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 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 86 70
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 0.87% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 3.57% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £529 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -34.28% +47.36%  

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 194 308 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 15.93% 24.23% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 415 429
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £338 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 60
Median hourly rate £19.00 £60.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.33% +228.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £21.25 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.63 £137.50 £51.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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
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 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
Staines +9 4 - - 4
CISSP
South East

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

1 11 (84.62%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 6 (46.15%) ISMS
3 6 (46.15%) CRISC
4 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (30.77%) Smart Energy
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (23.08%) Big Data
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Pig
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (23.08%) SSAE 16
7 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
7 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Smart Energy
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) ISMS
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security
6 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
6 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
7 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
7 1 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
7 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (23.08%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (23.08%) SSAE 16
4 2 (15.38%) HIPAA
5 1 (7.69%) ISO 22301
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) VMware