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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 109 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing CISSP 40 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.83% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.04% 2.92% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 2
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£475 £449 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £355 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
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
989 925 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.24% 28.54% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 593 359
Average daily rate £395 £393 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 55
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +79.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Wiltshire +12 23 £488 +8.33% 6
Gloucestershire -1 8 £450 +12.35% 6
Devon 0 5 £396 +11.61%
Bristol - 4 £525 - 9
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 32 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (44.29%) Firewall
3 25 (35.71%) Information Security
4 23 (32.86%) DV Cleared
5 20 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 18 (25.71%) Network Security
7 16 (22.86%) CCIE
7 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (21.43%) CISM
8 15 (21.43%) Information Assurance
8 15 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 12 (17.14%) CCNP
9 12 (17.14%) C
9 12 (17.14%) Blue Coat
10 11 (15.71%) IronPort
10 11 (15.71%) Cisco
10 11 (15.71%) Security Architecture
11 10 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 10 (14.29%) SIEM
11 10 (14.29%) McAfee
11 10 (14.29%) CESG
11 10 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (12.86%) Windows
13 8 (11.43%) CRM
13 8 (11.43%) Intel
13 8 (11.43%) SLA
13 8 (11.43%) Juniper
13 8 (11.43%) Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.29%) Firewall
2 18 (25.71%) Network Security
3 6 (8.57%) LAN
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.71%) Junos
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (5.71%) Wireless
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 3 (4.29%) MPLS
6 3 (4.29%) OSPF
6 3 (4.29%) BGP
6 3 (4.29%) VRRP
6 3 (4.29%) IPsec
6 3 (4.29%) SSH
6 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) SSL
6 3 (4.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Consultant
2 12 (17.14%) Architect
2 12 (17.14%) Security Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Security Manager
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Security Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 5 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Information Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (2.86%) IT Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Head of IT
8 2 (2.86%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (2.86%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.29%) CESG
2 10 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.71%) RMADS
6 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Information Security
2 15 (21.43%) Information Assurance
2 15 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (15.71%) Security Architecture
4 10 (14.29%) SIEM
5 8 (11.43%) Security Management
5 8 (11.43%) Migration
5 8 (11.43%) CRM
5 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.00%) Network Design
6 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.57%) Cyber Security
8 5 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (5.71%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) C
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) DV Cleared
3 16 (22.86%) CCIE
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (21.43%) CISM
5 12 (17.14%) CCNP
5 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (5.71%) CISA
7 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.71%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.86%) GCIA
8 2 (2.86%) ISEB
8 2 (2.86%) ISSMP
8 2 (2.86%) CISMP
8 2 (2.86%) GWAPT
8 2 (2.86%) OSCP
8 2 (2.86%) OSCE
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.43%) SLA
4 3 (4.29%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.86%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Blue Coat
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco
2 11 (15.71%) IronPort
3 10 (14.29%) McAfee
4 8 (11.43%) Intel
4 8 (11.43%) Juniper
5 5 (7.14%) F5
6 4 (5.71%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.29%) Remedy
8 2 (2.86%) Qualys
8 2 (2.86%) VMware
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
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