Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 229 179
Rank change year-on-year +9 -50 +24
Contract jobs citing CISSP 79 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.84% 0.61% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 3.99% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 28 59
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £375 £431 £363
90th Percentile £688 £658 £696
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £45.85

CISSP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,348 1,327 1,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.41% 15.35% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 914 886
Central London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
10th Percentile £256 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 14
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +7.89% +3.54%
10th Percentile £13.70 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £26.03 £35.00 £28.88
London median hourly rate £23.92 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.24% +10.26% -6.02%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 70 £525 -4.55% 40
West End of London - 2 £300 -
Southwark - 1 £575 -
CISSP
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 49 (62.03%) CISM
2 42 (53.16%) Information Security
3 33 (41.77%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (40.51%) CISA
5 31 (39.24%) Finance
6 30 (37.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (22.78%) GDPR
8 17 (21.52%) Firewall
9 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
9 16 (20.25%) Banking
10 15 (18.99%) ITIL
10 15 (18.99%) Network Security
11 14 (17.72%) Degree
11 14 (17.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (17.72%) Security Architecture
11 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (16.46%) Retail
12 13 (16.46%) PCI DSS
13 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
13 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.92%) Security Operations
14 11 (13.92%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (13.92%) SIEM
15 9 (11.39%) Data Security
15 9 (11.39%) CheckPoint
15 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (11.39%) Palo Alto
16 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (10.13%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) Firewall
2 15 (18.99%) Network Security
3 5 (6.33%) BGP
3 5 (6.33%) LAN
3 5 (6.33%) OSPF
3 5 (6.33%) VPN
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.06%) NGN
4 4 (5.06%) NX-OS
5 3 (3.80%) EIGRP
5 3 (3.80%) IPv4
5 3 (3.80%) Multicast
5 3 (3.80%) VLAN
5 3 (3.80%) WAN
6 2 (2.53%) Internet
6 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.53%) Skype
6 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Essbase
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) DataStage
2 1 (1.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.27%) AppScan
2 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Banking
3 13 (16.46%) Retail
4 6 (7.59%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) French Language
5 2 (2.53%) German Language
5 2 (2.53%) International Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Consultant
2 14 (17.72%) Security Consultant
3 12 (15.19%) Security Manager
4 11 (13.92%) Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Security Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Network Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Information Manager
6 9 (11.39%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (11.39%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) GDPR Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) CISSP Manager
9 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Security Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Middleware
1 2 (2.53%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.27%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) BYOD
5 2 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.27%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.27%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Android
1 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) HPUX
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) Information Security
2 33 (41.77%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
4 15 (18.99%) ITIL
5 14 (17.72%) Security Architecture
5 14 (17.72%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.92%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (13.92%) Security Operations
7 11 (13.92%) SIEM
8 9 (11.39%) Data Security
9 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (10.13%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.86%) Business Continuity
10 7 (8.86%) OWASP
10 7 (8.86%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.59%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.53%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (62.03%) CISM
2 32 (40.51%) CISA
3 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (17.72%) Degree
4 7 (8.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (7.59%) CCNA
5 6 (7.59%) CCNP
6 5 (6.33%) CRISC
6 5 (6.33%) ISSAP
7 4 (5.06%) CEH
7 4 (5.06%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (5.06%) ISSMP
7 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.80%) CCIE
8 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.80%) ISACA
8 3 (3.80%) SANS
9 2 (2.53%) CISMP
9 2 (2.53%) GCIH
9 2 (2.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (22.78%) GDPR
3 13 (16.46%) PCI DSS
4 7 (8.86%) COBIT
4 7 (8.86%) HIPAA
5 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.27%) PMO
7 1 (1.27%) SSAE 16
7 1 (1.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.27%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) CASB
1 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.27%) QRadar
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) CheckPoint
1 9 (11.39%) Palo Alto
2 7 (8.86%) Splunk
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
3 6 (7.59%) CyberArk
3 6 (7.59%) McAfee
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) ForeScout
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) F5
5 3 (3.80%) Google
5 3 (3.80%) Thycotic
6 2 (2.53%) Darktrace
6 2 (2.53%) FireEye
6 2 (2.53%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.53%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.53%) Juniper
6 2 (2.53%) Qualys
6 2 (2.53%) Zscaler