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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 48 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 23 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 0.83% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.27% 4.02% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £498
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.50%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 199 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.41% 20.56% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 118 130
Median daily rate £440 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £218 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 28
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.24 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Milton Keynes +22 21 £525 +10.52% 3
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 31 (65.96%) CESG
1 31 (65.96%) Cybersecurity
1 31 (65.96%) CESG Certified Professional
2 28 (59.57%) Risk Management
3 25 (53.19%) Cryptography
4 23 (48.94%) IPsec
4 23 (48.94%) Security Cleared
4 23 (48.94%) Information Assurance
5 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
6 21 (44.68%) Windows
7 20 (42.55%) ISMS
7 20 (42.55%) RMADS
8 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
9 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
10 16 (34.04%) Patch Management
10 16 (34.04%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (31.91%) Information Security
11 15 (31.91%) GIAC
11 15 (31.91%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (31.91%) CEH
11 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
12 14 (29.79%) CISM
13 13 (27.66%) Wireless
13 13 (27.66%) OWASP
13 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
13 13 (27.66%) Security Architecture
14 12 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (23.40%) Citrix
15 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
15 11 (23.40%) SMTP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) IPsec
2 13 (27.66%) Wireless
3 11 (23.40%) SMTP
4 10 (21.28%) Internet
5 7 (14.89%) FTP
5 7 (14.89%) SSH
6 5 (10.64%) Firewall
7 4 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Security Advisor
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance Leader
2 8 (17.02%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (4.26%) CLAS Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) CISSP Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security Advisor
7 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Strategy Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 31 (65.96%) CESG
2 25 (53.19%) Cryptography
3 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
4 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
5 8 (17.02%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Vista
3 9 (19.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (59.57%) Risk Management
3 23 (48.94%) Information Assurance
4 20 (42.55%) ISMS
5 16 (34.04%) Patch Management
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (31.91%) Ethical Hacking
6 15 (31.91%) Information Security
7 13 (27.66%) OWASP
7 13 (27.66%) Security Architecture
8 12 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (17.02%) Fuzz Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
11 5 (10.64%) Security Patching
11 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (8.51%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (8.51%) Forensic Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) C#
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
1 8 (17.02%) Python
1 8 (17.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) CESG Certified Professional
2 23 (48.94%) Security Cleared
3 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
4 15 (31.91%) CEH
4 15 (31.91%) GIAC
5 14 (29.79%) CISM
6 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
7 8 (17.02%) GCIA
7 8 (17.02%) GCIH
8 7 (14.89%) CLAS
8 7 (14.89%) SANS
9 2 (4.26%) IISP
9 2 (4.26%) ISACA
10 1 (2.13%) CISA
10 1 (2.13%) CRISC
10 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) RMADS
2 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.26%) FedRAMP
4 2 (4.26%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Citrix
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle