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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 67 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £492 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
230 148 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.63% 29.31% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 71 60
Average daily rate £450 £356 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 16
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £16.16 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) COSO
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ERP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) IT Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP