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 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 92 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.44% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 1.67% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Median daily rate £456 £409 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £359 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £469 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
514 659 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.12% 26.59% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 345 307
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.83% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.09 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 4 £463 +21.71% 2
Newbury +4 2 £450 +2.85%
Maidenhead - 2 £400 - 3
Slough +2 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 39 (58.21%) CISM
2 33 (49.25%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (44.78%) Information Security
4 28 (41.79%) CISA
5 27 (40.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (38.81%) CESG
7 22 (32.84%) Telecoms
8 15 (22.39%) Time Management
9 14 (20.90%) PCI DSS
10 13 (19.40%) Firewall
10 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (17.91%) Network Security
12 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
12 10 (14.93%) SIEM
13 9 (13.43%) Data Entry
13 9 (13.43%) CCNP
14 8 (11.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (11.94%) F5
14 8 (11.94%) SANS
14 8 (11.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (11.94%) DDoS Mitigation
14 8 (11.94%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
15 7 (10.45%) CEH
15 7 (10.45%) Wireshark
15 7 (10.45%) Cisco
15 7 (10.45%) ITIL
16 6 (8.96%) Windows
16 6 (8.96%) DNS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 12 (17.91%) Network Security
3 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.45%) Wireshark
5 6 (8.96%) BGP
5 6 (8.96%) BIG-IP
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (8.96%) DNS
5 6 (8.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (8.96%) FWSM
5 6 (8.96%) HTTP
5 6 (8.96%) HTTPS
5 6 (8.96%) OSPF
5 6 (8.96%) RIP
5 6 (8.96%) SMTP
5 6 (8.96%) SNMP
5 6 (8.96%) VRRP
6 5 (7.46%) VPN
7 4 (5.97%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Star Schema
2 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) AppScan
1 1 (1.49%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.49%) GDB
1 1 (1.49%) WinDbg
General
1 22 (32.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Security Specialist
2 20 (29.85%) Compliance Specialist
3 17 (25.37%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 17 (25.37%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 15 (22.39%) Consultant
5 14 (20.90%) Security Consultant
6 11 (16.42%) Security Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Architect
8 6 (8.96%) IP Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) IP Security Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Security Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) CISSP Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Cloud Specialist
11 3 (4.48%) Compliance Consultant
11 3 (4.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Governance Consultant
11 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS Specialist
11 3 (4.48%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
1 2 (2.99%) REST
1 2 (2.99%) SAML
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) jQuery
2 1 (1.49%) RESTful
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) CESG
2 8 (11.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) iPad
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (44.78%) Information Security
3 27 (40.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (22.39%) Time Management
5 10 (14.93%) SIEM
6 9 (13.43%) Data Entry
7 8 (11.94%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (11.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
8 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (8.96%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 6 (8.96%) High Availability
9 6 (8.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (8.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 5 (7.46%) Analytics
10 5 (7.46%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (7.46%) Open Source
10 5 (7.46%) Security Management
10 5 (7.46%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.46%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) Java
1 4 (5.97%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (58.21%) CISM
2 28 (41.79%) CISA
3 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.43%) CCNP
5 8 (11.94%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (11.94%) SANS
6 7 (10.45%) CEH
7 6 (8.96%) CCSA
7 6 (8.96%) CCSE
7 6 (8.96%) Degree
8 5 (7.46%) CCSP
8 5 (7.46%) GCIH
9 4 (5.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.97%) PCI QSA
9 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.48%) GCIA
11 2 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.99%) CRISC
11 2 (2.99%) GCFA
11 2 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) PCI DSS
2 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.97%) COBIT
5 3 (4.48%) HIPAA
5 3 (4.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (4.48%) ISO22301
5 3 (4.48%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.46%) Nessus
3 3 (4.48%) Nexpose
3 3 (4.48%) Nmap
4 1 (1.49%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.49%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.49%) Kibana
4 1 (1.49%) logstash
4 1 (1.49%) QRadar
4 1 (1.49%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.49%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.49%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) F5
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco
3 6 (8.96%) Blue Coat
3 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.46%) Qualys
5 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.99%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.49%) Splunk