The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 117 137 113
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 0.80% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£425 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
481 502 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.16% 16.34% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 250 214
Average daily rate £375 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 53
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 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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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
Bedfordshire - 4 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £363 -9.37% 2
Essex +4 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £375 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) CISM
5 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) LogRhythm
7 3 (17.65%) Sophos
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) CISA
7 3 (17.65%) Websense
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
7 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) PCI QSA
7 3 (17.65%) SIEM
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) CRISC
8 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) COBIT
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) SSCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Information Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Data Security
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISM
2 3 (17.65%) CISA
2 3 (17.65%) PCI QSA
2 3 (17.65%) CRISC
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) SSCP
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Sophos
1 3 (17.65%) Websense
1 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
1 3 (17.65%) LogRhythm
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco