The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 114 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.24% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£401 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
478 404 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.75% 17.29% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 192 128
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -7 4 £450 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £330 -
Staffordshire - 1 £401 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (66.67%) CISM
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (46.67%) CISA
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) NHS
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) BS7799
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) COBIT
8 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (6.67%) Informatics
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) SABSA
5 1 (6.67%) ISMS
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISM
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CRISC
3 1 (6.67%) CISMP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) BS7799
3 2 (13.33%) COBIT
4 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Juniper
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.67%) Websense
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee
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