The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 21 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.37% 6.75% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 25.58% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £563 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £313 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +26.66%
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 Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.02% 26.38% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 43
Median daily rate £475 £405 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (25.00%) CLAS
4 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) ClearTrust
4 1 (25.00%) DoDAF
4 1 (25.00%) MODAF
4 1 (25.00%) DB2 UDB

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWare
1 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) DoDAF
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) MODAF
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BEA
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Vitria