Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CSSLP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 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 Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (ISC2 CSSLP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 817 844
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -4
Contract jobs citing CSSLP 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.011% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
England median daily rate £350 £481 £572
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -15.87% +20.43%
10th Percentile £315 £418 £535
90th Percentile £637 £559 £623
UK median daily rate £350 £481 £572
% change year-on-year -27.27% -15.87% +20.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

CSSLP 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 17,202 18,059 20,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 20.24% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,558 11,300 12,382
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 794 957
England median hourly rate £23.88 £26.25 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.05% -2.16% +41.21%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.38
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +44.74%

CSSLP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CSSLP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CSSLP in England

CSSLP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSSLP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSSLP in England

CSSLP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSSLP in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSSLP in England

CSSLP
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 CSSLP within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
East of England - 8 - -
South East -11 5 £338 -18.18% 2
London - 1 £685 - 5
CSSLP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSSLP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CSSLP.

1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
1 14 (100.00%) CEH
2 8 (57.14%) Product Management
2 8 (57.14%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
4 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Synopsys
5 4 (28.57%) Coverity
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Law
6 1 (7.14%) GIAC
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) X.509
6 1 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (7.14%) PKI
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking

CSSLP
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) X.509
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Product Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Security Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Product Management
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
1 8 (57.14%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CEH
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) OSCP
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Coverity
1 4 (28.57%) Synopsys