Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.56% 1.40% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.96% 6.93% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Kent median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £485 £400 £331
90th Percentile £555 £594 £513
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.44 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +72.67% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 101 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.20% 20.20% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 44
Kent median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £129 £163 £216
90th Percentile £526 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -2.94% -51.50%
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Kent

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Kent

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 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
Maidstone - 3 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 5 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (62.50%) COBIT
3 5 (62.50%) OWASP
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (62.50%) IT Audit
4 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) GDPR
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) IT Audit
3 5 (62.50%) OWASP
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) CISA
2 5 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) COBIT
3 3 (37.50%) GDPR
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS