The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 64 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% 0.73% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
207 275 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.25% 23.29% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 123 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.80 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Buckinghamshire region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Buckinghamshire region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes - 8 £475 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) CEH
4 6 (37.50%) ISMS
4 6 (37.50%) RMADS
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (31.25%) CESG
5 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) IPsec
7 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) IISP
7 3 (18.75%) CLAS
7 3 (18.75%) ISO27002
8 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 2 (12.50%) Unix

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Advisor
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ICT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) CESG
3 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
4 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
2 7 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) ISMS
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (6.25%) Line Management
8 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
8 1 (6.25%) SIEM
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (37.50%) CEH
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
4 3 (18.75%) CLAS
4 3 (18.75%) IISP
5 2 (12.50%) GCIA
5 2 (12.50%) GCIH
5 2 (12.50%) GIAC
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) CCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) ISSMP
6 1 (6.25%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) RMADS
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) ISO27002
4 1 (6.25%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
4 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
1 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.25%) Juniper
1 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
1 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire