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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 197 197 156
Rank change year-on-year
0 -41
Contract jobs citing CISSP 80 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.60% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 2.39% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 38
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£431 £450 £482
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -6.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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
2627 2340 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.13% 25.19% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1210 1081
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 105 111
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Hampshire +13 23 £450 - 5
Surrey +3 16 £388 -13.88% 5
Oxfordshire - 14 £350 - 7
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £475 +5.55% 5
Berkshire -24 7 £500 +9.89% 11
Kent +4 6 £425 -22.72% 2
West Sussex -18 3 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 95 (48.97%) Information Security
2 71 (36.60%) Security Management
3 68 (35.05%) Firewall
4 54 (27.84%) CISM
5 51 (26.29%) Management Information System
6 49 (25.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (22.16%) Vulnerability Management
8 42 (21.65%) Finance
9 39 (20.10%) Penetration Testing
9 39 (20.10%) SIEM
10 38 (19.59%) Security Architecture
10 38 (19.59%) PCI DSS
11 34 (17.53%) Risk Management
11 34 (17.53%) VPN
12 33 (17.01%) ITIL
12 33 (17.01%) McAfee
13 31 (15.98%) PKI
13 31 (15.98%) Cisco
14 29 (14.95%) Security Cleared
15 28 (14.43%) Cyber Security
16 27 (13.92%) Network Security
17 25 (12.89%) Data Centre
18 24 (12.37%) CheckPoint
18 24 (12.37%) Project Management
19 23 (11.86%) WAN
20 22 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
20 22 (11.34%) Data Protection
20 22 (11.34%) ArcSight
20 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
21 21 (10.82%) Windows

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (6.70%) IIS
2 7 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS Office
2 14 (7.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) RMDS
2 3 (1.55%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) PaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (35.05%) Firewall
2 34 (17.53%) VPN
3 27 (13.92%) Network Security
4 23 (11.86%) WAN
5 19 (9.79%) SSL
5 19 (9.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (7.22%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.70%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (6.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (6.70%) NX-OS
8 12 (6.19%) LAN
9 11 (5.67%) LDAP
10 10 (5.15%) DNS
11 6 (3.09%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.58%) OSPF
12 5 (2.58%) HTTP
13 4 (2.06%) DHCP
13 4 (2.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.67%) DB2
1 11 (5.67%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (1.55%) Big Data
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 42 (21.65%) Finance
2 19 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.76%) Banking
4 12 (6.19%) Legal
5 7 (3.61%) Retail
6 5 (2.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.03%) Billing
7 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (29.38%) Consultant
2 50 (25.77%) Architect
3 48 (24.74%) Security Architect
4 45 (23.20%) Security Consultant
5 42 (21.65%) Analyst
6 32 (16.49%) Security Analyst
7 17 (8.76%) Security Manager
8 11 (5.67%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (4.64%) Security Officer
10 8 (4.12%) IT Security Consultant
10 8 (4.12%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.12%) IT Consultant
11 6 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Data Centre Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) Information Analyst
12 5 (2.58%) Network Consultant
12 5 (2.58%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (2.58%) ArcSight Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.67%) HTML
1 11 (5.67%) .NET
1 11 (5.67%) SOAP
1 11 (5.67%) XML
2 9 (4.64%) Middleware
3 4 (2.06%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.55%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.29%) Management Information System
2 31 (15.98%) PKI
3 25 (12.89%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.64%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.61%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.09%) CESG
8 5 (2.58%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (2.58%) AS400
8 5 (2.58%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.58%) RMADS
9 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.06%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.03%) CMDB
10 2 (1.03%) NHS
10 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.82%) Windows
2 17 (8.76%) Linux
3 9 (4.64%) AIX
4 4 (2.06%) UNIX
5 3 (1.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (48.97%) Information Security
2 71 (36.60%) Security Management
3 43 (22.16%) Vulnerability Management
4 39 (20.10%) SIEM
4 39 (20.10%) Penetration Testing
5 38 (19.59%) Security Architecture
6 34 (17.53%) Risk Management
7 33 (17.01%) ITIL
8 28 (14.43%) Cyber Security
9 24 (12.37%) Project Management
10 22 (11.34%) Data Protection
11 19 (9.79%) Load Balancing
11 19 (9.79%) Security Testing
12 17 (8.76%) Patch Management
13 16 (8.25%) OWASP
14 15 (7.73%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (7.22%) Security Patching
15 14 (7.22%) Strategic Planning
16 13 (6.70%) PRINCE2
16 13 (6.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.19%) SQL
1 12 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.67%) VB
3 6 (3.09%) C
4 3 (1.55%) ABAP
4 3 (1.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.52%) Python
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (27.84%) CISM
2 29 (14.95%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (8.76%) CCSA
4 17 (8.76%) Degree
5 16 (8.25%) ACSA
5 16 (8.25%) CCSP
6 15 (7.73%) CCNP
6 15 (7.73%) GIAC
7 14 (7.22%) CCSE
7 14 (7.22%) ISSAP
7 14 (7.22%) CCNA
8 13 (6.70%) CCDP
9 10 (5.15%) CISA
9 10 (5.15%) CEH
10 8 (4.12%) CRISC
11 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.58%) CCIE
13 4 (2.06%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (25.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (19.59%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (6.19%) SLA
5 11 (5.67%) HIPAA
6 5 (2.58%) COBIT
7 3 (1.55%) GxP
7 3 (1.55%) COSO
8 2 (1.03%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.52%) QA
9 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (7.73%) ProxySG
2 8 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.22%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.58%) Nessus
3 3 (1.55%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.03%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Control-M
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (17.01%) McAfee
2 31 (15.98%) Cisco
3 24 (12.37%) CheckPoint
4 22 (11.34%) ArcSight
5 19 (9.79%) Blue Coat
5 19 (9.79%) Juniper
5 19 (9.79%) F5
6 18 (9.28%) Tufin
7 17 (8.76%) TippingPoint
8 16 (8.25%) Sourcefire
9 14 (7.22%) Fortinet
9 14 (7.22%) Nokia
10 12 (6.19%) IBM
11 10 (5.15%) SAP
12 8 (4.12%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.12%) VMware
13 5 (2.58%) Symantec
14 4 (2.06%) LogLogic
14 4 (2.06%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (2.06%) NetScout
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