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 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 36 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 1.77% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 16.13% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £464
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
49 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.16% 10.95% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 32
Median daily rate £335 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £296 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) CISA
3 7 (77.78%) CISM
3 7 (77.78%) COBIT
3 7 (77.78%) OWASP
3 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) IT Audit
4 6 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) PMI
6 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Compliance Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Governance Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Information Governance Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) IT Audit
3 7 (77.78%) OWASP
3 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISA
1 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
1 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow