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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 94 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.23% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 1.70% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£675 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £500 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -2.94%
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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 East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
291 235 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.79% 15.39% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 112 94
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 30
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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
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 1 April 2015. 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
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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
Northamptonshire -11 2 £675 +58.82% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory