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 27 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 1.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 5.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £403 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £50.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +25.24% -26.47%  

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 144 155 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.32% 22.66% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 56
Median daily rate £330 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.78 £40.00 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 27 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) SIEM
4 4 (50.00%) IISP
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) GIAC
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Process Management
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) CISA
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (37.50%) OWASP
5 3 (37.50%) GISP
5 3 (37.50%) SABSA
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) OSCP
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) CEH

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) SIEM
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) OWASP
5 3 (37.50%) Process Management
5 3 (37.50%) SABSA
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Security Management
7 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) IISP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) GISP
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 2 (25.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System