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 3 months to 23 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 72
Contract jobs citing CISSP 0 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 4.96% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.83% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 24 8
Median daily rate - £539 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £72.50 -
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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 157 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 28.53% 27.84% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 104 220
Median daily rate £350 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Median hourly rate £43.50 £70.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.85% +438.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.33 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £73.55 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) ISMS
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (75.00%) CRISC
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISMS
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT