The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 142 148 189
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +41
Contract jobs citing CISSP 136 122 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.23% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 4.72% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £382 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £420 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £82.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +26.66%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2686 2583 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.90% 26.03% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1397 1263
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 123 118
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
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 the South East

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +41 54 £425 -2.85% 12
Hampshire +13 26 £450 +12.50% 4
Surrey -33 19 £463 +0.54% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £525 +31.25% 1
West Sussex -11 12 £472 -
Middlesex -9 3 £600 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +1 2 - -
Kent - 2 £475 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 South East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 158 (61.72%) Information Security
2 126 (49.22%) CISM
3 87 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (26.56%) PCI DSS
5 65 (25.39%) Cybersecurity
6 64 (25.00%) CISA
7 54 (21.09%) SIEM
8 53 (20.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 52 (20.31%) Degree
10 49 (19.14%) Security Cleared
11 46 (17.97%) CESG
12 43 (16.80%) Firewall
13 42 (16.41%) Windows
13 42 (16.41%) SC Cleared
13 42 (16.41%) Security Architecture
13 42 (16.41%) Security Operations
14 37 (14.45%) Cisco
15 35 (13.67%) GCIH
15 35 (13.67%) CESG Certified Professional
16 33 (12.89%) Security Management
16 33 (12.89%) Management Information System
17 31 (12.11%) Risk Management
17 31 (12.11%) ITIL
17 31 (12.11%) GCIA
17 31 (12.11%) Information Assurance
18 29 (11.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 28 (10.94%) Microsoft
19 28 (10.94%) CEH
19 28 (10.94%) CLAS
20 27 (10.55%) Cisco Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (6.64%) IIS
2 7 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.17%) Apache
3 3 (1.17%) JBoss
3 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.13%) MS Project
2 7 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.34%) SaaS
2 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 43 (16.80%) Firewall
3 21 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.03%) Internet
5 14 (5.47%) Network Security
6 11 (4.30%) SMTP
6 11 (4.30%) SSH
7 10 (3.91%) HTTP
8 9 (3.52%) DNS
8 9 (3.52%) IPsec
8 9 (3.52%) VPN
9 6 (2.34%) FTP
9 6 (2.34%) SSL
9 6 (2.34%) Wireless
10 5 (1.95%) BGP
10 5 (1.95%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.95%) Intranet
10 5 (1.95%) OSPF
10 5 (1.95%) RIP
10 5 (1.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) DB2
2 1 (0.39%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) AppScan
1 2 (0.78%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (8.98%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.59%) Finance
3 7 (2.73%) Legal
4 6 (2.34%) Retail
5 4 (1.56%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (26.95%) Analyst
2 62 (24.22%) Consultant
3 58 (22.66%) Security Consultant
4 50 (19.53%) Architect
5 48 (18.75%) Security Architect
6 35 (13.67%) Security Analyst
7 28 (10.94%) Information Security Consultant
8 20 (7.81%) CISSP Architect
8 20 (7.81%) Security Manager
9 18 (7.03%) Incident Analyst
9 18 (7.03%) Security Specialist
10 15 (5.86%) Compliance Specialist
10 15 (5.86%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 15 (5.86%) Security Compliance Specialist
11 14 (5.47%) SOC Analyst
12 13 (5.08%) Information Security Architect
13 12 (4.69%) Information Architect
14 11 (4.30%) CISSP Consultant
15 10 (3.91%) Security Engineer
16 9 (3.52%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.30%) Middleware
2 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.97%) CESG
2 33 (12.89%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 14 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.47%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.47%) Driving Licence
6 13 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
6 13 (5.08%) PKI
7 12 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (4.69%) Smartcard
8 9 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (3.52%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.34%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.95%) AS400
11 5 (1.95%) VCE vBlock
12 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.41%) Windows
2 21 (8.20%) Linux
3 17 (6.64%) Unix
4 7 (2.73%) Solaris
4 7 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.34%) AIX
5 6 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.34%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (61.72%) Information Security
2 65 (25.39%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (21.09%) SIEM
4 42 (16.41%) Security Architecture
4 42 (16.41%) Security Operations
5 33 (12.89%) Security Management
6 31 (12.11%) Information Assurance
6 31 (12.11%) ITIL
6 31 (12.11%) Risk Management
7 25 (9.77%) ISMS
8 23 (8.98%) Data Protection
9 22 (8.59%) TOGAF
9 22 (8.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (7.81%) SABSA
10 20 (7.81%) Security Testing
10 20 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (7.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.69%) Python
2 8 (3.13%) C#
3 6 (2.34%) C
3 6 (2.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.34%) VB
4 5 (1.95%) Perl
5 2 (0.78%) C++
5 2 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (49.22%) CISM
2 64 (25.00%) CISA
3 52 (20.31%) Degree
4 49 (19.14%) Security Cleared
5 42 (16.41%) SC Cleared
6 35 (13.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 35 (13.67%) GCIH
7 31 (12.11%) GCIA
8 28 (10.94%) CEH
8 28 (10.94%) CLAS
9 27 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (6.25%) GIAC
11 15 (5.86%) CISMP
11 15 (5.86%) IISP
12 11 (4.30%) CCNP
13 10 (3.91%) SANS
14 9 (3.52%) CCNA
14 9 (3.52%) CCSA
15 8 (3.13%) CRISC
15 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (26.56%) PCI DSS
3 29 (11.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (9.38%) RMADS
5 16 (6.25%) COBIT
6 15 (5.86%) ISO 9001
7 12 (4.69%) ISO27005
8 11 (4.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (4.30%) ISAE 3402
9 7 (2.73%) ISO27002
10 4 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (1.56%) ISO22301
10 4 (1.56%) JSP 440
11 3 (1.17%) COSO
11 3 (1.17%) QA
11 3 (1.17%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.39%) GPG13
12 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.34%) Sendmail
3 5 (1.95%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.56%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.17%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.17%) UAG
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
6 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.39%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 17 (6.64%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (2.73%) WSUS
3 6 (2.34%) Puppet
4 5 (1.95%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.56%) SCCM
6 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.17%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.78%) Nessus
7 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) Endace
8 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (14.45%) Cisco
2 28 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.20%) ArcSight
3 21 (8.20%) Qualys
4 19 (7.42%) Intel Security
4 19 (7.42%) Oracle
5 18 (7.03%) IBM
6 16 (6.25%) Splunk
7 14 (5.47%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (5.08%) NetWitness
9 11 (4.30%) Tripwire
10 10 (3.91%) VMware
11 8 (3.13%) Citrix
11 8 (3.13%) F5
11 8 (3.13%) Sun
12 7 (2.73%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.95%) Sourcefire
14 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.78%) Juniper
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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