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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 18 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.86% 1.72% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.75% 10.00% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£433 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £478 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.60% 17.17% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 24
Average daily rate £440 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £496 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 18 (94.74%) CISM
2 16 (84.21%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) IIS
5 6 (31.58%) SABSA
6 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (21.05%) ISSAP
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) CISA
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) CRISC
9 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (10.53%) COBIT
9 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Network Security
9 2 (10.53%) Time Management
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
9 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 2 (10.53%) Finance

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Security Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Human Factors
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
2 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
2 6 (31.58%) SABSA
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.26%) Database Security
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) ISSAP
4 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 2 (10.53%) CRISC
6 1 (5.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Aveksa
4 1 (5.26%) Varonis