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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 100 123 101
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing CISSP 25 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 0.23% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 0.97% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 14
Median daily rate £500 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £491 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +28.72%
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
628 621 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 24.21% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 313 306
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +18 14 £500 - 6
Bracknell - 6 £475 - 2
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (48.75%) Information Security
2 38 (47.50%) CISM
3 33 (41.25%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (31.25%) CISA
4 25 (31.25%) CESG
5 23 (28.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
7 16 (20.00%) SIEM
7 16 (20.00%) Firewall
7 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.75%) CEH
8 15 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (16.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (16.25%) GCIA
9 13 (16.25%) GCIH
10 11 (13.75%) F5
10 11 (13.75%) Time Management
10 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
11 10 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
12 9 (11.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (11.25%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (11.25%) Data Entry
12 9 (11.25%) Network Security
12 9 (11.25%) Security Architecture
12 9 (11.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (11.25%) CCNP
12 9 (11.25%) Cisco
12 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (11.25%) Windows
13 8 (10.00%) Analytics

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 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) IaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) Firewall
1 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (11.25%) Network Security
4 7 (8.75%) BGP
4 7 (8.75%) BIG-IP
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (8.75%) FWSM
4 7 (8.75%) HTTP
4 7 (8.75%) HTTPS
4 7 (8.75%) OSPF
4 7 (8.75%) RIP
4 7 (8.75%) SMTP
4 7 (8.75%) SNMP
4 7 (8.75%) VRRP
4 7 (8.75%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.00%) 3G
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) AppScan
1 2 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Billing
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Consultant
2 20 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 19 (23.75%) Security Specialist
4 17 (21.25%) Compliance Specialist
4 17 (21.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 17 (21.25%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 13 (16.25%) Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) Security Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Security Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Security Architect
7 7 (8.75%) IP Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) IP Security Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) CISSP Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Compliance Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) CESG
2 9 (11.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (7.50%) PKI
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) iPad
5 4 (5.00%) SCADA
5 4 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Unix
2 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Information Security
2 33 (41.25%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (28.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (20.00%) SIEM
5 11 (13.75%) Time Management
6 9 (11.25%) Data Entry
6 9 (11.25%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (11.25%) Security Architecture
7 8 (10.00%) Analytics
7 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 7 (8.75%) High Availability
8 7 (8.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (8.75%) Security Management
8 7 (8.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (6.25%) Identity Management
11 4 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) Java
2 4 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (2.50%) C
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) C++
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) CISM
2 25 (31.25%) CISA
3 15 (18.75%) CEH
4 13 (16.25%) GCIA
4 13 (16.25%) GCIH
5 10 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (11.25%) CCNP
6 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.75%) CCSA
7 7 (8.75%) CCSE
7 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.50%) GIAC
8 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (6.25%) ISSAP
9 5 (6.25%) SANS
10 4 (5.00%) CLAS
10 4 (5.00%) CRISC
10 4 (5.00%) Degree
10 4 (5.00%) GSEC
11 3 (3.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.25%) RMADS
5 4 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (5.00%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.25%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.75%) ISA Server
2 3 (3.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.50%) Nessus
2 6 (7.50%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (3.75%) RSA Archer
3 3 (3.75%) WSUS
4 2 (2.50%) Nexpose
4 2 (2.50%) Nmap
5 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.25%) Endace
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) F5
2 9 (11.25%) Cisco
3 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
3 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Qualys
4 6 (7.50%) NetWitness
5 3 (3.75%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) FireEye
6 2 (2.50%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.50%) Rapid7
6 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.50%) Veracode
7 1 (1.25%) BMC
7 1 (1.25%) Splunk