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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 188 181 180
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 58 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.48% 2.90% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 31
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£469 £429 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.26% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £324 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.50
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
2340 2034 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.24% 23.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1070 1065
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 104 151
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £11.75 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +15 30 £459 -8.25% 9
Hampshire +10 13 £511 +51.48% 6
Surrey -8 6 £450 +4.89% 4
West Sussex +6 3 £290 -27.50% 2
Kent -8 3 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 62 (44.29%) Firewall
2 58 (41.43%) Information Security
3 56 (40.00%) CISM
4 46 (32.86%) Windows
5 45 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (32.14%) PCI DSS
6 43 (30.71%) Cisco
7 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 38 (27.14%) CheckPoint
8 32 (22.86%) CISA
9 31 (22.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 30 (21.43%) OSPF
10 30 (21.43%) Linux
10 30 (21.43%) IIS
11 29 (20.71%) Degree
12 27 (19.29%) Juniper
13 26 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (17.86%) VPN
14 25 (17.86%) CCIE
14 25 (17.86%) ITIL
15 24 (17.14%) Apache
15 24 (17.14%) TCP/IP
15 24 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
16 23 (16.43%) Security Cleared
16 23 (16.43%) CCSP
17 22 (15.71%) Management Information System
18 21 (15.00%) IPsec
18 21 (15.00%) Telecoms

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (21.43%) IIS
2 24 (17.14%) Apache
3 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Office
3 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (44.29%) Firewall
2 30 (21.43%) OSPF
3 25 (17.86%) VPN
3 25 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
4 24 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 21 (15.00%) IPsec
5 21 (15.00%) Network Security
6 20 (14.29%) VoIP
6 20 (14.29%) SNMP
7 16 (11.43%) BGP
8 14 (10.00%) MPLS
9 13 (9.29%) FWSM
10 12 (8.57%) Internet
11 11 (7.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (7.86%) BIG-IP
12 10 (7.14%) Wireless
12 10 (7.14%) SAN
13 7 (5.00%) DNS
14 6 (4.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) DB2
General
1 21 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.00%) Finance
3 6 (4.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Games
6 2 (1.43%) Military
6 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Analyst
2 29 (20.71%) Security Engineer
3 27 (19.29%) Consultant
4 25 (17.86%) Security Analyst
5 19 (13.57%) Security Consultant
6 16 (11.43%) Design Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) IP Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
11 7 (5.00%) Tester
11 7 (5.00%) Security Tester
12 6 (4.29%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Network Design Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Designer
12 6 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
13 5 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
13 5 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.86%) Middleware
2 4 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) JSP
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.29%) Open Source
4 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.00%) PKI
6 6 (4.29%) CMDB
7 5 (3.57%) RMADS
8 4 (2.86%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.86%) SecurID
9 3 (2.14%) CESG
9 3 (2.14%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (2.14%) EMV
10 2 (1.43%) SCADA
10 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.71%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.71%) NHS
11 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.71%) IVR
11 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.86%) Windows
2 30 (21.43%) Linux
3 14 (10.00%) UNIX
4 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.43%) Information Security
2 26 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (17.86%) ITIL
4 24 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 20 (14.29%) Network Management
5 20 (14.29%) Security Management
6 18 (12.86%) Risk Management
6 18 (12.86%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (10.71%) SIEM
8 14 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2
10 11 (7.86%) Coaching
11 10 (7.14%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.14%) Network Design
12 9 (6.43%) TOGAF
12 9 (6.43%) Load Balancing
13 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (5.00%) Cyber Security
14 7 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.00%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) Python
2 13 (9.29%) Ruby
2 13 (9.29%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.29%) PHP
3 4 (2.86%) C++
3 4 (2.86%) Java
4 3 (2.14%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (40.00%) CISM
2 45 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (22.86%) CISA
4 29 (20.71%) Degree
5 25 (17.86%) CCIE
6 23 (16.43%) CCSP
6 23 (16.43%) Security Cleared
7 19 (13.57%) Check Point Certification
8 18 (12.86%) CCNP
9 17 (12.14%) SC Cleared
10 15 (10.71%) CCDP
11 12 (8.57%) CCNA
11 12 (8.57%) CRISC
12 11 (7.86%) CEH
13 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (7.14%) MCP
13 10 (7.14%) MCSE
13 10 (7.14%) GIAC
14 7 (5.00%) CCSA
14 7 (5.00%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (32.14%) PCI DSS
2 31 (22.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.14%) COBIT
5 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.71%) COSO
6 1 (0.71%) QA
6 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (10.00%) Snort
2 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) FortiGate
2 10 (7.14%) Nessus
2 10 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (30.71%) Cisco
2 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.14%) CheckPoint
3 27 (19.29%) Juniper
4 15 (10.71%) F5
5 13 (9.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.57%) Qualys
7 11 (7.86%) McAfee
8 10 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 10 (7.14%) Nokia
9 9 (6.43%) ArcSight
10 6 (4.29%) Redback
10 6 (4.29%) Fortinet
10 6 (4.29%) Radware
11 3 (2.14%) Tufin
11 3 (2.14%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.43%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.43%) VMware
12 2 (1.43%) Ericsson
13 1 (0.71%) Sun
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