Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +67
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.10% 1.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 3.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Somerset median daily rate £513 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.77% - -
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.94% 33.25% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 23
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £181 £210 £238
90th Percentile £532 £575 £624
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 37 28
Somerset median hourly rate £40.75 £47.50 £43.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.21% +8.26% -6.65%
10th Percentile £35.49 £37.65 £28.23
90th Percentile £43.38 £53.75 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -6.13% -4.31% +8.22%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Somerset

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Somerset

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Taunton -6 1 - -
Bath - 1 £450 -
Street - 1 - -
CISSP
South West

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) GIS
2 3 (60.00%) ESRI
2 3 (60.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (60.00%) RMADS
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) GIS
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (20.00%) ERD
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Dart
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (60.00%) CLAS
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (60.00%) RMADS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (60.00%) ESRI
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat