The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 75 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 24 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.53% 0.28% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.22% 1.61% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £675 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +58.82%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
292 249 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.63% 17.24% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 143 142
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.40 £33.00
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 the East Midlands

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +8 16 £600 - 2
Northamptonshire +9 2 £450 -33.33% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (42.42%) CISM
3 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
4 13 (39.39%) CISA
4 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 13 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (36.36%) Project Management
6 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
8 8 (24.24%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
10 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
11 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
11 5 (15.15%) Security Patching
11 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
12 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Consultant
2 16 (48.48%) Security Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Information Officer
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Officer
5 4 (12.12%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.06%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (36.36%) Project Management
4 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.21%) Information Assurance
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
8 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
8 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Security Patching
8 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
10 3 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CISM
2 13 (39.39%) CISA
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) CREST Certified
6 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (6.06%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
1 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) IronPort
2 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.03%) AirMagnet
3 1 (3.03%) BT
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.03%) Lancope
3 1 (3.03%) Prolexic
3 1 (3.03%) Radware
3 1 (3.03%) Rapid7
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.03%) Tufin