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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 54 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 1.46% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £478 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +12.35%
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
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
98 137 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.53% 20.42% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 78 41
Average daily rate £325 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £140 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.60 £27.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco