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 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 139 162 176
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 129 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.11% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 4.46% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 47
Median daily rate £496 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £595 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £428
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +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
2494 2333 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.04% 24.91% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 1318 1233
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 124 99
Median hourly rate £38.75 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.81% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +33 45 £463 +7.12% 9
Buckinghamshire +14 30 £505 +9.78% 2
Hampshire +3 16 £450 - 12
Middlesex +2 12 £540 +33.33%
West Sussex -2 12 £425 -
Surrey -20 11 £456 -7.36% 3
Kent +10 8 £463 +7.24% 4
Oxfordshire +4 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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.

1 152 (58.46%) Information Security
2 102 (39.23%) CISM
3 88 (33.85%) Cybersecurity
4 79 (30.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 64 (24.62%) Firewall
6 63 (24.23%) PCI DSS
7 57 (21.92%) CISA
8 56 (21.54%) CESG
9 55 (21.15%) Windows
10 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
11 49 (18.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 44 (16.92%) SC Cleared
12 44 (16.92%) SIEM
13 41 (15.77%) Information Assurance
13 41 (15.77%) CESG Certified Professional
13 41 (15.77%) Security Operations
14 39 (15.00%) Security Architecture
15 38 (14.62%) Management Information System
16 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 35 (13.46%) CEH
17 34 (13.08%) ISMS
17 34 (13.08%) Vulnerability Management
18 32 (12.31%) Degree
18 32 (12.31%) ITIL
18 32 (12.31%) Risk Management
19 31 (11.92%) Active Directory
19 31 (11.92%) GCIH
20 30 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
20 30 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
21 29 (11.15%) Internet

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 16 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.46%) IIS
3 3 (1.15%) Apache
3 3 (1.15%) JBoss
3 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.38%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.46%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.38%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.69%) SaaS
3 5 (1.92%) IaaS
4 4 (1.54%) Office 365
4 4 (1.54%) PaaS
5 3 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.62%) Firewall
2 49 (18.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (11.15%) Internet
4 25 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 22 (8.46%) SMTP
6 18 (6.92%) Network Security
7 17 (6.54%) IPsec
8 16 (6.15%) SSH
9 13 (5.00%) FTP
10 11 (4.23%) DNS
11 10 (3.85%) HTTP
12 9 (3.46%) Wireless
13 7 (2.69%) BGP
13 7 (2.69%) HTTPS
13 7 (2.69%) Intranet
13 7 (2.69%) OSPF
13 7 (2.69%) RIP
13 7 (2.69%) SNMP
13 7 (2.69%) VPN
13 7 (2.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) DB2
2 1 (0.38%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.38%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) AppScan
1 2 (0.77%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (8.46%) Finance
2 21 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.69%) Legal
4 5 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Back Office
5 2 (0.77%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Billing
5 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (25.77%) Analyst
2 56 (21.54%) Consultant
3 52 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 49 (18.85%) Architect
5 47 (18.08%) Security Architect
6 44 (16.92%) Security Analyst
7 24 (9.23%) Security Specialist
8 23 (8.85%) CISSP Architect
9 21 (8.08%) Information Security Consultant
10 20 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
11 16 (6.15%) Compliance Specialist
11 16 (6.15%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 16 (6.15%) Security Compliance Specialist
11 16 (6.15%) Security Engineer
12 15 (5.77%) Security Manager
13 14 (5.38%) Information Analyst
13 14 (5.38%) Information Security Analyst
13 14 (5.38%) Security Advisor
14 12 (4.62%) TOGAF Architect
15 11 (4.23%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.54%) Middleware
2 2 (0.77%) REST
2 2 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.54%) CESG
2 38 (14.62%) Management Information System
3 25 (9.62%) Cryptography
3 25 (9.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.62%) PKI
6 11 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.46%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (3.46%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.69%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.31%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.92%) AS400
11 5 (1.92%) VCE vBlock
12 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.15%) Windows
2 25 (9.62%) Linux
3 23 (8.85%) Unix
4 15 (5.77%) Windows Vista
5 9 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.31%) Solaris
6 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.92%) AIX
7 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (58.46%) Information Security
2 88 (33.85%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (16.92%) SIEM
4 41 (15.77%) Information Assurance
4 41 (15.77%) Security Operations
5 39 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 34 (13.08%) ISMS
6 34 (13.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 32 (12.31%) ITIL
7 32 (12.31%) Risk Management
8 30 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
8 30 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
9 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (10.00%) Security Management
11 24 (9.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 22 (8.46%) Project Management
13 21 (8.08%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (7.69%) OWASP
15 18 (6.92%) Incident Management
15 18 (6.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.00%) Python
2 8 (3.08%) C#
3 6 (2.31%) C
3 6 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.31%) VB
4 5 (1.92%) Java
4 5 (1.92%) Perl
5 2 (0.77%) C++
6 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (39.23%) CISM
2 57 (21.92%) CISA
3 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
4 44 (16.92%) SC Cleared
5 41 (15.77%) CESG Certified Professional
6 35 (13.46%) CEH
7 32 (12.31%) Degree
8 31 (11.92%) GCIH
9 27 (10.38%) GCIA
10 25 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (6.15%) GIAC
12 15 (5.77%) CLAS
13 14 (5.38%) SANS
14 13 (5.00%) CCNP
15 12 (4.62%) CCSA
16 8 (3.08%) CRISC
17 7 (2.69%) CompTIA Security+
17 7 (2.69%) DV Cleared
17 7 (2.69%) IISP
17 7 (2.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (30.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (24.23%) PCI DSS
3 28 (10.77%) RMADS
4 19 (7.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (6.92%) COBIT
6 12 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (3.08%) ISO 9001
8 7 (2.69%) JSP 440
9 6 (2.31%) ISO27005
10 5 (1.92%) ISAE 3402
10 5 (1.92%) ISO27002
11 4 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (1.54%) ISO22301
12 3 (1.15%) COSO
12 3 (1.15%) SAS 70
13 2 (0.77%) QA
14 1 (0.38%) GPG13
14 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (11.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 7 (2.69%) BitLocker
3 7 (2.69%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.15%) UAG
6 2 (0.77%) XenApp
6 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 11 (4.23%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (2.69%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.69%) WSUS
3 6 (2.31%) Puppet
4 4 (1.54%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.54%) Nessus
4 4 (1.54%) SCCM
5 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.15%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.77%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.77%) Nmap
6 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.38%) Endace
7 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.77%) Cisco
3 18 (6.92%) Blue Coat
3 18 (6.92%) Intel Security
3 18 (6.92%) Oracle
3 18 (6.92%) Qualys
4 17 (6.54%) Citrix
5 16 (6.15%) CheckPoint
5 16 (6.15%) Splunk
6 15 (5.77%) ArcSight
7 12 (4.62%) IBM
8 11 (4.23%) NetWitness
9 10 (3.85%) F5
9 10 (3.85%) VMware
10 7 (2.69%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.92%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.92%) Tripwire
12 4 (1.54%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow