Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 77 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 36 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.27% 1.29% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.50% 5.90% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -23.40%
10th Percentile £293 £416 £438
90th Percentile £488 £678 £488
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 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 379 305 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.88% 21.86% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 182 147
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £226 £248
90th Percentile £572 £525 £530
East of England median daily rate £380 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 24 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -30.95% +29.63%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £46.95 £46.36 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £28.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.97% +32.84% +16.22%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 10 - -
Hemel Hempstead +8 8 - -
Welwyn Garden City +2 4 - -
Watford - 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £300 -
CISSP
East of England

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

1 19 (52.78%) CISM
2 16 (44.44%) Information Security
3 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (36.11%) Degree
5 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (22.22%) CEH
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 8 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (22.22%) Product Management
7 8 (22.22%) CSSLP
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Programme Delivery
8 7 (19.44%) Law
8 7 (19.44%) Firewall
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) SSL
8 7 (19.44%) Security Management
9 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (13.89%) Algorithms
10 5 (13.89%) FIPS 140-2
10 5 (13.89%) Thales
10 5 (13.89%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (13.89%) Security Operations

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
1 7 (19.44%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) IPsec
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) VLAN
3 4 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (11.11%) MVNO
3 4 (11.11%) SS7
3 4 (11.11%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (11.11%) VoLTE
3 4 (11.11%) VoWiFi
General
1 7 (19.44%) Law
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.11%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 8 (22.22%) Product Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Operational Security Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Security Operations Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Security Product Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Cryptography Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Core Network Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Designer
9 1 (2.78%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Algorithms
3 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (13.89%) PKI
4 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) CESG
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Kali Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Information Security
2 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (22.22%) Product Management
4 8 (22.22%) SDLC
4 8 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Programme Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) Security Management
6 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
7 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
7 5 (13.89%) SIEM
8 4 (11.11%) High Availability
8 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 4 (11.11%) ISMS
8 4 (11.11%) Network Design
8 4 (11.11%) Threat Detection
8 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CISM
2 13 (36.11%) Degree
3 8 (22.22%) CEH
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) CSSLP
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) CCNP
5 5 (13.89%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (13.89%) JNCIP
5 5 (13.89%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (8.33%) CCNA
7 3 (8.33%) CISA
8 2 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (5.56%) CCSP
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.56%) CLAS
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.78%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Gemalto
1 5 (13.89%) HP
1 5 (13.89%) Thales
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) Coverity
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Nokia
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Synopsys
2 4 (11.11%) Tekelec
3 2 (5.56%) Qualys
3 2 (5.56%) VMware