The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 56 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.18% 1.56% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 8.54% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £349 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £50.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +25.24% -26.47%  

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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 82 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 26.71% 18.30% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 53
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £838 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +8.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £44.90 £35.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £150.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Essex

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Essex

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Essex

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 3 £400 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 13 (100.00%) CISM
2 10 (76.92%) Data Protection
3 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (53.85%) CISA
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Data Security
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Data Management
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
5 5 (38.46%) SSCP
5 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) SAP
6 4 (30.77%) COM
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
1 4 (30.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Security Officer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) IT Security Officer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Data Security
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (38.46%) Data Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Case Management
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Informatics
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Go
1 1 (7.69%) Haskell
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) R
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) SSCP
5 1 (7.69%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) LXC
1 1 (7.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Infor
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Pegasus
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