The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Middlesex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 19 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.00% 1.50% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 6.52% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £525 £438 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £438 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.83%
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.60% 23.00% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 49
Average daily rate £463 £445 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +32.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £188 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +102.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
CISSP
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 10 (76.92%) CISM
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 5 (38.46%) SABSA
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) ISSAP
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Web AS
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
6 2 (15.38%) COBIT

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) S/MIME
2 1 (7.69%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) SABSA
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) ISSAP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) CA
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