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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 41 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 1.38% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 9.76% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
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£500 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - £40.00
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
56 41 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.42% 14.19% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 36
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.05 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
Folkestone - - - -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) BCP
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) CRISC
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) BCP
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CRISC
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) VMware