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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 155 182 178
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 103 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 2.41% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 25
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£450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £571 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
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
2643 2326 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.66% 25.42% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1131 865
Average daily rate £375 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 122 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.35 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Surrey +24 44 £450 -15.09% 8
Berkshire +4 25 £545 +17.83% 37
Hampshire -11 10 £400 -20.00% 2
Middlesex +3 9 £475 -9.52%
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £400 -15.78% 4
Kent - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (45.33%) Information Security
2 90 (40.00%) CISM
3 78 (34.67%) Firewall
4 69 (30.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (30.67%) PCI DSS
5 68 (30.22%) ITIL
6 56 (24.89%) Risk Management
6 56 (24.89%) Security Cleared
7 49 (21.78%) CheckPoint
7 49 (21.78%) Cisco
8 45 (20.00%) Network Security
9 44 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (19.11%) SC Cleared
10 43 (19.11%) Management Information System
11 42 (18.67%) CRISC
12 41 (18.22%) TOGAF
13 39 (17.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 38 (16.89%) PRINCE2
15 37 (16.44%) Telecoms
16 35 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
17 34 (15.11%) CISA
17 34 (15.11%) F5
18 33 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (13.78%) Enterprise Architecture
19 31 (13.78%) OSPF
19 31 (13.78%) Tufin
20 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
20 30 (13.33%) DV Cleared
21 29 (12.89%) TCP/IP
22 28 (12.44%) Finance

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (4.89%) IIS
2 7 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.22%) MS Office
4 2 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (6.22%) RMDS
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 78 (34.67%) Firewall
2 45 (20.00%) Network Security
3 31 (13.78%) OSPF
4 29 (12.89%) TCP/IP
5 24 (10.67%) VPN
6 22 (9.78%) RIP
7 20 (8.89%) IPsec
8 19 (8.44%) Internet
9 18 (8.00%) DHCP
9 18 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (7.56%) SSL
10 17 (7.56%) Wireless
11 16 (7.11%) Wireshark
11 16 (7.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (6.67%) DNS
13 14 (6.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (6.22%) Multicast
14 11 (4.89%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (4.89%) LAN
14 11 (4.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 28 (12.44%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Legal
3 6 (2.67%) Publishing
4 4 (1.78%) Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Automotive
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (30.67%) Consultant
2 59 (26.22%) Security Consultant
3 37 (16.44%) Architect
4 32 (14.22%) Security Architect
5 29 (12.89%) Analyst
6 26 (11.56%) Security Analyst
7 24 (10.67%) Security Engineer
7 24 (10.67%) Design Engineer
8 14 (6.22%) IP Engineer
8 14 (6.22%) Network Consultant
9 13 (5.78%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Network Design Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) Security Specialist
11 11 (4.89%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.44%) Security Manager
13 9 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (4.00%) Information Analyst
14 8 (3.56%) Information Security Consultant
14 8 (3.56%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.67%) SAML
1 24 (10.67%) OAuth
1 24 (10.67%) OpenID
2 14 (6.22%) Rendezvous
3 6 (2.67%) Middleware
4 5 (2.22%) JSP
5 3 (1.33%) SOAP
6 2 (0.89%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.89%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.11%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.89%) PKI
3 15 (6.67%) SecurID
4 12 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (4.89%) Cryptography
6 9 (4.00%) Smart Meter
6 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.11%) RMADS
7 7 (3.11%) CMDB
8 6 (2.67%) Human Factors
9 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.78%) SCADA
11 3 (1.33%) Statistics
12 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.89%) AS400
12 2 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.22%) Linux
2 22 (9.78%) Windows
3 9 (4.00%) UNIX
4 3 (1.33%) AIX
5 2 (0.89%) Solaris
5 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (45.33%) Information Security
2 68 (30.22%) ITIL
3 56 (24.89%) Risk Management
4 44 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (18.22%) TOGAF
6 39 (17.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 38 (16.89%) PRINCE2
8 35 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (13.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 27 (12.00%) Change Control
11 26 (11.56%) Security Architecture
11 26 (11.56%) Identity Management
12 25 (11.11%) Change Management
13 24 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
13 24 (10.67%) OWASP
14 23 (10.22%) Security Management
15 21 (9.33%) Business Development
15 21 (9.33%) Load Balancing
16 17 (7.56%) Network Architecture
17 16 (7.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.78%) SQL
2 5 (2.22%) C
3 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.89%) Python
4 2 (0.89%) Java
4 2 (0.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) ABAP
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (40.00%) CISM
2 56 (24.89%) Security Cleared
3 43 (19.11%) SC Cleared
4 42 (18.67%) CRISC
5 34 (15.11%) CISA
6 33 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 26 (11.56%) Degree
9 19 (8.44%) CCNP
10 15 (6.67%) GIAC
11 14 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (4.44%) PMP
12 10 (4.44%) PMI Certification
13 9 (4.00%) MCSE
14 8 (3.56%) CCNA
15 7 (3.11%) ISSAP
15 7 (3.11%) CISMP
15 7 (3.11%) CEH
16 6 (2.67%) CCIE
16 6 (2.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (30.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 69 (30.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.22%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.22%) COBIT
4 3 (1.33%) COSO
5 2 (0.89%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) GxP
6 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) XenApp
3 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) Nessus
2 5 (2.22%) SCCM
3 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.44%) Nmap
4 1 (0.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 49 (21.78%) Cisco
1 49 (21.78%) CheckPoint
2 34 (15.11%) F5
3 31 (13.78%) Tufin
4 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (9.33%) Juniper
6 18 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 16 (7.11%) Blue Coat
8 15 (6.67%) TippingPoint
8 15 (6.67%) AlgoSec
9 14 (6.22%) LogLogic
9 14 (6.22%) Tradeweb
9 14 (6.22%) SolarWinds
9 14 (6.22%) NetScout
9 14 (6.22%) Radianz
9 14 (6.22%) TIBCO
9 14 (6.22%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.89%) McAfee
10 11 (4.89%) CA
11 8 (3.56%) VMware
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