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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 125 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 1.05% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 5.15% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 4
Median daily rate £400 £488 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £541 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
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
592 524 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.64% 20.45% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 267 232
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 53
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £9.76 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 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
Birmingham -2 5 £431 -17.26% 5
Warwickshire -11 1 £375 -30.55% 2
Coventry - 1 £450 - 3
Shropshire - 1 £375 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) CISM
3 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (21.43%) CESG
7 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) SaaS
8 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) CEH
8 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 5 (17.86%) CLAS
9 4 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (14.29%) Data Privacy
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) ISEB
9 4 (14.29%) Security Management
9 4 (14.29%) CISA
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Information Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) CESG
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 4 (14.29%) IT Governance
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) ISMS
8 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
8 3 (10.71%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) CISM
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) CEH
3 5 (17.86%) CLAS
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) CISA
4 4 (14.29%) CRISC
4 4 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (10.71%) CISMP
5 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) APMP
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) GIAC
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CASP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.57%) PMP
7 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.71%) RMADS
4 2 (7.14%) GPG13
5 1 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft