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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 117 141 118
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 26 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% 1.37% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
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£481 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
538 583 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.19% 18.42% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 289 220
Average daily rate £360 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 33 33
Average hourly rate £21.27 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +22 10 £515 -6.36% 2
Essex 0 7 £400 +26.98% 3
Suffolk - 5 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 £450 -33.33% 6
Cambridgeshire - 2 £280 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (65.12%) Information Security
2 22 (51.16%) CISM
3 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (27.91%) Security Management
5 11 (25.58%) Information Security Management
6 10 (23.26%) SQL
7 9 (20.93%) Windows
7 9 (20.93%) Firewall
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
8 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
8 8 (18.60%) ISMS
9 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) SIEM
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco
9 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.28%) CISA
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
10 6 (13.95%) MCSE
10 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
11 5 (11.63%) WCF
11 5 (11.63%) ISACA
11 5 (11.63%) PKI
11 5 (11.63%) Finance
11 5 (11.63%) GIAC
11 5 (11.63%) LDAP
11 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (11.63%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) LDAP
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Security Manager
2 13 (30.23%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) IT Security Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Security Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Information Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Information Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Risk Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) WCF
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) SAML
2 4 (9.30%) OAuth
2 4 (9.30%) XACML
2 4 (9.30%) SPML
2 4 (9.30%) OpenID
3 3 (6.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) SecurID
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) VMS
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Information Security
2 12 (27.91%) Security Management
3 11 (25.58%) Information Security Management
4 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
4 8 (18.60%) ISMS
5 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) SIEM
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
6 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
2 5 (11.63%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) CISM
2 7 (16.28%) CISA
3 6 (13.95%) MCSE
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.63%) GIAC
4 5 (11.63%) ISACA
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) SSCP
7 1 (2.33%) QiCA
7 1 (2.33%) PMP
7 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ISSMP
7 1 (2.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.65%) COBIT
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Nessus
2 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.63%) McAfee
4 4 (9.30%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Rapid7
5 3 (6.98%) Websense
6 2 (4.65%) Qualys
6 2 (4.65%) Splunk
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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