Period
to 3 April 2020

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 6 months to 3 April 2020 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
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 9 10 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.44% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 2.06% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 23
Median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £450 £344 £363
90th Percentile £688 £625 £760
England median daily rate £550 £540 £525
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £59.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 298 486 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.67% 21.26% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 281 454
Median daily rate £420 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.54% -2.81%
10th Percentile £205 £181 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £557
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 42
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.66% +3.75%
10th Percentile £17.15 £11.27 £14.62
90th Percentile £39.00 £23.90 £50.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% +30.98% -15.04%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CISSP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +16 7 £488 +30.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £663 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 4 (44.44%) AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Confluence
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) VMS
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) CRISC
5 2 (22.22%) PMO
5 2 (22.22%) Due Diligence
6 1 (11.11%) NCSC
6 1 (11.11%) NIST
6 1 (11.11%) GCP
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Azure
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) VMS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Due Diligence
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) CRISC
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) NCSC
2 1 (11.11%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware