The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 52 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.65% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 2.10% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
CISSP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 143 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.96% 20.49% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 47
Average daily rate £350 £400 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +76.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 23
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £34.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Local Government
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) CEH
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco