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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 152 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +5
Contract jobs citing CISSP 115 78 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 3.00% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 33
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +19.00%
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
2223 2601 2354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.84% 26.53% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1545 1201
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 118 101
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Buckinghamshire +41 38 £516 +11.02%
Hampshire +7 22 £475 +11.76% 7
Berkshire +17 17 £456 -8.75% 10
Surrey -1 14 £575 +33.33% 1
Middlesex - 13 £540 - 1
West Sussex +6 10 £425 -
Kent +5 6 £475 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire -12 1 £550 +57.14%
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 153 (60.24%) Information Security
2 112 (44.09%) CISM
3 102 (40.16%) Cybersecurity
4 81 (31.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (24.80%) CESG
6 58 (22.83%) Security Cleared
7 52 (20.47%) Windows
8 51 (20.08%) CISA
8 51 (20.08%) PCI DSS
9 48 (18.90%) ISMS
9 48 (18.90%) Firewall
9 48 (18.90%) Risk Management
9 48 (18.90%) Information Assurance
10 46 (18.11%) SC Cleared
11 45 (17.72%) Security Architecture
12 44 (17.32%) CESG Certified Professional
13 42 (16.54%) Management Information System
14 41 (16.14%) CEH
15 39 (15.35%) Microsoft
16 38 (14.96%) Cisco
16 38 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (14.57%) Ethical Hacking
17 37 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
19 32 (12.60%) Degree
19 32 (12.60%) Active Directory
20 31 (12.20%) Security Operations
21 30 (11.81%) Vulnerability Management
21 30 (11.81%) CheckPoint
21 30 (11.81%) RMADS

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 19 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.39%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) IaaS
3 3 (1.18%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.18%) Office 365
4 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.79%) PaaS
4 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.90%) Firewall
2 29 (11.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (10.63%) SMTP
4 26 (10.24%) IPsec
5 24 (9.45%) Internet
6 19 (7.48%) SSH
6 19 (7.48%) TCP/IP
7 18 (7.09%) Network Security
8 16 (6.30%) FTP
9 10 (3.94%) HTTP
10 8 (3.15%) VPN
11 7 (2.76%) BIG-IP
11 7 (2.76%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (2.76%) DNS
11 7 (2.76%) HTTPS
11 7 (2.76%) RIP
11 7 (2.76%) SNMP
11 7 (2.76%) VRRP
11 7 (2.76%) Wireless
11 7 (2.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) Big Data
2 2 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (0.79%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) AppScan
1 2 (0.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.63%) Finance
3 11 (4.33%) Legal
4 6 (2.36%) Retail
5 4 (1.57%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (23.23%) Consultant
2 53 (20.87%) Security Consultant
3 52 (20.47%) Analyst
4 46 (18.11%) Architect
5 45 (17.72%) Security Architect
6 38 (14.96%) Security Analyst
7 26 (10.24%) Security Specialist
8 24 (9.45%) CISSP Architect
9 20 (7.87%) Compliance Specialist
10 19 (7.48%) Information Security Consultant
11 17 (6.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 17 (6.69%) Security Compliance Specialist
12 16 (6.30%) Security Advisor
13 14 (5.51%) Information Assurance Leader
14 13 (5.12%) Security Manager
15 12 (4.72%) CISSP Consultant
15 12 (4.72%) Security Engineer
16 11 (4.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 11 (4.33%) Information Security Analyst
16 11 (4.33%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) Middleware
1 4 (1.57%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.79%) REST
3 1 (0.39%) SAML
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.80%) CESG
2 42 (16.54%) Management Information System
3 30 (11.81%) Cryptography
4 21 (8.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (7.87%) Client/Server
6 17 (6.69%) PKI
7 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
11 8 (3.15%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (2.76%) Data Centre
12 7 (2.76%) Mathematics
13 6 (2.36%) Smart Meter
14 5 (1.97%) VCE vBlock
15 4 (1.57%) SCADA
15 4 (1.57%) Smart Energy
16 3 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
16 3 (1.18%) iPad
17 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.47%) Windows
2 22 (8.66%) Unix
3 19 (7.48%) Windows Vista
4 16 (6.30%) Linux
5 7 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.57%) AIX
7 4 (1.57%) Solaris
7 4 (1.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (60.24%) Information Security
2 102 (40.16%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (18.90%) Information Assurance
3 48 (18.90%) ISMS
3 48 (18.90%) Risk Management
4 45 (17.72%) Security Architecture
5 38 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (14.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 33 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
8 31 (12.20%) Security Operations
9 30 (11.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (10.63%) SIEM
11 26 (10.24%) ITIL
11 26 (10.24%) Security Management
12 25 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 24 (9.45%) OWASP
14 21 (8.27%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (7.87%) Patch Management
16 19 (7.48%) Data Protection
16 19 (7.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.12%) Python
2 11 (4.33%) C#
3 9 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.54%) VB
4 5 (1.97%) Java
5 4 (1.57%) C
5 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.57%) SQL
6 2 (0.79%) C++
6 2 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (44.09%) CISM
2 58 (22.83%) Security Cleared
3 51 (20.08%) CISA
4 46 (18.11%) SC Cleared
5 44 (17.32%) CESG Certified Professional
6 41 (16.14%) CEH
7 37 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (12.60%) Degree
9 25 (9.84%) GCIH
10 24 (9.45%) CCNP
11 23 (9.06%) GCIA
12 21 (8.27%) CCSP
13 19 (7.48%) GIAC
14 14 (5.51%) CCDP
15 13 (5.12%) SANS
16 12 (4.72%) DV Cleared
17 11 (4.33%) CLAS
18 10 (3.94%) CCSA
19 9 (3.54%) CompTIA Security+
19 9 (3.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (31.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (20.08%) PCI DSS
3 30 (11.81%) RMADS
4 20 (7.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 19 (7.48%) COBIT
6 13 (5.12%) JSP 440
7 8 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.97%) ISO22301
9 3 (1.18%) COSO
9 3 (1.18%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (1.18%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.79%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.39%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 32 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.30%) Sendmail
3 7 (2.76%) BitLocker
3 7 (2.76%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.76%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.36%) Nessus
2 6 (2.36%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (1.97%) QRadar
4 4 (1.57%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.57%) SCCM
5 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.18%) WSUS
6 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.79%) Nmap
7 1 (0.39%) Endace
7 1 (0.39%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 39 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.96%) Cisco
3 30 (11.81%) CheckPoint
4 22 (8.66%) Citrix
5 21 (8.27%) Oracle
6 18 (7.09%) Intel Security
7 17 (6.69%) Blue Coat
8 15 (5.91%) Qualys
9 10 (3.94%) Splunk
10 9 (3.54%) F5
11 7 (2.76%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.36%) ArcSight
12 6 (2.36%) NetWitness
13 4 (1.57%) IBM
14 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.79%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (0.79%) LogRhythm
15 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
15 2 (0.79%) Rapid7
15 2 (0.79%) Veracode
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