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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 136 154 175
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Contract jobs citing CISSP 139 117 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.24% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 4.79% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 52 45
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £428 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.95% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -
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
2585 2445 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.77% 25.89% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 1351 1223
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 123 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.93 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +34 59 £500 +17.64% 14
Hampshire +1 22 £450 - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 20 £488 +8.33% 2
West Sussex -12 13 £472 - 2
Surrey -33 12 £463 -1.85% 6
Middlesex -5 9 £550 +21.54%
Kent -13 3 £450 -14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +6 2 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 155 (59.62%) Information Security
2 118 (45.38%) CISM
3 84 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (27.31%) Cybersecurity
5 70 (26.92%) PCI DSS
6 64 (24.62%) CISA
7 52 (20.00%) SIEM
8 51 (19.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 49 (18.85%) CESG
9 49 (18.85%) Windows
10 47 (18.08%) Firewall
10 47 (18.08%) Degree
11 44 (16.92%) Security Cleared
11 44 (16.92%) Security Architecture
12 39 (15.00%) SC Cleared
13 37 (14.23%) Management Information System
13 37 (14.23%) Cisco
14 36 (13.85%) Security Operations
15 35 (13.46%) CESG Certified Professional
15 35 (13.46%) GCIH
16 34 (13.08%) CEH
16 34 (13.08%) Microsoft
16 34 (13.08%) Information Assurance
17 31 (11.92%) ITIL
17 31 (11.92%) GCIA
18 30 (11.54%) Risk Management
18 30 (11.54%) Security Management
19 29 (11.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 29 (11.15%) ISMS
20 26 (10.00%) RMADS

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 15 (5.77%) IIS
2 11 (4.23%) MS Exchange
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 10 (3.85%) 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 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.69%) SaaS
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) IaaS
3 4 (1.54%) PaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 47 (18.08%) Firewall
3 24 (9.23%) Internet
4 23 (8.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (7.31%) Network Security
6 16 (6.15%) SMTP
7 14 (5.38%) SSH
8 13 (5.00%) IPsec
9 11 (4.23%) HTTP
10 10 (3.85%) DNS
11 9 (3.46%) FTP
11 9 (3.46%) VPN
11 9 (3.46%) Wireless
12 7 (2.69%) Intranet
13 6 (2.31%) BGP
13 6 (2.31%) HTTPS
13 6 (2.31%) OSPF
13 6 (2.31%) RIP
13 6 (2.31%) SSL
13 6 (2.31%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.85%) 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 20 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.31%) Finance
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%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (24.23%) Analyst
2 61 (23.46%) Consultant
3 57 (21.92%) Security Consultant
4 53 (20.38%) Architect
5 51 (19.62%) Security Architect
6 36 (13.85%) Security Analyst
7 26 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
8 21 (8.08%) Security Specialist
9 18 (6.92%) CISSP Architect
10 16 (6.15%) Compliance Specialist
10 16 (6.15%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 16 (6.15%) Security Compliance Specialist
10 16 (6.15%) Security Manager
11 15 (5.77%) Security Engineer
12 14 (5.38%) Incident Analyst
12 14 (5.38%) SOC Analyst
13 12 (4.62%) Security Advisor
14 11 (4.23%) Information Analyst
14 11 (4.23%) Information Security Analyst
14 11 (4.23%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.69%) Middleware
2 2 (0.77%) REST
2 2 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.85%) CESG
2 37 (14.23%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.08%) Cryptography
4 15 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.00%) Driving Licence
7 12 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (4.62%) Smartcard
8 11 (4.23%) PKI
9 10 (3.85%) Client/Server
9 10 (3.85%) Mathematics
10 9 (3.46%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (3.46%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (3.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
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 49 (18.85%) Windows
2 24 (9.23%) Linux
3 18 (6.92%) Unix
4 10 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 9 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.08%) Solaris
7 7 (2.69%) AIX
8 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (59.62%) Information Security
2 71 (27.31%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (20.00%) SIEM
4 44 (16.92%) Security Architecture
5 36 (13.85%) Security Operations
6 34 (13.08%) Information Assurance
7 31 (11.92%) ITIL
8 30 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 30 (11.54%) Security Management
9 29 (11.15%) ISMS
10 24 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (8.46%) Data Protection
11 22 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (7.69%) Project Management
12 20 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 20 (7.69%) TOGAF
13 19 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (7.31%) Analytics
14 18 (6.92%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.38%) 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
1 118 (45.38%) CISM
2 64 (24.62%) CISA
3 47 (18.08%) Degree
4 44 (16.92%) Security Cleared
5 39 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 35 (13.46%) CESG Certified Professional
6 35 (13.46%) GCIH
7 34 (13.08%) CEH
8 31 (11.92%) GCIA
9 24 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (6.92%) CLAS
11 16 (6.15%) GIAC
12 14 (5.38%) SANS
13 13 (5.00%) IISP
14 12 (4.62%) CCNP
15 11 (4.23%) CCSA
15 11 (4.23%) CISMP
16 7 (2.69%) CCSP
16 7 (2.69%) CRISC
17 6 (2.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (26.92%) PCI DSS
3 29 (11.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (10.00%) RMADS
5 15 (5.77%) ISO 9001
6 14 (5.38%) COBIT
7 12 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (4.62%) ISO27005
8 11 (4.23%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (1.92%) ISO27002
9 5 (1.92%) JSP 440
10 4 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (1.54%) ISO22301
11 3 (1.15%) COSO
11 3 (1.15%) QA
11 3 (1.15%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.38%) GPG13
12 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.46%) Sendmail
3 6 (2.31%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.54%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.15%) UAG
7 2 (0.77%) XenApp
7 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 17 (6.54%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (2.69%) WSUS
3 6 (2.31%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.31%) Puppet
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%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.38%) Endace
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (14.23%) Cisco
2 34 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.46%) Qualys
4 21 (8.08%) ArcSight
5 20 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 19 (7.31%) Oracle
7 18 (6.92%) IBM
8 16 (6.15%) Splunk
9 15 (5.77%) CheckPoint
10 13 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 13 (5.00%) NetWitness
11 12 (4.62%) Citrix
12 11 (4.23%) Tripwire
13 10 (3.85%) VMware
14 9 (3.46%) Blue Coat
14 9 (3.46%) F5
15 8 (3.08%) Sun
16 5 (1.92%) Sourcefire
17 4 (1.54%) Rackspace
18 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
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