The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 48 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.64% 0.87% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
263 204 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.78% 44.44% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 86 36
Average daily rate £410 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £42.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.94% +75.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £25.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.10 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (86.96%) DV Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (60.87%) Information Assurance
5 12 (52.17%) C
6 7 (30.43%) CESG
6 7 (30.43%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (26.09%) Information Security
8 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 4 (17.39%) RMADS
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 3 (13.04%) CISM
10 3 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (13.04%) DNS
10 3 (13.04%) McAfee
10 3 (13.04%) MySQL
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) IIS
10 3 (13.04%) UNIX
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) SOA
10 3 (13.04%) SIEM
11 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
11 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
11 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
11 2 (8.70%) JSP 440

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) CESG
1 7 (30.43%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (17.39%) RMADS
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Information Assurance
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) OWASP
7 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (86.96%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CEH
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee