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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 173 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 89 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 3.02% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 32
Median daily rate £518 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £486 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £43.00
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
2045 2680 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.89% 27.15% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1610 1231
Median daily rate £400 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +7.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 115 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.43 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hampshire +13 24 £475 -9.52% 5
Berkshire +19 20 £450 +10.09% 7
Buckinghamshire +38 19 £525 +21.73% 2
Surrey +6 10 £750 +100.00% 1
Middlesex - 8 £550 -
West Sussex 0 4 £525 +16.66%
Oxfordshire -25 2 £550 +57.14%
Kent +3 1 - - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 126 (57.53%) Information Security
2 89 (40.64%) Cybersecurity
3 86 (39.27%) CISM
4 67 (30.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (23.74%) PCI DSS
6 51 (23.29%) CESG
7 50 (22.83%) Windows
8 46 (21.00%) Security Cleared
9 44 (20.09%) CISA
10 40 (18.26%) Firewall
11 39 (17.81%) Risk Management
11 39 (17.81%) Information Assurance
12 38 (17.35%) Microsoft
12 38 (17.35%) CEH
13 37 (16.89%) Management Information System
14 35 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (15.98%) Ethical Hacking
14 35 (15.98%) SC Cleared
14 35 (15.98%) ISMS
14 35 (15.98%) CESG Certified Professional
15 34 (15.53%) Security Architecture
16 32 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
17 31 (14.16%) Security Operations
18 30 (13.70%) Cisco
19 29 (13.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 29 (13.24%) Degree
19 29 (13.24%) Vulnerability Management
20 28 (12.79%) SIEM
20 28 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (12.79%) Finance

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 15 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.46%) Apache
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.57%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.37%) IaaS
4 3 (1.37%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.91%) PaaS
5 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.26%) Firewall
2 27 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (10.05%) IPsec
3 22 (10.05%) SMTP
4 18 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.76%) Internet
5 17 (7.76%) Network Security
5 17 (7.76%) SSH
6 12 (5.48%) FTP
7 11 (5.02%) HTTP
8 10 (4.57%) VPN
9 8 (3.65%) Wireless
10 7 (3.20%) SSL
10 7 (3.20%) Wireshark
11 6 (2.74%) BGP
11 6 (2.74%) BIG-IP
11 6 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.74%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (2.74%) OSPF
11 6 (2.74%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) Star Schema
3 2 (0.91%) Big Data
3 2 (0.91%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) AppScan
1 1 (0.46%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.46%) GDB
1 1 (0.46%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (12.79%) Finance
2 25 (11.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.65%) Legal
4 4 (1.83%) Law
4 4 (1.83%) Retail
5 3 (1.37%) Billing
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (23.74%) Analyst
2 46 (21.00%) Consultant
3 40 (18.26%) Security Consultant
4 38 (17.35%) Security Analyst
5 36 (16.44%) Architect
6 34 (15.53%) Security Architect
7 24 (10.96%) Security Specialist
8 18 (8.22%) CISSP Architect
9 17 (7.76%) Compliance Specialist
10 16 (7.31%) Information Security Consultant
11 14 (6.39%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 14 (6.39%) Security Compliance Specialist
12 12 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 12 (5.48%) Information Assurance Leader
12 12 (5.48%) Security Advisor
12 12 (5.48%) Security Engineer
13 11 (5.02%) Information Analyst
13 11 (5.02%) Information Security Analyst
14 10 (4.57%) SOC Analyst
15 9 (4.11%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.20%) Middleware
2 4 (1.83%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.91%) REST
3 2 (0.91%) SAML
3 2 (0.91%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.46%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) jQuery
4 1 (0.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.29%) CESG
2 37 (16.89%) Management Information System
3 24 (10.96%) Cryptography
4 21 (9.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (8.22%) PKI
6 17 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (7.31%) Client/Server
8 11 (5.02%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
10 8 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
11 6 (2.74%) Public Cloud
12 5 (2.28%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.83%) Smart Meter
14 3 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
14 3 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (1.37%) iPad
14 3 (1.37%) Smart Energy
15 2 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.83%) Windows
2 20 (9.13%) Linux
2 20 (9.13%) Unix
3 15 (6.85%) Windows Vista
4 8 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.74%) AIX
5 6 (2.74%) Solaris
5 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (57.53%) Information Security
2 89 (40.64%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (17.81%) Information Assurance
3 39 (17.81%) Risk Management
4 35 (15.98%) Ethical Hacking
4 35 (15.98%) ISMS
4 35 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (15.53%) Security Architecture
6 32 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
7 31 (14.16%) Security Operations
8 29 (13.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 29 (13.24%) Vulnerability Management
9 28 (12.79%) SIEM
10 24 (10.96%) Security Management
11 22 (10.05%) ITIL
12 21 (9.59%) OWASP
13 20 (9.13%) Patch Management
14 19 (8.68%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (7.31%) TOGAF
16 15 (6.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.94%) Python
2 10 (4.57%) C#
2 10 (4.57%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.11%) VB
4 4 (1.83%) Java
4 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.83%) SQL
5 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.46%) C
5 1 (0.46%) C++
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (39.27%) CISM
2 46 (21.00%) Security Cleared
3 44 (20.09%) CISA
4 38 (17.35%) CEH
5 35 (15.98%) CESG Certified Professional
5 35 (15.98%) SC Cleared
6 29 (13.24%) Degree
7 28 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (10.50%) GCIH
9 20 (9.13%) GCIA
10 18 (8.22%) CCNP
10 18 (8.22%) CCSP
11 15 (6.85%) SANS
12 13 (5.94%) GIAC
13 9 (4.11%) CCDP
13 9 (4.11%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (4.11%) DV Cleared
13 9 (4.11%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (3.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (3.65%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (30.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (23.74%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.68%) COBIT
4 17 (7.76%) RMADS
5 14 (6.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (5.02%) JSP 440
7 7 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (2.74%) ISO22301
9 5 (2.28%) COSO
9 5 (2.28%) SAS 70
10 3 (1.37%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.46%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.46%) SLA
11 1 (0.46%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 27 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.48%) Sendmail
3 7 (3.20%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.74%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.20%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (2.74%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.74%) QRadar
3 5 (2.28%) Nessus
4 4 (1.83%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.83%) SCCM
5 3 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.37%) Nexpose
5 3 (1.37%) Nmap
5 3 (1.37%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.46%) Kibana
6 1 (0.46%) logstash
6 1 (0.46%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.46%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 38 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.70%) Cisco
3 22 (10.05%) CheckPoint
4 18 (8.22%) Citrix
5 17 (7.76%) Intel Security
5 17 (7.76%) Oracle
6 15 (6.85%) Blue Coat
7 13 (5.94%) Qualys
8 10 (4.57%) Splunk
9 8 (3.65%) F5
10 7 (3.20%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.20%) NetWitness
11 4 (1.83%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.37%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.91%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.91%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.91%) Rapid7
13 2 (0.91%) SAP
14 1 (0.46%) IBM
14 1 (0.46%) Sun
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