The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 42 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.83%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 83 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.71% 21.50% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 50
Average daily rate £350 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £239 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £37.00 £29.95 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.53% -10.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CISSP
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft