The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 39 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.11% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 3.64% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 55 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.37% 18.64% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 29 99
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.77 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Swindon region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Nessus
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Snort
5 1 (16.67%) Nmap

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft