Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 218 201
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 40 69 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.68% 0.78% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 5.42% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 51
Central London median daily rate £625 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £447 £379 £413
90th Percentile £790 £687 £738
London median daily rate £550 £550 £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 - - -

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 922 1,274 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.69% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 876 910
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 32
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -13.05% +20.25%
10th Percentile £18.12 £12.85 £16.63
90th Percentile £52.25 £34.00 £53.20
London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% +28.89% +2.27%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +38 36 £625 +19.05% 25
Southwark - 1 £500 -
CISSP
London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 22 (55.00%) CISM
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 14 (35.00%) Information Security
4 9 (22.50%) Privileged Access Management
4 9 (22.50%) NIST
4 9 (22.50%) CISA
4 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (20.00%) Firewall
5 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (15.00%) Use Case
7 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) SIEM
7 6 (15.00%) CRISC
7 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (15.00%) GDPR
7 6 (15.00%) Threat Detection
8 5 (12.50%) Legal
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.50%) AWS
9 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (10.00%) Qualys
9 4 (10.00%) Splunk

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 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Azure
2 4 (10.00%) GCP
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.00%) Route 53
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) CircleCI
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) International Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) IT Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) AWS Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Data Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 2 (5.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) E-Discovery Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) GDPR Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Information Security
2 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (22.50%) Privileged Access Management
3 8 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (17.50%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (15.00%) SIEM
5 6 (15.00%) Threat Detection
5 6 (15.00%) Use Case
5 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) CISM
2 9 (22.50%) CISA
3 6 (15.00%) CRISC
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) GIAC
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.00%) FFIEC
5 2 (5.00%) GCIH
5 2 (5.00%) ISSAP
5 2 (5.00%) SANS
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (2.50%) CISMP
6 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.50%) GPEN
6 1 (2.50%) IISP
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.50%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) NIST
2 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.00%) GDPR
4 4 (10.00%) NIST 800
4 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (5.00%) COBIT
6 2 (5.00%) NCSC
6 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Qualys
1 4 (10.00%) Splunk
2 3 (7.50%) OneTrust
3 2 (5.00%) BeyondTrust
3 2 (5.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.50%) Sun