Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 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 Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 795 845
Rank change year-on-year -19 +50 +20
Contract jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 55 77 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.081% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.43% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 12
England median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £418
90th Percentile £725 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

(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 18,356 17,984 19,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 18.93% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,944 11,070 12,267
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £245
90th Percentile £630 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 817 777
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.60 £25.88
% change year-on-year +3.54% -1.08% +3.50%

(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 14 December 2018.

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 14 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
London +34 32 £550 +15.79% 6
South East -28 8 £538 -14.00% 2
South West -38 7 £400 -20.00%
North of England -10 3 £520 -7.56% 3
Yorkshire -14 3 £520 -7.56% 2
East of England -17 2 - - 3
(ISC)2 CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (89.09%) CISSP
3 32 (58.18%) Information Security
4 29 (52.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (47.27%) CISM
6 24 (43.64%) CISA
7 23 (41.82%) CCSP
8 22 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (40.00%) Security Architecture
9 21 (38.18%) GDPR
10 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
11 17 (30.91%) Degree
11 17 (30.91%) Security Testing
11 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (29.09%) Data Protection
12 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
13 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
13 15 (27.27%) TOGAF
13 15 (27.27%) DevOps
14 13 (23.64%) Tripwire
14 13 (23.64%) McAfee
15 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
15 12 (21.82%) ITIL
15 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
16 11 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (20.00%) Windows
16 11 (20.00%) IBM
16 11 (20.00%) Security Management
16 11 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (18.18%) SIEM

(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 8 (14.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (10.91%) Office 365
5 4 (7.27%) IaaS
6 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (14.55%) NFC
3 2 (3.64%) IPsec
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.82%) DMZ
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) SMS
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) JIRA
1 8 (14.55%) SonarQube
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.55%) Back Office
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Architect
1 30 (54.55%) Security Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Payments Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Azure Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Information Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Data Protection Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Junior
9 2 (3.64%) Operational Security Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Security Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) OAuth
2 3 (5.45%) OpenID
3 1 (1.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.82%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
3 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (14.55%) Driving Licence
3 8 (14.55%) PKI
4 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) CESG
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.82%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Solaris
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Information Security
2 22 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 17 (30.91%) Security Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Data Protection
5 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 15 (27.27%) DevOps
5 15 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 12 (21.82%) ITIL
6 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
7 11 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (20.00%) Security Management
8 10 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (18.18%) SABSA
8 10 (18.18%) SIEM
9 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.55%) Business Development
10 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
10 8 (14.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) C#
1 8 (14.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (89.09%) CISSP
3 26 (47.27%) CISM
4 24 (43.64%) CISA
5 23 (41.82%) CCSP
6 17 (30.91%) Degree
7 9 (16.36%) MCSE
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (14.55%) CHFI
8 8 (14.55%) CLAS
8 8 (14.55%) CREST Certified
8 8 (14.55%) IISP
9 5 (9.09%) CEH
9 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (9.09%) GSEC
9 5 (9.09%) ISSAP
9 5 (9.09%) MCSA
10 3 (5.45%) CGEIT
10 3 (5.45%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (5.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (38.18%) GDPR
3 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
4 9 (16.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (14.55%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (14.55%) ISO 22301
5 8 (14.55%) ISO 31000
5 8 (14.55%) ISO 9001
5 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (3.64%) COBIT
7 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) ISA Server
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Nessus
1 8 (14.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 5 (9.09%) CASB
2 5 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (7.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.45%) QRadar
5 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.64%) Puppet
5 2 (3.64%) Terraform
6 1 (1.82%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.82%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.82%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.82%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.82%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) McAfee
2 13 (23.64%) Tripwire
3 11 (20.00%) IBM
4 9 (16.36%) Cisco
4 9 (16.36%) Google
5 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
5 8 (14.55%) Barracuda Networks
5 8 (14.55%) Centrify
5 8 (14.55%) Imperva
5 8 (14.55%) Okta
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 8 (14.55%) Qualys
5 8 (14.55%) Splunk
5 8 (14.55%) Trend Micro
6 6 (10.91%) Symantec
7 5 (9.09%) FireEye
8 1 (1.82%) Capita
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Zscaler