The table below looks at the statistics for CSSLP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSSLP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (ISC2 CSSLP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CSSLP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11873 10924 10736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.56% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6165 6113
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 549 540
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CSSLP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSSLP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CSSLP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CSSLP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSSLP within the UK.

CSSLP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISSAP
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCSP
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (40.00%) GCED
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (40.00%) GIAC
3 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) ISSAP
2 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (40.00%) CCSP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) GCED
2 2 (40.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft