The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 589 568 583
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing CSSLP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.022% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10437 9063 9816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.08% 17.78% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5894 4875 5067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 1 £300 -45.45%
East of England - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £300 -
South East - - - -
Basildon - - - -
London - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

CSSLP
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) WebInspect
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) QADirector
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QADirector
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) HP