The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / Wales
Rank 58 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.11% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 0.67% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
231 149 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.67% 24.96% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 110 102
Median daily rate £400 £321 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -28.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +190.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £25.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
South Wales +17 7 £550 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 15 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
1 15 (71.43%) CEH
1 15 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
1 15 (71.43%) OWASP
2 14 (66.67%) Secure Coding
3 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 12 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 12 (57.14%) Social Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) CREST Certified
5 11 (52.38%) Algorithms
5 11 (52.38%) Static Program Analysis
5 11 (52.38%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Static Code Analysis
5 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (52.38%) Python
5 11 (52.38%) Java
6 10 (47.62%) Information Assurance
6 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) Security Testing
7 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (28.57%) Information Security
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
10 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
1 10 (47.62%) Security Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Algorithms
2 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
1 15 (71.43%) OWASP
1 15 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (66.67%) Secure Coding
3 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 12 (57.14%) Social Engineering
5 11 (52.38%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Static Code Analysis
5 11 (52.38%) Static Program Analysis
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (47.62%) Information Assurance
7 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (42.86%) Security Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Information Security
9 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (14.29%) SIEM
9 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) CEH
2 12 (57.14%) CREST Certified
3 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CISM
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) GIAC
6 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.76%) CLAS
6 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) ScanSafe
3 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec