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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 August 2022 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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 117 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22 +60
Contract jobs citing CISSP 27 14 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 2.70% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
10th Percentile £500 £380 -
25th Percentile £532 £407 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £505 £432
Median % change year-on-year +28.71% +16.90% -15.71%
75th Percentile £705 £650 £542
90th Percentile £725 £658 £548
England median daily rate £625 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
10th Percentile £31.41 £56.87 -
25th Percentile £64.00 £57.60 -
Median hourly rate £67.50 £59.52 -
Median % change year-on-year +13.42% - -
75th Percentile £70.00 £60.73 -
90th Percentile £73.75 £61.05 -
England median hourly rate £68.04 £63.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year +7.15% -20.63% +31.90%

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 740 518 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.48% 23.05% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 243 252
10th Percentile £211 £233 £251
25th Percentile £363 £350 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £530
90th Percentile £681 £600 £599
England median daily rate £540 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +8.00% +3.63% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 82 17
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £14.75
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -59.47% +171.43%
75th Percentile £55.00 £45.81 £57.50
90th Percentile £61.48 £57.40 £61.88
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.44 £32.25
% change year-on-year +47.86% -5.63% -15.69%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CISSP in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CISSP in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £669 +7.00%
Bedfordshire -7 9 £499 +7.84% 1
Essex +6 3 £550 - 3
Norfolk - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -3 1 £650 +28.40% 3
Suffolk - 1 £650 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 21 (77.78%) Information Security
2 15 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (44.44%) NIST
4 11 (40.74%) SIEM
5 10 (37.04%) CISM
5 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (33.33%) Information Security Management
6 9 (33.33%) Security Management
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) ISMS
6 9 (33.33%) Incident Response
7 8 (29.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (29.63%) Zscaler
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Proofpoint
7 8 (29.63%) SaaS
7 8 (29.63%) ISACA
7 8 (29.63%) Mimecast
7 8 (29.63%) FireEye
7 8 (29.63%) Internet
7 8 (29.63%) Symantec
8 6 (22.22%) Military
8 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
10 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineering
10 4 (14.81%) Verification and Validation
10 4 (14.81%) Legal

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Mimecast
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) SCCP
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) NX-OS
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 6 (22.22%) Military
2 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
1 6 (22.22%) Head of Information Security
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Information
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Security
3 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Information Strategy Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Strategy Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Information Security
2 15 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (40.74%) SIEM
5 9 (33.33%) Incident Response
5 9 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 9 (33.33%) ISMS
5 9 (33.33%) Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Verification and Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Bash
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CISM
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) ISACA
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) CEH
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) CRISC
5 3 (11.11%) SSCP
6 2 (7.41%) CCIE
6 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) GSEC
7 1 (3.70%) CCSP
7 1 (3.70%) CSSLP
7 1 (3.70%) GCIH
7 1 (3.70%) MCP
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) MCTS
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (44.44%) NIST
2 8 (29.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (14.81%) Def Stans
3 4 (14.81%) RMADS
4 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (7.41%) GRC
5 2 (7.41%) NCSC
6 1 (3.70%) GDPR
6 1 (3.70%) NIST 800
6 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) FireEye
1 8 (29.63%) Proofpoint
1 8 (29.63%) Symantec
1 8 (29.63%) Zscaler
2 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Brocade
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Rapid7