The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 89 91
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 2.65% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £600 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 291 302 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.23% 18.33% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 193 164
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £205 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -1 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) ISO27002
4 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO27002
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle