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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 175 168 163
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing CISSP 91 76 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.83% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 3.15% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 30
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £271 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £480
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -
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
2476 2409 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.92% 26.26% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1181 1080
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 83 115
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Hampshire +6 24 £475 +8.57% 14
Buckinghamshire +15 23 £460 +2.22% 4
Surrey +11 15 £550 +22.22% 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £330 - 5
Kent -4 6 £381 -26.50% 5
Berkshire -17 6 £456 +21.58% 18
Middlesex -5 3 £430 -0.57% 1
West Sussex -21 3 - - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 101 (49.03%) Information Security
2 74 (35.92%) Firewall
3 68 (33.01%) CISM
4 67 (32.52%) Security Management
5 62 (30.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (27.67%) Management Information System
7 49 (23.79%) Finance
8 45 (21.84%) PCI DSS
9 39 (18.93%) ITIL
10 38 (18.45%) Security Architecture
10 38 (18.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 37 (17.96%) Penetration Testing
12 36 (17.48%) Risk Management
12 36 (17.48%) Cisco
13 35 (16.99%) SIEM
14 33 (16.02%) Security Cleared
15 32 (15.53%) Cyber Security
16 30 (14.56%) PKI
17 29 (14.08%) TCP/IP
17 29 (14.08%) McAfee
18 28 (13.59%) CheckPoint
18 28 (13.59%) VPN
19 25 (12.14%) Project Management
20 24 (11.65%) SC Cleared
20 24 (11.65%) Network Security
20 24 (11.65%) ArcSight
21 23 (11.17%) Load Balancing
22 22 (10.68%) Juniper
22 22 (10.68%) F5
22 22 (10.68%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (7.28%) IIS
2 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.80%) MS Office
1 14 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.31%) RMDS
2 2 (0.97%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.97%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (35.92%) Firewall
2 29 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 28 (13.59%) VPN
4 24 (11.65%) Network Security
5 19 (9.22%) DNS
6 16 (7.77%) WAN
7 15 (7.28%) Wireshark
7 15 (7.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (6.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 13 (6.31%) Multicast
8 13 (6.31%) DHCP
9 12 (5.83%) LAN
9 12 (5.83%) SSL
9 12 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (5.34%) LDAP
11 6 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (2.91%) OSPF
11 6 (2.91%) NX-OS
11 6 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) DB2
1 11 (5.34%) DB2 UDB
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.46%) Big Data
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 49 (23.79%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Banking
3 14 (6.80%) Legal
4 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.91%) Retail
6 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (33.01%) Consultant
2 55 (26.70%) Security Consultant
3 48 (23.30%) Architect
4 46 (22.33%) Security Architect
5 44 (21.36%) Analyst
6 34 (16.50%) Security Analyst
7 15 (7.28%) Security Manager
8 14 (6.80%) Network Consultant
9 10 (4.85%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (3.88%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (3.88%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (3.88%) Security Officer
11 8 (3.88%) Information Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Firewall Consultant
13 5 (2.43%) Senior Security Analyst
13 5 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.43%) Network Engineer
13 5 (2.43%) ArcSight Engineer
14 4 (1.94%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.80%) SOAP
2 13 (6.31%) Rendezvous
3 11 (5.34%) HTML
3 11 (5.34%) .NET
3 11 (5.34%) XML
4 10 (4.85%) Middleware
5 3 (1.46%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.46%) OAuth
5 3 (1.46%) OpenID
5 3 (1.46%) JSP
5 3 (1.46%) Web Services
5 3 (1.46%) SAML
6 2 (0.97%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.67%) Management Information System
2 30 (14.56%) PKI
3 18 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.37%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (3.88%) Smart Meter
8 7 (3.40%) RMADS
9 5 (2.43%) CESG
9 5 (2.43%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (2.43%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.94%) AS400
10 4 (1.94%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.94%) SCADA
11 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.97%) CMDB
11 2 (0.97%) NHS
11 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.71%) Linux
2 18 (8.74%) Windows
3 4 (1.94%) UNIX
4 3 (1.46%) AIX
4 3 (1.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.03%) Information Security
2 67 (32.52%) Security Management
3 39 (18.93%) ITIL
4 38 (18.45%) Security Architecture
4 38 (18.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 37 (17.96%) Penetration Testing
6 36 (17.48%) Risk Management
7 35 (16.99%) SIEM
8 32 (15.53%) Cyber Security
9 25 (12.14%) Project Management
10 23 (11.17%) Load Balancing
11 22 (10.68%) Data Protection
12 21 (10.19%) OWASP
13 20 (9.71%) Risk Assessment
14 19 (9.22%) Security Testing
15 18 (8.74%) TOGAF
16 17 (8.25%) Service Management
16 17 (8.25%) Change Management
16 17 (8.25%) PRINCE2
16 17 (8.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.25%) SQL
2 12 (5.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.34%) VB
4 6 (2.91%) C
5 3 (1.46%) ABAP
5 3 (1.46%) VBScript
6 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (33.01%) CISM
2 33 (16.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (11.65%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.74%) GIAC
4 18 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.25%) Degree
6 16 (7.77%) ACSA
6 16 (7.77%) CISA
7 14 (6.80%) ISSAP
8 13 (6.31%) CRISC
9 10 (4.85%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.85%) CCSA
9 10 (4.85%) CCSP
10 9 (4.37%) CCNP
11 8 (3.88%) CCNA
11 8 (3.88%) CCDP
12 7 (3.40%) CCSE
12 7 (3.40%) CEH
13 6 (2.91%) CCIE
14 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (30.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (21.84%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.83%) SLA
4 9 (4.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.43%) COBIT
6 4 (1.94%) HIPAA
7 3 (1.46%) COSO
7 3 (1.46%) GxP
7 3 (1.46%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.49%) QA
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.49%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.88%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.80%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.94%) Nessus
3 2 (0.97%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.97%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Control-M
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (17.48%) Cisco
2 29 (14.08%) McAfee
3 28 (13.59%) CheckPoint
4 24 (11.65%) ArcSight
5 22 (10.68%) Juniper
5 22 (10.68%) F5
6 21 (10.19%) Blue Coat
7 20 (9.71%) Tufin
8 19 (9.22%) TippingPoint
9 16 (7.77%) Sourcefire
10 13 (6.31%) NetScout
10 13 (6.31%) Tradeweb
10 13 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 13 (6.31%) LogLogic
10 13 (6.31%) TIBCO
10 13 (6.31%) Bloomberg
10 13 (6.31%) Radianz
10 13 (6.31%) Lancope
11 10 (4.85%) Microsoft
11 10 (4.85%) SAP
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