The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 April 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 of England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 93 122
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 19 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 1.17% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 6.59% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £380 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £82.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -26.21% +73.68%  

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 of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 446 455 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.14% 17.76% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 242 243
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 64
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.65 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% +89.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Bedfordshire +2 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire +2 5 £450 +12.50% 3
Essex -11 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £363 -17.23% 2
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 of England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 33 (89.19%) CISM
2 27 (72.97%) Information Security
3 20 (54.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (48.65%) CISA
5 13 (35.14%) SIEM
6 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
7 10 (27.03%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) GIAC
8 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
9 8 (21.62%) SANS
10 7 (18.92%) SSCP
11 6 (16.22%) Project Management
11 6 (16.22%) LAN
11 6 (16.22%) WAN
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) Firewall
11 6 (16.22%) Data Security
11 6 (16.22%) Retail
11 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
11 6 (16.22%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (16.22%) Network Segmentation
12 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity Management
12 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (13.51%) Banking
12 5 (13.51%) CEH
12 5 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
12 5 (13.51%) Windows
12 5 (13.51%) SharePoint

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Yammer
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) AppScan
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Consultant
1 14 (37.84%) Security Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Security Officer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Security Officer
5 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) e-Health
4 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Information Security
2 13 (35.14%) SIEM
3 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
4 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
4 6 (16.22%) Data Security
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Network Segmentation
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Document Management
7 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) Go
1 1 (2.70%) Haskell
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) R
1 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (89.19%) CISM
2 18 (48.65%) CISA
3 10 (27.03%) GIAC
4 8 (21.62%) SANS
5 7 (18.92%) SSCP
6 5 (13.51%) CEH
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (8.11%) CREST Certified
8 3 (8.11%) IISP
8 3 (8.11%) OSCP
9 2 (5.41%) GISP
10 1 (2.70%) CBAP
10 1 (2.70%) CCIE
10 1 (2.70%) CCSA
10 1 (2.70%) CRISC
10 1 (2.70%) ISEB
10 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) KVM
1 1 (2.70%) LXC
1 1 (2.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.70%) Mesos
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.70%) Nmap
1 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Infor
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.41%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Acunetix
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
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