The first table below looks at the demand for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 17 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 East of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 144 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.98% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.83%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
529 409 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.81% 18.11% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 212 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 69
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -19 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) COBIT
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) GIAC
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) SSCP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) GSEC
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) CEH
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) CISMP
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) QMS
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Auditor
2 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Auditor
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) GIAC
2 2 (28.57%) GSEC
2 2 (28.57%) SSCP
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CISMP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) GPEN
3 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft