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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 101 116 136
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing CISSP 36 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 0.68% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 2.39% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 5
Average daily rate £438 £392 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £320 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +26.66%
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
942 877 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.15% 28.35% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 510 598
Average daily rate £375 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 36 52
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +14.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Gloucestershire +8 13 £450 -23.72% 2
Wiltshire +6 10 £538 +52.80% 5
Bristol 0 7 £413 +4.43% 2
Dorset - 3 £280 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 40 (48.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
2 37 (44.58%) Information Security
3 32 (38.55%) Firewall
4 28 (33.73%) SIEM
4 28 (33.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 27 (32.53%) Information Assurance
6 26 (31.33%) DV Cleared
7 25 (30.12%) Finance
8 19 (22.89%) CLAS
9 18 (21.69%) PCI DSS
10 17 (20.48%) Security Operations
11 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
12 15 (18.07%) Security Architecture
13 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
13 14 (16.87%) Security Operations Centre
13 14 (16.87%) Threat Management
13 14 (16.87%) CISM
13 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
14 13 (15.66%) Internet
14 13 (15.66%) Compliance Audit
15 12 (14.46%) Windows
15 12 (14.46%) C
16 11 (13.25%) JSP 440
16 11 (13.25%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (12.05%) IISP
17 10 (12.05%) RMADS
17 10 (12.05%) IIS
17 10 (12.05%) Risk Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (12.05%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) Firewall
2 13 (15.66%) Internet
3 6 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.23%) Network Security
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Consultant
2 24 (28.92%) Security Consultant
3 14 (16.87%) Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Security Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.43%) CISSP Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 7 (8.43%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) SOC Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) IT Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) IT Security Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Operations Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
1 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.20%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.20%) Java EE
1 1 (1.20%) SOAP
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
1 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
1 14 (16.87%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.23%) CESG
4 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) AS400
6 2 (2.41%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Information Security
2 28 (33.73%) SIEM
3 27 (32.53%) Information Assurance
4 17 (20.48%) Security Operations
5 15 (18.07%) Security Architecture
6 14 (16.87%) Threat Management
7 13 (15.66%) Compliance Audit
8 11 (13.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.84%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (8.43%) ITIL
12 7 (8.43%) Malware Analysis
13 6 (7.23%) Coaching
13 6 (7.23%) OWASP
13 6 (7.23%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) C
2 3 (3.61%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) Ruby
3 1 (1.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
2 26 (31.33%) DV Cleared
3 19 (22.89%) CLAS
4 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
5 14 (16.87%) CISM
6 10 (12.05%) IISP
7 8 (9.64%) CREST Certified
8 7 (8.43%) SANS
9 6 (7.23%) CEH
9 6 (7.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (7.23%) Degree
10 5 (6.02%) GIAC
11 4 (4.82%) GWAPT
11 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (4.82%) OSCE
11 4 (4.82%) OSCP
12 3 (3.61%) CRISC
12 3 (3.61%) MCSE
13 2 (2.41%) CISA
13 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (48.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (33.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (21.69%) PCI DSS
4 11 (13.25%) JSP 440
5 10 (12.05%) RMADS
6 5 (6.02%) ISO27002
7 3 (3.61%) COBIT
7 3 (3.61%) ISO22301
7 3 (3.61%) ISO27005
8 1 (1.20%) COSO
8 1 (1.20%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) RSA enVision
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Nessus
2 1 (1.20%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) VMware
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco
3 5 (6.02%) ArcSight
3 5 (6.02%) Forcepoint
4 3 (3.61%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.61%) Splunk
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 2 (2.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.20%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft