The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 146 164
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 87 126 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 1.41% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 5.00% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 50
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £396 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.44 - -
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1843 2518 2350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.22% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1473 1316
Median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 99 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.93% +43.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £44.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +26 29 £463 +2.77% 10
Berkshire -3 20 £550 +14.28% 9
Kent +2 11 £425 -8.10% 2
West Sussex +12 7 £450 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire -33 7 £388 -21.11%
Surrey -2 6 £500 +9.58% 11
Oxfordshire -4 5 £473 - 1
Middlesex +2 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 75 (46.58%) CISM
2 66 (40.99%) Information Security
3 53 (32.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
5 41 (25.47%) Firewall
6 37 (22.98%) Management Information System
7 36 (22.36%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (21.74%) PCI DSS
9 34 (21.12%) ISMS
9 34 (21.12%) Cybersecurity
10 31 (19.25%) SC Cleared
11 30 (18.63%) Linux
12 29 (18.01%) CISA
13 28 (17.39%) Red Hat
14 27 (16.77%) Java
14 27 (16.77%) Finance
15 26 (16.15%) RHCE
16 25 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (15.53%) Risk Assessment
16 25 (15.53%) RHCSA
17 24 (14.91%) Network Security
17 24 (14.91%) JBoss
18 22 (13.66%) SIEM
19 21 (13.04%) Puppet
19 21 (13.04%) Risk Management
19 21 (13.04%) SQL
20 20 (12.42%) Tomcat
21 19 (11.80%) Apache
21 19 (11.80%) Cisco
21 19 (11.80%) CESG

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 24 (14.91%) JBoss
2 20 (12.42%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.80%) Apache
4 7 (4.35%) IIS
5 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.86%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.62%) G Suite
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.47%) Firewall
2 24 (14.91%) Network Security
3 16 (9.94%) IPsec
4 15 (9.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (7.45%) Wireless
6 11 (6.83%) DNS
7 10 (6.21%) LAN
7 10 (6.21%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.59%) WAN
9 8 (4.97%) DHCP
9 8 (4.97%) SSL
10 7 (4.35%) MPLS
11 6 (3.73%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.73%) Wireshark
12 5 (3.11%) 802.11
12 5 (3.11%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (3.11%) Telepresence
12 5 (3.11%) VPN
12 5 (3.11%) WLAN
13 4 (2.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.07%) Redis
4 5 (3.11%) Star Schema
5 3 (1.86%) Big Data
5 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) AppScan
General
1 27 (16.77%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.45%) Legal
4 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.11%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (16.77%) Consultant
2 24 (14.91%) Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 17 (10.56%) Security Consultant
5 13 (8.07%) Architect
6 11 (6.83%) Security Architect
7 10 (6.21%) Security Advisor
7 10 (6.21%) Security Specialist
8 9 (5.59%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Designer
9 8 (4.97%) Information Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Security Designer
9 8 (4.97%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Applications Specialist
10 6 (3.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Linux Specialist
10 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.18%) Java EE
2 13 (8.07%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (5.59%) JAAS
3 9 (5.59%) JMS
3 9 (5.59%) JMX
3 9 (5.59%) JNDI
4 6 (3.73%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.11%) .NET
5 5 (3.11%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.24%) Web Services
7 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.62%) J2EE
7 1 (0.62%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.98%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.80%) CESG
3 9 (5.59%) PKI
3 9 (5.59%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.11%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.11%) Smart Energy
6 4 (2.48%) PMI
7 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.86%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.24%) Life Science
8 2 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.63%) Linux
2 25 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (7.45%) Unix
4 6 (3.73%) Windows
5 4 (2.48%) SUSE
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.99%) Information Security
2 34 (21.12%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (21.12%) ISMS
3 25 (15.53%) Risk Assessment
4 22 (13.66%) SIEM
5 21 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 19 (11.80%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (11.18%) ITIL
8 16 (9.94%) Incident Management
8 16 (9.94%) Project Management
9 14 (8.70%) Information Assurance
9 14 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.07%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (7.45%) Cryptography
12 11 (6.83%) IT Audit
12 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.83%) Security Architecture
13 9 (5.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.77%) Java
2 21 (13.04%) SQL
3 13 (8.07%) Perl
4 10 (6.21%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.48%) C
5 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.86%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) C#
7 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (46.58%) CISM
2 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
3 36 (22.36%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (19.25%) SC Cleared
5 29 (18.01%) CISA
6 26 (16.15%) RHCE
7 25 (15.53%) RHCSA
8 18 (11.18%) CESG Certified Professional
9 15 (9.32%) DV Cleared
10 14 (8.70%) CCNP
11 13 (8.07%) CCNA
11 13 (8.07%) Degree
12 12 (7.45%) CCSP
13 11 (6.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 10 (6.21%) CCIE
14 10 (6.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 10 (6.21%) SANS
15 9 (5.59%) CRISC
15 9 (5.59%) GIAC
16 8 (4.97%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (32.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 18 (11.18%) COBIT
4 15 (9.32%) RMADS
5 9 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (5.59%) QA
6 7 (4.35%) HIPAA
7 6 (3.73%) ISO 22301
8 5 (3.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (3.11%) JSP 440
8 5 (3.11%) PMO
8 5 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.86%) GDPR
9 3 (1.86%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (1.86%) SLA
9 3 (1.86%) SSAE 16
10 2 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (1.24%) FedRAMP
10 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) Snort
3 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (13.04%) Puppet
2 17 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.24%) Ansible
5 2 (1.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.62%) Nessus
6 1 (0.62%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 19 (11.80%) Cisco
3 15 (9.32%) CheckPoint
4 10 (6.21%) HP
4 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.97%) VMware
6 6 (3.73%) Juniper
6 6 (3.73%) Mitel
6 6 (3.73%) Splunk
7 5 (3.11%) McAfee
7 5 (3.11%) Riverbed
7 5 (3.11%) SAP
8 4 (2.48%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.48%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.48%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.48%) Siemens
9 3 (1.86%) Arqiva
9 3 (1.86%) Brocade
9 3 (1.86%) F5
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle
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