Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 135 153
Rank change year-on-year +22 +18 +41
Contract jobs citing CISSP 81 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.70% 1.13% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 5.65% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 32
East of England median daily rate £500 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -14.71% -15.00%
10th Percentile £386 £238 £300
90th Percentile £586 £588 £625
England median daily rate £506 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
East of England median hourly rate - £46.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.09% -3.16%
England median hourly rate - £48.10 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -3.81% +10.50%

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 943 902 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.79% 19.98% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 508 466
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £192 £200 £206
90th Percentile £569 £527 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 100 142
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +52.17% +19.48%
10th Percentile £10.65 £13.68 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
% change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Hertfordshire +21 38 £488 -30.36% 6
Bedfordshire +5 21 £516 -1.67% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £425 - 3
Norfolk - 6 £600 - 4
Essex -17 4 - -
Suffolk +11 3 £563 +9.76%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 50 (61.73%) Information Security
2 39 (48.15%) CISM
3 29 (35.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (34.57%) Management Information System
5 26 (32.10%) Degree
6 22 (27.16%) Security Operations
7 21 (25.93%) CISA
8 20 (24.69%) Security Management
8 20 (24.69%) Risk Management
9 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
9 17 (20.99%) Retail
10 16 (19.75%) COBIT
11 15 (18.52%) Finance
11 15 (18.52%) SDLC
12 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
12 14 (17.28%) Security Architecture
12 14 (17.28%) Firewall
12 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (16.05%) CEH
13 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.05%) SIEM
14 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
15 11 (13.58%) ITIL
15 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
16 10 (12.35%) Data Loss Prevention
16 10 (12.35%) ISMS
16 10 (12.35%) Law
17 9 (11.11%) Business Continuity

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 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) SSL
3 5 (6.17%) IPsec
3 5 (6.17%) VLAN
4 4 (4.94%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.94%) MVNO
4 4 (4.94%) Network Security
4 4 (4.94%) SS7
4 4 (4.94%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (4.94%) VoLTE
4 4 (4.94%) VoWiFi
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Big Data
General
1 17 (20.99%) Retail
2 15 (18.52%) Finance
3 10 (12.35%) Law
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Billing
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Consultant
1 15 (18.52%) Security Consultant
2 12 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Security Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Security Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Product Manager
7 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Operational Security Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Security Operations Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Applications Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Security Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) VML
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.41%) PKI
4 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (6.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Kali Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Information Security
2 22 (27.16%) Security Operations
3 20 (24.69%) Risk Management
3 20 (24.69%) Security Management
4 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
5 15 (18.52%) SDLC
6 14 (17.28%) Security Architecture
7 13 (16.05%) SIEM
8 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
9 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (13.58%) ITIL
10 10 (12.35%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (12.35%) ISMS
11 9 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 9 (11.11%) Supplier Management
12 8 (9.88%) Network Design
12 8 (9.88%) Product Management
12 8 (9.88%) Static Code Analysis
12 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
13 7 (8.64%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (48.15%) CISM
2 26 (32.10%) Degree
3 21 (25.93%) CISA
4 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (16.05%) CEH
5 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
6 8 (9.88%) CSSLP
6 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (8.64%) CCNA
8 6 (7.41%) MCSE
8 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (6.17%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (4.94%) CRISC
10 4 (4.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (4.94%) SANS
11 3 (3.70%) GSLC
11 3 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (35.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (19.75%) COBIT
3 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
4 9 (11.11%) GDPR
5 5 (6.17%) FIPS 140-2
6 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
7 2 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.23%) GMP
8 1 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.23%) QA
8 1 (1.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) QRadar
2 2 (2.47%) Nessus
3 1 (1.23%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Citrix
3 5 (6.17%) Gemalto
3 5 (6.17%) HP
3 5 (6.17%) Thales
4 4 (4.94%) Coverity
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) Nokia
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Synopsys
4 4 (4.94%) Tekelec
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) Forcepoint
5 2 (2.47%) Imperva
5 2 (2.47%) Qualys
5 2 (2.47%) Splunk
5 2 (2.47%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.23%) F5