Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.01% 3.13% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 15.94% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Dorset median daily rate - £370 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.73% -
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 69 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 18.18% 19.60% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 43
Dorset median daily rate £250 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £125 £256 £263
90th Percentile £421 £511 £538
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 22
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £46.50 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.51% +9.51% +6.15%
10th Percentile £31.48 £46.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.75 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -7.14% -8.50% +5.08%

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 16 January 2018. 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 - 3 - -
CISSP
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint