The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 39 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.03% 1.06% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 6.98% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£381 £519 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +130.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £454 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £584 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £448 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.46% -6.28%
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% -
CISSP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.23% 15.25% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 31
Average daily rate £388 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Chatham - 1 £525 -
Tonbridge - 1 £338 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Sentinel
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Tripwire
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco