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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 211 265 238
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -27
Contract jobs citing CISSP 255 191 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 5.15% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 140 154
Median daily rate £550 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £611 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +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
4089 3712 3747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.63% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2715 2437 2403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 100
Median hourly rate £19.23 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +52 58 £510 +7.93% 24
Docklands, London +18 9 £550 +8.91%
Canary Wharf +4 2 £530 +32.50%
Bromley 0 2 £519 -5.68% 1
Ilford -3 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Croydon - 1 £448 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 261 (58.13%) Information Security
2 227 (50.56%) CISM
3 154 (34.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 143 (31.85%) Finance
5 118 (26.28%) Cybersecurity
6 106 (23.61%) CISA
7 97 (21.60%) Risk Management
8 93 (20.71%) ITIL
9 85 (18.93%) Degree
10 82 (18.26%) Security Architecture
11 75 (16.70%) Security Cleared
12 74 (16.48%) Firewall
13 71 (15.81%) Project Management
14 68 (15.14%) Management Information System
14 68 (15.14%) SIEM
15 64 (14.25%) SC Cleared
15 64 (14.25%) TOGAF
16 63 (14.03%) PCI DSS
17 62 (13.81%) Security Operations
18 59 (13.14%) Network Security
19 51 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
20 49 (10.91%) CESG
21 48 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
22 47 (10.47%) Linux
22 47 (10.47%) Cisco
23 46 (10.24%) Microsoft
23 46 (10.24%) Banking
24 45 (10.02%) PRINCE2
25 44 (9.80%) CEH

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 16 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.34%) IIS
3 7 (1.56%) Apache
4 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.34%) MS Office
3 9 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.56%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.80%) SaaS
2 31 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.67%) IaaS
5 10 (2.23%) PaaS
6 4 (0.89%) Office 365
7 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.48%) Firewall
2 59 (13.14%) Network Security
3 22 (4.90%) Internet
4 20 (4.45%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.23%) DNS
5 19 (4.23%) SSL
6 18 (4.01%) HTTP
7 17 (3.79%) LDAP
8 12 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.45%) Wireless
10 10 (2.23%) Kerberos
10 10 (2.23%) LAN
10 10 (2.23%) VPN
10 10 (2.23%) WAN
11 9 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (1.78%) MPLS
12 8 (1.78%) OSPF
13 6 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.11%) IPsec
14 5 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.90%) NonStop SQL
2 16 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.34%) Big Data
4 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.89%) MySQL
6 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) TestNG
2 1 (0.22%) AppScan
2 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 143 (31.85%) Finance
2 46 (10.24%) Banking
3 24 (5.35%) Legal
4 19 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.34%) Retail
6 12 (2.67%) French Language
6 12 (2.67%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.78%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.78%) Polish Language
8 7 (1.56%) German Language
9 5 (1.11%) Advertising
9 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.45%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (21.38%) Architect
2 94 (20.94%) Analyst
3 87 (19.38%) Security Architect
4 74 (16.48%) Security Analyst
5 71 (15.81%) Consultant
6 67 (14.92%) Security Consultant
7 49 (10.91%) Security Manager
8 36 (8.02%) Security Engineer
9 26 (5.79%) Security Officer
10 24 (5.35%) Information Security Officer
11 23 (5.12%) Information Security Consultant
12 22 (4.90%) Information Manager
12 22 (4.90%) Information Security Manager
13 21 (4.68%) IT Analyst
14 20 (4.45%) Information Analyst
14 20 (4.45%) Information Security Analyst
15 19 (4.23%) IT Security Analyst
15 19 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
16 18 (4.01%) Project Manager
17 16 (3.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.12%) SAML
2 9 (2.00%) Web Services
3 4 (0.89%) LAMP
3 4 (0.89%) Middleware
4 3 (0.67%) .NET
4 3 (0.67%) J2EE
5 2 (0.45%) JMS
5 2 (0.45%) JSON
5 2 (0.45%) SOAP
5 2 (0.45%) WAP
5 2 (0.45%) XML
5 2 (0.45%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.45%) XSD
5 2 (0.45%) XSLT
6 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.14%) Management Information System
2 49 (10.91%) CESG
3 48 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.79%) CESG CLAS
5 25 (5.57%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (3.12%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.12%) PKI
8 11 (2.45%) Cryptography
8 11 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (2.00%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.11%) Equities
11 5 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.11%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.47%) Linux
2 34 (7.57%) Windows
3 33 (7.35%) Unix
4 6 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.11%) VMS
6 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (58.13%) Information Security
2 118 (26.28%) Cybersecurity
3 97 (21.60%) Risk Management
4 93 (20.71%) ITIL
5 82 (18.26%) Security Architecture
6 71 (15.81%) Project Management
7 68 (15.14%) SIEM
8 64 (14.25%) TOGAF
9 62 (13.81%) Security Operations
10 51 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
12 45 (10.02%) PRINCE2
13 43 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (8.24%) Security Management
15 36 (8.02%) Data Protection
16 33 (7.35%) Information Security Management
16 33 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
16 33 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
17 31 (6.90%) Security Testing
18 28 (6.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.79%) Python
2 25 (5.57%) SQL
3 18 (4.01%) Java
3 18 (4.01%) Perl
4 11 (2.45%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.23%) VB
6 7 (1.56%) C
6 7 (1.56%) Ruby
7 5 (1.11%) C++
8 4 (0.89%) C#
9 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.45%) Delphi
10 2 (0.45%) PHP
10 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.45%) R
11 1 (0.22%) Go
11 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 227 (50.56%) CISM
2 106 (23.61%) CISA
3 85 (18.93%) Degree
4 75 (16.70%) Security Cleared
5 64 (14.25%) SC Cleared
6 44 (9.80%) CEH
7 41 (9.13%) CLAS
8 33 (7.35%) CISMP
9 32 (7.13%) ISSAP
10 28 (6.24%) ISEB
11 27 (6.01%) CRISC
12 26 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (5.79%) SANS
13 24 (5.35%) GIAC
14 16 (3.56%) CREST Certified
15 14 (3.12%) CCNA
16 13 (2.90%) CCNP
16 13 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
16 13 (2.90%) IISP
17 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (34.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (14.03%) PCI DSS
3 29 (6.46%) COBIT
4 20 (4.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.23%) GPG13
5 10 (2.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (1.56%) ISO27002
6 7 (1.56%) SLA
7 5 (1.11%) Basel III
7 5 (1.11%) COSO
7 5 (1.11%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.11%) QA
8 3 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.67%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.22%) BS7799
9 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.78%) Snort
4 5 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.67%) Firmware
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.45%) XenApp
6 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) Docker
7 1 (0.22%) etcd
7 1 (0.22%) flannel
7 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.56%) EnCase
1 7 (1.56%) SCCM
2 6 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (1.11%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.89%) Nagios
4 4 (0.89%) Nessus
5 3 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.45%) QRadar
6 2 (0.45%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.22%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.22%) FTK
7 1 (0.22%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) OpenView
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (10.47%) Cisco
2 46 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.01%) Oracle
4 24 (5.35%) Cyber-Ark
4 24 (5.35%) Qualys
5 20 (4.45%) Splunk
6 19 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 14 (3.12%) Intel Security
8 13 (2.90%) VMware
9 12 (2.67%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.23%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.78%) Fortinet
11 8 (1.78%) Juniper
11 8 (1.78%) NetApp
12 6 (1.34%) IBM
12 6 (1.34%) Varonis
13 5 (1.11%) BMC
13 5 (1.11%) FireEye
13 5 (1.11%) Mercator
13 5 (1.11%) Remedy
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