The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 55 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.97% 0.98% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 2.94% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
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£450 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
CISSP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.37% 33.40% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 94 141
Average daily rate £420 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £526 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.27 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.08% -85.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Swindon -5 6 £475 +18.75% 1
CISSP
South West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) CEH
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Nessus
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) CISA
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) PKI
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) IT Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) CEH
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) VMware