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 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 155 163 162
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 103 82 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 3.35% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 28
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£451 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £308 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £429 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
2323 2445 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 27.30% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1185 1070
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 95 133
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +27 30 £460 +2.22% 8
Hampshire +3 22 £450 - 5
Surrey +12 21 £531 +18.05% 5
Berkshire -4 12 £432 +27.83% 17
Oxfordshire - 7 £550 - 2
Kent -2 4 £338 -22.85% 2
Middlesex -3 4 £430 -2.27%
West Sussex -19 2 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 102 (47.66%) Information Security
2 70 (32.71%) Firewall
3 65 (30.37%) CISM
4 62 (28.97%) Security Management
5 61 (28.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (26.64%) Management Information System
7 51 (23.83%) PCI DSS
8 49 (22.90%) Finance
9 45 (21.03%) Risk Management
10 42 (19.63%) ITIL
11 41 (19.16%) Penetration Testing
12 39 (18.22%) Cisco
12 39 (18.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 38 (17.76%) Security Architecture
14 35 (16.36%) Security Cleared
15 34 (15.89%) SIEM
16 30 (14.02%) CheckPoint
16 30 (14.02%) Cyber Security
17 29 (13.55%) TCP/IP
18 28 (13.08%) SC Cleared
19 25 (11.68%) OWASP
19 25 (11.68%) PKI
20 24 (11.21%) Linux
20 24 (11.21%) Project Management
21 23 (10.75%) McAfee
21 23 (10.75%) TOGAF
22 22 (10.28%) Risk Assessment
22 22 (10.28%) Juniper
22 22 (10.28%) VPN
22 22 (10.28%) ArcSight

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (7.01%) IIS
2 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.87%) MS Project
3 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.54%) RMDS
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (32.71%) Firewall
2 29 (13.55%) TCP/IP
3 22 (10.28%) VPN
4 21 (9.81%) Network Security
5 20 (9.35%) DNS
6 16 (7.48%) Wireshark
6 16 (7.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (6.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (6.54%) Multicast
7 14 (6.54%) DHCP
8 13 (6.07%) LAN
9 12 (5.61%) WAN
9 12 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (5.14%) OSPF
10 11 (5.14%) LDAP
11 9 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.27%) FWSM
12 7 (3.27%) SSL
12 7 (3.27%) RIP
12 7 (3.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.14%) DB2
1 11 (5.14%) DB2 UDB
2 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.40%) Big Data
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 49 (22.90%) Finance
2 15 (7.01%) Banking
3 14 (6.54%) Legal
4 13 (6.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.34%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (34.11%) Consultant
2 61 (28.50%) Security Consultant
3 51 (23.83%) Architect
4 46 (21.50%) Security Architect
5 41 (19.16%) Analyst
6 33 (15.42%) Security Analyst
7 15 (7.01%) Network Consultant
8 14 (6.54%) Security Manager
9 12 (5.61%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (4.21%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (3.74%) IP Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.27%) Information Analyst
12 7 (3.27%) Information Security Analyst
13 6 (2.80%) Firewall Consultant
14 5 (2.34%) Head of Security
14 5 (2.34%) ArcSight Engineer
14 5 (2.34%) Senior Security Analyst
14 5 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.54%) SOAP
1 14 (6.54%) Rendezvous
2 11 (5.14%) Middleware
2 11 (5.14%) XML
2 11 (5.14%) HTML
2 11 (5.14%) .NET
3 6 (2.80%) JSP
3 6 (2.80%) SAML
3 6 (2.80%) OAuth
3 6 (2.80%) OpenID
4 3 (1.40%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.40%) Web Services
5 2 (0.93%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 57 (26.64%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.68%) PKI
3 17 (7.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.74%) Smart Meter
5 8 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (3.27%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.87%) AS400
7 4 (1.87%) SCADA
7 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) RMADS
9 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.93%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) Statistics
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.21%) Linux
2 21 (9.81%) Windows
3 8 (3.74%) UNIX
4 4 (1.87%) AIX
4 4 (1.87%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (47.66%) Information Security
2 62 (28.97%) Security Management
3 45 (21.03%) Risk Management
4 42 (19.63%) ITIL
5 41 (19.16%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (18.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 38 (17.76%) Security Architecture
8 34 (15.89%) SIEM
9 30 (14.02%) Cyber Security
10 25 (11.68%) OWASP
11 24 (11.21%) Project Management
12 23 (10.75%) TOGAF
13 22 (10.28%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (9.81%) Load Balancing
15 20 (9.35%) Security Testing
16 19 (8.88%) Data Protection
16 19 (8.88%) Change Management
17 18 (8.41%) Service Management
17 18 (8.41%) Network Architecture
17 18 (8.41%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.88%) SQL
2 12 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.14%) VB
4 4 (1.87%) C
5 3 (1.40%) ABAP
5 3 (1.40%) VBScript
6 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (30.37%) CISM
2 35 (16.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (13.08%) SC Cleared
4 20 (9.35%) CISA
5 18 (8.41%) GIAC
5 18 (8.41%) CRISC
6 17 (7.94%) Degree
7 16 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (7.01%) ISSAP
9 14 (6.54%) ACSA
10 12 (5.61%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.74%) CCIE
11 8 (3.74%) CCSP
12 6 (2.80%) CCDP
12 6 (2.80%) CEH
13 5 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.34%) GCIH
13 5 (2.34%) CCSA
13 5 (2.34%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (28.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (23.83%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.07%) SLA
4 7 (3.27%) COBIT
5 6 (2.80%) JSP 440
6 5 (2.34%) COSO
6 5 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.40%) GxP
7 3 (1.40%) QA
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) XenApp
3 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (6.07%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.40%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.40%) Nessus
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.47%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 39 (18.22%) Cisco
2 30 (14.02%) CheckPoint
3 23 (10.75%) McAfee
4 22 (10.28%) Juniper
4 22 (10.28%) ArcSight
5 19 (8.88%) F5
6 18 (8.41%) Tufin
7 16 (7.48%) Microsoft
7 16 (7.48%) Blue Coat
8 14 (6.54%) Radianz
8 14 (6.54%) Sourcefire
8 14 (6.54%) NetScout
8 14 (6.54%) TippingPoint
8 14 (6.54%) Tradeweb
8 14 (6.54%) SolarWinds
8 14 (6.54%) TIBCO
8 14 (6.54%) Bloomberg
8 14 (6.54%) Lancope
8 14 (6.54%) LogLogic
9 11 (5.14%) SAP
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