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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 227 280 282
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 233 141 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.97% 3.86% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 108 115
Average daily rate £500 £475 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £557 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +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
3901 3656 3851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.05% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2755 2358 2598
Average daily rate £450 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 90 122
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 33 £488 +2.63% 19
Bromley - 10 £450 -
Hounslow - 5 £393 - 1
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £550 -
Feltham +3 2 £513 +3.53%
Ealing - 2 £450 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £472 -
Wimbledon - 1 £495 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 262 (61.65%) Information Security
2 243 (57.18%) CISM
3 159 (37.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 137 (32.24%) Finance
5 104 (24.47%) Security Architecture
6 102 (24.00%) CISA
7 96 (22.59%) Risk Management
8 94 (22.12%) Cybersecurity
9 87 (20.47%) Firewall
10 85 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 76 (17.88%) Management Information System
12 69 (16.24%) SIEM
13 68 (16.00%) Degree
14 64 (15.06%) Windows
15 58 (13.65%) Network Security
16 53 (12.47%) ITIL
17 52 (12.24%) TOGAF
17 52 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
18 51 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
19 50 (11.76%) Unix
19 50 (11.76%) Microsoft
20 49 (11.53%) Security Operations
21 48 (11.29%) Security Cleared
22 44 (10.35%) SC Cleared
22 44 (10.35%) Project Management
23 41 (9.65%) Vulnerability Management
24 39 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
24 39 (9.18%) VPN
24 39 (9.18%) Identity Access Management
25 38 (8.94%) SABSA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (2.59%) IIS
1 11 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.18%) iPlanet
3 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.82%) MS Office
3 9 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.18%) SmartSuite
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) BusinessWare
1 5 (1.18%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.59%) IaaS
3 11 (2.59%) SaaS
4 5 (1.18%) PaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.47%) Firewall
2 58 (13.65%) Network Security
3 39 (9.18%) VPN
4 32 (7.53%) TCP/IP
5 30 (7.06%) LAN
6 24 (5.65%) Internet
7 22 (5.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (4.94%) WAN
9 12 (2.82%) SSH
10 11 (2.59%) DNS
11 10 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (2.12%) LDAP
12 9 (2.12%) Wireless
13 7 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.65%) NX-OS
14 6 (1.41%) BGP
14 6 (1.41%) HSRP
14 6 (1.41%) OSPF
14 6 (1.41%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.65%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (1.18%) DB2
3 5 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) TestNG
2 1 (0.24%) AppScan
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 137 (32.24%) Finance
2 33 (7.76%) Legal
3 27 (6.35%) Banking
4 19 (4.47%) Retail
5 13 (3.06%) Spanish Language
6 11 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.12%) French Language
8 8 (1.88%) Italian Language
8 8 (1.88%) Polish Language
9 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.41%) Advertising
11 4 (0.94%) German Language
11 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 114 (26.82%) Analyst
2 97 (22.82%) Security Analyst
3 92 (21.65%) Architect
3 92 (21.65%) Security Architect
4 74 (17.41%) Consultant
5 71 (16.71%) Security Consultant
6 41 (9.65%) Information Analyst
6 41 (9.65%) Information Security Analyst
7 39 (9.18%) Security Manager
8 28 (6.59%) Information Security Consultant
9 22 (5.18%) CISSP Analyst
10 21 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
10 21 (4.94%) Security Engineer
10 21 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (4.71%) CISSP Architect
12 19 (4.47%) IT Analyst
13 18 (4.24%) Information Manager
13 18 (4.24%) Information Security Manager
14 16 (3.76%) IT Security Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.35%) Web Services
2 7 (1.65%) Middleware
2 7 (1.65%) SAML
3 5 (1.18%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.71%) D3.js
4 3 (0.71%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.24%) JMS
5 1 (0.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.24%) SOAP
5 1 (0.24%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.24%) XSD
5 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.88%) Management Information System
2 51 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.65%) CESG
4 19 (4.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (4.24%) Cryptography
6 16 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.76%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.29%) PMI
8 10 (2.35%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (1.41%) Statistics
11 5 (1.18%) AS400
11 5 (1.18%) FMCG
11 5 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.18%) PKI
12 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.06%) Windows
2 50 (11.76%) Unix
3 24 (5.65%) Linux
4 14 (3.29%) AIX
5 12 (2.82%) VMS
6 11 (2.59%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.88%) Solaris
7 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.18%) zOS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (61.65%) Information Security
2 104 (24.47%) Security Architecture
3 96 (22.59%) Risk Management
4 94 (22.12%) Cybersecurity
5 69 (16.24%) SIEM
6 53 (12.47%) ITIL
7 52 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
7 52 (12.24%) TOGAF
8 49 (11.53%) Security Operations
9 44 (10.35%) Project Management
10 41 (9.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 39 (9.18%) Identity Access Management
12 38 (8.94%) SABSA
13 37 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (8.00%) Data Protection
15 31 (7.29%) Security Management
16 28 (6.59%) Information Assurance
17 25 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
19 22 (5.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.88%) SQL
2 7 (1.65%) C
3 4 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.94%) Python
4 3 (0.71%) Java
5 2 (0.47%) C#
5 2 (0.47%) C++
5 2 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
6 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.24%) R
6 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 243 (57.18%) CISM
2 102 (24.00%) CISA
3 68 (16.00%) Degree
4 48 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 44 (10.35%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (8.94%) CEH
7 38 (8.94%) GIAC
8 34 (8.00%) SANS
9 28 (6.59%) CLAS
10 24 (5.65%) CESG Certified Professional
11 21 (4.94%) CRISC
12 19 (4.47%) CISMP
13 17 (4.00%) CCNA
13 17 (4.00%) ISSAP
14 14 (3.29%) GCIA
14 14 (3.29%) PMI Certification
15 13 (3.06%) GCIH
16 11 (2.59%) IISP
16 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (37.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.65%) COBIT
4 18 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (4.00%) RMADS
6 8 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (1.88%) ISO27002
6 8 (1.88%) QA
7 3 (0.71%) COSO
7 3 (0.71%) GPG13
7 3 (0.71%) SLA
8 2 (0.47%) BS25999
8 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.47%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 32 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.41%) Snort
4 5 (1.18%) ClearTrust
5 3 (0.71%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.59%) EnCase
2 10 (2.35%) RSA Archer
3 8 (1.88%) QRadar
4 6 (1.41%) Nessus
5 5 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.18%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (0.94%) Proventia
7 3 (0.71%) SCCM
8 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.47%) Nmap
8 2 (0.47%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.24%) FTK
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.76%) Oracle
3 32 (7.53%) Cisco
4 27 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 20 (4.71%) Splunk
6 17 (4.00%) ArcSight
7 15 (3.53%) Cyber-Ark
8 11 (2.59%) IBM
8 11 (2.59%) Juniper
8 11 (2.59%) Qualys
9 10 (2.35%) HP
9 10 (2.35%) Symantec
10 9 (2.12%) Citrix
11 8 (1.88%) CA
11 8 (1.88%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.65%) F5
12 7 (1.65%) NetWitness
12 7 (1.65%) SAP
12 7 (1.65%) VMware
13 6 (1.41%) Blue Coat
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