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 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 75 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing CISSP 47 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 0.49% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 2.36% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 10
Median daily rate £463 £432 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £416 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £447 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +19.00%
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
687 508 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.04% 20.58% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 215 294
Median daily rate £395 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £21.55 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.56 £39.00 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +6 18 £463 - 6
Maidenhead - 8 - -
Bracknell - 6 £475 - 2
Slough - 1 £525 - 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (46.88%) Information Security
2 40 (41.67%) CISM
3 32 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (27.08%) SIEM
4 26 (27.08%) CISA
5 24 (25.00%) CESG
6 22 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 15 (15.63%) Firewall
9 15 (15.63%) CEH
10 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 14 (14.58%) GCIA
11 13 (13.54%) GCIH
11 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.54%) PCI DSS
12 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
12 11 (11.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (10.42%) F5
13 10 (10.42%) Time Management
13 10 (10.42%) ArcSight
13 10 (10.42%) Security Operations
14 9 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
14 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
14 9 (9.38%) Splunk
14 9 (9.38%) Security Architecture
14 9 (9.38%) Windows
15 8 (8.33%) Cisco
15 8 (8.33%) Security Management

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 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 16 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 15 (15.63%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) BGP
3 7 (7.29%) BIG-IP
3 7 (7.29%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (7.29%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (7.29%) DNS
3 7 (7.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (7.29%) FWSM
3 7 (7.29%) HTTP
3 7 (7.29%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.29%) Network Security
3 7 (7.29%) OSPF
3 7 (7.29%) RIP
3 7 (7.29%) SMTP
3 7 (7.29%) SNMP
3 7 (7.29%) VRRP
3 7 (7.29%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.13%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) AppScan
1 2 (2.08%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Consultant
2 23 (23.96%) Analyst
3 22 (22.92%) Security Consultant
4 18 (18.75%) Security Specialist
5 16 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
5 16 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 16 (16.67%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 13 (13.54%) Security Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Architect
7 10 (10.42%) Security Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.29%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) IP Security Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) CISSP Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.13%) CISSP Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) CISSP Architect
11 3 (3.13%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) CESG
2 7 (7.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (7.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) iPad
4 4 (4.17%) PKI
4 4 (4.17%) SCADA
5 2 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Unix
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Information Security
2 32 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (27.08%) SIEM
4 22 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.42%) Security Operations
5 10 (10.42%) Time Management
6 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.38%) Security Architecture
7 8 (8.33%) Data Entry
7 8 (8.33%) Security Management
8 7 (7.29%) Analytics
8 7 (7.29%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (7.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 7 (7.29%) High Availability
8 7 (7.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (6.25%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) Java
2 4 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) C#
3 2 (2.08%) C++
3 2 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (41.67%) CISM
2 26 (27.08%) CISA
3 15 (15.63%) CEH
4 14 (14.58%) GCIA
5 13 (13.54%) GCIH
5 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
6 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
7 9 (9.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (7.29%) CCNP
8 7 (7.29%) CCSA
8 7 (7.29%) CCSE
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (7.29%) Degree
8 7 (7.29%) SANS
9 6 (6.25%) GIAC
10 5 (5.21%) ISSAP
11 4 (4.17%) CLAS
11 4 (4.17%) CRISC
11 4 (4.17%) GSEC
12 3 (3.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.54%) PCI DSS
3 11 (11.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.25%) RMADS
5 4 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (4.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.04%) GPG13
6 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.04%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.13%) ISA Server
2 3 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.25%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (4.17%) Nessus
4 3 (3.13%) RSA Archer
4 3 (3.13%) WSUS
5 2 (2.08%) Nexpose
5 2 (2.08%) Nmap
6 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.04%) Endace
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) ArcSight
1 10 (10.42%) F5
2 9 (9.38%) Splunk
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco
4 7 (7.29%) Blue Coat
4 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.25%) NetWitness
6 5 (5.21%) Qualys
7 3 (3.13%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.08%) FireEye
8 2 (2.08%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.08%) IBM
8 2 (2.08%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.08%) Rapid7
8 2 (2.08%) Veracode
9 1 (1.04%) BMC
9 1 (1.04%) Intel Security