Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 120 169
Rank change year-on-year -15 +49 +24
Contract jobs citing CISSP 76 71 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.49% 1.48% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.79% 7.55% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 34
East of England median daily rate £480 £481 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £369 £283 £300
90th Percentile £575 £596 £604
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East of England median hourly rate - £46.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.91% -5.79%
England median hourly rate £60.44 £47.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +28.59% +5.03% +4.07%

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 975 941 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.10% 19.64% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 542 503
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £182 £205 £207
90th Percentile £550 £535 £550
England median daily rate £432 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 95 143
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.98% +37.05% +19.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.20 £10.55
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.60 £49.55
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year -1.96% +5.74% +26.92%

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 11 December 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 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +21 37 £475 -26.92% 1
Bedfordshire -2 20 £495 -5.71% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 11 £400 - 3
Norfolk -5 3 £575 +27.78% 6
Essex -34 3 - - 1
Suffolk -2 2 £563 +2.27% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 42 (55.26%) CISM
1 42 (55.26%) Information Security
2 34 (44.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (35.53%) Management Information System
4 24 (31.58%) Degree
5 20 (26.32%) Security Management
6 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (23.68%) Finance
8 17 (22.37%) SDLC
9 16 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 16 (21.05%) Retail
10 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
10 15 (19.74%) CISA
10 15 (19.74%) Security Operations
11 13 (17.11%) Information Security Management
11 13 (17.11%) ITIL
11 13 (17.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
12 12 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (15.79%) ISMS
12 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
13 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.47%) COBIT
13 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
14 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.16%) Data Loss Prevention
14 10 (13.16%) Data Encryption
14 10 (13.16%) Privileged Access Management
14 10 (13.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

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 (6.58%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) SSL
3 6 (7.89%) Network Security
4 5 (6.58%) IPsec
4 5 (6.58%) VLAN
5 4 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (5.26%) MVNO
5 4 (5.26%) SS7
5 4 (5.26%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (5.26%) VoLTE
5 4 (5.26%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Retail
3 8 (10.53%) Law
4 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Consultant
1 14 (18.42%) Security Consultant
2 13 (17.11%) Security Manager
3 10 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Product Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Information Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Operational Security Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Security Operations Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Security Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) VML
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) PKI
5 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (6.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) CESG
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) Kali Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Information Security
2 20 (26.32%) Security Management
3 17 (22.37%) SDLC
4 16 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
5 15 (19.74%) Security Operations
6 13 (17.11%) Information Security Management
6 13 (17.11%) ITIL
6 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
7 12 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (15.79%) ISMS
8 10 (13.16%) Data Encryption
8 10 (13.16%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (13.16%) Privileged Access Management
9 9 (11.84%) Business Continuity
9 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.84%) Project Management
10 8 (10.53%) Product Management
10 8 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (55.26%) CISM
2 24 (31.58%) Degree
3 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (19.74%) CISA
5 13 (17.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
7 10 (13.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 8 (10.53%) CCSP
8 8 (10.53%) CEH
8 8 (10.53%) CSSLP
9 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (6.58%) CCNP
10 5 (6.58%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (6.58%) JNCIP
10 5 (6.58%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.95%) CCNA
12 3 (3.95%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (44.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 11 (14.47%) COBIT
4 5 (6.58%) FIPS 140-2
4 5 (6.58%) GDPR
5 2 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.32%) GMP
6 1 (1.32%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.32%) RMADS
6 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Nessus
2 1 (1.32%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Citrix
3 5 (6.58%) Gemalto
3 5 (6.58%) HP
3 5 (6.58%) Thales
4 4 (5.26%) Coverity
4 4 (5.26%) Nokia
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Synopsys
4 4 (5.26%) Tekelec
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Qualys
6 1 (1.32%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Imperva