The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.88% 3.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 10.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £488 £488 -
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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 60 107 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 17.54% 32.92% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 75 48
Median daily rate £410 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £346 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £476 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% +2.94%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Swindon

CISSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) RIA
4 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
4 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (33.33%) IIBA
5 4 (33.33%) Confluence
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) CISA
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
7 2 (16.67%) SANS
7 2 (16.67%) OSCP
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Kali Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Metasploit

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) RIA
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Kali Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) BCP
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISA
1 4 (33.33%) IIBA
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (16.67%) OSCP
2 2 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus