The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 100 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 22 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.16% 1.17% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 2.95% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 9
Median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +1.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £327 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £553 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £62.62 £82.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £49.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year +27.15% -27.57%  

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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 794 882 803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.94% 39.62% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 589 442
Median daily rate £413 £386 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +8.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 25 25
Median hourly rate £41.64 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Hampshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Hampshire

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Hampshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Winchester +3 5 £450 +4.65%
Southampton - 4 £450 -
Farnborough - 4 £538 -
Portsmouth -5 2 - -
Fleet +22 1 £395 +17.91%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 16 (47.06%) Information Security
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Management Information System
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) JBoss
5 11 (32.35%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) RHCE
5 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
6 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Puppet
6 10 (29.41%) RHCSA
7 9 (26.47%) Information Assurance
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) CISM
8 8 (23.53%) Perl
8 8 (23.53%) Apache
8 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.59%) Server Hardening
9 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
9 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (20.59%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (20.59%) PKI
9 7 (20.59%) Java EE
9 7 (20.59%) GCIH

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (35.29%) JBoss
2 8 (23.53%) Apache
2 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) Internet
4 6 (17.65%) MPLS
5 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
6 3 (8.82%) DHCP
6 3 (8.82%) LDAP
6 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.71%) Redis
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Audit Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) CISSP Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Audit Manager
4 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.82%) SIEM Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) CISSP Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Security Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Java EE
2 5 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (14.71%) JAAS
2 5 (14.71%) JMS
2 5 (14.71%) JMX
2 5 (14.71%) JNDI
3 3 (8.82%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (20.59%) PKI
4 6 (17.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Information Security
2 9 (26.47%) Information Assurance
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) Server Hardening
3 7 (20.59%) SIEM
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Security
4 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
4 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) ISMS
5 5 (14.71%) Security Management
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) IT Audit
6 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.82%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) RHCE
2 10 (29.41%) RHCSA
3 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) GCIH
5 7 (20.59%) GIAC
6 6 (17.65%) CISA
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) CGEIT
7 4 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (11.76%) QiCA
7 4 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (8.82%) CCNP
8 3 (8.82%) CCSP
8 3 (8.82%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.88%) CCDP
9 2 (5.88%) CREST Certified
9 2 (5.88%) Degree
10 1 (2.94%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
2 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (20.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (11.76%) QA
5 3 (8.82%) RMADS
6 2 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
7 1 (2.94%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) WSUS
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.94%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.94%) Qualys
5 1 (2.94%) Tripwire