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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 42 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.67% 2.46% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 14.29% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£550 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.05% 17.25% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 30
Average daily rate £350 £285 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 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 - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) VMware