The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 92 92 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Contract jobs citing CISSP 30 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 1.12% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 4.34% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
714 622 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.17% 25.80% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 241 250
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £191 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
CISSP
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 13 £325 -35.00% 3
Bracknell - 4 £500 -
Maidenhead - - - - 5
Newbury - - - - 2
Slough - - - - 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 34 (61.82%) CheckPoint
2 33 (60.00%) Cisco
3 30 (54.55%) Firewall
4 28 (50.91%) OSPF
5 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (45.45%) Juniper
7 22 (40.00%) CCIE
8 20 (36.36%) Telecoms
8 20 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
8 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
8 20 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (34.55%) Network Security
9 19 (34.55%) CCSP
10 18 (32.73%) VPN
11 17 (30.91%) SNMP
11 17 (30.91%) Check Point Certification
11 17 (30.91%) VoIP
11 17 (30.91%) Network Management
12 16 (29.09%) Information Security
12 16 (29.09%) CCNP
12 16 (29.09%) IPsec
13 14 (25.45%) F5
14 13 (23.64%) BGP
14 13 (23.64%) CCDP
15 12 (21.82%) MPLS
15 12 (21.82%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (21.82%) FortiGate
16 11 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
16 11 (20.00%) Network Design

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) Firewall
2 28 (50.91%) OSPF
3 20 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
3 20 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (34.55%) Network Security
5 18 (32.73%) VPN
6 17 (30.91%) VoIP
6 17 (30.91%) SNMP
7 16 (29.09%) IPsec
8 13 (23.64%) BGP
9 12 (21.82%) MPLS
10 11 (20.00%) FWSM
10 11 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (20.00%) BIG-IP
11 7 (12.73%) DNS
12 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.09%) RIP
13 4 (7.27%) SSL
14 3 (5.45%) Internet
15 2 (3.64%) ATM
General
1 20 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Design Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Security Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) IP Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Security Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Security Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Security Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.45%) SecurID
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) UNIX
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Network Management
2 16 (29.09%) Information Security
3 12 (21.82%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (20.00%) Network Design
5 7 (12.73%) Security Management
6 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.91%) SIEM
6 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.91%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.09%) eTOM
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.64%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.64%) Data Security
9 2 (3.64%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C++
2 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.00%) CCIE
3 19 (34.55%) CCSP
4 17 (30.91%) Check Point Certification
5 16 (29.09%) CCNP
6 13 (23.64%) CCDP
7 11 (20.00%) CISM
8 10 (18.18%) CISA
9 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) Degree
12 6 (10.91%) CCSA
12 6 (10.91%) CCSE
13 4 (7.27%) CISMP
14 2 (3.64%) GCIH
14 2 (3.64%) GIAC
14 2 (3.64%) PMP
14 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
14 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
14 2 (3.64%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) CheckPoint
2 33 (60.00%) Cisco
3 25 (45.45%) Juniper
4 14 (25.45%) F5
5 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (12.73%) Nokia
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) Radware
8 4 (7.27%) Redback
8 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.45%) Tufin
9 3 (5.45%) AlgoSec
10 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle
11 1 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (1.82%) Splunk
11 1 (1.82%) Qualys
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