.48%) VLAN
9 4 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.19%) DNS
9 4 (1.19%) WAN
10 3 (0.89%) LAN
10 3 (0.89%) HTTP
10 3 (0.89%) DMZ
10 3 (0.89%) Intranet
10 3 (0.89%) Wireless Security
10 3 (0.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.45%) Big Data
2 7 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.08%) QlikView
3 2 (0.59%) Couchbase
3 2 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.59%) Metasploit
General
1 107 (31.75%) Finance
2 56 (16.62%) Banking
3 37 (10.98%) Investment Banking
4 21 (6.23%) Legal
5 12 (3.56%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.67%) Publishing
7 8 (2.37%) Retail
8 6 (1.78%) Games
9 3 (0.89%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (25.82%) Analyst
2 77 (22.85%) Consultant
3 66 (19.58%) Security Consultant
4 60 (17.80%) Security Analyst
5 48 (14.24%) Architect
6 41 (12.17%) Security Architect
7 33 (9.79%) Security Manager
8 32 (9.50%) Security Engineer
9 24 (7.12%) Security Specialist
10 23 (6.82%) Information Analyst
10 23 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
10 23 (6.82%) Risk Analyst
11 22 (6.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 18 (5.34%) Project Manager
13 16 (4.75%) Security Project Manager
13 16 (4.75%) IT Risk Analyst
14 13 (3.86%) Information Specialist
14 13 (3.86%) Cyber Security Architect
15 11 (3.26%) Senior Consultant
15 11 (3.26%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.08%) Web Services
2 6 (1.78%) Middleware
2 6 (1.78%) .NET
3 5 (1.48%) XML
4 4 (1.19%) SOAP
5 3 (0.89%) HTML
5 3 (0.89%) WCF
6 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (0.59%) REST
6 2 (0.59%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.59%) CSS
6 2 (0.59%) JSP
6 2 (0.59%) Servlets
6 2 (0.59%) J2EE
6 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.30%) EJB
7 1 (0.30%) JMS
7 1 (0.30%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.06%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.75%) CESG
4 11 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.97%) PKI
6 9 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.37%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.37%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.19%) RMADS
10 4 (1.19%) iSeries
11 3 (0.89%) PMI
11 3 (0.89%) Economics
12 2 (0.59%) SCADA
12 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.59%) Equities
12 2 (0.59%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.73%) Windows
2 29 (8.61%) Linux
3 24 (7.12%) UNIX
4 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.67%) Solaris
6 4 (1.19%) AIX
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (46.59%) Information Security
2 64 (18.99%) Risk Management
3 57 (16.91%) ITIL
4 51 (15.13%) Risk Assessment
4 51 (15.13%) SIEM
5 45 (13.35%) Cyber Security
6 37 (10.98%) Security Management
7 36 (10.68%) Data Protection
8 33 (9.79%) Security Architecture
9 29 (8.61%) Project Management
10 28 (8.31%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (7.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 24 (7.12%) Incident Management
13 23 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 21 (6.23%) TOGAF
15 20 (5.93%) Information Security Management
16 19 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (5.64%) Information Assurance
17 18 (5.34%) Risk Analysis
17 18 (5.34%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.67%) Java
2 8 (2.37%) SQL
3 6 (1.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.89%) C
6 2 (0.59%) C#
6 2 (0.59%) Perl
6 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.59%) Python
7 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 189 (56.08%) CISM
2 121 (35.91%) CISA
3 48 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (11.28%) Degree
5 34 (10.09%) Security Cleared
6 31 (9.20%) SC Cleared
7 27 (8.01%) CRISC
7 27 (8.01%) CEH
8 23 (6.82%) CCNP
8 23 (6.82%) CCNA
9 16 (4.75%) CCSA
9 16 (4.75%) JNCIA
10 15 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (4.45%) MCSE
11 12 (3.56%) CISMP
12 11 (3.26%) GIAC
13 10 (2.97%) GCIH
14 7 (2.08%) GCIA
14 7 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.48%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 30 (8.90%) COBIT
4 21 (6.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.08%) SLA
6 5 (1.48%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.19%) QA
8 2 (0.59%) COSO
9 1 (0.30%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Nessus
2 4 (1.19%) OpenView
2 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.89%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.59%) Nmap
4 2 (0.59%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.59%) SCCM
4 2 (0.59%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.30%) logstash
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.09%) Cisco
3 18 (5.34%) VMware
4 16 (4.75%) Juniper
5 15 (4.45%) Symantec
6 14 (4.15%) McAfee
7 13 (3.86%) Oracle
8 12 (3.56%) F5
9 11 (3.26%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.26%) Cyber-Ark
10 10 (2.97%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.97%) HP
11 9 (2.67%) Citrix
12 8 (2.37%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.37%) Remedy
13 6 (1.78%) SAP
13 6 (1.78%) BMC
14 5 (1.48%) IBM
14 5 (1.48%) Qualys
14 5 (1.48%) Splunk
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: £64,704 per annum Pro Rata
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