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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.74% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £363 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
126 136 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.55% 21.97% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 78 57
Median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) IT Governance
3 3 (42.86%) CESG
4 2 (28.57%) CISMP
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Sentinel
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ISMS
4 2 (28.57%) RMADS
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (28.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Compliance Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Compliance Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (42.86%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
1 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) IT Governance
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) ISMS
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) CISMP
3 2 (28.57%) CRISC
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CLAS
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) GPG13
2 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper