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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 153 184 178
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 117 94 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.91% 3.78% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 45 47
Median daily rate £491 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +19.00%
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
2382 2489 2396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.89% 26.03% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1463 1173
Median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 110 86
Median hourly rate £40.25 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.77% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Buckinghamshire +17 28 £505 +9.78% 2
Berkshire +19 27 £500 +9.58% 7
Hampshire -1 20 £450 -5.26% 3
Surrey -6 16 £525 -1.17% 2
Middlesex +8 14 £550 +27.90%
West Sussex +3 11 £425 -
Kent +8 6 £463 +21.31% 1
Oxfordshire +3 1 £550 +61.76% 1
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 150 (59.06%) Information Security
2 105 (41.34%) CISM
3 91 (35.83%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (33.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (24.41%) Firewall
5 62 (24.41%) PCI DSS
6 56 (22.05%) Security Cleared
7 54 (21.26%) Windows
7 54 (21.26%) CESG
8 52 (20.47%) CISA
9 48 (18.90%) SC Cleared
10 45 (17.72%) Information Assurance
11 44 (17.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 42 (16.54%) Security Architecture
13 41 (16.14%) Management Information System
14 40 (15.75%) Cisco
14 40 (15.75%) SIEM
15 39 (15.35%) ISMS
16 38 (14.96%) CESG Certified Professional
17 37 (14.57%) Microsoft
18 36 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
18 36 (14.17%) Risk Management
18 36 (14.17%) CEH
19 35 (13.78%) Degree
20 34 (13.39%) ITIL
20 34 (13.39%) Security Operations
21 31 (12.20%) Vulnerability Management
21 31 (12.20%) Active Directory
21 31 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
21 31 (12.20%) 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 16 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.15%) IIS
3 4 (1.57%) Apache
4 3 (1.18%) JBoss
4 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.76%) SaaS
2 6 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.57%) IaaS
3 4 (1.57%) Office 365
4 3 (1.18%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (24.41%) Firewall
2 44 (17.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (11.42%) Internet
4 28 (11.02%) TCP/IP
5 22 (8.66%) SMTP
6 18 (7.09%) IPsec
6 18 (7.09%) Network Security
7 16 (6.30%) SSH
8 13 (5.12%) FTP
9 11 (4.33%) DNS
10 10 (3.94%) HTTP
11 8 (3.15%) VPN
11 8 (3.15%) Wireless
12 7 (2.76%) BGP
12 7 (2.76%) BIG-IP
12 7 (2.76%) HTTPS
12 7 (2.76%) Intranet
12 7 (2.76%) OSPF
12 7 (2.76%) RIP
12 7 (2.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.39%) Big Data
3 1 (0.39%) DB2
3 1 (0.39%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) AppScan
1 2 (0.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (10.24%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.84%) Finance
3 11 (4.33%) Legal
4 5 (1.97%) Retail
5 3 (1.18%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (24.02%) Consultant
2 59 (23.23%) Analyst
3 54 (21.26%) Security Consultant
4 48 (18.90%) Architect
5 46 (18.11%) Security Architect
6 41 (16.14%) Security Analyst
7 25 (9.84%) Security Specialist
8 24 (9.45%) CISSP Architect
9 20 (7.87%) Information Security Consultant
10 17 (6.69%) Compliance Specialist
10 17 (6.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 17 (6.69%) Security Compliance Specialist
11 16 (6.30%) Security Manager
11 16 (6.30%) SOC Analyst
12 14 (5.51%) CISSP Consultant
12 14 (5.51%) Information Analyst
12 14 (5.51%) Information Security Analyst
12 14 (5.51%) Security Engineer
13 13 (5.12%) Security Advisor
14 11 (4.33%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.18%) Middleware
3 2 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.39%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.26%) CESG
2 41 (16.14%) Management Information System
3 24 (9.45%) Cryptography
4 22 (8.66%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (6.30%) PKI
6 15 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.91%) Client/Server
7 13 (5.12%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.33%) Data Centre
8 11 (4.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (3.54%) CESG CLAS
9 9 (3.54%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (3.54%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.36%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.97%) VCE vBlock
12 4 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.57%) iPad
12 4 (1.57%) SCADA
12 4 (1.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.26%) Windows
2 25 (9.84%) Linux
3 21 (8.27%) Unix
4 15 (5.91%) Windows Vista
5 9 (3.54%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.36%) Solaris
6 6 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.97%) AIX
7 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.57%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (59.06%) Information Security
2 91 (35.83%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (17.72%) Information Assurance
4 42 (16.54%) Security Architecture
5 40 (15.75%) SIEM
6 39 (15.35%) ISMS
7 36 (14.17%) Risk Management
8 34 (13.39%) ITIL
8 34 (13.39%) Security Operations
9 31 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (12.20%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (11.42%) Ethical Hacking
10 29 (11.42%) Security Management
11 25 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (9.84%) Project Management
12 24 (9.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 21 (8.27%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (7.87%) OWASP
15 19 (7.48%) Data Protection
16 18 (7.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.12%) Python
2 8 (3.15%) C#
3 6 (2.36%) C
3 6 (2.36%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.36%) VB
4 5 (1.97%) Java
4 5 (1.97%) Perl
4 5 (1.97%) SQL
5 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 105 (41.34%) CISM
2 56 (22.05%) Security Cleared
3 52 (20.47%) CISA
4 48 (18.90%) SC Cleared
5 38 (14.96%) CESG Certified Professional
6 36 (14.17%) CEH
6 36 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (13.78%) Degree
8 31 (12.20%) GCIH
9 26 (10.24%) GCIA
10 22 (8.66%) CCNP
11 20 (7.87%) GIAC
12 17 (6.69%) CCSP
13 15 (5.91%) CLAS
14 12 (4.72%) CCDP
14 12 (4.72%) SANS
15 11 (4.33%) CCSA
15 11 (4.33%) DV Cleared
16 9 (3.54%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (3.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (33.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (24.41%) PCI DSS
3 26 (10.24%) RMADS
4 19 (7.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 18 (7.09%) COBIT
6 15 (5.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (5.12%) JSP 440
8 7 (2.76%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.97%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (1.57%) ISO22301
10 4 (1.57%) ISO27005
11 3 (1.18%) COSO
11 3 (1.18%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.79%) QA
13 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.39%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.39%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 31 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.12%) Sendmail
3 7 (2.76%) BitLocker
3 7 (2.76%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.18%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.18%) UAG
6 2 (0.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.39%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 11 (4.33%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (2.76%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.76%) WSUS
3 6 (2.36%) Nessus
4 5 (1.97%) Puppet
4 5 (1.97%) QRadar
5 4 (1.57%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.57%) SCCM
6 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.18%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.79%) Nmap
8 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) Endace
8 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (15.75%) Cisco
2 37 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.02%) CheckPoint
4 20 (7.87%) Intel Security
5 19 (7.48%) Citrix
5 19 (7.48%) Qualys
6 17 (6.69%) Blue Coat
6 17 (6.69%) Oracle
7 13 (5.12%) Splunk
8 11 (4.33%) F5
8 11 (4.33%) NetWitness
9 10 (3.94%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.76%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.76%) IBM
11 5 (1.97%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.97%) VMware
12 4 (1.57%) Tripwire
13 3 (1.18%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.18%) Sourcefire