The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 162 160 185
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing CISSP 76 70 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.83% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 3.34% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £302 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £480 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2409 2098 2178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.26% 24.78% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1080 962
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 115 145
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISSP
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 29 £375 -26.42% 11
Hampshire -7 19 £438 -16.66% 5
West Sussex - 11 £320 -
Middlesex +3 9 £433 -
Kent -5 3 £519 +130.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £450 +42.85% 1
Surrey -15 2 £450 +2.85% 6
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 60 (43.17%) Firewall
2 59 (42.45%) Information Security
3 57 (41.01%) CISM
4 44 (31.65%) Cisco
5 43 (30.94%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
7 40 (28.78%) Windows
7 40 (28.78%) PCI DSS
8 38 (27.34%) CheckPoint
9 32 (23.02%) OSPF
9 32 (23.02%) Linux
10 31 (22.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 29 (20.86%) IIS
12 28 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (20.14%) Network Security
13 27 (19.42%) Juniper
14 26 (18.71%) Apache
15 25 (17.99%) CISA
15 25 (17.99%) Risk Management
15 25 (17.99%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (17.27%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (17.27%) CCIE
17 23 (16.55%) CCSP
17 23 (16.55%) Telecoms
17 23 (16.55%) Degree
18 22 (15.83%) Risk Assessment
18 22 (15.83%) VPN
19 21 (15.11%) Management Information System
19 21 (15.11%) Vulnerability Management
20 20 (14.39%) Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (20.86%) IIS
2 26 (18.71%) Apache
3 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.44%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.07%) MS Office
3 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (43.17%) Firewall
2 32 (23.02%) OSPF
3 28 (20.14%) Network Security
3 28 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (17.27%) Cisco PIX
5 22 (15.83%) VPN
6 18 (12.95%) SNMP
6 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
6 18 (12.95%) VoIP
6 18 (12.95%) IPsec
7 16 (11.51%) BGP
8 13 (9.35%) MPLS
9 12 (8.63%) FWSM
10 11 (7.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.91%) BIG-IP
10 11 (7.91%) SAN
10 11 (7.91%) Internet
11 10 (7.19%) Wireless
12 7 (5.04%) DNS
13 6 (4.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) MySQL
2 4 (2.88%) DB2
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (16.55%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.60%) Legal
3 5 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Military
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.30%) Security Engineer
2 29 (20.86%) Consultant
3 23 (16.55%) Analyst
4 21 (15.11%) Security Consultant
4 21 (15.11%) Security Analyst
5 19 (13.67%) Design Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) Architect
6 13 (9.35%) IP Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Security Architect
8 11 (7.91%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Tester
10 7 (5.04%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (5.04%) Security Tester
11 6 (4.32%) Designer
11 6 (4.32%) Senior Design Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Network Design Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Security Designer
12 5 (3.60%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.88%) .NET
2 4 (2.88%) XML
2 4 (2.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.35%) Open Source
3 6 (4.32%) CMDB
4 5 (3.60%) CESG
4 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.60%) PKI
5 4 (2.88%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.16%) SecurID
6 3 (2.16%) RMADS
6 3 (2.16%) EMV
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) IVR
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) SCADA
8 1 (0.72%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.78%) Windows
2 32 (23.02%) Linux
3 15 (10.79%) UNIX
4 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.88%) VMS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.45%) Information Security
2 25 (17.99%) Risk Management
2 25 (17.99%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (15.83%) Risk Assessment
4 21 (15.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 20 (14.39%) Security Management
6 19 (13.67%) Network Management
7 18 (12.95%) ITIL
8 12 (8.63%) Network Design
9 11 (7.91%) Incident Management
10 10 (7.19%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.19%) SIEM
10 10 (7.19%) SABSA
11 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.76%) Data Protection
13 7 (5.04%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.04%) Resource Management
14 6 (4.32%) Demand Forecasting
14 6 (4.32%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.79%) SQL
2 13 (9.35%) Python
2 13 (9.35%) Ruby
2 13 (9.35%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.35%) PHP
3 5 (3.60%) C
4 4 (2.88%) C++
4 4 (2.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (41.01%) CISM
2 43 (30.94%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (17.99%) CISA
4 24 (17.27%) CCIE
5 23 (16.55%) CCSP
5 23 (16.55%) Degree
6 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
6 19 (13.67%) CCNP
7 18 (12.95%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (10.07%) CCDP
9 13 (9.35%) CEH
10 11 (7.91%) SC Cleared
10 11 (7.91%) CCNA
10 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (7.91%) MCSE
11 10 (7.19%) MCP
12 9 (6.47%) CCSA
13 7 (5.04%) MBA
13 7 (5.04%) CCSE
13 7 (5.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (28.78%) PCI DSS
2 31 (22.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.72%) QA
5 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) Snort
2 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) FortiGate
2 10 (7.19%) Nessus
2 10 (7.19%) SCCM
3 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (31.65%) Cisco
2 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
3 38 (27.34%) CheckPoint
4 27 (19.42%) Juniper
5 14 (10.07%) F5
6 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
7 12 (8.63%) McAfee
7 12 (8.63%) Qualys
8 11 (7.91%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.19%) Nokia
10 5 (3.60%) Radware
10 5 (3.60%) Redback
10 5 (3.60%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.88%) SAP
12 3 (2.16%) AlgoSec
12 3 (2.16%) Tufin
13 2 (1.44%) Splunk
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle
13 2 (1.44%) Ericsson
13 2 (1.44%) VMware
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