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 27 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.96% 2.11% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.82% 10.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £463 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +7.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 70 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 22.73% 21.15% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 23
Median daily rate £400 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -19.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Kent over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 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
Dartford - 5 £425 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
CISSP
South East

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

1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Mitel
3 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) CISA
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 5 (33.33%) Telepresence
4 5 (33.33%) 802.1X

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) IPsec
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 5 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 4 (26.67%) 802.11
4 4 (26.67%) DPNSS
4 4 (26.67%) QSIG
4 4 (26.67%) SNMP
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Designer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Designer
1 4 (26.67%) Security Designer
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) IT Audit
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) OWASP
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (40.00%) CISM
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (33.33%) CISA
3 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (26.67%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CNA
4 1 (6.67%) Novell Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) COBIT
2 4 (26.67%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (6.67%) GDPR
4 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) Mitel
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Siemens
Maidstone, Kent
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago