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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 140 151 202
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +51
Contract jobs citing CISSP 118 105 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.13% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.02% 4.11% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 17
Average daily rate £500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £310 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £619 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.05% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £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
2352 2553 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 27.46% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1224 1002
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 104 111
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CISSP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +1 42 £600 +24.67% 9
Berkshire -2 42 £528 -1.40% 14
Hampshire +24 22 £400 -27.27% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 11 £450 +28.57%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £450 - 2
West Sussex +3 1 £605 +108.62% 2
Middlesex -9 1 £500 -12.58% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (62.79%) Information Security
2 86 (40.00%) CISM
3 68 (31.63%) SIEM
4 58 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (26.05%) PCI DSS
6 48 (22.33%) Security Cleared
7 43 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 43 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 41 (19.07%) Windows
9 37 (17.21%) Finance
10 36 (16.74%) Degree
10 36 (16.74%) Security Operations
11 35 (16.28%) CISA
12 34 (15.81%) Cisco
12 34 (15.81%) Security Architecture
13 33 (15.35%) Security Management
14 32 (14.88%) Risk Management
15 31 (14.42%) Management Information System
15 31 (14.42%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (13.95%) CLAS
17 28 (13.02%) CESG Certified Professional
18 27 (12.56%) Information Assurance
18 27 (12.56%) CCNA
18 27 (12.56%) CESG
19 26 (12.09%) TOGAF
19 26 (12.09%) ITIL
19 26 (12.09%) Firewall
20 25 (11.63%) Oracle
21 24 (11.16%) Network Architecture
22 23 (10.70%) Linux

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (6.51%) IIS
2 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.93%) Apache
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.93%) JBoss
4 2 (0.93%) Lync
4 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Project
2 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) SaaS
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 26 (12.09%) Firewall
3 17 (7.91%) Network Security
4 13 (6.05%) VPN
5 12 (5.58%) SSL
6 7 (3.26%) HTTP
6 7 (3.26%) SSH
6 7 (3.26%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.33%) DNS
7 5 (2.33%) NX-OS
7 5 (2.33%) WAN
7 5 (2.33%) Wireless
8 3 (1.40%) Internet
8 3 (1.40%) IPsec
8 3 (1.40%) MPLS
8 3 (1.40%) SAN
9 2 (0.93%) DHCP
9 2 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.47%) DB2
3 1 (0.47%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 37 (17.21%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.58%) Banking
4 5 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Military
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (27.44%) Consultant
2 58 (26.98%) Analyst
3 53 (24.65%) Security Consultant
4 50 (23.26%) Architect
5 48 (22.33%) Security Architect
6 27 (12.56%) Security Analyst
7 25 (11.63%) Information Security Consultant
8 21 (9.77%) Security Manager
9 19 (8.84%) Incident Analyst
10 14 (6.51%) CISSP Architect
11 11 (5.12%) Project Consultant
12 10 (4.65%) SOC Analyst
13 9 (4.19%) Information Security Architect
14 8 (3.72%) Information Architect
14 8 (3.72%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.72%) Security Project Manager
15 7 (3.26%) Information Analyst
15 7 (3.26%) Information Security Analyst
15 7 (3.26%) Security Engineer
15 7 (3.26%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.47%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.42%) Management Information System
2 27 (12.56%) CESG
3 22 (10.23%) PKI
4 20 (9.30%) Data Centre
5 17 (7.91%) CESG CLAS
6 15 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (5.12%) Driving Licence
8 10 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.72%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.72%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (3.72%) Smartcard
10 7 (3.26%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.33%) AS400
12 4 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (1.86%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.86%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.07%) Windows
2 23 (10.70%) Linux
3 21 (9.77%) Unix
4 14 (6.51%) AIX
5 8 (3.72%) Solaris
6 6 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (62.79%) Information Security
2 68 (31.63%) SIEM
3 36 (16.74%) Security Operations
4 34 (15.81%) Security Architecture
5 33 (15.35%) Security Management
6 32 (14.88%) Risk Management
7 27 (12.56%) Information Assurance
8 26 (12.09%) ITIL
8 26 (12.09%) TOGAF
9 24 (11.16%) Network Architecture
10 22 (10.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 21 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (9.77%) Mentoring
11 21 (9.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (9.30%) Security Testing
13 18 (8.37%) Service Management
14 15 (6.98%) Project Management
15 14 (6.51%) Data Protection
16 12 (5.58%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.33%) Python
2 3 (1.40%) SQL
3 2 (0.93%) C
3 2 (0.93%) C#
3 2 (0.93%) Perl
3 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (40.00%) CISM
2 48 (22.33%) Security Cleared
3 43 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 36 (16.74%) Degree
5 35 (16.28%) CISA
6 31 (14.42%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (13.95%) CLAS
8 28 (13.02%) CESG Certified Professional
9 27 (12.56%) CCNA
10 22 (10.23%) CEH
11 20 (9.30%) CISMP
12 16 (7.44%) DV Cleared
12 16 (7.44%) GCIH
13 14 (6.51%) GCIA
13 14 (6.51%) MCP
13 14 (6.51%) MCSE
13 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (5.58%) IISP
15 11 (5.12%) CCNP
16 7 (3.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (26.05%) PCI DSS
3 21 (9.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (6.05%) ISO27002
5 12 (5.58%) COBIT
6 10 (4.65%) ISO 9001
7 9 (4.19%) RMADS
8 8 (3.72%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (3.72%) ISO27005
9 6 (2.79%) COSO
10 5 (2.33%) HIPAA
10 5 (2.33%) SAS 70
11 4 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (1.40%) QA
13 2 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
4 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.47%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 11 (5.12%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (1.86%) Endace
2 4 (1.86%) Puppet
3 3 (1.40%) Nessus
4 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.47%) Nmap
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (15.81%) Cisco
2 25 (11.63%) Oracle
3 19 (8.84%) ArcSight
4 18 (8.37%) McAfee
4 18 (8.37%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.51%) IBM
6 11 (5.12%) Qualys
6 11 (5.12%) Splunk
7 10 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.19%) Juniper
8 9 (4.19%) VMware
9 8 (3.72%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (3.72%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.72%) Tripwire
10 7 (3.26%) F5
10 7 (3.26%) Sun
11 6 (2.79%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.79%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.79%) LogRhythm
12 5 (2.33%) Tufin
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago