The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 57 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 1.04% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£323 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 96 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.03% 14.79% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 55
Average daily rate £375 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.60 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Watford - 4 £275 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £370 - 1
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) OAuth
2 4 (50.00%) XACML
2 4 (50.00%) SPML
2 4 (50.00%) OpenID
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) SAML
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) OAuth
2 4 (50.00%) XACML
2 4 (50.00%) SPML
2 4 (50.00%) OpenID
2 4 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) QiCA
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP