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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South East
Rank 182 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 59 126 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 5.47% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 48
Median daily rate £500 £530 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £498
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
1964 2302 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.46% 27.66% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1353 1262
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 127 119
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £60.43 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +23 24 £525 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -5 12 £425 -15.00% 4
Oxfordshire +3 8 £300 - 5
Berkshire -19 8 £500 -4.76% 9
West Sussex +8 2 £400 -33.88%
Surrey -29 2 - - 1
Kent -1 1 £400 -20.00% 2
Middlesex - 1 £485 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 82 (55.41%) Information Security
2 52 (35.14%) CISM
3 49 (33.11%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (31.08%) PCI DSS
5 44 (29.73%) Management Information System
6 41 (27.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 40 (27.03%) Firewall
7 40 (27.03%) Risk Management
8 37 (25.00%) Windows
8 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 36 (24.32%) Information Assurance
9 36 (24.32%) CESG
10 34 (22.97%) Cryptography
11 33 (22.30%) CESG Certified Professional
12 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
13 29 (19.59%) Penetration Testing
14 28 (18.92%) CEH
14 28 (18.92%) ISMS
15 24 (16.22%) IPsec
15 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
16 23 (15.54%) Patch Management
17 22 (14.86%) Risk Assessment
17 22 (14.86%) GIAC
18 21 (14.19%) Finance
18 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
18 21 (14.19%) ITIL
18 21 (14.19%) RMADS
19 20 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
19 20 (13.51%) CISA
20 19 (12.84%) GCIH

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 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.41%) IIS
3 5 (3.38%) JBoss
4 3 (2.03%) Apache
4 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Project
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) SaaS
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.03%) Firewall
2 24 (16.22%) IPsec
3 18 (12.16%) Wireless
4 17 (11.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (11.49%) Network Security
5 16 (10.81%) Internet
6 12 (8.11%) SSL
7 11 (7.43%) SMTP
8 10 (6.76%) LAN
8 10 (6.76%) WAN
9 9 (6.08%) SSH
9 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.08%) VPN
10 7 (4.73%) DNS
10 7 (4.73%) FTP
10 7 (4.73%) Junos
10 7 (4.73%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.05%) MPLS
12 5 (3.38%) LDAP
13 3 (2.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) Star Schema
3 2 (1.35%) Big Data
3 2 (1.35%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) AppScan
1 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.68%) GDB
1 1 (0.68%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 17 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.76%) Legal
4 6 (4.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (17.57%) Architect
2 25 (16.89%) Consultant
3 24 (16.22%) Security Consultant
4 23 (15.54%) Analyst
4 23 (15.54%) Security Architect
5 18 (12.16%) Security Advisor
5 18 (12.16%) Security Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Information Security Consultant
7 10 (6.76%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) Information Assurance Leader
10 7 (4.73%) CISSP Architect
11 6 (4.05%) CISSP Consultant
11 6 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Penetration Tester
11 6 (4.05%) Tester
12 5 (3.38%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) Middleware
2 3 (2.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.35%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.35%) SAML
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) CGI
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) jQuery
4 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 36 (24.32%) CESG
3 34 (22.97%) Cryptography
4 18 (12.16%) Data Centre
5 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (9.46%) PKI
6 11 (7.43%) Client/Server
7 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
10 6 (4.05%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (2.70%) Smart Meter
12 3 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (2.03%) Smart Energy
13 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.00%) Windows
2 15 (10.14%) Unix
3 11 (7.43%) Linux
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Vista
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.35%) AIX
7 2 (1.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.41%) Information Security
2 49 (33.11%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (27.03%) Risk Management
4 36 (24.32%) Information Assurance
5 29 (19.59%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (18.92%) ISMS
7 23 (15.54%) Patch Management
8 22 (14.86%) Risk Assessment
9 21 (14.19%) ITIL
10 20 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
11 19 (12.84%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (12.84%) Security Architecture
12 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.49%) SIEM
14 16 (10.81%) OWASP
15 15 (10.14%) Security Operations
16 13 (8.78%) Problem Management
16 13 (8.78%) Vulnerability Management
17 12 (8.11%) Project Management
17 12 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.78%) Python
2 9 (6.08%) C#
2 9 (6.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.41%) VB
4 5 (3.38%) SQL
5 3 (2.03%) Java
5 3 (2.03%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (35.14%) CISM
2 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (22.30%) CESG Certified Professional
4 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
5 28 (18.92%) CEH
6 22 (14.86%) GIAC
7 20 (13.51%) CISA
8 19 (12.84%) GCIH
9 18 (12.16%) Degree
10 15 (10.14%) SANS
11 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (8.78%) DV Cleared
12 10 (6.76%) CCSP
12 10 (6.76%) GCIA
13 9 (6.08%) CLAS
13 9 (6.08%) PCI QSA
14 7 (4.73%) CREST Certified
14 7 (4.73%) JNCIA
14 7 (4.73%) JNCIP
14 7 (4.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (31.08%) PCI DSS
2 41 (27.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (14.19%) RMADS
4 12 (8.11%) HIPAA
4 12 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (5.41%) COBIT
6 7 (4.73%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (2.03%) ISO22301
8 2 (1.35%) COSO
8 2 (1.35%) FedRAMP
8 2 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.35%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.35%) QA
8 2 (1.35%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.68%) GDPR
9 1 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.68%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.68%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.73%) Sendmail
3 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Puppet
2 4 (2.70%) Nessus
2 4 (2.70%) WSUS
3 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.35%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.35%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.35%) Nmap
4 2 (1.35%) QRadar
4 2 (1.35%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.68%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.68%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.68%) Kibana
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
5 1 (0.68%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.49%) Cisco
3 13 (8.78%) Citrix
4 11 (7.43%) Intel Security
4 11 (7.43%) Juniper
4 11 (7.43%) Oracle
5 9 (6.08%) Blue Coat
6 8 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 8 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 7 (4.73%) Brocade
7 7 (4.73%) F5
8 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.70%) HP
9 4 (2.70%) Qualys
9 4 (2.70%) Splunk
9 4 (2.70%) VMware
10 3 (2.03%) Apple
10 3 (2.03%) NetWitness
10 3 (2.03%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.35%) Aruba
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