Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 133 115
Rank change year-on-year -50 -18 +52
Contract jobs citing CISSP 20 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 1.56% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.06% 8.25% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 43 41
East of England median daily rate £519 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.96% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £325 £363 £300
90th Percentile £579 £575 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 - £46.50
10th Percentile £43.75 - £46.00
90th Percentile £51.25 - £49.03
England median hourly rate £57.25 £60.44 £46.00
% change year-on-year -5.27% +31.38% -20.00%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 970 958 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.08% 18.88% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 490 544
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £198 £200 £195
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 86
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -28.00% +19.02%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.54
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.15 £47.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +0.97% +11.96%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 6 months to 21 October 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
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £350 -12.50% 7
Essex -8 5 £525 -
Bedfordshire -17 4 £550 +10.00% 2
Hertfordshire -32 4 £350 -36.36% 3
Suffolk - 1 - - 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (40.00%) SABSA
5 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (30.00%) Security Management
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) CISM
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 5 (25.00%) GIAC
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) ISSAP
7 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 4 (20.00%) SANS
8 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) SSCP
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall

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 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) DKIM
3 1 (5.00%) DMARC
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) CodeSonar
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) git-flow
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Application Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) CESG
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (40.00%) SABSA
4 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (30.00%) Security Management
6 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.00%) Business Development
8 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (15.00%) Innovative Thinking
8 3 (15.00%) PQQ
8 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Event Correlation
9 2 (10.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) CISM
1 5 (25.00%) GIAC
1 5 (25.00%) ISSAP
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) SANS
2 4 (20.00%) SSCP
3 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 2 (10.00%) CRISC
4 2 (10.00%) CSSLP
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ISSEP
4 2 (10.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) COBIT
2 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (10.00%) GDPR
3 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CASB
1 1 (5.00%) EnCase
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Sophos
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec