Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 158 117
Rank change year-on-year -8 -41 +41
Contract jobs citing CISSP 30 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.64% 1.05% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 5.30% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 48
East of England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £470 £375 £359
90th Percentile £629 £575 £600
England median daily rate £524 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.75% - +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
East of England median hourly rate - £46.00 £47.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.07% -16.61%
England median hourly rate - £60.44 £49.90
% change year-on-year - +21.11% +5.05%

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 929 924 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.73% 19.75% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 510 525
East of England median daily rate £400 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -2.28%
10th Percentile £177 £210 £200
90th Percentile £586 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 102 72
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -6.54% +51.29%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.35 £10.09
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.45 £50.59
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Bedfordshire -11 11 £550 +11.39% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £575 +43.75% 6
Essex +18 5 £525 +26.51% 1
Norfolk +5 2 £588 +30.56%
Hertfordshire -21 2 £475 -13.64% 7
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
4 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (33.33%) CISA
4 10 (33.33%) CISM
5 9 (30.00%) Retail
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
6 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (23.33%) Security Management
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
7 7 (23.33%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (20.00%) SABSA
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) SIEM
9 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (16.67%) ISMS
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (16.67%) ISSAP
9 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.67%) SANS

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 9 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Application Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
4 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (23.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (23.33%) Security Management
4 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) SABSA
5 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 5 (16.67%) ISMS
6 5 (16.67%) SIEM
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Information Management
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CISA
1 10 (33.33%) CISM
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (16.67%) ISSAP
5 5 (16.67%) SANS
6 4 (13.33%) MCSE
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (10.00%) CCNP
7 3 (10.00%) CCSP
7 3 (10.00%) CSSLP
7 3 (10.00%) GCIH
7 3 (10.00%) GCWN
7 3 (10.00%) GIAC
7 3 (10.00%) ISSEP
7 3 (10.00%) RHCA
7 3 (10.00%) RHCE
7 3 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.00%) COBIT
3 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) GDPR
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Qualys