The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 63 56
Contract jobs citing CISSP 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.61% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.91% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £51.17
% change year-on-year -34.28% +36.79%  

CISSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 172 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 21.00% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 125 131
Median daily rate £394 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +13.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Birmingham

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Birmingham