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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 114 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 33 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 1.95% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
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£409 £401 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £344 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £455 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £429 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
866 874 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.03% 30.29% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 569 332
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 28
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £16.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Gloucestershire +3 12 £425 -0.58% 7
Bristol +2 7 £468 +20.64% 8
Devon -5 7 £371 +4.57% 1
Wiltshire +4 4 £352 -17.23% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (52.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (37.74%) DV Cleared
4 19 (35.85%) CISM
4 19 (35.85%) Information Security
5 14 (26.42%) SIEM
6 12 (22.64%) Firewall
7 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
8 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture
8 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance
8 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (18.87%) Windows
9 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 9 (16.98%) C
10 8 (15.09%) UNIX
11 7 (13.21%) Security Management
11 7 (13.21%) CESG
11 7 (13.21%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
12 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 5 (9.43%) DNS
13 5 (9.43%) McAfee
13 5 (9.43%) SOA
13 5 (9.43%) MySQL
13 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
13 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
14 4 (7.55%) Mentoring

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (3.77%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Consultant
2 9 (16.98%) Security Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Security Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Head of IT Security
7 2 (3.77%) Head of IT
7 2 (3.77%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) CESG
1 7 (13.21%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) AS400
6 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Information Security
2 14 (26.42%) SIEM
3 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance
3 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) Security Management
5 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security
6 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.43%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) C
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 20 (37.74%) DV Cleared
3 19 (35.85%) CISM
4 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) MCP
5 4 (7.55%) CISA
5 4 (7.55%) CEH
5 4 (7.55%) ISSMP
6 3 (5.66%) SSCP
6 3 (5.66%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (5.66%) GIAC
6 3 (5.66%) GCIA
6 3 (5.66%) GSEC
6 3 (5.66%) ISACA
6 3 (5.66%) GPEN
7 2 (3.77%) ISEB
7 2 (3.77%) ISSAP
7 2 (3.77%) CISMP
7 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.89%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (52.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.66%) COBIT
3 3 (5.66%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.77%) ISO 14001
4 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) McAfee
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.77%) Qualys
3 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper