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 3 months to 26 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 70
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.40% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 6.82% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £550 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +11.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £505 £450
% change year-on-year -0.99% +12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £51.17
% change year-on-year -34.28% +36.79%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 132 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 22.03% 20.47% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 86
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.05 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 26 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £550 -
Hatfield - 2 - - 2
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) CCSE
3 3 (30.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Local Government
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) OSCP
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) CyberArk
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) Presales
3 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (30.00%) GPG13

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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Local Government
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Development Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Compliance Audit
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCSE
2 3 (30.00%) CEH
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (30.00%) OSCP
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) GPG13
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (30.00%) Juniper
1 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (20.00%) Computacenter
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) FireEye
2 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba