The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 63 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.36% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
CISSP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.41% 15.86% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 46
Average daily rate £345 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £18.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 - £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Birmingham region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
4 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Informatics
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) BS7799
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Nessus

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Websense
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat