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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 54 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 2.68% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
142 112 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.94% 18.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +141.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) SANS
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) CSSLP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle