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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 32 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 25 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 0.11% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.66% 0.36% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 3
Median daily rate £512 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £446
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +28.72%
CISSP
UK

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
183 278 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.18% 31.56% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 173 171
Median daily rate £400 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £72.50 £12.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+468.62% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.10 £39.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +26.94%

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 31 July 2016.

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 31 July 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
South Wales +31 21 £500 -9.09%
West Wales - 3 £650 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) RMADS
3 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (46.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
6 12 (37.50%) Security Architecture
6 12 (37.50%) Network Architecture
7 9 (28.13%) Information Security
7 9 (28.13%) CESG
7 9 (28.13%) CLAS
8 8 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) Wireless
9 7 (21.88%) CEH
9 7 (21.88%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (21.88%) CREST Certified
10 6 (18.75%) Network Security
10 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (15.63%) OWASP
11 5 (15.63%) Internet
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
12 4 (12.50%) Perl
12 4 (12.50%) PHP
12 4 (12.50%) Linux
12 4 (12.50%) CISA
12 4 (12.50%) CISM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Wireless
2 6 (18.75%) Network Security
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Architect
2 17 (53.13%) Security Architect
3 5 (15.63%) CISSP Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) CESG
2 8 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
3 12 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 12 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 9 (28.13%) Information Security
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) OWASP
8 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 3 (9.38%) Secure Coding
9 3 (9.38%) Social Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) C
2 4 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) PHP
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (28.13%) CLAS
5 7 (21.88%) CEH
5 7 (21.88%) CREST Certified
6 4 (12.50%) CISA
6 4 (12.50%) CISM
6 4 (12.50%) OSCP
7 3 (9.38%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (9.38%) ISEB
8 2 (6.25%) CISMP
8 2 (6.25%) ISSAP
9 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.13%) GIAC
9 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (53.13%) RMADS
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) GPG13
3 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco
1 1 (3.13%) Google
1 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
1 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
1 1 (3.13%) SAP