Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 71 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +44 -5
Contract jobs citing CISSP 16 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.34% 2.27% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 7.17% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 2
Wales median daily rate £575 £512 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.25% +2.45% +11.11%
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £49.19 £51.17
% change year-on-year -13.09% -3.87% +19.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 371 446 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.15% 31.61% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 298 302
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £143 £220 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +177.11% +23.29%
10th Percentile £14.99 £14.45 £10.09
90th Percentile £58.75 £78.00 £43.39
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
South Wales -5 13 £581 +16.25% 2
Mid Wales - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (68.75%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (37.50%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) ISSAP
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (25.00%) SABSA
6 3 (18.75%) Splunk
6 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
6 3 (18.75%) LogLogic
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) AlienVault
6 3 (18.75%) QRadar
6 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Service Design
6 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) Intel
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) CCNP

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Security Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CESG
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (68.75%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) SABSA
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Service Design
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) ISSAP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CISMP
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) AlienVault
1 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
1 3 (18.75%) Intel
1 3 (18.75%) LogLogic
1 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) Cloudera