Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - +46
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.45% 0.60% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.78% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Dorset median daily rate £475 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.64% - -
South West median daily rate £500 £460 £400
% change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 96 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 19.40% 19.12% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 42
Dorset median daily rate £376 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +1.40% +4.38%
10th Percentile £308 £178 £173
90th Percentile £480 £486 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £393 £393
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 16
Dorset median hourly rate £39.75 £42.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +0.36% -1.53%
10th Percentile £17.19 £15.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.70 £47.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Dorset

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Dorset

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - - 1
Poole - 1 £363 -
CISSP
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) GIAC
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (37.50%) CISA
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SCCP
4 3 (37.50%) ISSAP
5 2 (25.00%) CEH
5 2 (25.00%) AppScan
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Black Duck
5 2 (25.00%) Veracode
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Pylint
5 2 (25.00%) SSCP
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) SCCP
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) AppScan
1 2 (25.00%) Pylint
General
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Application Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) GIAC
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISSAP
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Black Duck
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Veracode