The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £445 £478
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 73 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.56% 15.50% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 30
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £47.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Cambridge region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee