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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 94 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 45 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 1.24% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% 4.09% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 31
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
823 1002 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.38% 30.21% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 617 691
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +17 18 £439 -20.22% 1
Wiltshire -1 17 £445 -8.71%
Gloucestershire -3 7 £450 -5.26% 3
Dorset - 1 £363 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 59 (57.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (49.51%) Information Security
3 36 (34.95%) Security Architecture
4 32 (31.07%) Security Cleared
5 27 (26.21%) Firewall
6 24 (23.30%) PCI DSS
6 24 (23.30%) CLAS
7 22 (21.36%) CISM
8 21 (20.39%) SIEM
9 20 (19.42%) Information Assurance
9 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (19.42%) CESG
10 19 (18.45%) ITIL
10 19 (18.45%) Windows
10 19 (18.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 18 (17.48%) Cisco
11 18 (17.48%) CISA
12 16 (15.53%) Finance
12 16 (15.53%) Linux
12 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
13 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (14.56%) Office 365
13 15 (14.56%) Forcepoint
13 15 (14.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
14 14 (13.59%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
15 13 (12.62%) TOGAF
15 13 (12.62%) Retail
16 12 (11.65%) VMware

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 (4.85%) Mule
2 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.56%) Office 365
3 4 (3.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) Firewall
2 15 (14.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (11.65%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (10.68%) Wireless
5 10 (9.71%) Internet
6 9 (8.74%) Network Security
7 6 (5.83%) VPN
8 5 (4.85%) LAN
8 5 (4.85%) SSL
8 5 (4.85%) WAN
8 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.97%) Extranet
9 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) NonStop SQL
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 13 (12.62%) Retail
3 7 (6.80%) Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Architect
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Consultant
2 20 (19.42%) Security Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Security Architect
3 11 (10.68%) Information Security Architect
3 11 (10.68%) Security Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Information Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Information Architect
4 10 (9.71%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Security Manager
5 9 (8.74%) IT Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (5.83%) CISSP Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Security Advisor
9 5 (4.85%) CISSP Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) CLAS Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
1 1 (0.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) CESG
2 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.65%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.68%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (9.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (6.80%) PKI
7 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.94%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) Information Security
2 36 (34.95%) Security Architecture
3 21 (20.39%) SIEM
4 20 (19.42%) Information Assurance
5 19 (18.45%) ITIL
6 14 (13.59%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (12.62%) TOGAF
8 12 (11.65%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.68%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.68%) Security Management
9 11 (10.68%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (9.71%) Content Management
10 10 (9.71%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (8.74%) Compliance Audit
11 9 (8.74%) Data Protection
11 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.74%) Remediation Plan
11 9 (8.74%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (7.77%) OWASP
12 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.88%) C
2 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (31.07%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.30%) CLAS
3 22 (21.36%) CISM
4 18 (17.48%) CISA
5 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
6 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.77%) IISP
8 6 (5.83%) Degree
8 6 (5.83%) ISSAP
9 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.88%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (3.88%) ISEB
10 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.91%) CCNP
11 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.91%) CISMP
11 3 (2.91%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.91%) GCIH
11 3 (2.91%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (57.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (23.30%) PCI DSS
3 19 (18.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (6.80%) RMADS
5 5 (4.85%) JSP 440
6 3 (2.91%) COBIT
7 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.97%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.97%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.97%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.97%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.97%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (6.80%) SCCM
3 5 (4.85%) Ansible
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (4.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.97%) Nessus
4 1 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.97%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Cisco
2 15 (14.56%) Forcepoint
3 12 (11.65%) VMware
4 11 (10.68%) ArcSight
5 10 (9.71%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (4.85%) Google
6 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.94%) Juniper
8 1 (0.97%) Qualys
8 1 (0.97%) Splunk
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