Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 153 132
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21 +41
Contract jobs citing CISSP 50 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 0.85% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 4.22% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 43
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £463 £300 £353
90th Percentile £638 £534 £625
England median daily rate £525 £475 £493
% change year-on-year +10.53% -3.55% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
East of England median hourly rate - £46.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate - £60.87 £51.25
% change year-on-year - +18.77% +7.89%

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 917 876 950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.63% 20.07% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 483 485
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £165 £201 £213
90th Percentile £576 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 108 107
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +16.67% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.54 £9.65
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +4 19 £538 +19.44% 1
Hertfordshire -7 10 £488 -15.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £625 - 8
Norfolk - 6 £606 -
Essex -7 4 £350 +7.69%
Suffolk 0 3 £563 +11.11% 1
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 35 (70.00%) Information Security
2 18 (36.00%) CISM
3 16 (32.00%) CISA
4 15 (30.00%) Security Operations
5 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
6 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
6 13 (26.00%) Retail
6 13 (26.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (24.00%) COBIT
7 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
7 12 (24.00%) Security Architecture
8 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
9 10 (20.00%) Security Management
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
9 10 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (16.00%) SIEM
10 8 (16.00%) Supplier Management
10 8 (16.00%) Firewall
10 8 (16.00%) Finance
11 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (14.00%) CEH
12 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
12 6 (12.00%) ITIL
12 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
12 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
12 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.00%) SDLC
12 6 (12.00%) GDPR

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 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 13 (26.00%) Retail
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Law
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Consultant
1 15 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Information Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.00%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Information Security
2 15 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.00%) Security Architecture
5 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 10 (20.00%) Security Management
7 8 (16.00%) SIEM
7 8 (16.00%) Supplier Management
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
9 6 (12.00%) ITIL
9 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.00%) SDLC
10 5 (10.00%) ISMS
10 5 (10.00%) Operations Management
10 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CISM
2 16 (32.00%) CISA
3 10 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (14.00%) CEH
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.00%) SANS
6 4 (8.00%) CCNA
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (6.00%) GSLC
7 3 (6.00%) ISSAP
7 3 (6.00%) Master's Degree
8 2 (4.00%) CRISC
8 2 (4.00%) CSSLP
8 2 (4.00%) ISACA
8 2 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (24.00%) COBIT
2 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.00%) GDPR
4 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Nessus
2 4 (8.00%) QRadar
3 1 (2.00%) CASB
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) IBM
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) Qualys
3 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Splunk
3 2 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Imperva
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat