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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 235 289 265
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -24
Contract jobs citing CISSP 192 118 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 3.32% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 82 105
Average daily rate £525 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.05% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
3859 3554 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.06% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2383 2330
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +35 24 £525 +5.00% 20
Croydon - 4 £598 - 1
Bromley - 3 £425 - 2
Feltham +3 1 £500 -4.76%
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 244 (60.10%) Information Security
2 236 (58.13%) CISM
3 134 (33.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 130 (32.02%) Finance
5 97 (23.89%) CISA
6 92 (22.66%) Firewall
7 87 (21.43%) Windows
7 87 (21.43%) Security Architecture
8 81 (19.95%) Cybersecurity
8 81 (19.95%) Risk Management
8 81 (19.95%) Management Information System
9 80 (19.70%) SIEM
10 75 (18.47%) PCI DSS
11 71 (17.49%) Risk Assessment
12 64 (15.76%) Microsoft
13 61 (15.02%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (15.02%) Unix
14 59 (14.53%) Network Security
15 53 (13.05%) ITIL
16 51 (12.56%) Cisco
17 48 (11.82%) Active Directory
17 48 (11.82%) Linux
17 48 (11.82%) CheckPoint
17 48 (11.82%) Degree
18 45 (11.08%) GIAC
19 43 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (10.10%) Security Cleared
21 40 (9.85%) Vulnerability Management
22 39 (9.61%) VPN
22 39 (9.61%) Security Operations

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.71%) IIS
3 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.48%) iPlanet
4 6 (1.48%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.94%) MS Office
3 6 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.74%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) BusinessWare
1 6 (1.48%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (5.91%) IaaS
1 24 (5.91%) PaaS
2 19 (4.68%) SaaS
3 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 92 (22.66%) Firewall
2 59 (14.53%) Network Security
3 39 (9.61%) VPN
4 38 (9.36%) TCP/IP
5 34 (8.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 33 (8.13%) LAN
7 29 (7.14%) WAN
8 19 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (3.94%) Internet
10 14 (3.45%) OSPF
11 13 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (3.20%) NX-OS
12 12 (2.96%) DNS
12 12 (2.96%) VLAN
13 11 (2.71%) BGP
13 11 (2.71%) HSRP
13 11 (2.71%) Spanning Tree
13 11 (2.71%) Wireless
14 10 (2.46%) SSH
14 10 (2.46%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.48%) Big Data
3 6 (1.48%) DB2
3 6 (1.48%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (0.49%) QlikView
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.74%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.74%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.25%) AppScan
General
1 130 (32.02%) Finance
2 36 (8.87%) Banking
3 28 (6.90%) Legal
4 17 (4.19%) Retail
5 12 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.22%) Spanish Language
6 9 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.23%) Advertising
8 5 (1.23%) Games
9 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.99%) Local Government
9 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (22.66%) Consultant
2 89 (21.92%) Analyst
3 81 (19.95%) Security Consultant
4 75 (18.47%) Security Analyst
5 62 (15.27%) Architect
6 61 (15.02%) Security Architect
7 38 (9.36%) Security Engineer
8 37 (9.11%) Security Manager
9 30 (7.39%) Information Analyst
10 29 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
11 22 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (4.93%) Information Manager
13 19 (4.68%) Information Security Consultant
13 19 (4.68%) Information Security Manager
14 18 (4.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 17 (4.19%) Security Specialist
15 17 (4.19%) Senior Security Analyst
16 16 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
17 15 (3.69%) CISSP Analyst
18 14 (3.45%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.20%) Web Services
2 12 (2.96%) Middleware
3 7 (1.72%) SailPoint
4 6 (1.48%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.74%) D3.js
6 2 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (19.95%) Management Information System
2 43 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.65%) CESG
4 22 (5.42%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (3.69%) CESG CLAS
6 15 (3.69%) Cryptography
6 15 (3.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.97%) FMCG
7 8 (1.97%) PMI
7 8 (1.97%) SCADA
8 6 (1.48%) AS400
8 6 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.23%) Statistics
10 4 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.74%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.43%) Windows
2 61 (15.02%) Unix
3 48 (11.82%) Linux
4 18 (4.43%) AIX
5 14 (3.45%) Solaris
5 14 (3.45%) VMS
6 10 (2.46%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.48%) zOS
8 3 (0.74%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (60.10%) Information Security
2 87 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 81 (19.95%) Cybersecurity
3 81 (19.95%) Risk Management
4 80 (19.70%) SIEM
5 71 (17.49%) Risk Assessment
6 53 (13.05%) ITIL
7 40 (9.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 39 (9.61%) Security Operations
9 35 (8.62%) Project Management
10 34 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
10 34 (8.37%) Penetration Testing
10 34 (8.37%) Security Management
11 32 (7.88%) Information Assurance
12 31 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (7.39%) TOGAF
14 28 (6.90%) Information Security Management
15 25 (6.16%) Analytics
16 22 (5.42%) SABSA
17 20 (4.93%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.93%) SQL
2 14 (3.45%) C
3 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.49%) Perl
4 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 236 (58.13%) CISM
2 97 (23.89%) CISA
3 61 (15.02%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (11.82%) Degree
5 45 (11.08%) GIAC
6 41 (10.10%) Security Cleared
7 34 (8.37%) CCNA
7 34 (8.37%) SC Cleared
8 30 (7.39%) SANS
9 29 (7.14%) CCSA
10 28 (6.90%) CEH
11 27 (6.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 26 (6.40%) CRISC
13 24 (5.91%) JNCIA
14 19 (4.68%) CLAS
15 18 (4.43%) CCSE
16 16 (3.94%) CCNP
16 16 (3.94%) GCIA
17 15 (3.69%) GCIH
18 13 (3.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (33.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (18.47%) PCI DSS
3 38 (9.36%) COBIT
4 33 (8.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.71%) ISO27002
5 11 (2.71%) QA
6 10 (2.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (2.22%) RMADS
8 8 (1.97%) COSO
9 7 (1.72%) GPG13
10 6 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.99%) SLA
12 2 (0.49%) BS25999
12 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.25%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 48 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.20%) Snort
4 6 (1.48%) ClearTrust
5 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.74%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.96%) RSA enVision
2 10 (2.46%) Proventia
3 8 (1.97%) RSA Security Analytics
4 7 (1.72%) EnCase
4 7 (1.72%) Nessus
4 7 (1.72%) QRadar
5 6 (1.48%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.23%) Nmap
6 5 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.74%) Ettercap
7 3 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.74%) Nagios
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.25%) FTK
Vendors
1 64 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.56%) Cisco
3 48 (11.82%) CheckPoint
4 35 (8.62%) Oracle
5 32 (7.88%) Symantec
6 31 (7.64%) Juniper
7 24 (5.91%) Sourcefire
8 23 (5.67%) ArcSight
8 23 (5.67%) McAfee
8 23 (5.67%) Qualys
9 21 (5.17%) Cyber-Ark
9 21 (5.17%) F5
10 17 (4.19%) IBM
11 15 (3.69%) VMware
12 14 (3.45%) HP
13 13 (3.20%) Blue Coat
13 13 (3.20%) CA
13 13 (3.20%) NetWitness
14 12 (2.96%) Palo Alto
14 12 (2.96%) Splunk
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Streamline Connections
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