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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 74 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -19
Contract jobs citing CISSP 53 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 1.93% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 3
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£525 £500 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +69.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £492 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
713 623 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.95% 23.95% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 267 160
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £219 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 13
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.87% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.85 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £164.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +13 8 £508 +12.77% 4
Slough -4 2 £413 - 3
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Newbury - - - - 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (52.69%) Information Security
1 49 (52.69%) Security Cleared
2 38 (40.86%) Network Security
2 38 (40.86%) Telecoms
3 37 (39.78%) SC Cleared
4 33 (35.48%) Firewall
5 31 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 30 (32.26%) OSPF
7 28 (30.11%) CISM
7 28 (30.11%) TOGAF
7 28 (30.11%) DV Cleared
7 28 (30.11%) PCI DSS
8 26 (27.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (26.88%) Cisco
10 22 (23.66%) SAML
10 22 (23.66%) Identity Management
10 22 (23.66%) CISA
10 22 (23.66%) OAuth
10 22 (23.66%) OpenID
11 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (22.58%) ITIL
12 20 (21.51%) VPN
12 20 (21.51%) IPsec
12 20 (21.51%) Degree
13 19 (20.43%) Business Development
13 19 (20.43%) RIP
13 19 (20.43%) F5
14 18 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
15 17 (18.28%) CCNP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (40.86%) Network Security
2 33 (35.48%) Firewall
3 30 (32.26%) OSPF
4 20 (21.51%) VPN
4 20 (21.51%) IPsec
5 19 (20.43%) RIP
6 16 (17.20%) Internet
6 16 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (16.13%) SSL
8 12 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (11.83%) Wireless
9 11 (11.83%) WLAN
9 11 (11.83%) LAN
10 7 (7.53%) MPLS
11 5 (5.38%) WAN
11 5 (5.38%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (4.30%) FWSM
12 4 (4.30%) DHCP
12 4 (4.30%) SNMP
12 4 (4.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (40.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Publishing
3 4 (4.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Security Engineer
1 23 (24.73%) Design Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Consultant
3 14 (15.05%) Network Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.98%) Network Design Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) IP Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Security Specialist
7 8 (8.60%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (6.45%) Security Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Information Security Specialist
9 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Management Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Information Specialist
10 4 (4.30%) Network Design Specialist
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Network Specialist
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) SAML
1 22 (23.66%) OAuth
1 22 (23.66%) OpenID
2 3 (3.23%) JSP
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) SecurID
2 7 (7.53%) RMADS
3 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.08%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Information Security
2 28 (30.11%) TOGAF
3 26 (27.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (23.66%) Identity Management
5 21 (22.58%) ITIL
6 19 (20.43%) Business Development
7 15 (16.13%) eTOM
8 14 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (13.98%) Validation
10 11 (11.83%) Demand Forecasting
11 10 (10.75%) Risk Management
12 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
13 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
13 5 (5.38%) Network Management
14 4 (4.30%) Security Architecture
14 4 (4.30%) SIEM
14 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
15 3 (3.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) Ruby
1 1 (1.08%) Python
1 1 (1.08%) Java
1 1 (1.08%) Perl
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (52.69%) Security Cleared
2 37 (39.78%) SC Cleared
3 28 (30.11%) CISM
3 28 (30.11%) DV Cleared
4 22 (23.66%) CISA
5 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (21.51%) Degree
7 17 (18.28%) CCNP
8 8 (8.60%) CRISC
9 5 (5.38%) CISMP
9 5 (5.38%) MAPM
9 5 (5.38%) PMP
9 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
10 4 (4.30%) CCIE
11 3 (3.23%) GSEC
11 3 (3.23%) CCSP
11 3 (3.23%) CCDP
11 3 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.15%) CSSLP
12 2 (2.15%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.11%) PCI DSS
2 18 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (8.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (1.08%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 25 (26.88%) Cisco
3 19 (20.43%) F5
4 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
5 15 (16.13%) Tufin
5 15 (16.13%) AlgoSec
5 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.83%) CA
7 5 (5.38%) Juniper
8 3 (3.23%) Redback
8 3 (3.23%) Nokia
8 3 (3.23%) Radware
9 2 (2.15%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.08%) Sourcefire
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