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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 629 611 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing CSSLP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
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
11268 10499 9250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6778 5971 5077
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 434 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 5 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 31 August 2015. 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 -29 2 £525 -17.64% 1
London +3 1 £525 -17.64% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) GCED
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) SABSA
3 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) GSEC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) GSEC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) GCED
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle