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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South West
Rank 82 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 46 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 1.24% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 3.70% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 26
Median daily rate £450 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £364 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £523 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
852 1000 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.22% 33.56% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 638 563
Median daily rate £413 £384 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.49% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 59
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +13.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.58 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +12 20 £413 -19.51%
Bristol +3 10 £568 +51.33% 9
Gloucestershire +7 8 £450 - 1
Devon +10 6 £575 +35.29% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 59 (61.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (51.04%) Information Security
3 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
4 33 (34.38%) CISA
5 26 (27.08%) Information Assurance
5 26 (27.08%) CLAS
6 25 (26.04%) CESG
6 25 (26.04%) ITIL
7 24 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (23.96%) CISM
9 18 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 18 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 18 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 17 (17.71%) Compliance Audit
10 17 (17.71%) DV Cleared
10 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
10 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (17.71%) Retail
11 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 16 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 16 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
12 12 (12.50%) PCI DSS
13 10 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (10.42%) TOGAF
13 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
13 10 (10.42%) ISEB
13 10 (10.42%) Security Management
13 10 (10.42%) Scrum
14 9 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
14 9 (9.38%) SDLC

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 4 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Network Security
2 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.08%) DMZ
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.04%) SSL
5 1 (1.04%) VoIP
5 1 (1.04%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.71%) Retail
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Legal
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Military
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Analyst
2 28 (29.17%) Security Analyst
3 24 (25.00%) Consultant
4 17 (17.71%) Architect
5 15 (15.63%) CISSP Consultant
5 15 (15.63%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 14 (14.58%) Security Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Information Analyst
7 13 (13.54%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (11.46%) CISSP Analyst
8 11 (11.46%) Information Security Architect
9 10 (10.42%) Information Architect
10 9 (9.38%) Security Consultant
11 8 (8.33%) Security Manager
12 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
12 7 (7.29%) IT Analyst
12 7 (7.29%) IT Security Analyst
12 7 (7.29%) Security Specialist
13 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
13 6 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) CESG
2 9 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
3 8 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
3 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) PKI
5 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.08%) RIA
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Unix
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Solaris
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Information Security
2 26 (27.08%) Information Assurance
3 25 (26.04%) ITIL
4 24 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 18 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.71%) Compliance Audit
6 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
7 16 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
7 16 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (10.42%) Scrum
8 10 (10.42%) Security Management
8 10 (10.42%) TOGAF
9 9 (9.38%) SDLC
10 8 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.29%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.38%) CISA
3 26 (27.08%) CLAS
4 23 (23.96%) CISM
5 17 (17.71%) DV Cleared
6 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.42%) ISEB
8 8 (8.33%) SANS
9 7 (7.29%) Degree
10 4 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (4.17%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.17%) IIBA
11 3 (3.13%) CEH
11 3 (3.13%) CISMP
11 3 (3.13%) ISSAP
11 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.08%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (2.08%) GCIH
12 2 (2.08%) OSCP
12 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (61.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.33%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.08%) COBIT
5 2 (2.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Nmap
2 6 (6.25%) Nessus
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.04%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.04%) QRadar
3 1 (1.04%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (4.17%) Qualys
2 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.08%) Splunk
3 1 (1.04%) Apple
3 1 (1.04%) Intel
3 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.04%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.04%) Mercator
3 1 (1.04%) NetWitness
3 1 (1.04%) SAP