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 28 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 / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.00% 6.70% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% 41.38% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 6
Median daily rate - £540 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -34.28% +47.36%  

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 13 29 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 13.00% 16.20% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 47
Median daily rate £455 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% +31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £301 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £568 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £16.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 28 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRISC
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Energy
3 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) 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 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AppScan
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Compliance Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Energy
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify