Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 112 165
Rank change year-on-year -36 +53 +36
Contract jobs citing CISSP 51 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 1.53% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.53% 8.50% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 31
East of England median daily rate £480 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £494 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -1.30% +8.11% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% -18.26% -
10th Percentile £45.60 £46.20 £56.25
90th Percentile £46.40 £49.32 £58.75
England median hourly rate £60.44 £47.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +28.59% -1.05% +18.01%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 923 929 1086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.63% 18.05% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 517 570
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £208 £200 £219
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 70 136
East of England median hourly rate £21.63 £28.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.27% +32.84% -24.08%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.09 £11.27
90th Percentile £47.00 £49.97 £44.75
England median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% +22.22% +12.50%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bedfordshire +1 23 £488 -2.50%
Hertfordshire -17 12 £550 +37.50% 5
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £400 -8.57%
Norfolk +3 4 £475 -9.52% 12
Essex -39 3 - - 1
Suffolk +8 1 £500 -9.09%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (68.63%) CISM
2 34 (66.67%) Information Security
3 31 (60.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (41.18%) CISA
5 19 (37.25%) PCI DSS
6 16 (31.37%) Finance
7 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (27.45%) Project Management
8 14 (27.45%) Retail
9 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
10 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
11 11 (21.57%) Security Management
11 11 (21.57%) SIEM
11 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (19.61%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (15.69%) COBIT
13 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
13 8 (15.69%) GIAC
13 8 (15.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (15.69%) SANS
13 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
13 8 (15.69%) Privileged Access Management
13 8 (15.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 7 (13.73%) SDLC
14 7 (13.73%) CCSP
14 7 (13.73%) CCNP
14 7 (13.73%) ITIL
14 7 (13.73%) Business Continuity
14 7 (13.73%) Degree
15 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 (9.80%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) IaaS
1 4 (7.84%) PaaS
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Consultant
1 26 (50.98%) Security Consultant
2 17 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Security Project Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.88%) Security Advisor
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) GDPR Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Information Security
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
4 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (21.57%) Security Management
4 11 (21.57%) SIEM
5 10 (19.61%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (15.69%) Privileged Access Management
6 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
6 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
7 7 (13.73%) Business Continuity
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 6 (11.76%) Compliance Management
8 6 (11.76%) Data Encryption
8 6 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
8 6 (11.76%) ISMS
8 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.76%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) C++
1 1 (1.96%) Go
1 1 (1.96%) Haskell
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) Perl
1 1 (1.96%) Python
1 1 (1.96%) R
1 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) CISM
2 21 (41.18%) CISA
3 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (15.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 8 (15.69%) GIAC
4 8 (15.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 8 (15.69%) SANS
5 7 (13.73%) CCNP
5 7 (13.73%) CCSP
5 7 (13.73%) Degree
6 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (7.84%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.88%) CCDP
8 3 (5.88%) CCIE
8 3 (5.88%) CCSE
8 3 (5.88%) CEH
8 3 (5.88%) CREST Certified
8 3 (5.88%) CRISC
8 3 (5.88%) OSCP
8 3 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (60.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (37.25%) PCI DSS
3 8 (15.69%) COBIT
4 4 (7.84%) GDPR
5 3 (5.88%) GPG13
6 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) KVM
1 1 (1.96%) LXC
1 1 (1.96%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.92%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.96%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) CyberArk
2 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Juniper
2 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
3 2 (3.92%) F5
3 2 (3.92%) FireEye
3 2 (3.92%) Forcepoint
3 2 (3.92%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Imperva
3 2 (3.92%) McAfee
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.92%) Symantec
4 1 (1.96%) Aruba
4 1 (1.96%) Pegasus