The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 63 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £480 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 161 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.15% 30.61% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 77 92
Average daily rate £420 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISSP
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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 25 July 2014. 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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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 -14 5 £450 -
CISSP
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) GCIA
1 4 (80.00%) GCFW
1 4 (80.00%) GCWN
1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Trend Micro
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
1 4 (80.00%) GCIA
1 4 (80.00%) GCFW
1 4 (80.00%) GCWN
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (60.00%) Trend Micro