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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing CISSP 9 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 1.66% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 6.53% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 29
Median daily rate £500 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
538 613 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.49% 25.37% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 281
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 19
Median hourly rate £14.25 £39.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.46% +40.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £56.44 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +2 2 £500 +11.11% 5
Maidenhead - 2 £450 - 2
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 18 (60.00%) CISM
2 17 (56.67%) Information Security
3 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
4 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (26.67%) CISA
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) VPN
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (23.33%) Migration
7 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
8 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.00%) SANS
8 6 (20.00%) PCI QSA
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) COBIT
9 5 (16.67%) Network Security
9 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (16.67%) SIEM
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) CCSP
9 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
10 4 (13.33%) Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (13.33%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) 3G
5 2 (6.67%) 4G
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.33%) IPv6
6 1 (3.33%) SS7
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) AppScan
1 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.33%) GDB
1 1 (3.33%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ELK Stack
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
1 2 (6.67%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) CESG
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.67%) PKI
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 5 (16.67%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) eTOM
7 4 (13.33%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (10.00%) Secure Coding
8 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Service Design
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CISM
2 8 (26.67%) CISA
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) PCI QSA
4 6 (20.00%) SANS
5 5 (16.67%) CCSP
6 4 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) CCNP
7 3 (10.00%) CEH
7 3 (10.00%) SSCP
8 2 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (6.67%) CRISC
8 2 (6.67%) GCFA
8 2 (6.67%) GCIH
8 2 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (3.33%) GWAPT
9 1 (3.33%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (16.67%) COBIT
4 3 (10.00%) HIPAA
4 3 (10.00%) ISO22301
4 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nessus
2 2 (6.67%) Nexpose
2 2 (6.67%) Nmap
2 2 (6.67%) QRadar
3 1 (3.33%) Core Impact
3 1 (3.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) logstash
3 1 (3.33%) RSA enVision
3 1 (3.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Apple
1 3 (10.00%) Qualys
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Intel
3 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.33%) NetWitness