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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 117 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 4.06% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 17
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£456 £375 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £252 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £480
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
+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
619 714 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.14% 28.42% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 303 244
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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
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 29 July 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 3 £500 +53.84% 7
Windsor 0 1 - -
Slough - 1 - - 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) OSPF
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) SIEM
4 5 (19.23%) SAP Security
4 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) Symantec
4 5 (19.23%) Data Security
5 4 (15.38%) BGP
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (15.38%) IIS
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) RIP
5 4 (15.38%) SNMP
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) CCIE
5 4 (15.38%) Business Development
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) OSPF
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (15.38%) FWSM
2 4 (15.38%) BGP
2 4 (15.38%) RIP
2 4 (15.38%) SNMP
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.69%) 3G
4 2 (7.69%) TACACS
4 2 (7.69%) VRRP
4 2 (7.69%) Broadband
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) IP Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) ArcSight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
1 3 (11.54%) SAML
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis
1 3 (11.54%) OAuth
1 3 (11.54%) OpenID
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) SIEM
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) SAP Security
3 5 (19.23%) Data Security
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 4 (15.38%) Business Development
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) ABAP
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) CCIE
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCDP
4 2 (7.69%) CCSP
4 2 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) CCSA
4 2 (7.69%) CCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CRISC
5 1 (3.85%) CEH
5 1 (3.85%) ACSA
5 1 (3.85%) CISMP
5 1 (3.85%) GSEC
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.54%) GxP
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
2 5 (19.23%) Symantec
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Nokia
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Radware
5 2 (7.69%) Redback
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.85%) Imperva
6 1 (3.85%) Tufin
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
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