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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 63 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.28% 0.37% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.34% 1.25% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£588 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
299 240 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.19% 29.78% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 137 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.16% +22.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £12.41 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £24.55 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
South Wales +10 9 £575 +27.77% 4
CISSP
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 13 (72.22%) Risk Management
2 12 (66.67%) RMADS
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Network Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) CISM
7 6 (33.33%) Practice Management
8 5 (27.78%) Information Security
8 5 (27.78%) CISMP
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
11 2 (11.11%) Degree
11 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 2 (11.11%) Firewall
11 2 (11.11%) CESG
11 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (5.56%) Summit
12 1 (5.56%) Finance
12 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
12 1 (5.56%) Security Management
12 1 (5.56%) ISO 14001
12 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Information Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Auditor
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Auditor
3 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Auditor
3 1 (5.56%) IT Auditor
3 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) RMADS
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Risk Management
2 9 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Practice Management
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.56%) Security Management
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) ERP
8 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) CISM
4 5 (27.78%) CISMP
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu