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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 105 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing CISSP 17 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 1.04% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Average daily rate £470 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £360 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £420 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
515 384 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.18% 17.38% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 197 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.00 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire - 5 £513 -
Birmingham -2 3 £450 +16.12% 5
Solihull - 2 £438 -
Coventry - 1 £513 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £400 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (52.27%) Information Security
2 19 (43.18%) CISM
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 13 (29.55%) Windows
4 12 (27.27%) CISA
4 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 11 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (20.45%) Network Security
7 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
8 8 (18.18%) GIAC
8 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
8 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 7 (15.91%) CISMP
9 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
9 7 (15.91%) APMP
9 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
10 6 (13.64%) MCP
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Finance
10 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
10 6 (13.64%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Liferay
3 1 (2.27%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Security Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Consultant
4 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Security Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Information Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (9.09%) Security Officer
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Chief Information Officer
8 3 (6.82%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 3 (6.82%) Chief Security Officer
8 3 (6.82%) CIO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) OAuth
1 1 (2.27%) OpenID
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.27%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Information Security
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Change Management
9 5 (11.36%) Data Security
9 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) Information Governance
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 4 (9.09%) Line Management
10 4 (9.09%) Security Management
11 3 (6.82%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (6.82%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) CISM
2 12 (27.27%) CISA
2 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) GIAC
5 7 (15.91%) APMP
5 7 (15.91%) CISMP
5 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.64%) Degree
6 6 (13.64%) MCITP
6 6 (13.64%) MCP
6 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (9.09%) ISEB
7 4 (9.09%) MCSE
8 3 (6.82%) SANS
9 2 (4.55%) CLAS
10 1 (2.27%) GPEN
10 1 (2.27%) GSSP-JAVA
10 1 (2.27%) GWAPT
10 1 (2.27%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
4 3 (6.82%) COBIT
5 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco
2 3 (6.82%) F5
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.27%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.27%) Qualys