The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 91 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 52 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 1.19% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 4.02% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 21
Median daily rate £500 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £415 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
837 994 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.85% 29.69% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 607 586
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 32
Median hourly rate £36.50 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the South West region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the South West region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Bristol +23 34 £550 +4.76% 8
Wiltshire -3 9 £475 -5.00% 2
Gloucestershire +2 5 £450 +5.88% 4
Devon +7 2 £475 +19.87%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 52 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (43.75%) Information Security
3 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
4 32 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 30 (31.25%) Firewall
6 23 (23.96%) SIEM
6 23 (23.96%) CLAS
7 21 (21.88%) Windows
7 21 (21.88%) Information Assurance
7 21 (21.88%) PCI DSS
8 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (20.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 19 (19.79%) CESG
10 18 (18.75%) Linux
10 18 (18.75%) Cisco
10 18 (18.75%) DV Cleared
11 17 (17.71%) CISM
11 17 (17.71%) Finance
12 15 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (15.63%) Forcepoint
12 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
12 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (15.63%) Office 365
13 14 (14.58%) ITIL
14 13 (13.54%) Internet
14 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
14 13 (13.54%) ArcSight
14 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (12.50%) TOGAF

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (5.21%) IIS
1 5 (5.21%) Mule
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.63%) Office 365
3 4 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) Firewall
2 15 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (13.54%) Internet
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (11.46%) Network Security
5 11 (11.46%) Wireless
6 6 (6.25%) VPN
7 5 (5.21%) LAN
7 5 (5.21%) SSL
7 5 (5.21%) WAN
7 5 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Consultant
2 22 (22.92%) Architect
3 16 (16.67%) Analyst
3 16 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 15 (15.63%) Security Analyst
5 14 (14.58%) Security Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Information Security Architect
7 7 (7.29%) IT Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Information Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Security Advisor
9 5 (5.21%) CISSP Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) CLAS Security Advisor
9 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) CSS
1 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) CESG
2 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.46%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (10.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (7.29%) PKI
6 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 18 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Information Security
2 32 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 23 (23.96%) SIEM
4 21 (21.88%) Information Assurance
5 14 (14.58%) ITIL
6 12 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (10.42%) Content Management
8 10 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.42%) DDoS Mitigation
8 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.38%) Compliance Audit
9 9 (9.38%) Compliance Management
9 9 (9.38%) Remediation Plan
9 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.38%) Security Management
9 9 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (8.33%) OWASP
10 8 (8.33%) Project Management
10 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) C
2 2 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.96%) CLAS
3 18 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 17 (17.71%) CISM
5 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.46%) CISA
7 9 (9.38%) IISP
8 6 (6.25%) Degree
8 6 (6.25%) ISSAP
9 5 (5.21%) GCIH
10 4 (4.17%) CEH
10 4 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (4.17%) ISEB
10 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (3.13%) CCNP
11 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (3.13%) CISMP
11 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 20 (20.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (8.33%) RMADS
5 6 (6.25%) JSP 440
6 3 (3.13%) COBIT
7 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (1.04%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (1.04%) ISO22301
8 1 (1.04%) ISO27002
8 1 (1.04%) ISO27005
8 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (7.29%) SCCM
3 5 (5.21%) Ansible
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.21%) Puppet
4 2 (2.08%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.04%) Nessus
5 1 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Cisco
2 15 (15.63%) Forcepoint
3 13 (13.54%) ArcSight
4 12 (12.50%) VMware
5 10 (10.42%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (5.21%) Google
6 5 (5.21%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.13%) Splunk
8 2 (2.08%) Juniper
8 2 (2.08%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.08%) Qualys
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