Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 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 Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 762 811 771
Rank change year-on-year +49 -40 +96
Contract jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 46 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.048% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 28
England median daily rate £600 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.70% -7.50%
10th Percentile £506 £369 £409
90th Percentile £718 £600 £606
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £56.00

(ISC)2 CCSP 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,686 17,229 16,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 18.90% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,481 10,297 10,453
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £260
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 771 863
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.52 £12.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year +41.79% -17.72% -7.69%

(ISC)2 CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing (ISC)2 CCSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in England

(ISC)2 CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in England

(ISC)2 CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in England

(ISC)2 CCSP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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
London +42 27 £625 +13.64% 3
South West -28 9 £650 -
South East +14 4 £513 -10.87%
Midlands +12 4 £600 +54.84% 2
North West +19 2 - - 1
North of England +10 2 - - 1
West Midlands -3 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £600 - 2
(ISC)2 CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 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 England region with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP.

1 45 (97.83%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (95.65%) CISSP
3 19 (41.30%) CISM
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (39.13%) Information Security
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (32.61%) CCSP
6 15 (32.61%) DevOps
7 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (28.26%) SIEM
9 12 (26.09%) GDPR
9 12 (26.09%) CISA
9 12 (26.09%) McAfee
9 12 (26.09%) Tripwire
9 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
10 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (21.74%) Security Testing
11 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (21.74%) Degree
11 10 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 9 (19.57%) CEH
12 9 (19.57%) Linux
12 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
12 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
12 9 (19.57%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (17.39%) Public Cloud
13 8 (17.39%) Business Transformation

(ISC)2 CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (10.87%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (19.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.52%) IaaS
4 3 (6.52%) PaaS
4 3 (6.52%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (15.22%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) NFC
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) SCCP
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) FTP
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
1 4 (8.70%) SonarQube
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Architect
1 19 (41.30%) Security Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Operational Security Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Security Operations Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Azure Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Security Specialist
7 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (8.70%) Information Specialist
8 4 (8.70%) Payments Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) SCADA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) OAuth
3 1 (2.17%) OpenID
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SAML
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Public Cloud
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.35%) CESG
6 2 (4.35%) SCADA
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.17%) PKI
7 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Solaris
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Information Security
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) DevOps
4 13 (28.26%) SIEM
5 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (21.74%) Security Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
8 8 (17.39%) Antivirus Management
8 8 (17.39%) Business Transformation
8 8 (17.39%) DNA
8 8 (17.39%) Server Management
8 8 (17.39%) Service Management
8 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
9 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
10 6 (13.04%) Change Control
10 6 (13.04%) Information Security Management
10 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (97.83%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (95.65%) CISSP
3 19 (41.30%) CISM
4 15 (32.61%) CCSP
5 12 (26.09%) CISA
6 10 (21.74%) Degree
7 9 (19.57%) CEH
8 6 (13.04%) CHFI
9 5 (10.87%) IISP
10 4 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (8.70%) CLAS
10 4 (8.70%) CREST Certified
10 4 (8.70%) MCSE
10 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.52%) GIAC
11 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
12 2 (4.35%) CCNP
12 2 (4.35%) CISMP
12 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) GDPR
1 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.39%) NIST
4 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (8.70%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (8.70%) ISO 22301
5 4 (8.70%) ISO 31000
5 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
5 4 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (17.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Guardium
2 4 (8.70%) Nessus
2 4 (8.70%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) McAfee
1 12 (26.09%) Tripwire
2 8 (17.39%) FireEye
2 8 (17.39%) Symantec
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) Google
6 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
6 4 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (8.70%) Centrify
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Imperva
6 4 (8.70%) Okta
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 4 (8.70%) Qualys
6 4 (8.70%) Splunk
6 4 (8.70%) Trend Micro
7 2 (4.35%) Aruba
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) HP