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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 96 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 18 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.31% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 1.25% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Median daily rate £463 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +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
543 638 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.50% 24.77% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 327 323
Median daily rate £400 £379 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £24.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.17% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £21.55 £16.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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
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 25 August 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 +15 7 £494 -1.25% 2
Bracknell - 3 £450 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 44 (58.67%) CISM
2 40 (53.33%) Information Security
3 33 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (37.33%) CISA
5 26 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (34.67%) CESG
6 20 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 13 (17.33%) Time Management
7 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (17.33%) Firewall
8 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (13.33%) CEH
9 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 10 (13.33%) SIEM
9 10 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
10 9 (12.00%) F5
10 9 (12.00%) Network Security
10 9 (12.00%) PCI DSS
10 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.00%) Data Entry
10 9 (12.00%) Security Architecture
10 9 (12.00%) CCNP
11 8 (10.67%) Cisco
12 7 (9.33%) DNS
12 7 (9.33%) HTTPS
12 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
12 7 (9.33%) SMTP
12 7 (9.33%) HTTP

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 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.00%) Network Security
4 7 (9.33%) BGP
4 7 (9.33%) BIG-IP
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (9.33%) DNS
4 7 (9.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (9.33%) FWSM
4 7 (9.33%) HTTP
4 7 (9.33%) HTTPS
4 7 (9.33%) OSPF
4 7 (9.33%) RIP
4 7 (9.33%) SMTP
4 7 (9.33%) SNMP
4 7 (9.33%) VRRP
4 7 (9.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.33%) 3G
5 4 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) AppScan
1 2 (2.67%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Billing
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Consultant
1 21 (28.00%) Security Consultant
2 20 (26.67%) Compliance Specialist
2 20 (26.67%) Security Specialist
3 17 (22.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 17 (22.67%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 11 (14.67%) Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Architect
5 10 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.33%) IP Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) IP Security Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) CISSP Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Governance Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) CESG
2 9 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.33%) SCADA
3 4 (5.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Information Security
2 33 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (17.33%) Time Management
5 10 (13.33%) SIEM
6 9 (12.00%) Data Entry
6 9 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (12.00%) Security Architecture
7 7 (9.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 7 (9.33%) High Availability
7 7 (9.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (9.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 6 (8.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
10 4 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) SABSA
10 4 (5.33%) Security Management
10 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) Python
3 2 (2.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (58.67%) CISM
2 28 (37.33%) CISA
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.33%) CEH
4 10 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (12.00%) CCNP
5 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.33%) CCSA
6 7 (9.33%) CCSE
6 7 (9.33%) GCIA
6 7 (9.33%) GCIH
7 6 (8.00%) GIAC
7 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.67%) ISSAP
8 5 (6.67%) SANS
9 4 (5.33%) CLAS
9 4 (5.33%) CRISC
9 4 (5.33%) GSEC
9 4 (5.33%) PCI QSA
10 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.67%) RMADS
4 4 (5.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (5.33%) JSP 440
5 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.67%) COBIT
6 2 (2.67%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.00%) Nessus
3 2 (2.67%) Nexpose
3 2 (2.67%) Nmap
4 1 (1.33%) Endace
4 1 (1.33%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) F5
2 8 (10.67%) Cisco
3 7 (9.33%) Blue Coat
3 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.67%) Qualys
5 3 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.67%) Rapid7
6 2 (2.67%) Veracode
7 1 (1.33%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.33%) Splunk