The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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 / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.80% 2.52% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 15.38% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £563 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £49.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year +27.15% -27.57%  

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 Middlesex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 26 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 18.40% 16.35% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 18
Median daily rate £349 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.28% +8.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £270 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (50.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) AppScan
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AppScan
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Fortify