Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 +61 -44
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.76% 0.54% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 1.42% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 18
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £650 £663 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +37.31% -12.27%
10th Percentile £376 £473 £401
90th Percentile £688 £750 £733
North East median daily rate £475 £663 £483
% change year-on-year -28.30% +37.31% -12.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 273 352 1,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.61% 38.18% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 276 874
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% -9.72%
10th Percentile £286 £266 £220
90th Percentile £588 £532 £488
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £328
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.92% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 81
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.44% +21.43% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.90 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.61 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -59.97% +21.43% +33.33%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Tyne and Wear

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Tyne and Wear

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Tyne and Wear

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 6 £650 -1.89% 2
Gateshead - 1 £360 -
CISSP
North East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CRISC
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) SFIA
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
6 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
6 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (14.29%) Cyber Resilience
6 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SFIA
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) CRISC
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISMP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) GCED
3 1 (14.29%) GCIA
3 1 (14.29%) GSEC
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) PCI QSA
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (14.29%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL