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 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.68% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 3.47% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Median daily rate £538 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £575 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
465 519 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.40% 19.66% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 278 204
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £41.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire -4 4 £513 -
Solihull -4 1 - -
Coventry -6 1 £475 -7.31%
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (21.05%) CISA
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) GPG13
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.79%) ISMS
5 3 (15.79%) RMADS
5 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
5 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) CEH
5 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Security Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
4 3 (15.79%) ISMS
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Security Management
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISM
2 4 (21.05%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) CEH
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CISMP
4 2 (10.53%) CLAS
4 2 (10.53%) CRISC
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PMP
5 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) GPG13
2 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) RMADS
2 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
2 2 (10.53%) Juniper
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire