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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 181 179 176
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 75 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.75% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 30
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £525 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
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
2642 2001 2220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 23.15% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1065 994
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 95 161
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +16 31 £481 +10.00% 8
Surrey +8 22 £475 +10.72% 3
Hampshire -5 12 £514 +8.15% 2
Middlesex +3 6 £513 +9.74%
Kent -4 2 £500 +19.04% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £488 +44.44% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 4
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 63 (42.28%) CISM
2 62 (41.61%) Information Security
3 52 (34.90%) PCI DSS
3 52 (34.90%) Firewall
4 39 (26.17%) Windows
4 39 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (24.16%) ITIL
6 35 (23.49%) Cisco
7 34 (22.82%) Microsoft
7 34 (22.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (20.13%) CISA
8 30 (20.13%) Risk Management
8 30 (20.13%) CheckPoint
8 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
9 29 (19.46%) IIS
10 28 (18.79%) Linux
10 28 (18.79%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (18.12%) Degree
12 25 (16.78%) Network Security
13 23 (15.44%) OSPF
13 23 (15.44%) Management Information System
14 22 (14.77%) PRINCE2
14 22 (14.77%) SC Cleared
15 20 (13.42%) Juniper
15 20 (13.42%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (12.75%) CRISC
16 19 (12.75%) CCIE
16 19 (12.75%) TCP/IP
16 19 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (12.08%) Cisco PIX

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (19.46%) IIS
2 18 (12.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.72%) MS Office
3 10 (6.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.90%) Firewall
2 25 (16.78%) Network Security
3 23 (15.44%) OSPF
4 19 (12.75%) TCP/IP
4 19 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (12.08%) Cisco PIX
6 17 (11.41%) VPN
7 15 (10.07%) IPsec
8 14 (9.40%) SNMP
8 14 (9.40%) VoIP
9 10 (6.71%) Wireless
9 10 (6.71%) BGP
9 10 (6.71%) SAN
9 10 (6.71%) Internet
10 9 (6.04%) MPLS
11 7 (4.70%) FWSM
12 6 (4.03%) RIP
13 5 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.36%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) MySQL
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) DB2
General
1 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.74%) Finance
3 5 (3.36%) Legal
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Publishing
5 2 (1.34%) Games
5 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (25.50%) Consultant
2 31 (20.81%) Security Consultant
3 28 (18.79%) Analyst
4 23 (15.44%) Security Analyst
5 19 (12.75%) Security Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) Architect
6 16 (10.74%) Security Architect
7 11 (7.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 11 (7.38%) Design Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) IP Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (5.37%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.70%) Tester
10 7 (4.70%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (4.70%) Security Manager
10 7 (4.70%) Security Tester
11 6 (4.03%) Network Design Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Designer
12 5 (3.36%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) SAML
1 6 (4.03%) OAuth
1 6 (4.03%) OpenID
2 3 (2.01%) Middleware
3 2 (1.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) JSP
4 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.44%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.72%) Open Source
3 11 (7.38%) PKI
3 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.71%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.37%) Smart Meter
7 7 (4.70%) Cryptography
8 6 (4.03%) RMADS
9 5 (3.36%) CESG
9 5 (3.36%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (2.68%) SecurID
11 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.67%) IVR
12 1 (0.67%) EMV
12 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.67%) CMDB
12 1 (0.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.17%) Windows
2 28 (18.79%) Linux
3 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.70%) UNIX
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.61%) Information Security
2 36 (24.16%) ITIL
3 30 (20.13%) Risk Management
4 28 (18.79%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (14.77%) PRINCE2
6 20 (13.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (10.74%) Incident Management
8 15 (10.07%) Data Protection
8 15 (10.07%) Network Management
8 15 (10.07%) TOGAF
8 15 (10.07%) Security Management
9 14 (9.40%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.05%) Security Architecture
12 11 (7.38%) SIEM
12 11 (7.38%) Change Control
12 11 (7.38%) Coaching
13 10 (6.71%) OWASP
13 10 (6.71%) Security Testing
14 9 (6.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) SQL
2 14 (9.40%) Python
2 14 (9.40%) Ruby
3 13 (8.72%) Bash Shell
3 13 (8.72%) PHP
4 3 (2.01%) C
4 3 (2.01%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (42.28%) CISM
2 39 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (20.13%) CISA
3 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
4 27 (18.12%) Degree
5 22 (14.77%) SC Cleared
6 19 (12.75%) CRISC
6 19 (12.75%) CCIE
7 16 (10.74%) CCSP
8 13 (8.72%) CCNA
8 13 (8.72%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (8.05%) CCNP
9 12 (8.05%) CEH
10 10 (6.71%) GIAC
10 10 (6.71%) MCP
10 10 (6.71%) MCSE
10 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (6.04%) CCDP
11 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
12 7 (4.70%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (34.90%) PCI DSS
2 34 (22.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.67%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.40%) Snort
3 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Nessus
1 10 (6.71%) SCCM
2 7 (4.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (23.49%) Cisco
2 34 (22.82%) Microsoft
3 30 (20.13%) CheckPoint
4 20 (13.42%) Juniper
5 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.72%) Qualys
6 12 (8.05%) McAfee
7 10 (6.71%) ArcSight
8 9 (6.04%) Blue Coat
8 9 (6.04%) F5
9 8 (5.37%) Nokia
10 6 (4.03%) Redback
10 6 (4.03%) Radware
10 6 (4.03%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.01%) Tufin
11 3 (2.01%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.34%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.34%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.34%) VMware
13 1 (0.67%) Websense
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