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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 27 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.41% 3.90% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 20.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
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£430 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £446 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.20% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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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
33 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.49% 19.48% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 21
Average daily rate £375 £440 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £350 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.58% +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 5 August 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) CISM
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 7 (50.00%) SABSA
3 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
1 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 7 (50.00%) SABSA
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CISM
2 7 (50.00%) ISSAP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft