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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 95 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 29 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.61% 0.95% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 2.25% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 10
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £715 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.44 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -34.28% +47.36%  

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 702 846 785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 38.96% 42.51% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1224 1150
Median daily rate £415 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £281 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 70 62
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +127.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £58.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +13 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Basingstoke -19 4 £400 -43.01%
Southampton +4 3 £470 +34.28% 1
Portsmouth - 2 - - 1
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 24 (48.00%) Linux
1 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (44.00%) RHCE
2 22 (44.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (42.00%) RHCSA
4 20 (40.00%) JBoss
5 19 (38.00%) SQL
6 18 (36.00%) Java EE
7 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
8 16 (32.00%) Apache
8 16 (32.00%) Tomcat
9 15 (30.00%) Information Security
9 15 (30.00%) Puppet
10 14 (28.00%) Relational Database
10 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (28.00%) RDBMS
11 13 (26.00%) Perl
11 13 (26.00%) CISM
11 13 (26.00%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (26.00%) Redis
12 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
12 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (18.00%) ISMS
14 9 (18.00%) JNDI
14 9 (18.00%) JMS

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 20 (40.00%) JBoss
2 16 (32.00%) Apache
2 16 (32.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) LDAP
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.00%) IPsec
6 2 (4.00%) MPLS
6 2 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) 802.11
7 1 (2.00%) BGP
7 1 (2.00%) HSRP
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) OSPF
7 1 (2.00%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (26.00%) Redis
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Audit Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Security Designer
5 3 (6.00%) CISSP Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) IT Audit Manager
5 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Java EE
2 13 (26.00%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (18.00%) JAAS
3 9 (18.00%) JMS
3 9 (18.00%) JMX
3 9 (18.00%) JNDI
4 5 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) PKI
2 5 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Life Science
6 1 (2.00%) CESG
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Information Security
2 9 (18.00%) ISMS
3 7 (14.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (12.00%) Security Management
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.00%) IT Audit
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps
6 4 (8.00%) Internal Audit
6 4 (8.00%) SIEM
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) Perl
4 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) RHCE
2 21 (42.00%) RHCSA
2 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) CISM
5 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.00%) CCDP
6 6 (12.00%) CCNP
6 6 (12.00%) CCSP
7 5 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (10.00%) CISA
7 5 (10.00%) GIAC
8 4 (8.00%) CGEIT
8 4 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (8.00%) CREST Certified
8 4 (8.00%) GCIH
8 4 (8.00%) QiCA
8 4 (8.00%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (6.00%) CCNA
9 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.00%) RMADS
4 5 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (8.00%) JSP 440
5 4 (8.00%) QA
6 3 (6.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (2.00%) ISO 22301
8 1 (2.00%) ISO 31000
8 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.00%) VMware