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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 68 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 1.33% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 6.67% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +28.72%
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
175 150 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.41% 19.92% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 97 93
Median daily rate £400 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £12.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 28 July 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (45.45%) CISM
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Security Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
6 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
6 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
6 2 (18.18%) Business Development
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Qualys
6 2 (18.18%) 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 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) IISP
4 1 (9.09%) APMP
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO27005
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
1 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Qualys
1 2 (18.18%) Sun
1 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (9.09%) Google