The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 112 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 25 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 2.96% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
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£545 £463 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +25.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £515 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
CISSP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
741 642 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.22% 22.87% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 278 175
Average daily rate £375 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 14
Average hourly rate £24.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.76 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £171.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Berkshire region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 6 £615 -5.38% 15
Maidenhead +9 1 - - 11
Newbury - - - - 2
Slough - - - - 3
Bracknell - - - -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 50 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 43 (47.78%) Information Security
3 37 (41.11%) Telecoms
3 37 (41.11%) SC Cleared
4 35 (38.89%) Network Security
5 33 (36.67%) Firewall
6 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
6 31 (34.44%) OSPF
7 30 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 29 (32.22%) DV Cleared
8 29 (32.22%) TOGAF
8 29 (32.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (27.78%) Cisco
10 24 (26.67%) SAML
10 24 (26.67%) OAuth
10 24 (26.67%) OpenID
11 23 (25.56%) Identity Management
11 23 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (24.44%) RIP
13 21 (23.33%) Business Development
13 21 (23.33%) VPN
14 20 (22.22%) CISM
14 20 (22.22%) IPsec
15 19 (21.11%) F5
16 18 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (20.00%) CCNP
17 17 (18.89%) Degree
18 16 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
18 16 (17.78%) ITIL
18 16 (17.78%) CISA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.89%) Network Security
2 33 (36.67%) Firewall
3 31 (34.44%) OSPF
4 22 (24.44%) RIP
5 21 (23.33%) VPN
6 20 (22.22%) IPsec
7 18 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (17.78%) Internet
9 15 (16.67%) SSL
10 11 (12.22%) LAN
10 11 (12.22%) WLAN
10 11 (12.22%) Wireless
10 11 (12.22%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (7.78%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (7.78%) MPLS
11 7 (7.78%) FWSM
12 6 (6.67%) SNMP
13 5 (5.56%) WAN
13 5 (5.56%) VoIP
14 4 (4.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (41.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.67%) Publishing
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 22 (24.44%) Security Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) IP Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Network Design Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Network Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Security Specialist
6 11 (12.22%) Consultant
7 10 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.56%) Management Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Security Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Information Specialist
10 4 (4.44%) Network Design Specialist
10 4 (4.44%) Network Specialist
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Security Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) SAML
1 24 (26.67%) OAuth
1 24 (26.67%) OpenID
2 3 (3.33%) JSP
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) SecurID
2 5 (5.56%) PKI
2 5 (5.56%) RMADS
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.78%) Information Security
2 29 (32.22%) TOGAF
2 29 (32.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (25.56%) Identity Management
4 21 (23.33%) Business Development
5 16 (17.78%) ITIL
5 16 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (16.67%) eTOM
7 13 (14.44%) Validation
8 11 (12.22%) Demand Forecasting
9 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.56%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.56%) Project Management
10 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.56%) Network Management
11 4 (4.44%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (3.33%) SAP Security
12 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) Java
1 1 (1.11%) Perl
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
1 1 (1.11%) ABAP
1 1 (1.11%) Python
1 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.11%) SC Cleared
3 29 (32.22%) DV Cleared
4 23 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (22.22%) CISM
6 18 (20.00%) CCNP
7 17 (18.89%) Degree
8 16 (17.78%) CISA
9 6 (6.67%) CRISC
10 5 (5.56%) CISMP
10 5 (5.56%) CCDP
10 5 (5.56%) CCIE
10 5 (5.56%) CCSP
10 5 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (4.44%) PMP
11 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
11 4 (4.44%) MAPM
12 3 (3.33%) GSEC
13 2 (2.22%) CCSE
13 2 (2.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.11%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
2 25 (27.78%) Cisco
3 19 (21.11%) F5
4 16 (17.78%) Fortinet
5 15 (16.67%) Tufin
5 15 (16.67%) AlgoSec
5 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.22%) CA
7 5 (5.56%) Nokia
7 5 (5.56%) Juniper
7 5 (5.56%) Radware
7 5 (5.56%) Redback
8 3 (3.33%) SAP
9 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat