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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / Wales
Rank 59 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% 0.15% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 0.55% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £356 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% +46.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
264 182 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.05% 27.41% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 137 103
Median daily rate £405 £338 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +284.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £60.03 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 21 February 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 - 6 £356 - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 12 (54.55%) Ethical Hacking
1 12 (54.55%) CEH
1 12 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (54.55%) OWASP
2 11 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Security Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) Social Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) CREST Certified
5 8 (36.36%) Fuzz Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
5 8 (36.36%) Static Program Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Security Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 6 (27.27%) ISMS
7 6 (27.27%) CISM
7 6 (27.27%) Finance

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 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
1 10 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Ethical Hacking
1 12 (54.55%) OWASP
1 12 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (45.45%) Information Security
4 9 (40.91%) Security Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) Social Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Fuzz Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Security Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Static Program Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
7 6 (27.27%) ISMS
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
8 4 (18.18%) Security Management
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CEH
2 9 (40.91%) CREST Certified
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 4 (18.18%) CISA
6 3 (13.64%) CRISC
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) GIAC
8 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (4.55%) CLAS
8 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (13.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) ScanSafe
3 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec