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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South East
Rank 173 141 161
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Contract jobs citing CISSP 66 123 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 1.41% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 5.06% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 77 40
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Median hourly rate £62.62 £52.56 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
2190 2431 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.61% 27.79% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1464 1245
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 102
Median hourly rate £23.34 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.13% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +10 18 £450 +20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £525 +16.66%
Oxfordshire +5 10 £300 -33.33% 1
Berkshire -18 10 £463 -3.64% 5
Surrey -21 5 £468 -6.50% 2
Middlesex +3 1 £485 -3.00%
Home Counties - 1 £650 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 65 (45.77%) Information Security
2 52 (36.62%) Firewall
3 47 (33.10%) CISM
3 47 (33.10%) PCI DSS
4 45 (31.69%) Management Information System
5 41 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (26.06%) Security Cleared
8 33 (23.24%) CESG
9 31 (21.83%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (21.83%) Risk Management
9 31 (21.83%) CESG Certified Professional
10 29 (20.42%) Information Assurance
10 29 (20.42%) Windows
10 29 (20.42%) Cryptography
10 29 (20.42%) ISMS
11 28 (19.72%) SC Cleared
11 28 (19.72%) CISA
12 27 (19.01%) Risk Assessment
13 25 (17.61%) ITIL
14 21 (14.79%) IPsec
14 21 (14.79%) RMADS
14 21 (14.79%) Kalman Filter
14 21 (14.79%) Patch Management
15 20 (14.08%) SIEM
16 19 (13.38%) Wireless
17 18 (12.68%) Finance
17 18 (12.68%) Linux
17 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
17 18 (12.68%) Network Security

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 10 (7.04%) JBoss
2 8 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.93%) IIS
4 3 (2.11%) Apache
4 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Project
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) SaaS
2 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.70%) G Suite
3 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (36.62%) Firewall
2 21 (14.79%) IPsec
3 19 (13.38%) Wireless
4 18 (12.68%) Network Security
5 15 (10.56%) SSL
6 14 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (9.15%) Internet
8 11 (7.75%) LAN
8 11 (7.75%) WAN
9 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.04%) VPN
10 8 (5.63%) DNS
11 7 (4.93%) Junos
11 7 (4.93%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.93%) SMTP
11 7 (4.93%) SSH
12 6 (4.23%) MPLS
13 5 (3.52%) FTP
13 5 (3.52%) LDAP
14 3 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) Star Schema
3 2 (1.41%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) AppScan
1 1 (0.70%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.70%) GDB
1 1 (0.70%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.04%) Legal
4 5 (3.52%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (15.49%) Consultant
2 20 (14.08%) Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Analyst
4 17 (11.97%) Security Advisor
4 17 (11.97%) Security Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Security Consultant
5 14 (9.86%) Security Analyst
6 13 (9.15%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Security Specialist
9 7 (4.93%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Penetration Tester
11 5 (3.52%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) Middleware
2 3 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.41%) SAML
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) CGI
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) jQuery
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.69%) Management Information System
2 33 (23.24%) CESG
3 18 (12.68%) Data Centre
4 13 (9.15%) PKI
5 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (6.34%) Public Cloud
7 7 (4.93%) Client/Server
8 6 (4.23%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (2.11%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.42%) Windows
2 18 (12.68%) Linux
3 17 (11.97%) Unix
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Vista
5 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.11%) Solaris
6 3 (2.11%) SUSE
7 2 (1.41%) AIX
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.77%) Information Security
2 38 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (21.83%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (21.83%) Risk Management
4 29 (20.42%) Cryptography
4 29 (20.42%) Information Assurance
4 29 (20.42%) ISMS
5 27 (19.01%) Risk Assessment
6 25 (17.61%) ITIL
7 21 (14.79%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (14.79%) Patch Management
8 20 (14.08%) SIEM
9 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.97%) Security Architecture
11 15 (10.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (9.15%) OWASP
12 13 (9.15%) Problem Management
12 13 (9.15%) Project Management
12 13 (9.15%) Security Operations
13 12 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.63%) Java
2 6 (4.23%) Python
2 6 (4.23%) SQL
3 3 (2.11%) Perl
3 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.41%) C#
4 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (33.10%) CISM
2 37 (26.06%) Security Cleared
3 31 (21.83%) CESG Certified Professional
4 28 (19.72%) CISA
4 28 (19.72%) SC Cleared
5 17 (11.97%) CEH
5 17 (11.97%) Degree
6 16 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (11.27%) GIAC
6 16 (11.27%) SANS
7 14 (9.86%) DV Cleared
8 12 (8.45%) GCIH
9 10 (7.04%) CCSP
10 9 (6.34%) CLAS
10 9 (6.34%) CREST Certified
11 7 (4.93%) JNCIA
11 7 (4.93%) JNCIP
11 7 (4.93%) JNCIS
11 7 (4.93%) RHCE
12 6 (4.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (33.10%) PCI DSS
2 41 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (14.79%) RMADS
4 14 (9.86%) HIPAA
5 12 (8.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (7.04%) COBIT
7 7 (4.93%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (3.52%) ISO22301
9 4 (2.82%) ISO27002
9 4 (2.82%) QA
10 2 (1.41%) COSO
10 2 (1.41%) FedRAMP
10 2 (1.41%) GDPR
10 2 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.41%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.70%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) Sendmail
2 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.70%) Snort
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Puppet
2 4 (2.82%) Nessus
2 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.82%) WSUS
3 3 (2.11%) Cobbler
3 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.41%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.41%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.41%) Nmap
4 2 (1.41%) QRadar
4 2 (1.41%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.70%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) PowerBroker
5 1 (0.70%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.70%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Cisco
3 13 (9.15%) Juniper
4 12 (8.45%) Intel Security
5 11 (7.75%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.04%) Blue Coat
7 8 (5.63%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.63%) Citrix
7 8 (5.63%) Oracle
7 8 (5.63%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.93%) Brocade
8 7 (4.93%) F5
9 6 (4.23%) VMware
10 5 (3.52%) SAP
10 5 (3.52%) Splunk
11 4 (2.82%) HP
11 4 (2.82%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.11%) Apple
12 3 (2.11%) NetWitness
12 3 (2.11%) Qualys
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