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 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 74 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 65 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.36% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 2.99% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 23
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £465
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
921 1036 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.39% 32.24% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 655 646
Median daily rate £400 £381 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 66 76
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Wiltshire +15 26 £413 -17.50% 1
Dorset +8 11 £370 -32.72%
Devon +4 9 £538 +26.47%
Bristol +10 8 £568 +0.88% 4
Gloucestershire +6 8 £450 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 67 (58.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (46.09%) Information Security
3 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
4 33 (28.70%) CISA
5 30 (26.09%) ITIL
6 28 (24.35%) CESG
6 28 (24.35%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (21.74%) CLAS
8 24 (20.87%) Security Architecture
9 23 (20.00%) Information Assurance
9 23 (20.00%) CISM
9 23 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (16.52%) SC Cleared
12 18 (15.65%) Data Protection
12 18 (15.65%) TOGAF
13 16 (13.91%) Retail
13 16 (13.91%) Security Management
13 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
14 14 (12.17%) DV Cleared
15 13 (11.30%) Incident Management
15 13 (11.30%) SDLC
15 13 (11.30%) Scrum
15 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
15 13 (11.30%) ISEB
15 13 (11.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 13 (11.30%) Compliance Audit
16 12 (10.43%) Remediation Plan
16 12 (10.43%) Project Management
16 12 (10.43%) CESG CLAS

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 (3.48%) Mule
2 3 (2.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Project
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.87%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (8.70%) SaaS
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) Firewall
2 7 (6.09%) Wireless
3 6 (5.22%) Network Security
3 6 (5.22%) VPN
4 5 (4.35%) LAN
4 5 (4.35%) WAN
5 4 (3.48%) Internet
5 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.61%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.74%) SSL
8 1 (0.87%) DMZ
8 1 (0.87%) Extranet
8 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.61%) JIRA
General
1 16 (13.91%) Retail
2 9 (7.83%) Finance
3 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.35%) Legal
6 4 (3.48%) Military
7 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.09%) Analyst
2 29 (25.22%) Security Analyst
3 27 (23.48%) Architect
4 22 (19.13%) Consultant
5 20 (17.39%) Security Architect
6 15 (13.04%) Information Analyst
6 15 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) CISSP Consultant
7 11 (9.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 11 (9.57%) Information Security Architect
7 11 (9.57%) Security Consultant
7 11 (9.57%) Security Manager
8 10 (8.70%) CISSP Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) Information Architect
9 8 (6.96%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.96%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.09%) Security Project Manager
10 7 (6.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) CSS
1 1 (0.87%) ELK Stack
1 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.35%) CESG
2 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.43%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.61%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.74%) RIA
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Information Security
2 30 (26.09%) ITIL
3 28 (24.35%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (20.87%) Security Architecture
5 23 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 23 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (15.65%) Data Protection
7 18 (15.65%) TOGAF
8 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
8 16 (13.91%) Security Management
9 13 (11.30%) Compliance Audit
9 13 (11.30%) Incident Management
9 13 (11.30%) Scrum
9 13 (11.30%) SDLC
10 12 (10.43%) Project Management
10 12 (10.43%) Remediation Plan
11 11 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (7.83%) OWASP
12 9 (7.83%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
2 33 (28.70%) CISA
3 25 (21.74%) CLAS
4 23 (20.00%) CISM
5 19 (16.52%) SC Cleared
6 14 (12.17%) DV Cleared
7 13 (11.30%) ISEB
8 8 (6.96%) SANS
9 5 (4.35%) Degree
9 5 (4.35%) ISSAP
9 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.48%) CISMP
10 4 (3.48%) CREST Certified
10 4 (3.48%) GCIH
10 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.61%) CEH
11 3 (2.61%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.61%) IIBA
11 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (58.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (10.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (6.96%) ISO27002
5 4 (3.48%) COBIT
6 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) BitLocker
2 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) Snort
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Nmap
2 4 (3.48%) Ansible
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.48%) Nessus
2 4 (3.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) SCCM
3 3 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.87%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.87%) QRadar
4 1 (0.87%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) Cisco
2 5 (4.35%) ArcSight
3 4 (3.48%) Google
3 4 (3.48%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.74%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (1.74%) Forcepoint
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) Qualys
4 2 (1.74%) Splunk
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) Apple
5 1 (0.87%) Intel
5 1 (0.87%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.87%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.87%) Mercator
5 1 (0.87%) NetWitness
5 1 (0.87%) SAP
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