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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 119 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 26 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.18% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 0.61% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 15
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £303 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £523 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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
935 656 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.76% 29.16% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 358 438
Average daily rate £393 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 55 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -33.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2014.

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 2014. 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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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
Somerset - 9 £485 -
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £401 - 3
Bristol - - - - 4
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 27 (61.36%) Risk Management
3 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 23 (52.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (43.18%) Information Assurance
6 15 (34.09%) CEH
7 14 (31.82%) RMADS
8 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) SOA
9 10 (22.73%) ISO 9000
9 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
9 10 (22.73%) OWASP
9 10 (22.73%) IaaS
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
11 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
11 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.64%) CESG
13 5 (11.36%) Security Management
13 5 (11.36%) IIS
13 5 (11.36%) CISM
14 4 (9.09%) ISO 14001
14 4 (9.09%) Legal

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Summit
2 1 (2.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 10 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Lead Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Lead Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Information Architect
6 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Advisor
7 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance Officer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) RMADS
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.64%) CESG
4 3 (6.82%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (6.82%) AS400
4 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 27 (61.36%) Risk Management
3 19 (43.18%) Information Assurance
4 10 (22.73%) OWASP
4 10 (22.73%) SOA
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
6 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) Security Management
8 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) Content Management
9 2 (4.55%) ISMS
9 2 (4.55%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.27%) Service Management
10 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) CEH
3 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) CISM
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CCSP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (52.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.73%) ISO 9000
3 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
4 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
4 4 (9.09%) ISO 14001
5 3 (6.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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