Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +70
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.77% 2.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 9.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Somerset median daily rate £473 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% - -
South West median daily rate £500 £520 £450
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -0.55%
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 94 133 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.15% 28.54% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 82 37
Somerset median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £160 £254
90th Percentile £538 £573 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £50.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.35% +78.57% -42.71%
10th Percentile £35.67 £46.25 £19.25
90th Percentile £44.98 £53.75 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +28.33% -25.93%

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 17 October 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
Bath -4 1 £450 -10.00%
Taunton -5 1 - -
Glastonbury - 1 £495 -
Street - 1 - -
CISSP
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) ERD
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (25.00%) CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ERD
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ESRI
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft