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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 10 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.78% 5.41% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 17.39% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
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£453 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.73% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
44 69 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.86% 31.08% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 29
Average daily rate £398 £440 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £308 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 19 (86.36%) CISM
2 14 (63.64%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) ISSAP
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Change Management
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) GIAC
4 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (31.82%) Cyber Security
4 7 (31.82%) SABSA
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Human Factors
5 6 (27.27%) PMP
5 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
6 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (9.09%) CISA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Security Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Operations
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Human Factors
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) SCADA
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (31.82%) Cyber Security
3 7 (31.82%) SABSA
4 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CISM
2 8 (36.36%) ISSAP
3 7 (31.82%) GIAC
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) PMP
4 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CISA
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee