The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 76 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.59% 2.08% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 7.26% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 9
Median daily rate £468 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £402 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.25 -
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 Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 233 372 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.73% 28.62% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 255 197
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 18
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £60.62 £50.44
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Surrey

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Surrey

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Surrey 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
Woking - 3 £468 -
Guildford +1 1 - -
CISSP
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) CISM
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (28.57%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) CISA
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) ISO27002
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Scorecard
6 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Security Auditing
6 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 2 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (14.29%) Aruba
6 2 (14.29%) CRISC

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Architect
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Security Auditing
5 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (21.43%) CISA
3 2 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CSSLP
4 1 (7.14%) ISSAP
4 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (21.43%) ISO27002
3 2 (14.29%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Aruba
2 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) VMware