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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 84 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 54 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.83% 1.03% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.44% 3.73% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 7
Median daily rate £500 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £343 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £479 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +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
993 858 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.67% 27.68% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 511 624
Median daily rate £390 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 47 51
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +16.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +33 33 £550 +17.64% 3
Gloucestershire -8 9 £375 -11.76% 5
Wiltshire -7 6 £415 +17.91%
Dorset - 2 £280 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 44 (47.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (43.01%) Information Security
3 37 (39.78%) Security Cleared
4 33 (35.48%) Firewall
5 29 (31.18%) Security Architecture
6 26 (27.96%) SIEM
7 25 (26.88%) Information Assurance
8 23 (24.73%) DV Cleared
8 23 (24.73%) CLAS
8 23 (24.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 22 (23.66%) Finance
10 21 (22.58%) Windows
11 19 (20.43%) PCI DSS
11 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (19.35%) Linux
13 17 (18.28%) Cisco
14 16 (17.20%) ITIL
15 15 (16.13%) Internet
15 15 (16.13%) Data Centre
16 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
16 14 (15.05%) CISM
16 14 (15.05%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (13.98%) VMware
17 13 (13.98%) CESG
17 13 (13.98%) Forcepoint
17 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (13.98%) Office 365
18 12 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
18 12 (12.90%) Compliance Audit
19 11 (11.83%) Vulnerability Management

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 7 (7.53%) IIS
2 5 (5.38%) Mule
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.48%) Firewall
2 15 (16.13%) Internet
3 14 (15.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (11.83%) Network Security
4 11 (11.83%) Wireless
5 10 (10.75%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (6.45%) VPN
7 5 (5.38%) LAN
7 5 (5.38%) SSL
7 5 (5.38%) WAN
7 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) NonStop SQL
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
2 3 (3.23%) Legal
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.08%) Back Office
3 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Consultant
2 20 (21.51%) Security Consultant
3 18 (19.35%) Analyst
4 16 (17.20%) Architect
5 14 (15.05%) Security Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 10 (10.75%) Security Architect
7 9 (9.68%) IT Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) CISSP Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Information Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Information Assurance Practitioner
10 5 (5.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Security Advisor
10 5 (5.38%) Security Specialist
10 5 (5.38%) SOC Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) CLAS Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.08%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.08%) Java EE
1 1 (1.08%) SOAP
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.98%) CESG
3 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (8.60%) PKI
4 8 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (7.53%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (4.30%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.15%) AS400
8 2 (2.15%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.30%) Unix
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Information Security
2 29 (31.18%) Security Architecture
3 26 (27.96%) SIEM
4 25 (26.88%) Information Assurance
5 16 (17.20%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Compliance Audit
6 12 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (11.83%) OWASP
7 11 (11.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (10.75%) Content Management
8 10 (10.75%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (10.75%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (8.60%) DDoS Mitigation
9 8 (8.60%) Security Operations
9 8 (8.60%) Threat Management
10 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.45%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) C
2 3 (3.23%) Java
2 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) PHP
3 1 (1.08%) Python
3 1 (1.08%) Ruby
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) Security Cleared
2 23 (24.73%) CLAS
2 23 (24.73%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.05%) CISM
3 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.75%) Degree
4 10 (10.75%) IISP
5 8 (8.60%) CREST Certified
6 7 (7.53%) SANS
7 6 (6.45%) CEH
7 6 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (6.45%) ISSAP
8 5 (5.38%) GIAC
9 4 (4.30%) CCNP
9 4 (4.30%) CISA
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.30%) GWAPT
9 4 (4.30%) OSCE
9 4 (4.30%) OSCP
10 3 (3.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (47.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (24.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 19 (20.43%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.68%) RMADS
5 8 (8.60%) JSP 440
6 6 (6.45%) ISO27002
7 4 (4.30%) ISO22301
7 4 (4.30%) ISO27005
8 2 (2.15%) COBIT
8 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (1.08%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (7.53%) SCCM
3 5 (5.38%) Ansible
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.38%) Puppet
4 2 (2.15%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.08%) Nessus
5 1 (1.08%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco
2 13 (13.98%) Forcepoint
2 13 (13.98%) VMware
3 10 (10.75%) ArcSight
4 8 (8.60%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (5.38%) Google
5 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.23%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.23%) Splunk
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) Juniper
7 2 (2.15%) Qualys