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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 74 83 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +39
Contract jobs citing CISSP 44 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 1.70% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.36% 6.43% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 8
Average daily rate £500 £545 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £480 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
598 715 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.00% 26.46% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 298 286
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.41 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough +16 9 £500 +21.21% 4
Reading -3 7 £438 -13.79% 3
Bracknell - 7 £500 - 1
Newbury - 4 £525 - 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (57.58%) SIEM
2 28 (42.42%) Information Security
3 25 (37.88%) Security Operations
4 20 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (28.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (24.24%) Degree
6 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
7 14 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
7 14 (21.21%) CISM
8 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
9 12 (18.18%) ArcSight
9 12 (18.18%) CISMP
10 11 (16.67%) PCI DSS
11 10 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (15.15%) Splunk
12 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.12%) CEH
12 8 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (9.09%) CRISC
13 6 (9.09%) LogRhythm
13 6 (9.09%) GCIA
13 6 (9.09%) CISA
13 6 (9.09%) Project Management
13 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.09%) SANS
14 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
14 5 (7.58%) GCIH
14 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) Network Security
4 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 2 (3.03%) BGP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.03%) OSPF
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Incident Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Consultant
4 11 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 11 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Security Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Compliance Officer
7 4 (6.06%) Operational Security Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Information Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) CESG
3 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) SIEM
2 28 (42.42%) Information Security
3 25 (37.88%) Security Operations
4 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 14 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.06%) Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.55%) Security Management
10 2 (3.03%) CRM
10 2 (3.03%) Database Security
10 2 (3.03%) Information Security Management
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL
10 2 (3.03%) SDLC
10 2 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.21%) CISM
3 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.18%) CISMP
5 8 (12.12%) CEH
6 6 (9.09%) CISA
6 6 (9.09%) CRISC
6 6 (9.09%) GCIA
6 6 (9.09%) SANS
7 5 (7.58%) GCIH
8 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.03%) CCIE
10 2 (3.03%) CCNP
10 2 (3.03%) CGEIT
11 1 (1.52%) CCNA
11 1 (1.52%) GREM
11 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.55%) COBIT
5 1 (1.52%) GPG13
5 1 (1.52%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.52%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Endace
1 4 (6.06%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (3.03%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 10 (15.15%) Splunk
3 6 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) NetWitness
4 4 (6.06%) Qualys
5 2 (3.03%) Brocade
5 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.03%) F5
5 2 (3.03%) Juniper
5 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.52%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.52%) Sourcefire
Reading, Berkshire
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