The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 95 132
Rank change year-on-year -21 +37  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 1.34% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 4.08% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 11
Median daily rate £445 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +13.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £355 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +30.46% -29.41%  

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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 806 957 904
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.35% 32.86% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 561 551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -5.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in the South West

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in the South West

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in the South West

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Devon - 5 £340 -
Gloucestershire -4 4 £475 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire -11 4 £481 -1.28%
Cornwall - 4 £375 - 1
Bristol -2 2 - - 3
Dorset +4 1 £363 +81.25%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 42 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (42.68%) Information Security
2 35 (42.68%) Security Cleared
3 26 (31.71%) CISA
4 25 (30.49%) Information Assurance
5 24 (29.27%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (26.83%) CESG
7 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
8 20 (24.39%) ITIL
9 19 (23.17%) CLAS
10 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
11 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
11 13 (15.85%) Data Protection
12 12 (14.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 12 (14.63%) Compliance Audit
13 11 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (13.41%) CISM
13 11 (13.41%) Remediation Plan
14 10 (12.20%) PCI DSS
14 10 (12.20%) ISO27002
14 10 (12.20%) Risk Management
14 10 (12.20%) Scrum
14 10 (12.20%) ISEB
15 9 (10.98%) Security Management
15 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
15 9 (10.98%) Degree
15 9 (10.98%) BitLocker
16 8 (9.76%) SDLC
16 8 (9.76%) SANS

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) Network Security
2 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (2.44%) DMZ
5 2 (2.44%) WebEx
6 1 (1.22%) Internet
6 1 (1.22%) LAN
6 1 (1.22%) SSL
6 1 (1.22%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) WAN
6 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.22%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Military
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Consultant
2 24 (29.27%) Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Security Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Security Consultant
5 12 (14.63%) Information Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (13.41%) CISSP Consultant
6 11 (13.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 8 (9.76%) Architect
8 7 (8.54%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 7 (8.54%) Security Specialist
9 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) CISSP Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) IT Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Penetration Tester
9 6 (7.32%) Tester
10 5 (6.10%) Security Officer
11 4 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
11 4 (4.88%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.22%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) CESG
2 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.76%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (6.10%) RIA
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.22%) e-Health
7 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Kali Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Solaris
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Information Security
2 25 (30.49%) Information Assurance
3 24 (29.27%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (24.39%) ITIL
6 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
7 13 (15.85%) Data Protection
8 12 (14.63%) Compliance Audit
9 11 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (13.41%) Remediation Plan
10 10 (12.20%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.20%) Scrum
11 9 (10.98%) Security Management
12 8 (9.76%) Information Security Management
12 8 (9.76%) ISMS
12 8 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (9.76%) SDLC
13 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
13 6 (7.32%) OWASP
13 6 (7.32%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) C++
3 1 (1.22%) Go
3 1 (1.22%) Haskell
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) R
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (42.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (31.71%) CISA
3 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
4 19 (23.17%) CLAS
5 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
6 11 (13.41%) CISM
7 10 (12.20%) ISEB
8 9 (10.98%) Degree
9 8 (9.76%) SANS
10 5 (6.10%) CISMP
11 4 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (4.88%) CREST Certified
11 4 (4.88%) IIBA
12 3 (3.66%) GSEC
12 3 (3.66%) ISSAP
12 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.44%) CEH
13 2 (2.44%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (2.44%) OSCP
14 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (14.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (12.20%) ISO27002
3 10 (12.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.66%) COBIT
5 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.44%) RMADS
6 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) KVM
2 1 (1.22%) LXC
2 1 (1.22%) Snort
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Nmap
2 5 (6.10%) Nessus
3 3 (3.66%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.22%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.22%) QRadar
4 1 (1.22%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) Infoblox
3 3 (3.66%) Qualys
4 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (1.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.22%) Intel
5 1 (1.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.22%) Mercator
5 1 (1.22%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Snow
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Rate: Negotiable
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