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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 190 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 56 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 3.80% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 27
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£450 £478 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £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
2328 2106 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.10% 23.70% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1084 1056
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 111 158
Average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 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 2 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 -3 26 £455 -9.00% 8
Hampshire -2 12 £450 +80.00% 7
Surrey -17 5 £450 +4.89% 6
West Sussex +5 4 £320 -20.00% 1
Kent -11 3 £500 +60.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £450 +28.57%
M4 Corridor - - - -
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England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 58 (43.61%) Information Security
2 56 (42.11%) Firewall
3 54 (40.60%) CISM
4 45 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (33.83%) PCI DSS
5 43 (32.33%) Cisco
5 43 (32.33%) Windows
6 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
7 38 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 32 (24.06%) CISA
9 31 (23.31%) Linux
10 30 (22.56%) IIS
10 30 (22.56%) OSPF
10 30 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (21.05%) Juniper
12 26 (19.55%) Degree
12 26 (19.55%) Penetration Testing
13 25 (18.80%) CCIE
13 25 (18.80%) Apache
14 24 (18.05%) ITIL
14 24 (18.05%) VPN
14 24 (18.05%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (17.29%) Cisco PIX
15 23 (17.29%) CCSP
16 22 (16.54%) Network Security
16 22 (16.54%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (15.79%) Security Management
17 21 (15.79%) Management Information System
18 20 (15.04%) IPsec
18 20 (15.04%) Risk Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (22.56%) IIS
2 25 (18.80%) Apache
3 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.77%) MS Office
3 10 (7.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (42.11%) Firewall
2 30 (22.56%) OSPF
3 24 (18.05%) VPN
3 24 (18.05%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (17.29%) Cisco PIX
5 22 (16.54%) Network Security
6 20 (15.04%) VoIP
6 20 (15.04%) SNMP
6 20 (15.04%) IPsec
7 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 16 (12.03%) BGP
9 14 (10.53%) MPLS
10 13 (9.77%) FWSM
11 11 (8.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (8.27%) BIG-IP
12 10 (7.52%) Wireless
12 10 (7.52%) SAN
13 9 (6.77%) Internet
14 7 (5.26%) DNS
15 6 (4.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) DB2
General
1 19 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.77%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Military
5 3 (2.26%) Legal
5 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.50%) Games
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Security Engineer
2 26 (19.55%) Analyst
3 25 (18.80%) Consultant
4 23 (17.29%) Security Analyst
5 17 (12.78%) Design Engineer
5 17 (12.78%) Security Consultant
6 13 (9.77%) IP Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Architect
9 7 (5.26%) Tester
9 7 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (5.26%) Security Tester
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Design Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Designer
10 6 (4.51%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) Regular Expression
2 4 (3.01%) Middleware
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) JSP
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.77%) Open Source
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.51%) CMDB
4 6 (4.51%) PKI
5 4 (3.01%) CESG
5 4 (3.01%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.26%) SecurID
6 3 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.26%) EMV
6 3 (2.26%) RMADS
6 3 (2.26%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.50%) SCADA
8 1 (0.75%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.75%) IVR
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.33%) Windows
2 31 (23.31%) Linux
3 15 (11.28%) UNIX
4 13 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (43.61%) Information Security
2 26 (19.55%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (18.05%) ITIL
4 22 (16.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 21 (15.79%) Security Management
6 20 (15.04%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (15.04%) Network Management
7 18 (13.53%) Risk Management
8 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.27%) Network Design
8 11 (8.27%) SIEM
8 11 (8.27%) Coaching
8 11 (8.27%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.52%) Data Protection
10 9 (6.77%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.02%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.26%) Business Continuity
13 6 (4.51%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.78%) SQL
2 13 (9.77%) Python
2 13 (9.77%) Ruby
2 13 (9.77%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.77%) PHP
3 4 (3.01%) C++
3 4 (3.01%) Java
4 3 (2.26%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (40.60%) CISM
2 45 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (24.06%) CISA
4 26 (19.55%) Degree
5 25 (18.80%) CCIE
6 23 (17.29%) CCSP
7 19 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
8 18 (13.53%) CCNP
8 18 (13.53%) Security Cleared
9 15 (11.28%) CCDP
10 12 (9.02%) CCNA
10 12 (9.02%) CRISC
10 12 (9.02%) SC Cleared
11 11 (8.27%) CEH
12 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (7.52%) MCP
12 10 (7.52%) MCSE
13 8 (6.02%) CCSA
14 7 (5.26%) MBA
15 5 (3.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (33.83%) PCI DSS
2 30 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.26%) COBIT
5 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.75%) COSO
6 1 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Snort
2 12 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) FortiGate
2 10 (7.52%) Nessus
2 10 (7.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (32.33%) Cisco
2 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 28 (21.05%) Juniper
5 15 (11.28%) F5
6 13 (9.77%) Red Hat
7 12 (9.02%) Qualys
8 11 (8.27%) McAfee
8 11 (8.27%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.52%) Nokia
10 6 (4.51%) Radware
10 6 (4.51%) Redback
11 5 (3.76%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.01%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.26%) AlgoSec
13 3 (2.26%) Tufin
13 3 (2.26%) SAP
14 2 (1.50%) Oracle
14 2 (1.50%) Ericsson
14 2 (1.50%) VMware
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