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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 21 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.08% 1.36% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 6.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£513 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
CISSP
South East

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
29 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.87% 22.73% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 18
Average daily rate £500 £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.58 £42.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.34% +162.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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
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 19 December 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 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) PKI
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
3 3 (37.50%) CRISC
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) GIAC
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) ISSAP
4 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
3 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) CRISC
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS