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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 53 61
Contract jobs citing CISSP 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.33% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £50.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +25.24% -26.47%  

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 116 150 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.87% 23.26% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 65
Median daily rate £363 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +12.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) CISMP
2 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) GPG13
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISMS
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) CISMP
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (50.00%) GPG13
2 2 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper