Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 61 86
Rank change year-on-year -31 +25 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% 2.63% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 10.60% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 3
Essex median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +10.34%
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Essex median hourly rate - £47.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £47.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year - -18.26% +21.05%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 217 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.75% 24.80% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 146 81
Essex median daily rate £400 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -19.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £225 £225
90th Percentile £546 £494 £538
East of England median daily rate £385 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.21% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 31 21
Essex median hourly rate £26.44 £34.70 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -16.39% +28.23%
10th Percentile £18.46 £15.75 £25.25
90th Percentile £39.90 £45.00 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +10.26%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

CISSP
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware