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 31 May 2016 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 65 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 2.50% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.20 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -
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
185 200 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.66% 24.88% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 135 84
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (40.00%) CISA
3 4 (40.00%) CISM
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (20.00%) IISP
5 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (20.00%) ISO27005
5 2 (20.00%) SABSA
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Qualys
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Malware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) SABSA
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISA
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) IISP
3 1 (10.00%) APMP
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (20.00%) ISO27005
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Qualys
1 2 (20.00%) Sun
1 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (10.00%) Google