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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 99 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 45 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 3.06% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 5
Average daily rate £425 £525 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £480 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
998 980 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.20% 30.91% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 597 438
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 53 36
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +78.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +10 13 £463 -17.77% 5
Bristol +9 13 £400 +63.26% 4
Gloucestershire +4 10 £450 +16.12% 5
Devon -12 5 £425 -19.04%
Dorset - 2 - - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (45.88%) Firewall
2 37 (43.53%) Information Security
2 37 (43.53%) Security Cleared
3 32 (37.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (31.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 26 (30.59%) Information Assurance
6 23 (27.06%) SIEM
7 21 (24.71%) DV Cleared
7 21 (24.71%) Finance
8 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
8 18 (21.18%) CLAS
8 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
9 16 (18.82%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (17.65%) Security Operations
11 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
11 14 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (16.47%) PCI DSS
11 14 (16.47%) Network Security
12 13 (15.29%) Degree
12 13 (15.29%) Security Architecture
12 13 (15.29%) Compliance Audit
12 13 (15.29%) CCIE
13 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
14 11 (12.94%) Blue Coat
14 11 (12.94%) C
14 11 (12.94%) Internet
14 11 (12.94%) CISM
14 11 (12.94%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (12.94%) Threat Management
14 11 (12.94%) Web Filtering

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (10.59%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.88%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) Network Security
3 11 (12.94%) Internet
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (4.71%) Junos
4 4 (4.71%) LAN
4 4 (4.71%) VPN
4 4 (4.71%) Wireless
5 3 (3.53%) DHCP
5 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.53%) GLBP
5 3 (3.53%) HSRP
5 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.53%) IPsec
5 3 (3.53%) MPLS
5 3 (3.53%) RIP
5 3 (3.53%) SNMP
5 3 (3.53%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (3.53%) SSH
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Consultant
2 20 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 15 (17.65%) Architect
3 15 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 11 (12.94%) Security Specialist
5 7 (8.24%) CISSP Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) IT Security Specialist
6 6 (7.06%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 4 (4.71%) IT Architect
8 4 (4.71%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (4.71%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.18%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.18%) Java EE
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.06%) Internet of Things
6 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.71%) CESG
8 2 (2.35%) AS400
8 2 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.35%) PKI
9 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Information Security
2 26 (30.59%) Information Assurance
3 23 (27.06%) SIEM
4 16 (18.82%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (17.65%) Security Operations
6 13 (15.29%) Compliance Audit
6 13 (15.29%) Security Architecture
7 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
8 11 (12.94%) Threat Management
8 11 (12.94%) Web Filtering
9 9 (10.59%) High Availability
9 9 (10.59%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (10.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (9.41%) Email Filtering
10 8 (9.41%) ITIL
10 8 (9.41%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
10 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (8.24%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) C
2 1 (1.18%) C#
2 1 (1.18%) Java
2 1 (1.18%) PHP
2 1 (1.18%) Python
2 1 (1.18%) Ruby
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (43.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.71%) DV Cleared
3 18 (21.18%) CLAS
3 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (15.29%) CCIE
5 13 (15.29%) Degree
6 11 (12.94%) CISM
7 9 (10.59%) CCNP
7 9 (10.59%) IISP
8 8 (9.41%) SANS
9 7 (8.24%) CREST Certified
10 6 (7.06%) GWAPT
10 6 (7.06%) OSCE
10 6 (7.06%) OSCP
11 4 (4.71%) JNCIE
12 3 (3.53%) CCNA
12 3 (3.53%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (3.53%) CISA
12 3 (3.53%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (37.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (31.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (16.47%) PCI DSS
4 8 (9.41%) JSP 440
5 6 (7.06%) RMADS
6 5 (5.88%) ISO27002
7 4 (4.71%) SLA
8 3 (3.53%) COBIT
8 3 (3.53%) ISO22301
8 3 (3.53%) ISO27005
9 1 (1.18%) COSO
9 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.18%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Nessus
1 1 (1.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Blue Coat
2 9 (10.59%) Cisco
2 9 (10.59%) IronPort
3 6 (7.06%) F5
3 6 (7.06%) Intel
3 6 (7.06%) Intel Security
3 6 (7.06%) Juniper
4 3 (3.53%) Remedy
5 2 (2.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.18%) Qualys
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