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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 104 116 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 0.71% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£500 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £445 £478
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -
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
423 423 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.60% 17.27% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 196 153
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 27
Average hourly rate £31.44 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.23% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £37.50 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +10 10 £538 +19.44% 6
Staffordshire - 1 £401 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 4
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (76.19%) CISM
2 15 (71.43%) CISA
2 15 (71.43%) Information Security
3 13 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) COBIT
6 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
6 5 (23.81%) CRISC
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 4 (19.05%) IIS
7 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
7 4 (19.05%) Security Management
7 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
8 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) SABSA
9 2 (9.52%) SaaS
9 2 (9.52%) Big Data
9 2 (9.52%) Information Governance
9 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Information Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Information Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Information Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
4 4 (19.05%) Security Management
4 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) SABSA
6 2 (9.52%) Information Governance
6 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.52%) Data Security
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) CISM
2 15 (71.43%) CISA
3 5 (23.81%) CRISC
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CGEIT
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) PhD
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (28.57%) COBIT
3 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (9.52%) BS7799
5 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) McAfee
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
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