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 27 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 86 112
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 29 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.85% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 5.50% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 9
Median daily rate £520 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £358 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £623 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 865 1000 855
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.67% 33.55% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 613 509
Median daily rate £425 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 43 47
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -31.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 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
Bristol -25 10 £520 -5.45% 4
Dorset +13 7 £475 +69.64% 1
Somerset - 6 £575 - 1
Wiltshire -2 4 £475 +14.52% 1
Gloucestershire +5 2 £550 +46.66% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) Information Security
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Firewall
4 16 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (30.00%) SIEM
5 15 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
6 14 (28.00%) CLAS
7 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.00%) Cisco
8 10 (20.00%) Linux
8 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
9 9 (18.00%) Information Assurance
9 9 (18.00%) Unix
9 9 (18.00%) CISM
10 8 (16.00%) Security Architecture
10 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (16.00%) SANS
11 7 (14.00%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (14.00%) Splunk
11 7 (14.00%) Information Management
11 7 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (14.00%) CISA
12 6 (12.00%) GCIA
12 6 (12.00%) GCIH
12 6 (12.00%) Snort
12 6 (12.00%) Degree

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 5 (10.00%) nginx
2 4 (8.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) WebEx
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (6.00%) SCCP
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (10.00%) Big Data
1 5 (10.00%) GIS
1 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.00%) Maven
1 5 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) AppScan
2 2 (4.00%) Pylint
General
1 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Consultant
2 18 (36.00%) Security Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) CISSP Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Security Officer
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (6.00%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Security Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) CESG
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) RIA
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) CentOS
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Information Security
2 15 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (30.00%) SIEM
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Information Assurance
5 8 (16.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (14.00%) Information Management
7 6 (12.00%) Coaching
7 6 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) OWASP
8 5 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (10.00%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.00%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (8.00%) Data Privacy
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (8.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Dart
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Go
4 1 (2.00%) Haskell
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.00%) CLAS
3 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) CISM
5 8 (16.00%) SANS
6 7 (14.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (14.00%) CISA
7 6 (12.00%) CREST Certified
7 6 (12.00%) Degree
7 6 (12.00%) GCIA
7 6 (12.00%) GCIH
8 5 (10.00%) GIAC
8 5 (10.00%) MCSE
8 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.00%) CEH
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (8.00%) CISMP
9 4 (8.00%) GSEC
10 3 (6.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (10.00%) JSP 440
5 4 (8.00%) COBIT
5 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (4.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Docker
1 6 (12.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.00%) KVM
2 1 (2.00%) LXC
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 6 (12.00%) RSA enVision
2 5 (10.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.00%) Nessus
4 2 (4.00%) Nmap
5 1 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Cisco
3 7 (14.00%) Splunk
4 6 (12.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (12.00%) LogRhythm
5 5 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) Cloudera
6 4 (8.00%) ESRI
7 3 (6.00%) Infoblox
7 3 (6.00%) McAfee
8 2 (4.00%) Black Duck
8 2 (4.00%) HP
8 2 (4.00%) IBM
8 2 (4.00%) Qualys
8 2 (4.00%) Remedy
8 2 (4.00%) Veracode
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
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