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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 25 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% 1.59% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.20% 9.52% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £396
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +16.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.25
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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 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.80% 16.67% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 27
Average daily rate £463 £308 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.16% -19.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £475 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 (95.00%) CISM
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
5 6 (30.00%) SABSA
6 5 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (20.00%) ISSAP
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) CISA
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) CRISC
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.00%) Project Management
9 2 (10.00%) MS Office
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) Linux

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Auditor
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) SABSA
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) CISM
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) CISA
3 4 (20.00%) ISSAP
4 3 (15.00%) CRISC
5 1 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Aveksa
4 1 (5.00%) Varonis