The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 26 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.21% 1.79% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 9.80% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
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£513 £467 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.53% 18.28% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 28
Average daily rate £445 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £523 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (93.33%) CISM
2 12 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
4 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 4 (26.67%) SABSA
6 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) CISA
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
7 3 (20.00%) CRISC
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
8 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Workflow
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Legal
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Auditor
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) SCADA
3 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (26.67%) SABSA
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Database Security
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) ISMS
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISM
2 4 (26.67%) CISA
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) CRISC
3 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Aveksa
2 1 (6.67%) Varonis