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 3 months to 28 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.03% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +30.46% -29.41%  

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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 96 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.75% 20.43% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 73 21
Median daily rate £350 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -27.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.92 £170.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.40% +351.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 28 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £375 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Assurance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001