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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 62 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.82% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.24% 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
286 161 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.79% 23.40% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 118 136
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +54.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.73 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +18 13 £525 - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 16 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (50.00%) CEH
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 16 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 15 (46.88%) OWASP
2 15 (46.88%) Ethical Hacking
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) Secure Coding
4 13 (40.63%) CREST Certified
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (37.50%) Social Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Python
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) Algorithms
6 11 (34.38%) Static Code Analysis
6 11 (34.38%) Information Assurance
6 11 (34.38%) Static Program Analysis
6 11 (34.38%) Fuzz Testing
7 10 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
9 8 (25.00%) RMADS
9 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture

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%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
1 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
3 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) NonStop SQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Security Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Security Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) CISSP Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.38%) CESG
3 3 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 15 (46.88%) Ethical Hacking
2 15 (46.88%) OWASP
3 14 (43.75%) Secure Coding
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Social Engineering
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) Fuzz Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Information Assurance
6 11 (34.38%) Static Code Analysis
6 11 (34.38%) Static Program Analysis
7 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture
11 5 (15.63%) Information Security
11 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
12 3 (9.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
1 12 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CEH
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) CREST Certified
4 10 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (9.38%) CLAS
5 3 (9.38%) ISEB
6 1 (3.13%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) CISMP
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (25.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.13%) F5
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.13%) ScanSafe
2 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.13%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec