Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISSMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 February 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 Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISC2 ISSMP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 817 - 835
Rank change year-on-year - +835 +7
Contract jobs citing ISSMP 27 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% - 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
England median daily rate £500 - £613
10th Percentile £383 - £594
90th Percentile £700 - £631
UK median daily rate £500 - £613
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

ISSMP 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 17,689 17,642 18,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.49% 18.91% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,609 10,815 11,558
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 808 792 841
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +2.32%
10th Percentile £12.56 £12.00 £12.19
90th Percentile £52.33 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -

ISSMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISSMP in England

ISSMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISSMP in England

ISSMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISSMP in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISSMP in England

ISSMP
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 ISSMP within the England region over the 6 months to 21 February 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 - 27 £500 -
ISSMP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISSMP 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 ISSMP.

1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
1 26 (96.30%) CISM
2 23 (85.19%) VPN
2 23 (85.19%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (81.48%) CISA
3 22 (81.48%) Google
3 22 (81.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (74.07%) SIEM
5 17 (62.96%) Web Services
6 16 (59.26%) LAN
6 16 (59.26%) WLAN
6 16 (59.26%) WAN
6 16 (59.26%) Splunk
6 16 (59.26%) CSSLP
6 16 (59.26%) HIPAA
6 16 (59.26%) PCI DSS
7 15 (55.56%) Network Security
7 15 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (55.56%) CyberArk
7 15 (55.56%) Firewall
7 15 (55.56%) ISSAP
7 15 (55.56%) Sumo Logic
7 15 (55.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (55.56%) Malware Analysis
7 15 (55.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (55.56%) FedRAMP
7 15 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
7 15 (55.56%) Network Segmentation
7 15 (55.56%) Istio
8 11 (40.74%) Security Operations

ISSMP
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 23 (85.19%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (81.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (55.56%) Sumo Logic
3 15 (55.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) VPN
2 16 (59.26%) LAN
2 16 (59.26%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) WLAN
3 15 (55.56%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Security Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) CyberArk Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) ForgeRock Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (25.93%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) SIEM
2 15 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 15 (55.56%) Malware Analysis
2 15 (55.56%) Network Segmentation
2 15 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (40.74%) Security Operations
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Cyber Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Stress Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Threat Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) Threat Management
4 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CISM
1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
2 22 (81.48%) CISA
3 16 (59.26%) CSSLP
4 15 (55.56%) ISSAP
5 7 (25.93%) CISMP
5 7 (25.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) HIPAA
1 16 (59.26%) PCI DSS
2 15 (55.56%) FedRAMP
3 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Istio
2 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Suricata
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Google
2 16 (59.26%) Splunk
3 15 (55.56%) CyberArk
4 6 (22.22%) ForgeRock
5 5 (18.52%) Qualys
6 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow