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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South West
Rank 111 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 24 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.64% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 4.74% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 21
Median daily rate £450 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £363 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £501 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
886 1033 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.83% 34.49% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 658 600
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 65 47
Median hourly rate £38.50 £41.80 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire -2 11 £413 -17.50%
Gloucestershire -4 6 £475 +5.55% 5
Bristol -4 4 - - 9
Dorset +2 1 £363 +81.25%
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 54 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (49.43%) Information Security
3 32 (36.78%) Security Cleared
4 29 (33.33%) CISA
5 26 (29.89%) ITIL
6 24 (27.59%) Information Assurance
7 23 (26.44%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (26.44%) CLAS
8 21 (24.14%) CESG
9 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.54%) PRINCE2
11 16 (18.39%) CISM
11 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
12 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
12 15 (17.24%) Data Protection
12 15 (17.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (17.24%) Compliance Audit
13 14 (16.09%) Remediation Plan
14 12 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
15 10 (11.49%) Security Management
15 10 (11.49%) Scrum
15 10 (11.49%) ISEB
15 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
15 10 (11.49%) ISO27002
16 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
16 9 (10.34%) BitLocker
16 9 (10.34%) Retail
16 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
17 8 (9.20%) Risk Analysis

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 4 (4.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) Network Security
2 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.60%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.30%) DMZ
4 2 (2.30%) WebEx
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) VoIP
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.60%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.34%) Retail
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Legal
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Military
6 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Analyst
2 28 (32.18%) Security Analyst
3 27 (31.03%) Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) CISSP Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 13 (14.94%) Information Analyst
5 13 (14.94%) Information Security Analyst
5 13 (14.94%) Security Consultant
6 10 (11.49%) Architect
6 10 (11.49%) CISSP Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) IT Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Security Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Security Specialist
9 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
9 6 (6.90%) Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Security Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) CESG
2 8 (9.20%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) RIA
4 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Unix
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Kali Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Solaris
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Information Security
2 26 (29.89%) ITIL
3 24 (27.59%) Information Assurance
4 23 (26.44%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.54%) PRINCE2
7 15 (17.24%) Compliance Audit
7 15 (17.24%) Data Protection
8 14 (16.09%) Remediation Plan
9 12 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.49%) Scrum
10 10 (11.49%) Security Management
11 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
12 8 (9.20%) Information Security Management
12 8 (9.20%) ISMS
12 8 (9.20%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (9.20%) SDLC
13 7 (8.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.33%) CISA
3 23 (26.44%) CLAS
4 16 (18.39%) CISM
4 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
5 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 10 (11.49%) ISEB
7 8 (9.20%) SANS
8 6 (6.90%) Degree
9 5 (5.75%) CISMP
10 4 (4.60%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (4.60%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.60%) IIBA
11 3 (3.45%) ISSAP
11 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.30%) CEH
12 2 (2.30%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (2.30%) GSEC
12 2 (2.30%) OSCP
13 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (17.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (11.49%) ISO27002
3 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.45%) COBIT
5 2 (2.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Nmap
2 5 (5.75%) Nessus
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.15%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.15%) QRadar
3 1 (1.15%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco
2 3 (3.45%) Qualys
3 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.30%) Splunk
4 1 (1.15%) Apple
4 1 (1.15%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.15%) Intel
4 1 (1.15%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.15%) Mercator
4 1 (1.15%) NetWitness
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) Snow