The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 April 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 41 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.28% 3.18% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 5.28% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -23.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £82.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -26.21% +73.68%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 144 284 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 39.67% 60.17% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 128 121
Median daily rate £398 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 10
Median hourly rate £27.00 £43.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 9 (100.00%) CLAS
1 9 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 9 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
2 8 (88.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (100.00%) Consultant
1 9 (100.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) CISSP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 9 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 9 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CLAS
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (88.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework