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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 139 199 183
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 118 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 1.64% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 18
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£525 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £413 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £528 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £484 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
2580 2075 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.82% 24.71% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 983 735
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £43.30 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Berkshire +45 57 £525 +5.00% 19
Surrey +23 40 £500 -7.40% 7
Middlesex +5 8 £572 +34.58% 1
West Sussex -6 5 £290 - 1
Hampshire -18 3 £550 +10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £350 - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 93 (46.50%) Information Security
2 90 (45.00%) CISM
3 62 (31.00%) Firewall
3 62 (31.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (31.00%) Security Cleared
4 60 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 60 (30.00%) ITIL
5 55 (27.50%) Risk Management
6 49 (24.50%) SC Cleared
7 44 (22.00%) CRISC
8 42 (21.00%) PRINCE2
9 40 (20.00%) CISA
9 40 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (20.00%) Network Security
10 39 (19.50%) Telecoms
11 38 (19.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 37 (18.50%) CheckPoint
13 35 (17.50%) Cisco
13 35 (17.50%) Degree
14 33 (16.50%) TOGAF
15 32 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (16.00%) Management Information System
16 31 (15.50%) OSPF
16 31 (15.50%) Penetration Testing
17 28 (14.00%) DV Cleared
18 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
19 26 (13.00%) Security Management
19 26 (13.00%) Enterprise Architecture
19 26 (13.00%) Change Control
20 23 (11.50%) Windows

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (4.50%) IIS
2 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (31.00%) Firewall
2 40 (20.00%) Network Security
3 31 (15.50%) OSPF
4 22 (11.00%) VPN
5 21 (10.50%) Internet
5 21 (10.50%) IPsec
6 19 (9.50%) RIP
7 17 (8.50%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (8.00%) SSL
8 16 (8.00%) Wireless
9 15 (7.50%) TCP/IP
10 12 (6.00%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (5.50%) WLAN
11 11 (5.50%) LAN
12 8 (4.00%) MPLS
13 6 (3.00%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (2.50%) SAN
14 5 (2.50%) VoIP
14 5 (2.50%) WAN
14 5 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (19.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.00%) Finance
3 7 (3.50%) Banking
4 6 (3.00%) Publishing
5 4 (2.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (25.50%) Consultant
2 48 (24.00%) Security Consultant
3 31 (15.50%) Analyst
4 27 (13.50%) Architect
5 26 (13.00%) Security Analyst
6 24 (12.00%) Security Architect
6 24 (12.00%) Security Engineer
7 23 (11.50%) Design Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.00%) Network Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) Security Manager
9 13 (6.50%) Network Design Engineer
9 13 (6.50%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (6.00%) IP Engineer
11 11 (5.50%) Security Specialist
11 11 (5.50%) Information Security Consultant
12 7 (3.50%) Security Project Manager
13 6 (3.00%) Technical Specialist
13 6 (3.00%) Information Security Manager
13 6 (3.00%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.50%) SAML
1 21 (10.50%) OAuth
1 21 (10.50%) OpenID
2 3 (1.50%) JSP
3 2 (1.00%) Middleware
4 1 (0.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.00%) PKI
3 16 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (8.00%) SecurID
4 14 (7.00%) Smart Meter
4 14 (7.00%) Cryptography
5 11 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.50%) RMADS
7 7 (3.50%) CMDB
8 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.50%) Human Factors
10 3 (1.50%) CESG
10 3 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.00%) Statistics
12 1 (0.50%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.50%) SCADA
12 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.50%) Windows
2 14 (7.00%) Linux
3 9 (4.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.00%) AIX
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (46.50%) Information Security
2 60 (30.00%) ITIL
3 55 (27.50%) Risk Management
4 42 (21.00%) PRINCE2
5 40 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (19.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (16.50%) TOGAF
8 31 (15.50%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (13.00%) Security Management
9 26 (13.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 26 (13.00%) Change Control
10 21 (10.50%) Identity Management
11 20 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 20 (10.00%) OWASP
12 19 (9.50%) Business Development
13 17 (8.50%) Data Protection
13 17 (8.50%) Security Testing
14 15 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (7.50%) eTOM
15 13 (6.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.00%) SQL
2 4 (2.00%) C
3 2 (1.00%) Java
4 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.50%) Perl
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (45.00%) CISM
2 62 (31.00%) Security Cleared
3 49 (24.50%) SC Cleared
4 44 (22.00%) CRISC
5 40 (20.00%) CISA
6 35 (17.50%) Degree
7 32 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (14.00%) DV Cleared
9 17 (8.50%) CCNP
10 16 (8.00%) GIAC
11 11 (5.50%) PMP
11 11 (5.50%) PMI Certification
12 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (4.50%) CCNA
13 9 (4.50%) GCIA
14 7 (3.50%) MCSE
14 7 (3.50%) CEH
15 6 (3.00%) CCIE
16 5 (2.50%) MCP
16 5 (2.50%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (31.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.50%) COBIT
5 3 (1.50%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.50%) COSO
6 2 (1.00%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) SLA
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) XenApp
3 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) Nmap
4 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.00%) Nessus
2 5 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 37 (18.50%) CheckPoint
2 35 (17.50%) Cisco
3 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.00%) F5
5 18 (9.00%) Tufin
6 17 (8.50%) Fortinet
7 15 (7.50%) AlgoSec
8 11 (5.50%) CA
9 10 (5.00%) ArcSight
10 9 (4.50%) McAfee
10 9 (4.50%) Juniper
11 7 (3.50%) Qualys
12 5 (2.50%) VMware
13 4 (2.00%) Redback
13 4 (2.00%) Nokia
13 4 (2.00%) Radware
14 3 (1.50%) Oracle
14 3 (1.50%) Blue Coat
15 2 (1.00%) TippingPoint
15 2 (1.00%) Tripwire
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