The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / London
Rank 267 249 288
Rank change year-on-year -18 +39  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 140 204 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.92% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 5.28% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 153 94
Median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £50.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +25.24% -26.47%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3339 3862 3532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.45% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2725 2316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -18.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in London

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in London

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in London

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in London

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 11 £525 +7.69% 14
Docklands, London - 3 £544 -
Harrow +12 2 - -
Croydon +6 1 £500 -15.96%
Feltham +1 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £500 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP 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 London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 177 (58.03%) Information Security
2 161 (52.79%) CISM
3 86 (28.20%) Finance
4 83 (27.21%) CISA
5 80 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
6 74 (24.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 74 (24.26%) Degree
7 72 (23.61%) PCI DSS
8 68 (22.30%) Firewall
9 64 (20.98%) Risk Management
10 54 (17.70%) Management Information System
11 46 (15.08%) ITIL
12 42 (13.77%) Cisco Certification
13 39 (12.79%) Security Architecture
14 37 (12.13%) Linux
14 37 (12.13%) Risk Assessment
15 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
16 35 (11.48%) Identity Access Management
17 34 (11.15%) SANS
17 34 (11.15%) Network Security
17 34 (11.15%) Banking
18 33 (10.82%) Computer Science
18 33 (10.82%) SIEM
18 33 (10.82%) Security Management
18 33 (10.82%) Windows
19 32 (10.49%) Internet
20 30 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
20 30 (9.84%) SC Cleared
21 28 (9.18%) Cisco
21 28 (9.18%) Security Operations

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.64%) Apache
3 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.98%) Confluence
4 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.98%) JBoss
4 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.64%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.31%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.61%) SaaS
4 8 (2.62%) IaaS
5 7 (2.30%) Mimecast
5 7 (2.30%) PaaS
6 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.31%) Office 365
6 4 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 68 (22.30%) Firewall
2 34 (11.15%) Network Security
3 32 (10.49%) Internet
4 25 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (5.90%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.25%) VPN
7 15 (4.92%) Wireless
8 11 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (3.61%) SSL
9 10 (3.28%) HTTP
9 10 (3.28%) Intranet
9 10 (3.28%) LAN
9 10 (3.28%) LDAP
9 10 (3.28%) WAN
10 9 (2.95%) OSPF
11 7 (2.30%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.30%) SSH
12 6 (1.97%) IPv4
12 6 (1.97%) IPv6
13 5 (1.64%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.31%) DB2
3 3 (0.98%) DataStax
3 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.66%) HBase
4 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (0.66%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.64%) AppScan
2 4 (1.31%) JIRA
2 4 (1.31%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.98%) Hudson
3 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.66%) Subversion
4 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 86 (28.20%) Finance
2 34 (11.15%) Banking
3 23 (7.54%) Retail
4 18 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.92%) Legal
6 8 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.64%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (33.44%) Analyst
2 87 (28.52%) Security Analyst
3 55 (18.03%) Architect
4 51 (16.72%) Security Architect
5 45 (14.75%) Consultant
6 36 (11.80%) Security Consultant
7 27 (8.85%) Information Analyst
7 27 (8.85%) Information Security Analyst
8 24 (7.87%) Security Manager
9 23 (7.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 22 (7.21%) Business Analyst
10 22 (7.21%) Information Security Consultant
11 17 (5.57%) IT Analyst
11 17 (5.57%) IT Security Analyst
11 17 (5.57%) Security Engineer
12 14 (4.59%) Administrator
12 14 (4.59%) Security Specialist
13 13 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.61%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.93%) Web Services
2 10 (3.28%) Middleware
3 6 (1.97%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.97%) SAML
4 5 (1.64%) J2EE
4 5 (1.64%) JSP
4 5 (1.64%) Servlets
5 3 (0.98%) Ajax
5 3 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
5 3 (0.98%) JAX-WS
5 3 (0.98%) JMS
5 3 (0.98%) RESTful
5 3 (0.98%) SOAP
5 3 (0.98%) Spring
5 3 (0.98%) Spring MVC
5 3 (0.98%) Struts
5 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (0.66%) HTML5
6 2 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.70%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.92%) CESG
6 13 (4.26%) Cyber Defence
6 13 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.28%) SWIFT
8 9 (2.95%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (2.62%) Equities
10 7 (2.30%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (2.30%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.31%) Fintech
12 4 (1.31%) PKI
13 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
14 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.13%) Linux
2 33 (10.82%) Windows
3 23 (7.54%) Unix
4 12 (3.93%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (58.03%) Information Security
2 80 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (20.98%) Risk Management
4 46 (15.08%) ITIL
5 39 (12.79%) Security Architecture
6 37 (12.13%) Risk Assessment
7 35 (11.48%) Identity Access Management
8 33 (10.82%) Security Management
8 33 (10.82%) SIEM
9 30 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (9.18%) Security Operations
11 25 (8.20%) Information Security Management
11 25 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (6.56%) Data Protection
12 20 (6.56%) IT Audit
12 20 (6.56%) Security Testing
12 20 (6.56%) TOGAF
12 20 (6.56%) Validation
12 20 (6.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.25%) Java
1 16 (5.25%) SQL
2 12 (3.93%) Python
3 7 (2.30%) Perl
4 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.64%) C++
5 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.31%) C
6 4 (1.31%) C#
6 4 (1.31%) Ruby
7 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 161 (52.79%) CISM
2 83 (27.21%) CISA
3 74 (24.26%) Degree
4 42 (13.77%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
6 34 (11.15%) SANS
7 30 (9.84%) SC Cleared
8 25 (8.20%) GIAC
9 23 (7.54%) CEH
10 21 (6.89%) ISSAP
11 20 (6.56%) PCI QSA
12 19 (6.23%) CRISC
13 17 (5.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 16 (5.25%) CCSP
15 15 (4.92%) CCNA
15 15 (4.92%) CISMP
15 15 (4.92%) CLAS
16 14 (4.59%) CCNP
17 13 (4.26%) CESG Certified Professional
18 11 (3.61%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (24.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (23.61%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (5.57%) COBIT
5 15 (4.92%) GDPR
6 14 (4.59%) QA
7 9 (2.95%) ISO27002
8 7 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (1.31%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.98%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.66%) BS7799
11 2 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.33%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.33%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.33%) MiFID
12 1 (0.33%) RMADS
12 1 (0.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 16 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.98%) Snort
4 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.66%) HDFS
4 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.93%) QRadar
2 8 (2.62%) Nessus
3 6 (1.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (1.64%) Nagios
5 3 (0.98%) EnCase
5 3 (0.98%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.98%) IBM BigFix
5 3 (0.98%) Kibana
5 3 (0.98%) logstash
5 3 (0.98%) Nmap
5 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.66%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.66%) SCCM
6 2 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) OpenView
7 1 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 28 (9.18%) Cisco
2 27 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.85%) Splunk
3 14 (4.59%) CheckPoint
4 13 (4.26%) LogRhythm
5 10 (3.28%) IBM
5 10 (3.28%) Oracle
6 9 (2.95%) Rapid7
7 8 (2.62%) CyberArk
7 8 (2.62%) Dell
7 8 (2.62%) Qualys
8 7 (2.30%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.30%) Trend Micro
8 7 (2.30%) Tufin
9 6 (1.97%) Sun
10 5 (1.64%) Infoblox
10 5 (1.64%) SAP
10 5 (1.64%) VMware
11 4 (1.31%) Juniper
12 3 (0.98%) HP
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