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 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 42 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.05% 1.67% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 11.43% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£431 £438 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +191.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%
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
48 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.84% 14.64% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 30
Average daily rate £425 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £147 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -34.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £17.50 £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 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 30 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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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
Chatham - 1 £525 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco