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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 234 267 285
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 163 139 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 3.78% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 106 67
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£475 £451 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
3584 3676 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.85% 16.18% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2511 1896
Average daily rate £415 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 123 125
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +9 44 £475 +5.55% 10
Ilford - 6 £500 -
Docklands, London -1 3 £555 +0.90%
Feltham - 3 £495 -
Brentford - 1 £470 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £140 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 133 (48.54%) CISM
2 128 (46.72%) Information Security
3 92 (33.58%) Finance
4 89 (32.48%) CISA
5 80 (29.20%) Firewall
6 67 (24.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (17.52%) Degree
8 46 (16.79%) Risk Management
8 46 (16.79%) Management Information System
9 43 (15.69%) Security Management
9 43 (15.69%) Cisco
10 39 (14.23%) ITIL
11 38 (13.87%) Network Security
12 36 (13.14%) Security Cleared
12 36 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (13.14%) Banking
13 34 (12.41%) SC Cleared
14 33 (12.04%) Data Protection
14 33 (12.04%) Windows
14 33 (12.04%) Risk Assessment
15 32 (11.68%) Cyber Security
16 31 (11.31%) Active Directory
17 29 (10.58%) Project Management
17 29 (10.58%) Microsoft
17 29 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (9.12%) Investment Banking
19 24 (8.76%) Security Architecture
20 23 (8.39%) SIEM
20 23 (8.39%) UNIX
21 21 (7.66%) TOGAF

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (4.38%) IIS
2 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.36%) Lync
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.01%) MS Office
3 6 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.65%) SaaS
2 9 (3.28%) PaaS
2 9 (3.28%) IaaS
3 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (29.20%) Firewall
2 38 (13.87%) Network Security
3 18 (6.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (5.47%) Wireless
4 15 (5.47%) Internet
5 12 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (4.01%) DMZ
7 10 (3.65%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (3.28%) LDAP
8 9 (3.28%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.55%) WAN
10 6 (2.19%) LAN
10 6 (2.19%) DNS
11 5 (1.82%) VPN
11 5 (1.82%) VLAN
12 4 (1.46%) DHCP
13 3 (1.09%) SSL
13 3 (1.09%) Intranet
13 3 (1.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.82%) Big Data
3 2 (0.73%) Couchbase
3 2 (0.73%) QlikView
4 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.46%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.09%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 92 (33.58%) Finance
2 36 (13.14%) Banking
3 25 (9.12%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.93%) Legal
5 12 (4.38%) Games
6 10 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.19%) Publishing
7 6 (2.19%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (24.45%) Analyst
2 62 (22.63%) Consultant
3 52 (18.98%) Security Analyst
4 50 (18.25%) Security Consultant
5 35 (12.77%) Architect
6 33 (12.04%) Security Manager
7 26 (9.49%) Security Architect
8 22 (8.03%) Security Engineer
9 19 (6.93%) Information Analyst
9 19 (6.93%) Information Security Analyst
9 19 (6.93%) Project Manager
10 18 (6.57%) Security Specialist
11 17 (6.20%) Risk Analyst
12 15 (5.47%) Security Project Manager
13 13 (4.74%) IT Risk Analyst
14 11 (4.01%) Information Specialist
14 11 (4.01%) Information Security Consultant
15 9 (3.28%) Information Manager
15 9 (3.28%) Network Engineer
16 8 (2.92%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.55%) .NET
1 7 (2.55%) Web Services
2 5 (1.82%) XML
3 4 (1.46%) SOAP
4 3 (1.09%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) Middleware
4 3 (1.09%) WCF
5 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (0.73%) REST
5 2 (0.73%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.73%) CSS
5 2 (0.73%) JSP
5 2 (0.73%) Servlets
5 2 (0.73%) J2EE
5 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) EJB
6 1 (0.36%) JMX
6 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.79%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.38%) CESG
4 10 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.19%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (2.19%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.82%) PKI
10 4 (1.46%) PMI
10 4 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.46%) Economics
11 3 (1.09%) Human Factors
11 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.09%) RMADS
11 3 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.04%) Windows
2 23 (8.39%) UNIX
3 20 (7.30%) Linux
4 6 (2.19%) Solaris
4 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.73%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.72%) Information Security
2 46 (16.79%) Risk Management
3 43 (15.69%) Security Management
4 39 (14.23%) ITIL
5 33 (12.04%) Risk Assessment
5 33 (12.04%) Data Protection
6 32 (11.68%) Cyber Security
7 29 (10.58%) Project Management
8 24 (8.76%) Security Architecture
9 23 (8.39%) SIEM
10 21 (7.66%) TOGAF
10 21 (7.66%) Incident Management
11 20 (7.30%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (6.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (6.20%) Information Assurance
14 16 (5.84%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (5.84%) PRINCE2
15 15 (5.47%) Information Security Management
15 15 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.65%) Java
2 6 (2.19%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.46%) SQL
4 4 (1.46%) C#
5 2 (0.73%) Perl
5 2 (0.73%) Python
5 2 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 133 (48.54%) CISM
2 89 (32.48%) CISA
3 48 (17.52%) Degree
4 36 (13.14%) Security Cleared
4 36 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (12.41%) SC Cleared
6 19 (6.93%) CCNP
6 19 (6.93%) CEH
7 16 (5.84%) CISMP
7 16 (5.84%) CRISC
8 13 (4.74%) GIAC
8 13 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (4.01%) MCSE
10 10 (3.65%) ISSAP
11 9 (3.28%) CCIE
12 7 (2.55%) CCNA
13 6 (2.19%) PMP
13 6 (2.19%) PMI Certification
13 6 (2.19%) GCIH
14 5 (1.82%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (24.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (7.30%) COBIT
3 18 (6.57%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.82%) SLA
6 4 (1.46%) QA
7 3 (1.09%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.36%) BS7799
9 1 (0.36%) COSO
9 1 (0.36%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.82%) XenApp
4 4 (1.46%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.46%) OpenView
2 4 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.09%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (1.09%) Nessus
3 3 (1.09%) Nmap
3 3 (1.09%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.73%) SCCM
4 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (15.69%) Cisco
2 29 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.30%) Juniper
4 19 (6.93%) CheckPoint
5 16 (5.84%) VMware
6 15 (5.47%) McAfee
7 14 (5.11%) F5
8 12 (4.38%) Citrix
9 11 (4.01%) Symantec
9 11 (4.01%) HP
10 10 (3.65%) ArcSight
11 9 (3.28%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (3.28%) Oracle
12 8 (2.92%) SAP
13 7 (2.55%) ScanSafe
14 6 (2.19%) BT
14 6 (2.19%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.82%) Dell
15 5 (1.82%) Prolexic
15 5 (1.82%) Tufin
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