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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South East
Rank 167 143 165
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 74 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 1.43% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 5.19% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 83 40
Median daily rate £458 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £62.62 £56.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £50.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +25.24% -26.47%  

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 2221 2544 2656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 27.66% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1567 1375
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 105 107
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.75 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +7 20 £450 +15.27% 2
Berkshire -7 18 £438 -5.40% 9
Buckinghamshire -5 14 £538 +19.44% 4
Surrey -11 7 £468 -4.10% 6
Oxfordshire -11 6 £313 -30.55% 3
Kent - 3 £375 - 1
Middlesex -1 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £650 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 63 (45.32%) Information Security
2 52 (37.41%) Firewall
3 47 (33.81%) CISM
4 46 (33.09%) Management Information System
5 42 (30.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (29.50%) PCI DSS
7 40 (28.78%) Security Cleared
8 31 (22.30%) SC Cleared
9 28 (20.14%) CESG
9 28 (20.14%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (19.42%) Risk Assessment
10 27 (19.42%) ISMS
10 27 (19.42%) Risk Management
11 26 (18.71%) CISA
11 26 (18.71%) Cryptography
11 26 (18.71%) CESG Certified Professional
12 25 (17.99%) Information Assurance
13 23 (16.55%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (16.55%) ITIL
13 23 (16.55%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (15.83%) Windows
15 21 (15.11%) SIEM
16 20 (14.39%) Linux
17 19 (13.67%) RMADS
18 18 (12.95%) Network Security
18 18 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (12.23%) Wireless
19 17 (12.23%) IPsec
20 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
20 16 (11.51%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related 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 14 (10.07%) JBoss
2 6 (4.32%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) IIS
2 6 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) SaaS
2 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.72%) G Suite
3 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.41%) Firewall
2 18 (12.95%) Network Security
3 17 (12.23%) IPsec
3 17 (12.23%) Wireless
4 16 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (10.07%) SSL
6 11 (7.91%) Internet
7 10 (7.19%) LAN
7 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.19%) WAN
8 8 (5.76%) DNS
9 7 (5.04%) Junos
9 7 (5.04%) NetScaler
10 6 (4.32%) MPLS
11 5 (3.60%) SMTP
11 5 (3.60%) VPN
12 3 (2.16%) DHCP
12 3 (2.16%) FTP
12 3 (2.16%) LDAP
12 3 (2.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) Star Schema
3 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.16%) Redis
4 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) AppScan
General
1 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 10 (7.19%) Legal
4 6 (4.32%) Retail
5 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (14.39%) Consultant
2 18 (12.95%) Analyst
3 17 (12.23%) Architect
3 17 (12.23%) Security Advisor
4 16 (11.51%) Security Analyst
4 16 (11.51%) Security Architect
5 15 (10.79%) Security Consultant
6 14 (10.07%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Network Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Security Specialist
9 9 (6.47%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Security Manager
11 6 (4.32%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) CISSP Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Cloud Specialist
12 5 (3.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) Java EE
2 4 (2.88%) JAAS
2 4 (2.88%) JMS
2 4 (2.88%) JMX
2 4 (2.88%) JNDI
3 3 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.16%) Web Services
4 2 (1.44%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.72%) CGI
5 1 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.72%) J2EE
5 1 (0.72%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.09%) Management Information System
2 28 (20.14%) CESG
3 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.63%) PKI
5 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.04%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.32%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.60%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.60%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.88%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.83%) Windows
2 20 (14.39%) Linux
3 13 (9.35%) Unix
4 12 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.60%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.88%) SUSE
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) Information Security
2 28 (20.14%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (19.42%) ISMS
3 27 (19.42%) Risk Assessment
3 27 (19.42%) Risk Management
4 26 (18.71%) Cryptography
5 25 (17.99%) Information Assurance
6 23 (16.55%) ITIL
6 23 (16.55%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (16.55%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (15.11%) SIEM
8 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.51%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (10.07%) Patch Management
9 14 (10.07%) Security Architecture
10 13 (9.35%) Problem Management
10 13 (9.35%) Project Management
10 13 (9.35%) Test Strategy
11 12 (8.63%) Incident Management
11 12 (8.63%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) Java
2 11 (7.91%) SQL
3 7 (5.04%) Perl
4 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.88%) Python
4 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.44%) C
5 2 (1.44%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (33.81%) CISM
2 40 (28.78%) Security Cleared
3 31 (22.30%) SC Cleared
4 26 (18.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 26 (18.71%) CISA
5 18 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (11.51%) DV Cleared
6 16 (11.51%) GIAC
7 13 (9.35%) RHCE
8 12 (8.63%) RHCSA
8 12 (8.63%) SANS
9 11 (7.91%) CEH
9 11 (7.91%) Degree
10 9 (6.47%) GCIH
11 8 (5.76%) CCSP
11 8 (5.76%) CLAS
12 7 (5.04%) CCIE
12 7 (5.04%) JNCIA
12 7 (5.04%) JNCIP
12 7 (5.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (29.50%) PCI DSS
3 19 (13.67%) RMADS
4 11 (7.91%) HIPAA
5 9 (6.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (5.04%) COBIT
6 7 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (2.88%) ISO22301
7 4 (2.88%) QA
8 3 (2.16%) ISO27002
9 2 (1.44%) FedRAMP
9 2 (1.44%) GDPR
9 2 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
9 2 (1.44%) PMO
9 2 (1.44%) SLA
10 1 (0.72%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.16%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.72%) Snort
4 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) Puppet
2 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.88%) Cobbler
3 4 (2.88%) WSUS
4 3 (2.16%) Nessus
4 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.44%) Ansible
5 2 (1.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.72%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.72%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.72%) Nmap
6 1 (0.72%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.72%) QRadar
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
6 1 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.72%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Red Hat
2 15 (10.79%) Cisco
3 13 (9.35%) Juniper
3 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.19%) Blue Coat
4 10 (7.19%) Intel Security
5 8 (5.76%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.76%) Palo Alto
6 7 (5.04%) Brocade
6 7 (5.04%) F5
7 6 (4.32%) Citrix
7 6 (4.32%) Oracle
7 6 (4.32%) VMware
8 5 (3.60%) HP
8 5 (3.60%) SAP
9 4 (2.88%) Sourcefire
9 4 (2.88%) Splunk
10 3 (2.16%) Qualys
11 2 (1.44%) Apple
11 2 (1.44%) ArcSight
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