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 25 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 40 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.60% 1.18% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 5.80% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £352 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £505 £450
% change year-on-year -0.99% +12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 69 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 13.51% 20.35% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 62
Median daily rate £395 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) RIA
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) CRISC
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) RIA
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS