The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CSSLP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (ISC2 CSSLP)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 642
Contract jobs citing CSSLP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9023 11739 10605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.15% 21.86% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11468 16146 12734
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1038 1097
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +16.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.92 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

CSSLP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CSSLP in the UK

CSSLP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSSLP in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 with a requirement for CSSLP.

1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OCA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution

CSSLP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (33.33%) OpenID
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Cybercrime
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) CHFI
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) OCA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Google